The South of Scotland Family Hotels Guide

hotels and other accommodation for families travelling with children


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in a beautiful, seashore setting, this traditionally furnished hotel offers guests a choice of a formal restaurant or casual fare in the conservatory

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owned and managed by the same family for over 40 years with a tradition of offering comfortable accommodation and fine food and wine

Smiths Hotel

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situated adjacent to the Old Blacksmiths Shop, this contemporarily styled hotel offers spacious rooms, a convivial bar and award-winning cuisine

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a charming Victorian house, in the Scottish baronial style, packed with plenty of original features and set in carefully tended gardens

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with a choice of elegant restaurant or informal brasserie, this centrally placed hotel is within easy reach of Kielder Forest and Jedburgh Abbey

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this stylish hotel is situated 2 minutes walk from the ferry terminal, it offers elegant and spacious rooms and a bistro serving Scottish cuisine

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with a high standard of decor throughout, this elegant hotel offers sumptuous rooms, an a la carte restaurant and a relaxed bistro bar

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features stylish and contemporary interiors and well-presented rooms, there is also a terrace ideal for relaxing with a drink in warmer weather

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stay at a classic Scottish manse with well appointed rooms and boasting cosy, log fires in the public rooms, all set in tranquil surroundings

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well-appointed hotel, in a seafront setting, with comfortable, luxurious guest rooms, award-winning dining and relaxing leisure facilities

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a stylish and contemporary beach side hotel with scenic views, rooms have a fresh, New England/Cape Cod design and they are well-equipped

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elegant hotel, next to Ayr Racecourse, with opulent suites in the characterful main house or contemporary rooms in the courtyard

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a unique hotel set in 20 acres of spectacular coastline, with just 9 rooms and suites it is friendly and intimate and boasts breath taking views

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there are relaxing facilities and a relaxing setting at this grand hotel, enjoy the scenic views over the Firth of Clyde toward the Isle of Arran

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contemporary hotel, close to Western Gailes Beach, with luxurious rooms, a rejuvenating spa and a 9-hole golf course and driving range

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dating from 1892, but with updated and contemporary interiors, guest rooms are individual in style reflecting the heritage of the building

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an ultra-modern hotel with stylish decor throughout, featuring a vibrant restaurant and bar, spacious rooms and easy transport links to Ayr

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this contemporary hotel, overlooking the marina, boasts luxuriously appointed 1 and 2 bedroom suites, decorated in a bright, nautical style

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this luxurious hotel sits in an elevated spot overlooking the Ayrshire coast, it boasts championship golf, an ESPA spa and 6 restaurants

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enjoy award-winning cuisine at this elegant, town-centre hotel, featuring sumptuous, stylish rooms; ideally placed for exploring Galloway

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