Scotland is well known for its spectacular scenery, breathtaking drives and rich wildlife. One of the things that makes travelling around Scotland so enjoyable is the fact that wherever you decide to stay, you are never far away from amazing views. Whether you choose to stay in the countryside or by the coast, the likelihood of having beautiful views on your way to the hotel or from the hotel you stay at is always very high.
Luxury Scotland Hotels are spread throughout Scotland’s most beautiful regions, all of them offer guests the opportunity to explore and be surrounded by Scotland’s magnificent landscape.
We have selected a few of the luxury hotels that offer wonderful views from many of their rooms.
Knockinaam Lodge Hotel in Portpatrick
The beautiful Knockinaam Lodge Hotel is situated at the end of a single-track lane, which winds down to 30 acres of gardens and woodland surrounded by gorse-clad cliffs and the Irish Sea. It’s an incredibly beautiful part of Dumfries & Galloway, not as explored by tourists as the Highlands. The rooms boast stunning views of the beach and the coast. No need for art when you have scenes like this framed by the window.
Not only The Torridon is one of the best independent hotels in the country, but it’s also situated in one of the most visually stunning areas of Scotland. Guests can reach the hotel by driving through Scotland’s own Route 66, which attracts sports cars aficionados and keen drivers from all corners of the globe. The rooms offer gorgeous views across the Loch and the Torridon mountain, plenty of wildlife can be seen around the hotel as well. It’s an amazing place to be.
An incredible location for any keen golfer, the Old Course Hotel offering incredible views of the very golf course where golf was first played in. Guests can also enjoy watching a few of the world’s most exciting golf tournaments from the comfort of their bedroom terrace.
The beautiful Airds Hotel in Port Appin is right in front of Loch Linnhe, below is the view guests have from the front facing rooms, of both the loch and the mountains beyond. The journey to the hotel is equally striking no matter where you are coming from as is the area surrounding it. A picture of peace and tranquility.
One of Queen Victoria’s favourite hotels, Inverlochy Castle Hotel is surrounded by gorgeous views of its grounds, gardens, loch and Ben Nevis beyond. One of Europe’s most celebrated castle hotels, also a member of Relais & Chateaux.
Greywalls Hotel was once an exclusive use property that turned into one of the country’s most cherished country house hotels. The hotel is literarlly steps away from Muirfield Golf course, golf lovers can have magnificent views of the course and the coast beyond. A truly beautiful place to be.
Crinan Hotel boasts character, the hotel is owned by a renowned Scottish fine artist, the hotel is filled with beautiful, contemporary oil paintings, many of them painted by herself and by her equally talented son. They often run art exhibitions and showcase the beautiful work of other renowned artists. The hotel overlooks the picturesque Crinan canal, from your room you can see lovely boats and yachts going by.
Situated in one of Europe’s last true wilderness, Inver Lodge Hotel is surrounded by a lot more than magnificent views. A large number of wild deer is often seen on the way to the hotel and around the hotel (don’t be surprised if you see one or two right outside your window). Sutherland is a truly breathtaking part of the country with high mountains and a dramatic rugged landscape. The hotel offers panoramic views of the awe-inspiring Lochinver Bay and the Outer Hebrides.
It’s not every day that you can see a seaplane landing or taking off from your bedroom window. It’s also not every day that you can see ducks and swans walking outside and heading towards the Loch. The views from Cameron House Hotel’s rooms are really special and change drastically depending on the season, Loch Lomond has a different colour depending on the time of the year. The rooms offer beautiful views of Loch Lomond and beyond as well as of Cameron House’s manicured grounds.
Glencoe House, West Highlands
Glencoe House is a historic mansion, the former home of Lord Strathcona, it is located in 10 acres of private gardens and it offers exquisite views of Glencoe. A truly special place where attention to detail is paramount, Glencoe House’s rooms are incredibly spacious and boast unique period features that add to an atmosphere of luxury and exclusivity. Impressive views of the grounds, loch, gardens and of the West Highlands make staying at this hidden gem a memorable experience, one that you will want to repeat. Words and pictures don’t do Glencoe House justice, you must experience it for yourself.