Accommodation

Below is a list of some accommodation that you might find useful when planning your trip to Scotland. The cover a wide variety of locations which shouls make it easier to cover the country.

Torrdarach House, Golf Course Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5AU
Torrdarach House
Torrdarach House is situated close to the centre of Pitlochry. Hosts Graeme & Suzanne make you very welcome in their luxurious house fitted out to excellent standards. If you are interested in photographing wildlife you don’t even have to leave the front door. They have a colony of red squirrels that are very camera friendly. Why not sit in their comfortable conservatory with your breakfast and camera to hand and take close up pictures of the red squirrels feeding and larking about.

Auchrannie Resort, Auchrannie Road, Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8BZ
Auchrannie
Situated within walking distance of the ferry pier over from Ardrossan, Auchrannie is the ideal location to travel round Arran. Its wonderful coastline will give ample opportunity to catch that perfect sunset over the Kintyre peninsula. Visit the lovely gardens of Brodick Castle or get your walking boots on for a trek up Goatfell. Lochranza is perfect for that castle picture where you will see deer down at the shoreline. Finish the day off with a nice relaxing swim or spa treatments in Auchrannies leisure complex.

Kingshouse Hotel, Glencoe, Argyll, PH49 4HY
Kingshouse Hotel
If you’ve ever bought a Scotland calendar you will no doubt have seen a picture of the Buachaille Etive Mor. This is on the doorstep of the Kingy. Get yourself down and dirty to get that lovely photo of the mountain with the river running in the foreground or the white arched bridge. Also close by is Black Mount and Glen Etive and not to forget the 3 Sisters of Glencoe. At the end of the day relax in the Bothy Bar with some other outdoor enthusiasts.

Sligachan Hotel, Isle of Skye, IV47 8SW
Sligachan Hotel
Situated in the heart of the Cuillins, the Sligachan is the perfect stop over for some of Scotlands finest scenery. If you’ve sampled too many of the hotels fine single malt whisky collection you can clear the head with a walk down Glen Sligachan towards Loch Coruisk. A big days walking but if you don’t get that far you’ll still be getting great views of the Black Cuillins. Take the car down to Glen Brittle for more views of the mountains or to Elgol. A short drive and you’ll end up in Portree where there is plenty opportunity for pics down by the harbour. Beyond that there’s the Old Man of Storr. Och just get yourself over to Skye. It’s beautiful and you won’t be sorry.

Inchnadamph Hotel, Assynt, Sutherland, IV27 4HN
Inchnadamph Hotel
Situated in the heart of the Cuillins, the Sligachan is the perfect stop over for some of Scotlands finest scenery. If you’ve sampled too many of the hotels fine single malt whisky collection you can clear the head with a walk down Glen Sligachan towards Loch Coruisk. A big days walking but if you don’t get that far you’ll still be getting great views of the Black Cuillins. Take the car down to Glen Brittle for more views of the mountains or to Elgol. A short drive and you’ll end up in Portree where there is plenty opportunity for pics down by the harbour. Beyond that there’s the Old Man of Storr. Och just get yourself over to Skye. It’s beautiful and you won’t be sorry.

Orocco Pier, 17 High Street, South Queensferry, EH30 9PP
Orocco Pier
The Orocco Pier lies in the centre of South Queensferry at the shoreline. It has a lively bar and serves good food with stunning views over to the Forth Bridges. You’ll struggle to find a more iconic place to take photos with the Forth Rail Bridge as the centrepiece. Close by there is Hopetoun House and Blackness Castle. An alternative is to pop over to the Fife coast where you can wander through the coastal villages like Culross, Aberdour and further on Elie, Pittenweem, Anstruther and Crail.

24 Royal Terrace Hotel, Edinburgh, EH7 5AH
24 Royal Terrace Hotel
Ok now this is one lovely and relaxing boutique hotel in the centre of Edinburgh. The walls and stairwells are littered with fine examples of Scottish Contemporary art. You’ll find yourself just walking about looking at the art. The rooms are decked out to a great standard. Within 5mins walk you are on Calton Hill with great views over Edinburgh and the popular photo looking along the length of Princes Street with the castle. Pretty close by is Arthurs Seat, the High Street and the Scottish Parliament building. After a day walking about with your camera in the centre of Edinburgh go back to the hotel and relax in the modern restaurant and bar called RT’s.