Luxury Scotland Newsletter – September 2018

Our Luxury Scotland Newsletter for September 2018

A warm welcome from Dorothy

Welcome to the latest edition of the Luxury Scotland newsletter. I’m delighted to have taken over the reins from Jeremy Hawkings and I know that you will join me in wishing him all the best for his retirement.

I would also like to reassure you that our aim at Luxury Scotland hasn’t changed – we still want to guide you through the very best of Scotland, offering unique and memorable ways to discover this beautiful and often astonishing country of ours.

On the 15th September, Scotland’s newest visitor attraction will open

The marvellous V&A Dundee, the first Victoria and Albert museum outside of London, which sits glistening by the banks of the River Tay in Dundee. This will be Scotland’s first design museum, opening its doors to a world of innovation, creativity and incredible exhibitions. For the first time in one place, V&A Dundee will explore Scotland’s design heritage – its past, present and future.

Why not visit the museum as part of a relaxing break at either Kinloch House near Blairgowrie, or the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews – the V & A Dundee is about a thirty minute drive away from both properties.

2018 has marked the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

This Glaswegian architect and artist is famed worldwide for his creative talents. Glasgow Cathedral Festival runs from 21-28th October and offers guided tours as well as an exhibition on Charles Rennie Mackintosh in the Lower Church. Our Glasgow property, One Devonshire Gardens, Hotel du Vin, has just completed a bedroom refurbishment during the summer and is a perfect base for exploring this vibrant city.

In our ‘ Explore & Discover ‘ section, our focus for this month is Scotland’s stunning West Coast, a treasure trove of delights for visitors.

Take some time to enjoy this article and. if you find yourself hooked and want to book an Autumn or Spring break, then look no further than our Special Offers section. There you will find exclusive short stays, complimentary dinner offers, gourmet breaks and whisky tastings as well as news from some of the luxury Scottish hotels.


We hope that you will enjoy the contents and we look forward to welcoming you to Scotland soon.

Dorothy Welsh, Chief Executive,
Luxury Scotland.

Our latest ‘Explore & Discover‘ article

Our ‘Explore & Discover‘ article this month focuses on the hidden gems to be found along Scotland’s west coast. There is something magical about the Scottish coastline with its rugged, often brooding landscape and glorious sunsets. A short stay in any of our selection is the perfect introduction to breathtaking sea views, the warmest of welcomes, wonderful cuisine and the perfect retreat in which to relax, recharge and discover the many activities you can enjoy at these locations.

If you enjoy glorious sunsets, stunning locations and great food then this one’s for you!


To whet your appetite for some great dining and accommodation offers , check out our have a selection of special promotions and news from our  Luxury Scotland members in our News & Offers section >>>



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