Historic Accommodation in the West of Scotland

Once Glasgow was the second city of the Empire, where Victorian entrepreneurs designed grand buildings. Today its fine architecture, art galleries and museums attract visitors from across the world. The countryside to the south of Glasgow is rolling and lush, whilst to the north and west, the hills and the wooded shores of the Lochs lead to the islands, linked by ferry to the mainland.

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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae, Ayrshire, KA26 0NZ.

Welcome to Glenapp Castle, an award winning 5 star Castle Hotel only 90 minutes from Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 19th Century

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Craiguillean

Ardmaddy Castle, near Oban, Scotland.

Sleeps 9. This stunning cottage sits just a stones throw from the sea and has been awarded 4 stars by the Scottish Tourist Board. Guests have shared use of a games room and a hard tennis court, and there are also boats to hire. Fly fishing. Cottage Code: SRW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

High Trodigal

Machrihanish, nr. Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Adopting an ancient neolithic design, this imposing holiday property utilises natural stone and a turfed roof to blend effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. Close to the Machrihanish Golf Course, it offers stunning views over the sea. Cottage Code: 30648.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Stables

Ardmaddy Castle, nr. Oban, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 9. Set in a secluded, peaceful location within the Ardmaddy Castle estate. The castle’s spectacular gardens are open all year round. Sailing, rowing and motor boats are available for guests to hire. Free fishing. Games room. Tennis court. Cottage Code: SBZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Ticket Office

Blairmore, nr, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Standing detached at the end of the restored Blairmore Pier, this Victorian listed cottage has been stunningly restored. Set on the shores of Loch Long, the holiday home offers a variety of activities including walking, golf, water sports, etc. Cottage Code: SNNJ.

  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Auchendennan – Burnbeag

Arden, Alexandria, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 7. With a stream running through its own enclosed garden, this lovingly restored detached cottage stands in the heart of the Loch Lomond National Park. After a days walking, climbing, fishing or cycling, lie back and relax in the private hot tub. Cottage Code: SVVE.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Island View

Dunure, nr. Ayr, Ayrshire.

Sleeps 8. Lie back, relax and enjoy the stunning views over the coastline of the Firth of Clyde to the Isle Arran, whilst bubbling away in the roof top hot tub. Alternatively, watch the latest blockbuster from the comfort of the home cinema room. Cottage Code: S4602.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Lookout

Davaar Island, nr. Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Enjoying a secluded location by the sea, on a private island connected to the mainland by a causeway, The Lookout is a former wartime lookout post. Set at the northern tip of Davaar Island, the causeway is revealed for 6 hours at low tide. Cottage Code: UMG.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Gareside Lodge

Shandon, Nr. Loch Lomond, Dumbartonshire.

Sleeps 4. This holiday property lies close to Loch Lomond and offers French windows, woodburning stove and a small secluded walled garden. Gareloch is just down the lane with a launching slip, ideal for canoeing, dinghies and fishing. Cottage Code: UVS.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Ardbrecknish House – The Study

South Lochaweside, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2 – 12. Dating from the 16th century, Ardbrecknish House enjoys a stunning Highland setting just a short stroll from the banks of Loch Awe – the UK’s longest freshwater loch. Follow the link below to view the 9 properties at this location. Cottage Code: 15459.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Parlour

Carnwath, nr. Biggar, Lanarkshire.

Sleeps 2. Dating back over 200 years and adjacent to the owner’s home, The Parlour is situated on a smallholding, 25 miles from Edinburgh and Glasgow. A former dairy parlour, it lies in the beautiful Scottish countryside with views of Tinto Hill. Cottage Code: SNNM.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 18th Century