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Dog Friendly Hotels in Scotland

dog friendly hotels in scotland
Written by Reena Bakir

The land of breathtaking wilderness and cultural landmarks, Scotland is an ideal holiday destination for any family and their beloved canine! Whether you’re visiting its beautiful lakes, the magnificent Highlands or touring any of the numerous castles, with these exquisite dog friendly hotels in Scotland, you can guarantee a wonderful trip where every member of the family feels welcome and happy!

Here’s a list of some of the dog friendly hotels in Scotland to make your vacation one to remember.

The Gleneagles Hotel

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This five-star luxury hotel has all the amenities guests desire! With distinct Scottish heritage and history running in the bones of this hotel, The Gleneagles hotel in Auchterarder was opened in 1924 and was described as the ‘Riviera of the Highlands’ due to its high prestige. Famous for being the location of 2014 Ryder Cup for gold, the hotel comes with a range of activities not only restricted to gold, but also extending to shooting, tennis, riding, off-road driving, cycling, fishing and more, making for endless opportunities for bonding family fun! The hotel has a great selection of high end rooms and suites to choose from and is the perfect  destination to take the whole family, including your dog!

Loch Melfort, Ardfern

dog friendly hotels in scotlandThis wonderful 4 star country house hotel is located in the peaceful village of Ardfern in Scotland and is the perfect romantic holiday destination! Offering an authentic Scottish experience, this hotel is located right next door to the famous Arduiane Gardens and close to the south of Oban in the middle of beautiful Scottish wilderness! The hotel makes for a relaxing escape where guests receive a warm welcome in bright and cheerful bedrooms, all of which are pet friendly! The hotel offers fine Scottish dining as well as a refreshing cocktail lounge!

Heathmount Hotel, Inverness

dog friendly hotels in scotlandA small, family-owned boutique hotel, located close to the center of Inverness, the Heathmount Hotel dates from 1868 and is focused on providing a welcoming Highland atmosphere to all guests! Due to its location, it is 10 minutes away from the famous Inverness Castle, a 15 minute walk from Loch Ness and also offers great Highland walks for dog and dog owners alike.  The award-winning independent hotel contains eight individually designed rooms with all the perks expected by guests and their welcomed canines!

Kylesku Hotel

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A warm welcome in to the heart of the Highlands, The Kylesku Hotel is the perfect place to relax, recharge and reconnect with your self in the midst of beautiful Scottish nature! Located in the real Highland’s wilderness, this family-run coaching inn is the perfect base for those wishing to explore North West Scotland and Sutherland. With breathtaking views surrounding the hotels, you can witness raw wildlife just outside your doorstep, with seals basking in the rocks in front of the hotel, or deer scurrying in the forests around! The hotel is also passionate about providing high quality dishes to the guests, with it’s food products locally sources and of the highest, freshest caliber! Bring your dog along for a welcoming stay in any of the hotel’s luxurious rooms, and give them an experience of a lifetime!

About the author

Reena Bakir

Reena Bakir is a passionate student, writer and animal lover who is a regular contributor to Chelsea Dogs.

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