Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Scottish Hotel Awards 2018 Winners

Winners announced for 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards Last night saw the The Scottish Hotel Awards Gala Dinner take place at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh and we were there to help celebrate the cream of Scottish hotels. Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfasts all manner of accommodation typesRead More…

News: The Plumpy Duck opens in Howwood

News: The Plumpy Duck opens in Howwood

The Plumpy Duck is new on the bill at the Bowfield Hotel Unlike the pun above, the new restaurant as The Bowfield Hotel & Country Club in Howwood, Renfewshire sounds great. A new restaurant called The Plumpy Duck has opened for business as part of a £1.5million redevelopment programme whichRead More…

Hilton Garden Inn’s new ReCESS restaurant

Hilton Garden Inn’s new ReCESS restaurant

Last night we ventured down to the Clydeside to sample some dishes at the Hilton Garden Inn’s newly renovated restaurant, ReCESS. Located beside the SSE Hydro, Admadillo and SEC, as well as the river Clyde. This is a top spot that can get ignored in the rush to go cityRead More…

Accommodation: Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel, Aberfoyle

Accommodation: Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel, Aberfoyle

Just 40 mins from Glasgow, but a world away in relaxation, is Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, on the outskirts of Aberfoyle on the shore of Loch Ard.  I was invited to stay to see all the improvements after a £3.5m investment (we had previously stayed here in 2015).Read More…

Hotel review: Lerwick Hotel, South Road, Lerwick, Shetland

Hotel review: Lerwick Hotel, South Road, Lerwick, Shetland

One night in Lerwick The Lerwick Hotel is not the prettiest of hotels from the outside, or inside at parts. It’s what I imagined a hotel designed for Cumbernauld would look like (I survived growing up there so I’m allowed to be cruel!). Located on the sea-shore on the outskirtsRead More…

Ardanaiseig Hotel has top wine list

Ardanaiseig Hotel has top wine list

AA makes Loch Awe hotel the toast of Argyll Ardanaiseig Hotel on the shores of Loch Awe near Kilchrenan has been praised by the AA and given a Notable Wine List Award, one of only 257 establishments in the whole of the UK to have been accorded the distinction. “OurRead More…

Hotel Review: Atholl Arms Hotel, Bridge Road, Dunkeld

Hotel Review: Atholl Arms Hotel, Bridge Road, Dunkeld

Atholl Arms in Dunkeld – An ideal getaway You certainly can’t miss The Atholl Arms Hotel standing above the banks of the river Tay on the main shopping street in Dunkeld.  Beside the Thomas Telford bridge, it seems to act as a guard and welcome to the town as you cross over theRead More…

Good deal for The Atholl Arms in Dunkeld

Good deal for The Atholl Arms in Dunkeld

A heads up for a wee deal at Dunkeld’s The Atholl Arms Hotel.  We’ve been before – check our review here, but will have to go again as they’ve had a lot of work done. The Atholl Arms Hotel (Atholl Arms Hotel) is offering dinner, bed and breakfast from just £69Read More…

Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 Castle Hotel of the Year

Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 Castle Hotel of the Year

Dalhousie Castle takes home the award for Castle Hotel of the Year for Scotland at the National Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 Congratulations to Dalhousie Castle and Spa who won Castle Hotel of the Year for Scotland at the Scottish Hotel Awards.  The hotel beat Inverlochy Castle and Fonab Castle in aRead More…

Scottish Hotel Awards: Taynuilt Hotel wins best Sous Chef Scotland

Scottish Hotel Awards: Taynuilt Hotel wins best Sous Chef Scotland

Outside Hotel The Taynuilt Hotel wins again The Taynuilt Hotel and Restaurant is celebrating again after its sous-chef was named the best in Scotland. The prize was awarded to local Taynuilt lad Ross Harris, 21.  The hotel recently won its second AA Rosette for culinary excellence. John McNulty, Chef-Patron ofRead More…