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The Roxburghe Hotel Health and Beauty Suite, near Kelso

Part of the Roxburghe Estate, sitting in the heart of the Borders countryside, … [Read More...]


The Retreat, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Lee-Anne Jones – Master Lash Technician)

Strictly speaking, not in Scotland, however close enough to the Border to allow … [Read More...]

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Norton House Hotel and Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh

In the lead up to their fabulous win of “Best Hotel Health Club Facility 2013” … [Read More...]

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The Scott Apartment, Edinburgh

In esteemed company indeed, albeit 200 years apart, the geographical location … [Read More...]


The Knight Residence, Edinburgh

A stone’s throw from the Castle; modern, accessible city centre accommodation … [Read More...]


Old Town Chambers, Edinburgh

Old Town Edinburgh is enchantingly historic, with its medieval street plan built … [Read More...]

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Old Town Chambers, Edinburgh

Old Town Edinburgh is enchantingly historic, with its medieval street plan built around the The Royal Mile, aptly named in the 20th century for it’s path between Holyrood Palace and the majestic Edinburgh Castle. It is here; down one of many ancient and historically documented alleyways that the … [Read Detailed Review...]


Trigony House Hotel, Dumfries

Originally the Hunting Lodge for nearby Closeburn Castle, Trigony House Hotel is resplendent in its role of Country House Hotel and home to the Moore family. It is the welcoming, homely feel within the stately walls, which offer an informal greeting and ambience throughout the stay, presenting a … [Read Detailed Review...]


The Scotsman Hotel and Spa, Edinburgh

If you are looking for exceptional service, naturally welcoming and helpful staff and a gloriously central, 5 star boutique hotel; The Scotsman Hotel is possibly the place for you. Edinburgh’s former Scotsman newspaper offices present a refreshing departure from more modern new city builds, with … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh

An integral part of Edinburgh’s centre and at the heart of both the commercial and retail sectors of the city; The Sheraton Edinburgh demands attention as part of a global brand. Everything about the Sheraton is large; space, décor, furnishings, accessories, personalities; yet, each unforgiving in … [Read Detailed Review...]

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The Creagan Inn, Loch Creran, near Oban

A  gathered crowd, buzzing with anticipation for the nightly event, greeted us at The Creagan Inn last week; all congregated with one common purpose; expectation palpable in the air. Overlooking Loch Creran, with the water lapping literally at the foot of the restaurant’s magnificent deck, the … [Read More...]


Champany Inn, Linlithgow – Pol Roger 2004 Scottish Launch

An honour indeed to be invited to Restaurant of the Year 2013, and even more so to attend one of the Champagne calendar’s more recognised events; I was delighted to find myself at The Champany Inn, near Linlithgow. A bonny little building, nestled around a cosy courtyard and dating back to the … [Read More...]

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