Friends and Recommendations

Friendly Hospitality, Accommodation, Inns and Hotels That We Recommend

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

The Clachan Inn, Drymen - accommodation and hospitality in Loch Lomond

The Clachan, Drymen

The Clachan, Scotland’s oldest licensed pub, is at the heart of the pretty village of Drymen, Loch Lomond. Located at the Village Square, they provide a warm welcome to locals, visitors and walkers. They serve beautiful food, from locally sourced produce. They also have an extensive range of Scottish whisky, gins and beers, and a comprehensive wine list. Accommodation and hospitality, with rooms ideal for walkers. 

clachaninndrymen.co.uk

££££

Roman Camp Hotel in Callander

The Roman Camp Hotel, Callander

The Roman Camp Country House & Restaurant was built in 1625 for The Dukes of Perth as a hunting lodge. And since 1939, it has been a hotel. Eric & Marion Brown have been 'keeper of the key!' of this stunning house for over thirty years and hope you can sample our warm hospitality and wonderful food in our secluded country retreat. The restaurant, considered to be one of the best dining experiences in country, has been awarded “Three AA Rosettes” for over twenty years”.

romancamphotel.co.uk

££££

The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha

The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha

The Fraser Family, owners of The Oak Tree Inn, have worked hard to create all of the services that you need to get the most out of your trip to this beautiful part of Loch Lomond. With a range of accommodation both above the Inn and in a series of cottages a few minute walk from the main building there are many options, consisting of singles, twins, doubles and family rooms/suites. The Oak Tree Inn’s bar and restaurant serves food from midday to 9pm. Dining is offered in either our cosy fire side bar, restaurant or conservatory

theoaktreeinn.co.uk

££££

The Lake of Menteith Hotel & Waterfront Restaurant

The Lake of Menteith Hotel & Waterfront Restaurant

The Lake of Menteith is a unique and special place, Scotland’s only natural Lake and an environmental oasis. For centuries boats have made their way between the Lakeside and the Priory on the Isle of Inchmahome. The Lake of Menteith Hotel, once the manse for the church is now a popular hotel in the style of a New England Waterfront Inn. The food is honest, tasty and plentiful. Sourced as locally as possible and served without fuss and pretension.

lake-hotel.com

££££

Highlands & Perthshire

Moulin Hotel, Pitlochry

Moulin Hotel, Pitlochry

A delightful Haven of authentic Scottish highland hospitality since 1695 , The Moulin Hotel embraces a warm and welcoming world of peace, tranquillity and traditional Scottish hospitality. Perfectly sited in the village square of Moulin, an ancient Scottish waypoint, the hotel sits peacefully just 3/4 of a mile away from the bustling and perenially popular tourist town of Pitlochry. This quite superb, rather romantic little inn style Scottish hotel offers a very appealing blend of traditional Highland hospitality in an old world setting overlaid by the comforts and service of a modern hotel.

moulinhotel.co.uk

££££

The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore

The Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore

Converted from a riverside cottage in 1982, the Old Bridge Inn sits on the banks of the famous River Spey. At first just a simple pub, these days we are a destination for locals and visitors where they can find delicious food, a thoughtfully stocked bar, first rate live music & DJs as well as a range of comfortable accommodation. Along the way we have picked up some accolades and awards, but our greatest pleasure comes from being able to host our guests in this incredible part of the world. Have a look at what we do and come and be part of our story.

oldbridgeinn.co.uk

££££

The Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore

The Cairngorm Hotel, Aviemore

The atmosphere and architecture of this delightful hotel reflects true Scottish traditions and the famous Scottish Highland hospitality. Aviemore, based in the Cairngorms National Park is Scotland’s top all year round resort offering skiing, snowboarding, watersports, cycling, walking, fishing, golf just to name a few. We are a great base for tours of the Highlands including the famous Whisky Trail and Loch Ness.

cairngorm.com

££££

Meikleour Arms Hotel & Restaurant, Meikleour

Meikleour Arms Hotel & Restaurant, Meikleour

Meikleour Arms is a unique boutique hotel and pub in Perthshire, at the heart of the conservation village of Meikleour, internationally renowned for its spectacular trees and great salmon fishing while only a short distance away from Perth, Scone Palace and Dunkeld. Built in 1820, it is owned and run by Meikleour Estate, one of the oldest historical estates in East Scotland. The award-winning restaurant is proud of its Franco-Scottish heritage and serves superb country food incorporating produce from the estate and the neighbouring lands.

meikleourarms.co.uk

££££

Glencoe

The Clachaig Inn, Glencoe

The Clachaig Inn, Glencoe

Nestling in the very heart of Glencoe, among the spectacular and majestic mountains of the Scottish Highlands, Clachaig Inn has been a source of accommodation and hospitality for travellers for over three hundred years. An inn with a warm welcome, true the simple values of good hospitality, drink and food has remained constant throughout

clachaig.com

££££

Kingshouse Hotel, Glencoe

Kingshouse Hotel, Glencoe

Is any hotel a match for the epic scale of glencoe?The legendary Kingshouse hospitality is your first clue that it might – just might – be possible. Our crackling fires thaw the coldest of bones – with a little help from locally sourced food, beers and single malts. All served with views to tempt even the weariest to proclaim themselves ready to do it all again the next day.

kingshousehotel.co.uk

££££

North West Coast

The Plockton Inn, Plockton

The Plockton Inn, Plockton

Situated in the heart of the pretty village of Plockton and on the beautiful North West Coast of Scotland.
 The Plockton Inn serves up a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, a high standard of accommodation, great homemade food using freshly caught seafood and local produce, an excellent choice of Ale and whisky and live traditional music.

plocktoninn.co.uk

££££

Arisaig House Hotel, Morrar

Arisaig House Hotel, Morrar

Surrounded by ancient woodland and coastline walks, terraced gardens and a tennis court, Arisaig House presents the ultimate spot for a romantic hideaway, a memorable celebration with family and friends or just simply time spent in pure tranquillity. Make yourself at home in this luxurious, family run, Country House that offers freshly prepared seasonal meals, picnic lunches, home made treats and the chance to really put your feet up!

arisaighouse.co.uk

££££

Isle of Arran

The Glenisle Hotel & Bistro, Lamlash

The Glenisle Hotel & Bistro, Lamlash

The Glenisle Hotel is nestled in the charming village of Lamlash the hotel boasts one of the most beautiful locations on the Isle of Arran; looking across Lamlash Bay toward the Holy Isle which rises 1,000 feet out of the sea.This charming, ancient island inn is now an award-winning boutique hotel.

glenislehotel.com

££££

Butt Lodge B&B, Lochranza

Butt Lodge B&B, Lochranza

Butt Lodge is a former Victorian shooting lodge which now provides luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation. The Lodge sits in two acres of private grounds with open views over Lochranza golf course, the castle, and Kilbrannan Sound. The hearty breakfast menu provides a variety of options to suit all tastes and dietary requirements and, when you return from exploring the island, complimentary tea, coffee and cakes will be waiting for you. The spacious lounge is a wonderful place to watch the world go by while you relax by the open fire.

buttlodge.co.uk

££££

Isle of Islay

The Port Charlotte Hotel, Islay

The Port Charlotte Hotel, Islay

Convenient for all the best Islay visitor attractions and activities, including the 8 Islay malt whisky distilleries, great golf at the Machrie, and some of the best bird watching and wildlife watching in Scotland. The hotel is recommended in Michelin & Good Food Guides and is highly rated in the Best of Scotland Guide. We hold a Taste our Best Certificate awarded by Visit Scotland. Our residents' lounge and public bar feature open fires where guests can unwind with convivial company.

portcharlottehotel.co.uk

££££

Glenegedale House B&B,  Bowmore

Glenegedale House B&B, Bowmore

Co Situated midway between Bowmore and Port Ellen, the AA Five Star Gold award-winning Glenegedale House has a prominent position with uninterrupted breathtaking views over the Mull of Oa and out to the Atlantic.
Glenegedale House boasts four lovely, individually designed, en-suite bedrooms. Sumptuous soft furnishings, roaring fires and beautiful antiques evoke a sense of luxury and indulgence in all guest areas – including the morning room and the lounge. Glenegedale House was awarded the most Hospitable Bed and Breakfast in the West of Scotland by the prestigious Visit Scotland Thistle Awards Panel.

glenegedalehouse.co.uk

££££

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