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

Urr Valley Country House Hotel

 3 star rating
Average user review: 4 star review score
Accommodation Type: Country House Hotel
From £40.00

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating
Ernespie Road, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, DG7 3JG

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

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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
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Ayr - Brodick - Dunoon - Kilmarnock - Largs - Motherwell - Paisley - Troon - more >>
See also: Glasgow

Tayside Hotel Locations
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Blairgowrie - Crieff - Dundee - Kinross - Perth - Pitlochry - more >>


TOP RATED HISTORIC HOTELS
Name Where Heritage Rating £ From
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Lothian 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 92.65
De Vere Venues Barony Castle Borders 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 79.00
Shieldhill Castle Hotel Strathclyde 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 103.50
Macdonald Pittodrie House Hotel Grampian 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 119.00
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 112.50
The Kenmore Hotel Central Scotland 5 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 79.00
Dalhousie Castle Lothian 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 240.00
Barcaldine Castle Strathclyde 5 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 175.00
Melville Castle Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 75.00
Friars Carse Country House Hotel Dumfries and Galloway 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 60.00
Kilconquhar Castle Estate Fife 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 65.00
The Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course Borders 4 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 225.00
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 71.25
Prestonfield House Hotel Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 5 star rating 180.00
Sligachan Hotel Highlands and Islands 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 65.00
The Allan Ramsay Lothian 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 49.00
The Invercauld Arms Grampian 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 45.00
The Loch Leven Hotel Highlands and Islands 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 103.70
Cross Keys Hotel Borders 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 65.00
Adamton Country House Hotel Strathclyde 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 25.00
West Loch Hotel Strathclyde 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 65.00
New Lanark Mill Hotel Strathclyde 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 109.00
King's Arms Hotel Dumfries and Galloway 4 Heritage Rating 3 star rating 50.00
Airth Castle Hotel Central Scotland 4 Heritage Rating 4 star rating 50.00
Name Where Heritage Rating £ From

Our Top 5 Places to Visit in Scotland
  1. Dramatic Dunottar Castle clinging to the cliffs in Aberdeenshire
  2. New Lanark, where Robert Owen's great social experiment flourished
  3. The stone circle complex at Callaish on the Isle of Lewis
  4. Anywhere on the magical Isle of Skye!
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Dornoch Castle Castle Douglas

Dornoch Castle
Dornoch, Highlands and Islands

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful historic town of Dornoch. The Castle is situated directly opposite the inspiring 13th century Cathedral and sets a dramatic backdrop for an … more >>

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Castle Douglas (Self catering)
Cottage: HCRASC4, Castle Douglas

FCH9790

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Castle Douglas (Self catering)
Cottage: HCRASC1, Castle Douglas

FCH9787

1 OF 4 ROMANTIC LUXURY LODGES SET IN AN ELEVATED POSITION, STUNNING SEA VIEWS AND PRIVATE HOT TUB

THE LODGES PROVIDE A FANTASTIC BASE TO VISIT THE FAMOUS WICKERMAN FESTIVAL ON 25TH AND 26TH …
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