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To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.
*Total price provided for information only, based on accommodation for two people in a double room for the number of nights per property as indicated on this page, exclusive of recommended activities, properties that cannot be reserved online and restaurants.
Hotel and restaurant in the country. Standing high above a dramatic coastline overlooking the Irish sea, in the south west of Scotland’s historic lowlands, Glenapp is a family owned and occupied baronial castle set in an area of outstanding and unspoiled natural beauty. Underneath its fairytale turrets and towers there are oak-panelled rooms, rich fabrics and fine antiques, as well as modern award winning cuisine and impeccable service. The castle is hidden from the rugged landscape by 15 hectares of magical gardens filled with specimen trees and plants, including a fine collection of rare and unusual rhododendrons. ... Learn moreless
This glorious neo-classical 18th century architectural masterpiece designed by Robert Adam, is the former home of the head of the Kennedy Clan – the Earl of Cassillis and is now the jewel in the crown of the National Trust for Scotland and a ‘must-see’ for any visitor to Ayrshire. Near Culzean Castle, on the mysterious Electric Brae, cars roll uphill with their engines switched off, while cyclists freewheel upwards at speed! Try some genuine Scotch haggis for lunch at the Visitor Centre Restaurant located in the Home Farm Courtyard.
On the South-side of the City of Glasgow, in the heart of Pollock Country Park, you will find the Burrell Collection, named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell. It’s one of the greatest collections ever created by a single person, comprising over 8000 objects, including work by major artists such as Rodin, Degas and Cézanne, as well as important examples of late medieval art, Chinese and Islamic art, Ancient Civilizations and more.
Restaurant and hotel in the country. Greywalls Hotel and its restaurant Chez Roux are situated on the edge of the Muirfield championship golf course with breathtaking views over East Lothian and the Firth of Forth in Scotland, not far from Edinburgh. Overlooking the world-famous greens of the ninth and 18th holes, and with ten golf courses nearby, it is a golfer’s paradise. Greywalls was originally designed by Edwardian architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901 as a “dignified” holiday home for his clients and today is renowned for retaining its original charm. The building still has all of its Arts and Crafts’ period charm. Guests can also explore the hotel’s historic walled gardens designed by Gertrude Jekyll. ... Learn moreless
The Royal Burgh of North Berwick is a seaside resort in East Lothian, just 5 miles along the A198 from Greywalls Hotel. Visit the ancient harbour, first constructed in 1200 and the Scottish Seabird Centre to find out more about the diverse population of birds that inhabit the nearby Bass Rock. You can even take a boat trip from North Berwick to the Bass Rock if the weather is calm. Don’t miss the Auld Kirk Green which was the scene of notorious witch trials in the 1590’s. It was here that Agnes Sampson was tortured and burned at the stake. These gruesome tales may have inspired Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), who came here with his family for frequent holidays when he was a boy.
Spend a few hours (or days!) in Edinburgh, Scotland’s Capital City, only 16 miles from Gullane. Take in the historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and the magnificent Georgian architecture of the New Town. Hopefully this will whet your appetite for a longer visit, perhaps to the internationally renowned Edinburgh International Festival which takes place every August and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city for a feast of music, theatre, dance, visual arts, comedy and literature.
Hotel and restaurant in the country. Located in the heart of the stunningly beautiful countryside of Perthshire, with lochs, rivers and trees, Kinloch House is the ideal base from which to explore the area. Built in 1840, the family-run country house with a warm and friendly atmosphere has a stunning entrance hall with a log fire and an oak panelled staircase. The portrait gallery will awaken your imagination, and perhaps the fabled ghost will pay a visit. The bedrooms have been decorated with fine fabrics and furnishings, while the elegant dining room serves a menu using the finest local ingredients. ... Learn moreless
This spectacular 600 year old castle was the home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. Its beautiful gardens and historic rooms stuffed with priceless artworks and royal memorabilia are a must-see for all visitors to Royal Deeside. It was also the literary setting for Shakespeare’s ‘MacBeth’.
Hotel and restaurant in the country. The mysterious waters of the lochs, surrounded by the misty mountains that rise out of the earth in this part of Scotland, never fail to make visitors dream. With its very own loch, Inverlochy Castle offers one of the most stunning Scottish panoramas. Queen Victoria said she “never saw a lovelier or more romantic spot”. At the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the United Kingdom, this charming castle with its billiard room and stately interiors is an ideal base from which to explore Fort William, the “Outdoor Capital of the UK”, and surrounding areas in the west coast of Scotland. ... Learn moreless
Hotel and restaurant in the country. With its breath-taking west coast scenery and incredible views of the loch, Airds Hotel is the perfect spot to soak up the beauty of Scotland. Port Appin, where the hotel is located, provided the opening for Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel “Kidnapped”. This exquisite 18th century lochside hotel with charmingly decorated rooms represents the very best of Scottish elegance. Excellent service is combined with the finest cuisine and a wine list that is just as impressive; admiring the spectacular views of the atmospheric loch and iconic mountains is a highlight at the restaurant. The Hebrides, a remote and wild paradise, is only a five-minute boat trip away. ... Learn moreless
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. There is a certain magic about staying on a private island and Eriska is no exception. Located on the West Coast of Scotland, Eriska has gorgeous views overlooking Loch Linnhe and the Morvern Mountains. The island offers a truly unique experience. Highland cattle graze, badgers visit, grey seals and otters swim in the surrounding waters and countless birds, including the Golden Eagle, can be observed. The hotel offers unique levels of personal service, with décor masterfully blending the old with the new. Distant islands form a stunning backdrop to Eriska’s golf course and guests can enjoy sailing or other activities. ... Learn moreless