1. BOUTIQUE FARM BOTHIES, ABERDEENSHIRE
Set on glorious farmland in Aberdeenshire, Boutique Farm Bothies offers three unique bothy accommodation options; The Barley Bothy, The Sheep Shed and The Dairy at Denend, each boasting a cosy stay surrounded by beautiful rural countryside. The Barley Bothy is made from most sustainable and recycled materials, The Sheep Shed features its own private hot tub and The Dairy comprises a little bit of luxury in a traditional mobile milking parlour shape. Which one will you choose?
2. CRAIGMADDIE MUIR, GLASGOW
Choose a romantic stay for two in a unique larch wood roundhouse at Craigmaddie Muir near Glasgow. Immerse yourself in this beautiful woodland setting for a back to nature feel that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Complete with a wood burning stove for a cosy night in, a bespoke floating kitchenette with all the utensils you need, and a luxury king-size bed for those lazy mornings, it has everything you need for a tranquil getaway. Outside you have your own hot tub with the most stunning views and is a great spot to do a bit of stargazing on a clear night.
Nearby there are dozens of things you can get up to, from Glengoyne Distillery, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, and the Falkirk Wheel, to Stirling Castle and much more.
3. GUARDSWELL FARM, PERTHSHIRE
Enjoy a guilt-free stay at this eco-friendly and locally sourced farm away from the busy bustle of city life. Guardswell Farm offers a breath of fresh air in the picturesque Perthshire countryside with a range of farmhouse and cosy cottage accommodation to suit everyone. Stay in the off-grid Kailyard with no electricity for a digital detox getaway, or relax in The Pendicle with stunning views and a cosy wood burning stove.
4. TAHUNA BOTHIES, NEWBURGH, ABERDEENSHIRE
Putting the quirk in quirky, Tahuna Bothies lets you bring your horse on holiday with you. Yes, you read that right. Located north of Aberdeen, only a gallop from Newburgh Beach, Tahuna Bothies offers unique bothy accommodation, as well as an onsite livery for your noble steed. There is also private direct access to the beautiful stretch of beach nearby, so you can enjoy endless gallops along the coast. Don’t forget to spoil yourself too! Choose you bothy and enjoy some quality time with friends, family, or even venture on a solo trip. With magnificent views and the opportunity for a much-needed escape from the busy city, how can you say no?!
5. THE HIDEAWAY EXPERIENCE, ANGUS
Add a spark of romance to your trip with a stay at The Hideaway Experience. Just a 10-minute drive from Dundee, you’ll find yourself in this serene and secluded spot on the map, perfect for getting away from it all with your significant other. This 5-star romantic destination is ideal for a honeymoon, complete with hot tubs, saunas, a cocktail bar, a cosy log burner and much more, just waiting to make your trip unforgettable.
Set in a best-of-both-worlds location, you can uncover all the amazing things to see and do in Dundee, as well as exploring the delicious food & drink scene, then retreat back to the countryside to relax under the twinkling night sky.
6. 3 LITTLE HUTS, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
Head to the southern realms of Dumfries & Galloway to 3 Little Huts, nestled in only 5-minutes from the beach, everywhere you look, you’ll be surrounded by stunning coastal views. Just 5 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet, stay in Little Oak, Little Beech or Little Willow for a cosy self-catering retreat on the edge of the UK’s first Dark Sky Park. Boasting magnificent sea views, wood burning stove and pet-friendly for an extra cost, what’s not to love! The huts are also not far from the South West Coastal 300, which encompasses an array of scenic spots across the region.
7. LUXURY LODGES, ST ANDREWS
Nestled on the east coast in the historic area of St Andrews, Luxury Lodges offers bespoke accommodation on Bonerbo Farm. This working farm is home to two stylish lodges boasting sea views across the Firth of Forth, a cosy log burning stove, as well as a large decking area with a private hot tub, dining area and under-cover lounge area complete with twinkly lights. Venture along the nearby Fife Coastal Path where you can uncover dozens of beaches, hidden spots, historic attractions and much more.
8. CRAIG DUCKIE SHEPHERD HUTS, DUNFERMLINE
Elsewhere in Fife, Craig Duckie Shepherd Huts offer two accommodation options, Ewe View and Lamb Lookout, both of which overlook Loch Fitty as well as the stunning countryside surrounding them. Both huts sleep 2 adults and 2 children and feature everything you need to enjoy a cosy and action-packed holiday in Fife. Outside the hut, make use of the firepits to have your own BBQ and enjoy alfresco dining whilst gazing at the stars and toasting marshmallows.
Get to grips with what farm life is really like with touring experience around the working farm.
9. LENNOX OF LOMOND, LOCH LOMOND & THE TROSSACHS NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy a stay at Lennox of Lomond in Luss where you can choose from cosy cottages or a back to nature escape with a spot of glamping. Originally used as functional shepherd’s cottages, relax into the tranquillity of country life in a self-catering cottage equipped with everything you need for a weekend away with the family, friends or significant other. Or if you like camping but with some added home comforts, immerse yourself in a luxury glamping experience, complete with a private hot tub, stunning views, a modern and stylish interior, and an incredible countryside to explore.
Embark on a quad bike trailer tour around the farm where you can see lambs and sheep up close, explore the picturesque reservoir and ask any questions you have and your guide Bobby will have all the answers. Learn more about the resident lambs with Lambing on Loch Lomond, find out more about farming and what a Day in the Life of a Farmer is like and more await you.