Historic Hotels in the Scottish Highlands

Welcome to Historic UK’s selection of country house hotels in the highlands of Scotland, including Aberdeenshire, Inverness and the Scottish islands. The Highlands of Scotland are famous for their dramatic landscape of hills and mountains, lochs and coasts. Steeped in history this area has strong connections to the Jacobite Rebellions. And for lovers of legends, this region is also home to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster!

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Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel, Acharacle, nr. Fort William, Highlands, PH36 4HY.

Set in 22 acres of stunning meadows and woodland on the loch Sunart shoreline, with otter and red deer sightings aplenty, Kilcamb Lodge Hotel boast fabulous food and luxurious living space in a beautiful location.

  • 18th Century

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Ayre Hotel

Ayre Hotel, Kirwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland, KW15 1QX.

Overlooking the harbour in Orkney’s principal town of Kirkwall, the Ayre Hotel has been welcoming guests for hundreds of years. Offering modern, well-appointed en suite rooms, the restaurant features dishes made with Orkney beef, fish and other local produce.

  • 18th Century

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel, Inverness, Highlands, IV3 5NG.

Set by the banks of the famous River Ness, opposite from Inverness Castle, the superbly stylish 3 star Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa, features tastefully appointed bedrooms and a luxury leisure club with swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

Newton Muthu Hotel

The Newton Hotel, Nairn, Highlands, IV12 4RX.

The Newton is a stunning four star hotel idyllically situated in 21 acres of parkland. Nearby attractions include Loch Ness, The Malt Whisky Trail and lots of outdoor activities.

  • 17th Century

Loch Ness Country House Hotel

Loch Ness Hotel, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland, IV3 8JN.

Situated only two miles from Inverness, the four star Loch Ness House Hotel offers traditional highland hospitality. There is a 2 AA rosette restaurant, and the hotel is ideally located for exploring and touring nearby Loch Ness.

  • 18th Century

Western Isles Hotel

Western Isles Hotel, Tobermory, Isle of Mull, Scotland, PA75 6PR.

With breathtaking views towards the Sound of Mull, the Western Isles Hotel is full of character. Featuring 26 well decorated en-suite bedrooms, customers have the choice of either a seaview or inland view.

  • 19th Century

Ballachulish Hotel

Ballachulish Hotel, Ballachulish, Highlands, Scotland, PH49 4JY.

Sitting on the edge of a loch, this historic Highland hotel is designed for rest and relaxation. Many bedrooms offer a lochside view, and there is a lovely bar & bistro. The roaring log fires make a winter visit especially cosy.

  • 18th Century

Glenspean Lodge Hotel

Glenspean Lodge Hotel, Roy Bridge, Inverness-Shire, PH31 4AW.

Once a Victorian hunting lodge, this four star hotel is located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Featuring a jacuzzi, sauna, award winning restaurant and a malt whisky bar, the hotel offers a true Scottish experience.

  • 19th Century

Hilton Hotel Dundee

Hilton Hotel Dundee, Invergowrie, Dundee, Angus, DD2 5JT.

The Landmark Dundee is a four star luxury hotel with a range of stunning bedrooms. Voted ‘Dundee Hotel of the Year’ in 2011. The hotel’s restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette.

  • 19th Century

Skeabost Hotel

Skeabost Hotel, Skeabost Bridge, Isle of Skye, IV51 9NP.

Skeabost Country House sits majestically in its own extensive grounds at the edge of Loch Snizort. Skeabost is a hidden gem on this most spectacular of Scotland’s Islands.

  • 19th Century

Coul House Hotel

Coul House Hotel, Contin, Inverness, Scotland, IV14 9ES.

Originally built in the early 19th century as a hunting lodge, this hotel is set in a peaceful and secluded location. Coul House features stunning views, log fires and free WiFi, as well as a 9 hole practice golfing area.

  • 19th Century