Doune Knoydart, Inverness-shirePart of the Scottish mainland, however with entry solely by ferry from Mallaig or an 18-mile strolling observe, the Knoydart peninsula is correctly distant. Doune is a low-slung resort constructed from the ruins of historic cottages and has large-scale views over to the islands of Rum, Skye and Eigg. As we speak, there are 4 bothies and cottages. The resort’s restaurant is the hub, serving natural greens from the its backyard, shellfish from the neighbouring water and plenty of cheeses from native dairies. Double rooms from £90, sawdays.co.ukThe Torridon, Wester RossThe northwest wilds: The Torridon in Wester RossThe rugged epitome of a north-west Highland escape, this boutique resort on the wild shores of Loch Torridon actually does have one thing for everybody. You possibly can go upmarket within the resort, or relax within the extra informal and family-friendly steady conversion. Whichever you select, there’s 55 acres to play with for strolling, coasteering, snorkeling and wild swimming. Take your choose with the meals, too – 1887 Restaurant for connoisseur eating, or Bo & Muc for informal meals. Each supply their produce from the encircling property. And the bar has an unbelievable assortment of malts to strive. Double rooms from £155 B&B, thetorridon.comScourie Lodge, SutherlandLake land: the Scourie resort affords entry to greater than 300 lochs and lochansNorth of Ullapool on the north-west coast, this resort has been adored by fishing followers for generations. When the Campbell household purchased it six years in the past, they up to date it with mild, trendy furnishings. It nonetheless has a trustworthy fishing following, because of an abundance of brown trout and entry to over 300 lochs and lochans. For everybody else, there’s a string of spectacular seashores to find, together with the largely abandoned Scourie Bay with golden sand, in addition to a pleasant bar and restaurant. Double rooms from £165 B&B, scouriehotel.comThe Pierhouse, ArgyllShore facet: Loch Linnhe, the place fishermen catch langoustines and mussels for the Pierhouse restaurantPort Appin is a fairly little fishing village and its former Piermaster’s home is now a pleasant resort the place you may watch foot passengers and cyclists as they anticipate the blue-and-white passenger ferry to Lismore Island. The whitewashed constructing has 12 charming bedrooms, plus a restaurant and the whisky-filled Ferry Bar. Nevertheless it’s the superb restaurant that folks come for – make sure you strive the langoustines and mussels, that are contemporary from the waters of Loch Linnhe lapping exterior the window. Double rooms from £125 B&B, pierhousehotel.co.ukSaorsa 1875, Perthshire‘Baronial splendour’: Saorsa, 1875, Scotland’s first vegan resort. {Photograph}: Murdo MacLeod/The GuardianScotland’s first vegan resort is, from the surface, all baronial splendour, but there’s nothing old-school right here – it’s a cruelty-free possibility for vegans, vegetarians and anybody “plant-curious”. Menus use produce from the resort’s kitchen backyard, whereas drinks are sourced from native breweries – with cocktails taken very critically certainly. Doubles rooms from £150 B&B, saorsahotel.comFortingall Lodge, Perthshire‘A draw for nature followers’: the countryside close to Fortinghall Lodge in Perthshire. {Photograph}: Nmp Inventory/AlamyOne for structure followers, Fortingall was in-built 1891 by James MacLaren in a bid to revive Scottish vernacular structure – Charles Rennie Waterproof coat was an early customer. MacLaren’s constructing stays on the coronary heart of the village, together with the thatched cottages constructed as an Arts & Crafts neighborhood. The encircling Glen Lyon is a draw for nature followers, whereas the Ewe bar brings locals to its wooden and peat fireplace. Double rooms from £190 B&B, fortingall.comFoyers Lodge, Inverness-shire‘Strolling and biking close by are wonderful’: the backyard at Lobby’s Lodge . {Photograph}: Emily SandiferOn the south facet of Loch Ness, homeowners Anna and Phil have reworked this Nineteenth-century looking lodge into a classy place to stick with eight rooms. Walks and biking close by are wonderful, with waterfalls and woodland for firm. Breakfasts have porridge and Arbroath smokies on the menu, whereas dinners carry Scottish classics, equivalent to Balmoral rooster and cranachan, to the desk. There are many vegetarian and gluten-free decisions, too. Double rooms from £155 B&B, foyerslodge.co.ukGrandtully Lodge, PerthshireWhisky galore: the well-stocked lounge on the Grandtully Lodge in Perthshire. {Photograph}: Matt DavisPerthshire calls itself the gateway to the Highlands and this resort on the River Tay goals to try this fantastically. With simply eight rooms, however a 30-cover restaurant, meals is at its coronary heart. Elements are provided by the proprietor’s – Ballintaggart – farm and all of the retro rooms are fitted with rolltop baths, stylish design and muted colors. There’s a well-stocked whisky lounge, too. Doubles from £155 B&B, ballintaggart.comFife Arms, Aberdeenshire‘A touch of excessive Victoriana’: the Fife Arms in Aberdeenshire. {Photograph}: Ed ReeveA sprint of excessive Victoriana in Braemar with 46 bedrooms and suites. Owned by the Hauser & Wirth gallery, there may be fabulous artwork on present wherever you look – there are a whole lot of works all through the resort. The Clunie eating room has murals that reference the native river by famend Argentine artist Guillermo Kuitca, and a scrumptious menu thanks to move chef Marcus Sherry, together with salt-baked kohlrabi. The Flying Stag has an off-the-cuff however hearty menu, plus a memorable assortment of single malts from throughout Scotland. Doubles from £240 B&B, thefifearms.comKilcamb Lodge Lodge, ArgyllNight gentle: the Kilcamb Lodge Lodge in Argyll, the place there’s loads of wildlife to spotThis luxurious boutique resort is located on the shores of Loch Sunart and sits in 22 acres of personal meadow, mountain and woodland. Ardnamurchan has excellent wildlife, together with golden eagles, pine martens, pink deer and squirrels, in addition to otters that play on the backside of the backyard. The restaurant has venison and mushy fruits from native estates and farms. Doubles from £220, together with breakfast, kilcamblodge.co.uk