Cromlix House Hotel, Perthshire

There is something about country houses which primes your relaxation mode. Perhaps the typically vast, open spaces, the sheer beauty of the building or the historical grandeur; whatever it is, stresses vanish, replaced by calm and all is good in the world of a country house retreat. Cromlix is no … [Read more...]

Skeabost Country House Hotel, Skeabost, Isle of Skye

I knew the minute I turned off the road and onto Skeabost’s driveway that I would love this place. Something about the white building emerging through the trees hinted at historical grandeur and manicured and rambling grounds. Skeabost is typical of a traditional and very grand property, evidence … [Read more...]

Clan Cottages, Kilmore, by Oban

Akin to being placed into a history book depiction, our arrival at Clan Cottages, conjured images of returning to the fold, bearing rewards of a days’ hunting, as the five thatched cottages are picture perfect of an ancient Celtic settlement. Nestled into a glen, a stone’s throw from Oban; … [Read more...]