Where to Stay in Scotland

Struggling to decide on where to stay in Scotland? Scotland is a breath-taking country filled with history, beauty and adventure. With accommodation ranging from stunning B&Bs and luxury hotels to self-catering cottages, there is something to suit everyone.

B&Bs and Guesthouses

Scotland is a friendly welcoming country, making B&Bs and guesthouses a great place to stay when visiting Scotland.

Pennyland House B&B is a great place to stay when visiting the North Coast of Scotland. Raymond and Carol Taylor are incredibly welcoming hosts and enjoy making their guest feel at home when visiting Thurso. In fact, the historic Pennyland House B&B was once the home of Sir William Alexander Smith, the founder of the Boys Brigade. The B&B is located on the outskirts of Thurso and boasts brilliant views of the Orkney Islands. The B&B is the perfect base when walking the North Highland Way, and at EasyWays we are proud to call this our base for those who travel the North Highland Way with us.

Cramond Mill B&B is another great place to stay on a Scottish getaway. Located just outside Edinburgh, Cramond Mill is great for those looking to make the most of the capital while embracing Scotland’s beautiful countryside. The B&B is also in a great location if you are looking to explore the Kingdom of Fife. Located between Edinburgh and the Forth Road bridge which leads to Fife. The Fife Coastal Path is a great activity if you are looking to see more of Scotland. The route boasts some magnificent views of Edinburgh and Scotland’s east coast.


When choosing where to stay in Scotland, there are certainly plenty of hotels on offer. Whether you are looking for a city break or an escape to the count, Scotland has a hotel for you. With so much to explore in Scotland, you will need a great nights sleep to make the most of all there is on offer. Some of the greatest hotels are located right in the midst of real, wild Scottish countryside.

Auchrannie Spa Resort and Hotel is located just outside the town of Brodick on the Isle of Arran. The hotel boasts views of the impressive “Goatfell”, Arran’s highest peak as well as views of Glen Cloy. The luxurious hotel is great for parties of all size, whether you travel as a family, a couple or on your own. With excellent facilities including a number of restaurants, bars and a pool, Auchrannie is a great escape from everyday life. The resort is also perfectly located for those who want to go on an adventure on “Scotland in miniature”. There is plenty of places to explore on the island, and the Arran coastal way is certainly one of the highlights.

If you are looking for a something a bit different on your stay in Scotland, then Inverlochy Castle Hotel is a great place to stay. The castle was built over 200 years ago and was used as a private residence until the late 1960’s. Today, the hotel is just as luxurious as it has always been, with an impressive crystal chandelier hanging in the great hall. Inverlochy Castle boasts magnificent views out across the surrounding mountains, including Ben Nevis. There are also plenty of outdoor pursuits on offer to fill your days with, from fishing to pony trekking, there is something for everyone. Guided walks are also among the popular activities in the area.


If you are looking to make yourself at home when traveling in Scotland, there are plenty of brilliant self-catering options.

Mary’s Thatched cottages in Skye are peaceful and gorgeous cottages, perfect for a romantic getaway. Skye is a beautiful island, and is well worth a visit when in Scotland. Like the rest of Scotland, Skye is a great place to go and explore the great outdoors. With EasyWays, it is easy to explore the island by foot on our guided Isle of Skye walking tour.

For a truly unique stay, High Trodigal is a tranquil and stunning place to stay. Located in Machrihanish, High Trodigal is a brilliant cottage for golfers looking to play at the world famous golf courses. With underfloor heating, a sauna and a spa bath, High Trodigal offers a luxurious stay in a beautiful part of the world. Kintyre, although part of mainland Scotland, has an island feel to it, due to its secluded location. Kintyre is great for more experienced hikers who are looking to explore a slightly different area of Scotland.

Where to Stay in Scotland

With so much on offer, it can be hard to choose where to stay in Scotland. By staying slightly out of some of Scotland’s main towns and cities, you can experience a different side of Scotland. From Kintyre, to the islands of Arran and Skye, there are plenty of places to explore outside Glasgow and Edinburgh. Still struggling to decide where to stay in Scotland? Why not embark on a guided walking tour with EasyWays? Our Scottish walks allow you to explore some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery, before a good nights sleep in wonderful accommodation.

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