Warm and cosy winter holidays
BLAIRMORE FARM Crieff, Perthshire Tel: 01764 683789
www.blairmorefarm.com Blairmore Farm is a working livestock farm based in the heart of Scotland. It is ideally located for exploring Perthshire. The five star luxury cottages are kitted out for families of all sizes (baby packs available). Onsite catering helps to create hassle-free family holidays. Family dogs are welcome.
MAINS OF TAYMOUTH Kenmore, Perthshire Tel: 01887 830226
www.taymouth.co.uk Award-winning luxury four and five star self-catering accommodation in Highland Perthshire, sleeping from two-12. Enjoy hot tubs, saunas, games rooms, private gardens all within easy reach of the onsite golf course, trekking stables, bar & restaurant and deli & gift shop. With 42 properties to choose from, this is the perfect destination for families and couples alike. Pet friendly.
COQUET COTTAGES Northumberland
Tel: 01665 710700
www.coquetcottages.co.uk Honeybee Cottage is the perfect luxury Northumbrian hideaway. In the pretty village of Warkworth this gorgeous cottage can sleep 4. It is perfect for long winter walks on the beach with your dog, snuggling up by the roaring fire and truly relaxing in a gorgeous five star home from home.
NORTHLINK FERRIES Stromness, Orkney
Tel: 0845 6000 449
A winter break to the scenic islands of Orkney and Shetland is closer than you think. Marvel at one of Planet Earth’s most spectacular natural wonders, the Northern Lights; or take in one of Shetland’s Viking fire festivals such as the famous Up Helly Aa. Let NorthLink Ferries take you on a voyage of discovery this winter.
HIGH TRODIGAL Kintyre
High Trodigal is the ideal location to enjoy a relaxing winter break in Kintyre. This unique cottage offers luxury and comfort, sauna, spa bath, log burner, underfloor heating, soft towels, cosy dressing gowns and cool cotton bedding as well as spectacular views and a super welcome box of local goodies.
HEBRIDEAN DARK SKIES FESTIVAL
Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides 8-21 February 2019
Lewis has some of the darkest skies in the UK and next month the island will be introducing the new Hebridean Dark Skies Festival, which will include stargazing events, talks, workshops, films, music, theatre and lots more!
THE SHIP INN Stonehaven Tel: 01569 762617
www.shipinnstonehaven.com Built in 1771, The Ship Inn is a historic inn that is beautifully situated at the edge of Stonehaven’s picturesque harbour. Excellent home-cooked food is served in the panoramic air-conditioned restaurant, while real ales and over 100 malt whiskies can be tasted at the inn’s newly refurbished bar or open terrace.
DUN ALUINN Aberfeldy, Perthshire Tel: 07850 857550
Dun Aluinn House is an exclusive use large holiday home situated in Aberfeldy, Perthshire. The house sleeps up to 18 guests in nine bedrooms, each with a private en suite bathroom. The kitchen has been specially designed around catering for large groups.
Dun Aluinn sits within approx. five acres of private grounds and has an extensive terrace with views over Aberfeldy and the Tay Valley to Schiehallion.
THE DOUGLAS HOTEL Isle of Arran
Tel: 01770 302968
The Douglas Hotel offers a warm welcome and one of the best views on the Isle of Arran. Super friendly and award-winning, no expense has been spared in creating a unique homefrom-home feel to Arran’s 22 bedroomed boutique hotel. Please call 01770 302968 or book directly for the very best prices at www.thedouglashotel.co.uk
STRATHAIRD HOUSE Skye ad[email protected]house.co.uk
The library and the lodge at Elgol’s Strathaird House. Two unique, historic holiday homes in the heart of Skye’s magnificent Cuillin Hills. A truly wonderful wilderness experience with a luxury twist. A rare opportunity to stay in Georgian elegance and comfort in a truly wonderful wild location. Minimum three night weekend and mid-week breaks available. For more details visit the website: www.strathairdhouse.co.uk
THE TWO BYRES Waternish, Isle of Skye
There’s no such thing as bad weather when you stay at The Two Byres. If the weather comes in you can watch the storms roll by or head out to brave the winds knowing that you will return to a warm house and the spice of a single malt in front of the log fire. Then, when the clouds clear, just marvel at the stars or, if you are lucky, catch the Aurora dancing.
SEBAY MILL Kirkwall, Orkney Tel: 01856 877782
The ideal base for visitors seeking a true sense of Orkney. After three years of careful restoration, Sebay Mill opened its doors in 2003, creating six luxury five-star selfcatering apartments which have been beautifully finished. Creating a ‘home from home’ for guests is the main priority here – from the library of books and local maps available to the welcome pack containing local produce, including cheese and Orkney fudge.