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Romantic B&Bs

Scotland is the perfect place for a romantic getaway with its spectacular scenery, succulent local produce and a very warm welcome from your hosts at Scotland's Best B&Bs.

Staying with our B&Bs means you can be sure of high standards and enjoy a romantic break with the Best that Scotland has to offer. All our members provide delicious breakfasts, and several can offer you evening meals or afternoon teas.

DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

Nithbank Country Estate near Dumfries Scotland

NITHBANK COUNTRY ESTATE

5 Star GOLD award-winning luxury accommodation at Nithbank Country Estate in this secluded Scottish Country House just 14 miles from Dumfries. Choice of 2 luxury super-kingsize suites with free-standing bath and/or walk-in shower, fluffy bathrobes and organic toiletries. Winner of the 'Best B&B or Guest House Experience' in the Scottish Thistle Awards 2023. Set in ancient woodland with river frontage and breath taking views, this is a peaceful retreat where you can also enjoy wildlife watching, field sports, fishing, golf, walking, cycling, mountain biking, Galloway Forest Park, distilleries and castles such as Drumlanrig. Exclusive use private dining options. Green Tourism Gold award and Biosphere Certification Mark from the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere for commitment to sustainability. BOOK NOW

South Park House B&B Dumfries Scotland

SOUTHPARK HOUSE

This 4 Star GOLD B&B sits on the edge of the market town of Dumfries. Relax in spacious grounds with spectacular panoramic views over the Nithsdale valley. Choice of stylish ensuite double, twin and single rooms. Hearty Scottish breakfasts with local produce. This scenic area offers mountain biking, walking, pony trekking, wildlife watching, fishing and golf. Close to the Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park, as well as the Solway coast and beaches. Historic sites nearly include Robert Burns House, Dumfries Museum and Camera Obscura, Caerlaverock Castle and Drumlanrig Castle. BOOK NOW

SCOTTISH BORDERS

Mill House B&B Scottish Borders

MILL HOUSE B&B

This 4 Star GOLD B&B is in a converted 18th century mill near Kelso. It is less than 2 miles from the English border and ideal for visiting the Berwickshire/Northumberland coastline, as well as the historic Border towns of Kelso, Melrose and Jedburgh with their famous Abbey ruins. Mill House is perfect for walkers as it is at the end of The Pennine Way and also close to St Cuthbert’s Way Trail from Melrose to Lindisfarne. Choice of 5 spacious rooms/suites (double, twin, family). A full Scottish breakfast is served in the panelled Dining Room. Guests can also relax on the patio or in the drawing room with open fire. BOOK NOW

AYRSHIRE

Ayrs and Graces B&B in Ayrshire

AYRS & GRACES BED & BREAKFAST

This 5 Star GOLD B&B is in the pretty village of Alloway, near the Robbie Burns museum and Brig O’Doon. Just 3 miles from Ayr, this boutique B&B is in an ideal location to explore the south west of Scotland, enjoy Ayrshire's famous golf courses, or discover historic attractions such as Culzean Castle and Dumfries House. Choice of 3 ensuite rooms/suites. Two are on the ground floor with patio doors leading to the terrace, while the Brig o' Doon suite is situated upstairs. Delicious homebaking is served in the sumptuous lounge on arrival. Enjoy a wee nightcap of complimentary Malt Whisky. Breakfast can be served in the Dining Room overlooking the garden, or on the 40 feet long heated balcony with views across the Ayrshire Valley. BOOK NOW

COWAL & ARGYLL

Aerial view of Douglas Park Guest House near Dunoon

DOUGLAS PARK GUEST HOUSE

This highly rated seaside Victorian villa in Dunoon has outstanding views over the River Clyde. Situated on the Cowal Peninsula which can be reached by ferry from Gourock or via a scenic drive through the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Explore lochs, forests and beaches or discover historic houses, gardens, castles, churches and museums. Ideal for wildlife spotting, walking, climbing, water sports, sailing, golf, horse-riding and mountain biking. Choice of 5 elegant single, twin and double rooms including a four-poster. Extensive breakfast menu selection. 10% discount on stays of 3 nights or more. Quilting Retreats every spring and autumn for those who love to sew. BOOK NOW

EDINBURGH AREA

Arden Country House Scotland

ARDEN COUNTRY HOUSE

This 5 Star GOLD Country House sits in the grounds of a 100-acre estate, just 2 miles from the historic town of Linlithgow. Only 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport. An ideal base for exploring the Central Belt with Linlithgow Palace and Outlander locations close by. This peaceful rural retreat has 3 ensuite luxury bedrooms (one on the ground floor). Your hostess is previous winner of the Friendliest Landlady award and can offer afternoon tea with home baking on arrival. BOOK NOW

PERTHSHIRE

Bridge of Gaur Guesthouse in Perthshire

BRIDGE OF GAUR GUESTHOUSE

This tranquil rural retreat sits at the west end of Loch Rannoch in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, artists and anglers, as well as nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Rannoch Moor 5 miles. Aberfeldy 30 miles. Pitlochry 35 miles. 4 super king / twin bedrooms. 10% discount for 4 nights or more. Families with children are welcome. Dogs are welcome for a small charge. Hearty homecooked evening meals using local produce with a wide choice of 2 or 3 courses and a selection of beers, wines & spirits including single malt whiskies. Discover Munros, Corbetts, Outlander locations, Loch Rannoch Clan Trail and the famous scenic West Highland railway line. BOOK NOW

Craigellie House Perthshire B&B

CRAIGELLIE HOUSE

This elegant 5 Star Country House near Blairgowrie is set in private grounds in the rolling countryside of eastern Perthshire. Recently renovated, it offers 2 ensuite bedrooms: 1 super king/twin and 1 king with a sofa bed (for up to 2 children). Woodland walks and cycle paths are nearby. This tranquil retreat is the perfect base for exploring Perthshire, the Angus Glens, Dundee, Fife and the Cairngorm mountains. Evening meals are available by special request. Your hostess Liz is a trained Nutritional Therapist who offers good home cooking with vegetables from the garden when in season. Enjoy home baking in the guests' sitting room in the afternoons. Only 90 minutes north of Edinburgh. BOOK NOW

Northlands B&B Pitlochry

NORTHLANDS B&B

This 4 Star GOLD B&B in the picturesque Perthshire town of Pitlochry is ideal for golf, gardens, historic sites and touring scenic Perthshire and Central Scotland. Regional winner of Scottish Thistle Award for the Most Hospitable B&B / Guest House in Central, Fife & Tayside 2019/20 and winner of a Special Commendation at the national finals. Relax in one of 3 elegant, stylish ensuite bedrooms, and enjoy breakfast served in the dining room overlooking the garden. Gift vouchers available. BOOK NOW

DALGREINE GUEST HOUSE

This 4 star property sits in the quiet village of Blair Atholl on the southern edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Located 7 miles from Pitlochry, it's an idea base from which to explore Perthshire, the Highlands, Angus & Dundee and Royal Deeside. Enjoy spectacular scenery, castles, distilleries, golf, fishing, hill walking, white water rafting, mountain biking and cycling. Choice of 3 elegantly furnished bedrooms (2 superking double / twin & 1 kingsize double rooms). All with generous hospitality trays, luxurious toiletries, bathrobes and TVs. Breakfast features a wide selection of hot and cold dishes with local produce. Over the winter from November to the end of March, evening meals with a set 2-course menu are available by arrangement. BOOK NOW

Brae House, Perthshire

BRAE HOUSE

This 4 Star GOLD B&B offers a peaceful retreat in picturesque Aberfeldy in the heart of Highland Perthshire. Brae House has an elevated position overlooking the River Tay with panoramic mountain views. 2 superking/twin ensuite bedrooms with a choice of bath or shower. Children welcome. Tasty breakfasts with local produce. Lovely walks nearby including the famous Birks of Aberfeldy. Explore Loch Tay, Pitlochry, Dunkeld and the Trossachs. BOOK NOW

FIFE

Bayview Bed and Breakfast, Fife

BAYVIEW BED & BREAKFAST

This 4 Star GOLD B&B in Upper Largo is a 19th century cottage with sea views in an idyllic location on a coastal path. Bayview is surrounded by famous Fife golf courses and Margaret can organise golf tee times at reduced rates at local clubs for her guests. Just 11 miles from historic St Andrews. Choose from 2 ensuite rooms offering a choice of double, twin or triple sleeping arrangements. Relax in the well tended garden where your hosts grow their own fruit, which you can enjoy fresh or in preserves for breakfast. Sumptuous cooked breakfasts are a specialty. Romantic Breaks including champagne, handmade chocolate delights, fresh flowers, fresh fruit, candles, bathrobes. BOOK NOW

Craighall Steading in Fife

CRAIGHALL STEADING

This modern self-built home and smallholding sits near the picturesque village of Ceres (5 miles from Cupar). Enjoy views of the Lomond Hills and Fife countryside from bedrooms overlooking the garden. Choice of 3 kingsize double rooms with ensuite rainfall shower, complimentary toiletries and fluffy bathrobes. Private garden with patio area. Dogs welcome (small charge) in the Garden View bedroom. Close to woodland walks, cycling routes and the Fife Pilgrim Way. Many historic attractions, golf courses and distilleries are within a short drive. St Andrews 9 miles. Dundee 15 miles. BOOK NOW

ANGUS AND DUNDEE

Newton Farm Holidays Scotland

NEWTON FARM HOLIDAYS

This 4 Star GOLD authentic working family farm is conveniently only 2 miles off the A90 between Dundee and Forfar in the scenic Angus countryside. Exclusive use accommodation with 1 spacious ground floor bedroom (1 double bed, 1 double sofa bed, ensuite shower). 'Taste of Angus' cooked breakfast. Your hosts won the Scottish Thistle Award in 2018/19 for the Most Hospitable B&B in the whole of Scotland. Winners of the Scottish Thistle Award for the Best B&B or Guest House Experience in their region for 2022/23 and for 2023/24. The family can take you on one of their award-winning farm tours to meet the animals, or you can try the Alpaca Walking Experience. You can taste local produce for lunch in the new Cart Shed food experience area. Ideal for exploring the Angus Glens, playing golf or visiting Glamis Castle and the museums of Dundee. Pets are welcome by arrangement. BOOK NOW

ABERDEENSHIRE

Brandon Lodge B&B Aberdeenshire Scotland

BRANDON LODGE

This 4 Star stone cottage nestled in idyllic countryside is ideally situated for exploring the Moray coast, Speyside and Aberdeenshire. Situated near historic Portsoy harbour (3 miles) and Banff (5 miles), Brandon Lodge is also close to the North East 250 Tourist Route. 1 family suite with 2 double bedrooms upstairs, plus 1 kingsize double on the ground floor. Discover whisky distilleries, castles and standing stones, or enjoy golf, fishing, cycling and walking. Spot seals, dolphins, porpoises and whales from the coast or on local boat trips. Open all year. BOOK NOW

INVERNESS & LOCH NESS

Ardmeanach House B&B in Inverness

ARDMEANACH HOUSE

This elegantly furnished Victorian villa is just a short walk from Inverness city centre, the River Ness and Caledonian Canal. Choice of 5 ensuite bedrooms - 3 kingsize double rooms (2 with four-poster beds), 1 twin and 1 single. One of the double rooms is on the ground floor (no stairs). This historic property was built in the 1860s and has links to the Bishops of Inverness. It's within walking distance of all the city's attractions, shops and restaurants. An ideal base for touring the Highlands or exploring the North Coast 500. 5% discount for direct bookings online. Open April - October. BOOK NOW

Inverness House B&B

INVERNESS HOUSE

4 Star elegant contemporary villa on the banks of the Caledonian Canal just 5 minutes drive from Inverness city centre. Relax in the garden or enjoy peaceful walks by the canal and nearby nature reserve overlooking the Moray Firth. You can even hire a kayak or bike from your hosts to explore more. Choice of 4 superking/twin bedrooms with high quality furnishings, fridge, toiletries, bathrobe, slippers, TV, garden terrace and luxury ensuite bathrooms. The Telford Room has a jacuzzi spa bath with inset TV above, as well as a Monsoon shower. Breakfast can be taken in your room on request. An ideal base for outdoor enthusiasts or a romantic getaway. 15% discount for booking online. BOOK NOW

Binnilidh Mhor B&B in the Highlands

BINNILIDH MHOR

This 5 Star B&B is situated in Glenmoriston near Loch Ness, half way between Inverness and the Isle of Skye. Set in its own grounds surrounded by open views and forests, it's perfect for hill walking or an ideal touring base. Choice of double/twin bedrooms or a large suite for 4 people. Evening meals (1, 2 or 3 courses) are available with prior notice. Taste our Best award. BOOK NOW

WEST HIGHLANDS

Spean Lodge in Spean Bridge

SPEAN LODGE

This luxurious B&B sits in 2 acres of landscaped and wooded grounds above the River Spean in Spean Bridge village. Just 10 miles from Fort William and Ben Nevis, it's ideal for exploring The Great Glen, Loch Ness, Isle of Skye and Cairngorms. Enjoy stunning mountain scenery, outdoor activities and wildlife spotting. Tastefully furnished with original artwork, the lodge has 3 stylish ensuite rooms (double, twin, family). Children welcome. Relax in the guest lounge with a log fire. Enjoy a full Scottish cooked breakfast in the elegant dining room overlooking the garden. BOOK NOW

Sound of Mull seen from Castle View B&B

CASTLE VIEW

Friendly B&B in the small village of Lochaline on the scenic Morvern peninsula with views overlooking the ferry to Mull. 2 ensuite kingsize double rooms with TV with Amazon Prime & Netflix, Lavazza coffee machine, silent fridge, toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, flowers, fruit, chocolates and homemade shortbread. Continental & cooked breakfast options. A la carte dinner menu with a complimentary drink. Room service with light snacks. Ideal for walking, cycling, boat trips, fishing & castles. Perfect for exploring Mull & Iona, Ardnamurchan and the Road to the Isles. BOOK NOW

NORTH HIGHLANDS

White Rose Tower near Invergordon

WHITE ROSE TOWER

This exclusive Highland getaway is set in 90 acres of woodland near Invergordon on the east coast of the North Coast 500. This tranquil retreat offers an air of charm and exclusivity with all the comforts of home. Having recently undergone a full refurbishment, it offers high quality accommodation with 4 individually decorated double/twin bedrooms. There are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor and 2 bedrooms on the top floor accessed via a spiral staircase (some feature a claw foot bath in the bedroom). The house has an impressive double height, panelled hall (residents' lounge), hidden doors, turrets and suits of armour. New hot tub for 2023. No children under 18. Ideal for romantic breaks, wildlife watching, distilleries and touring the Highlands. 30 miles north of Inverness and Loch Ness. BOOK NOW

Home Farm B&B Muir of Ord

HOME FARM

This 4 star Gold B&B on the Black Isle sits in an acre of landscaped gardens with views to the surrounding hills. Guests can relax in the garden room, the guest lounge or the garden itself. Only 20 minutes drive north of Inverness, it is ideal for exploring Loch Ness, Glen Affric, Moray, the North Coast 500 and the Highlands. You can also go dolphin watching nearby. Choice of 3 guest rooms with double, twin and family sleeping arrangements - although only one party of guests may stay at any given time so you will have exclusive use. Breakfast is prepared by your hostess using eggs from her own hens. Dinners are available by arrangement featuring the finest meat and seafood including langoustines and scallops caught locally. BOOK NOW

Burnside Cottage B&B in Caithness

BURNSIDE COTTAGE B&B

Stylish and tranquil eco-friendly bed & breakfast just off the NC500 with views over the Pentland Firth. 1 mile from the ferry to Orkney. The Castle of Mey, Dunnet Head, John O'Groats & Duncansby Stacks all within a 5-15 minute drive. 2 spacious suites (double/twin/family) on the ground floor. Dogs welcome. Extensive breakfast menu and optional evening meals available via room service. Drinks menu with whisky, gin, rum and vodka from local distilleries & breweries. Green Tourism GOLD award. BOOK NOW

Auld Post Office B&B in Caithness

AULD POST OFFICE B&B

This 4 Star Gold B&B in Caithness is set in 8 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens and private woodland. Choice of 2 en-suite bedrooms (kingsize or super-kingsize/twin) with individual French doors to the patio and gardens. Quietly situated in the countryside on the A9 and North Coast 500 route, it is a short drive from Thurso and Wick. Attractions in the area include cliff-top walks, sea bird colonies, archaeological sites, distilleries and boat trips to Orkney, as well as the Queen Mother's former castle and gardens. The Auld Post Office offers a unique Garden Sun Lounge for guests with more than 100 Scottish Gins, and a selection of Single Malt and Scottish Rum. Garnishes can be hand picked in the herb garden. BOOK NOW

Sharvedda B&B Sutherland

SHARVEDDA BED & BREAKFAST

This 4 Star GOLD B&B is located in the far north of Sutherland on the spectacular North Coast 500. Sharvedda has panoramic views over Strathy Bay and is ideal for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts wanting a remote, tranquil getaway. Explore Sutherland's mountains and coast - see birds, marine wildlife, sea stacks, caves and beaches. Visit the Castle of Mey or take the ferry to Orkney. Choice of 2 guest bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin). A full Scottish breakfast is served in the conservatory with views from Strathy Point to Dunnet Head and across the waters of the Pentland Firth to the Orkney Islands. Light evening meals are available by arrangement. BOOK NOW

ISLE OF SKYE

Cuil Lodge, Isle of Skye

CUIL LODGE

This 4 Star GOLD B&B in north Skye has spectacular views over Uig Bay. Discover the island's castles, wildlife and scenery. Take the ferry to the Outer Hebrides or a boat trip to St Kilda. 3 ensuite double/twin rooms with TV, bathrobes, silent fridge, hairdryer, etc. Guests can use the two downstairs lounges, sun room, and outdoor seating area. Full cooked breakfast. Home baking is served every afternoon. Taste Our Best award. Over 18s only. BOOK NOW

Strathgorm, Isle of Skye

STRATHGORM

This 4 Star B&B on the Isle of Skye is a spacious family house with spectacular views over Broadford Bay and nearby islands. Explore the castles, mountains, history and wildlife of this magical island. Take a boat trip or spot some of the local dolphins off the coast. Choice of 3 double/twin rooms. Walkers, cyclists and bikers welcome. Full Scottish breakfast or Continental options. Taste our Best award. BOOK NOW

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