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Best Hotels in Scotland

Scotland the Brave

Scotland has some of the most dramatic and beautiful scenery in western Europe.  Described as ‘Europe’s last great wilderness’, it comprises mountains, lakes, moors and castles, and is a paradise for walkers, climbers and birdwatchers.

It is divided by the Great Glen, with its series of lochs. At the most famous one, Loch Ness, hopeful monster hunters still gather. Culloden, near Inverness, is the site of the battle where the Duke of Cumberland defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie and oversaw the killing of 1,200 Highlanders in 1746. Glen Coe, one of the most beautiful of the glens, also has a tragic history: it is remembered for the massacre of the MacDonalds by the Campbells in 1692. North of the Great Glen are the magnificent Caingorm Mountains, centred on Aviemore and popular with skiers; to the south, Fort William, dominated by Ben Nevis (Britain’s highest peak).

The administrative region also includes some of the islands, notably rugged Skye, 50 miles from end to end, dominated by the Cuillin Hills, and a popular tourist venue. The richness and diversity of where to stay in Scotland is well represented by the Direct Hotel Online. It includes simple B&Bs, welcoming Guest Houses, Inns which are very much part of local life, and Restaurants with Rooms, making the most of wonderful local produce, and some<

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Featured hotels in Scotland

Glenfinnan House Hotel, GLENFINNAN, Highlands

In an 'idyllic' setting on the shore of Loch Shiel, the MacFarlane family's Victorian mansion is run as a 'lovely traditional hotel' by the 'pleasant' managers, Manja and Duncan Gibson. Guests 'arrive


Blackaddie House, SANQUHAR, Dumfries and Galloway

In 'an enchanting setting' on the banks of the River Nith, Jane and Ian McAndrew's small hotel is in a 'beautiful' 16th-century stone-built manse. Traditionally furnished bedrooms overlook the gardens