Historic Hotels in Scotland

Historic Hotels - Hand-picked Heritage Rated Accommodation

We love Scotland's rich history and culture. If your idea of fine accommodation is a Georgian town house hotel overlooking Edinburgh Castle, or a remote Highland country house hotel, you'll like our Heritage Rating system for accommodation. We've poured over thousands of hotels in our directory and noted those hotels that offer more than just a room - they offer a taste of history! For an extra special experience of history, why not stay in an authentic Scottish Castle Hotel?

Alternative accommodation: Self catering - Bed & Breakfast

  FEATURED HISTORIC HOTEL

Atholl Palace

 4 star rating
Average user review: 5 star review score
Accommodation Type: Hotel
From £139.00

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating
Heritage Tags: Victorian (Time Period)
Pitlochry, Pitlochry, Tayside, Scotland, PH16 5LY

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Borders
Duns - Hawick - Jedburgh - Kelso - Peebles - Selkirk - more >>

Central Scotland Hotel Locations
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Callander - Falkirk - Lochearnhead - Perth - Pitlochry - Stirling - more >>

Dumfries and Galloway Hotel Locations
Castle Douglas - Dumfries - Gretna Green - Lockerbie - Moffat - Newton Stewart - Stranraer - more >>

Edinburgh

Fife Hotel Locations
Dunfermline - Kirkaldy - Leven - North Queensferry - St Andrews - more >>

Glasgow

Grampian Hotel Locations
(incl. Aberdeenshire & Moray)
Aberdeen - Aberlour - Ballater - Banff - Elgin - Grantown on Spey - Inverurie - Royal Deeside - more >>

Highlands and Islands Hotel Locations
Beauly - Carrbridge - Fort Augustus - Fort William - Gairloch - Inverary - Invergordon - Inverness - Kirkwall - Kyleakin - Lairg - Nairn - Oban - Stornoway - Thurso - Ullapool - Wick - more >>

Lothian Hotel Locations
Bathgate - Linlithgow - Livingston - North Berwick - more >>
See also: Edinburgh

Strathclyde Hotel Locations
(incl. Ayrshire, Argyll & Bute)
Ayr - Brodick - Dunoon - Kilmarnock - Largs - Motherwell - Paisley - Troon - more >>
See also: Glasgow

Tayside Hotel Locations
(incl. Perthshire, Angus)
Blairgowrie - Crieff - Dundee - Kinross - Perth - Pitlochry - more >>


TOP RATED HISTORIC HOTELS
Name Where Heritage Rating £ From
De Vere Venues Barony Castle Borders 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 74.00
Shieldhill Castle Hotel Strathclyde 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 80.00
Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel Grampian 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 103.00
Dornoch Castle Highlands and Islands 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 95.00
Balmule House Fife 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 128.00
Carberry Tower Lothian 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 65.00
Kirkconnel Hall Hotel Dumfries and Galloway 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 14.00
Tulloch Castle Highlands and Islands 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 68.00
The Kenmore Hotel Central Scotland 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 59.00
Dalhousie Castle Lothian 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 240.00
Melville Castle Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 99.00
Friars Carse Country House Hotel Dumfries and Galloway 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 75.00
Kilconquhar Castle Estate Fife 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 60.00
Tigh Na Sgiath Country House Hotel Highlands and Islands 4 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 140.00
The Cross Keys Hotel Borders 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 49.00
Prestonfield House Hotel Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 5 star rating 180.00
Sligachan Hotel Highlands and Islands 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 96.00
The Allan Ramsay Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 69.00
The Loch Leven Hotel Highlands and Islands 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 79.20
Cross Keys Hotel Borders 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 65.00
Adamton Country House Hotel Strathclyde 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 39.00
New Lanark Mill Hotel Strathclyde 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 105.00
King's Arms Hotel Dumfries and Galloway 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 50.00
Name Where Heritage Rating £ From

Our Top 5 Places to Visit in Scotland
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  2. New Lanark, where Robert Owen's great social experiment flourished
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  4. Anywhere on the magical Isle of Skye!
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The Allan Ramsay Pitlochry

The Allan Ramsay
Carlops, Lothian

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The Allan Ramsay Hotel est. 1792 is one of Scotland's oldest coaching inns. It is located in the village of Carlops at the foot of the Pentland Hills … more >>

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This famous building, on the site of the notorious Newgate Prison, is the site of the Central Criminal Court



17 November, 1292

Edward I names John Balliol king of Scotland

Edward had been asked to arbitrate between 12 claimants to the throne

Shortly after this monarch was buried at Winchester Cathedral, the cathedral tower collapsed - a sign?





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Pitlochry (Self catering)
The Retreat, Pitlochry

The Retreat

A modern detached house with its own private garden and parking area. 5 miles from tourist town of Pitlochry famous for its festival theatre, salmon ladder and whisky distillery, …
Sleeps 6

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Pitlochry (Self catering)
Ardenlea, Pitlochry

Ardenlea

Ardenlea is a lovely, modern detached property situated in a quiet area of the small town of Pitlochry, overlooking a quiet park (including childrens play area), but only 5 minutes …
Sleeps 6

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