Dog Friendly

Welcome to our selection of dog friendly hotels, a lot of our hotel owners have their own dogs, so they understand the need for owners to take their dog with them on their short breaks and holidays.  Listed below are our hotels that offer all the hotel comforts to dogs. You can Book Online with most of our hotels direct, via their own web site, offering you the best available rates however if you are bringing your dog with you please check direct with the hotel that they have a dog friendly room available - you can contact hotel by phone or email to arrange your stay with your dog. Please check out the bottom of this page, we have added some thoughts on our dog friendly hotels plus Mark’s current top 5 choices.

Ardshiel Hotel Kintyre
Ardshiel Hotel Kintyre

Campbeltown, PA28 6JL

Prices from:
£70 B&B

Dogs are most welcome at Ardshiel, there is a small charge of £5 just to cover the extra cleaning. Please mention at time of booking that you are bringing your dog with you.

Argyll Hotel Kintyre
Argyll Hotel Kintyre

Campbeltown, PA28 6QE

Prices from:
£80.00 B&B

Step off the hotel terrace straight onto the white sandy beach for a walk, play or a swim in the sea. The beach was voted one of the top 5 dog friendly beaches in the UK by Elle Magazine in 2014.

Blackaddie House Hotel
Blackaddie House Hotel

Sanquhar, DG4 6JJ

Prices from:
£65 per person

Not only are dogs welcome here at Blackaddie House Hotel they are positively encouraged.

Bridge of Lochay Hotel
Bridge of Lochay Hotel

Killin, FK21 8TS

Prices from:
£35 per person

Dogs welcome in rooms and can join owners in our Public Bar.

Caddon View House Scottish Borders
Caddon View House Scottish Borders

Innerleithen, EH44 6HH

Prices from:
£70 B&B

Caddon View welcome well behaved dogs they have one dog friendly en-suite standard double room. If you wish to bring your dog with you please let hotel know when booking. Dogs are charged at £5 per pet per night.

Clachan Cottage Hotel
Clachan Cottage Hotel

Lochearnhead, FK19 8PU

Prices from:
£118 B&B

Dogs stay free in this pet-friendly hotel, great dog walking nearby on the Glenogle trail or through Glenample. 2 dog friendly bedrooms, please mention at time of booking you are bringing your dog.

Cringletie House Hotel
Cringletie House Hotel

Peebles, EH45 8PL

Prices from:
£119.00 B&B

Cringletie House Hotel enjoy having dogs to stay, there is no charge for dogs, the gardens and grounds are wonderful for a morning walk.

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
Kilcamb Lodge Hotel & Restaurant

Strontian, PH36 4HY

Prices from:
£165 B&B

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel are very dog friendly and have won many awards including:  Best Loved Hotels dog friendly hotel 2017, with 22 acres and private beach to expore from the hotels front door your dog will be spoilt rotten!

Loch Kinord Hotel
Loch Kinord Hotel

Royal Deeside, AB34 5JY

Prices from:
£80 B&B

Dogs and other pets are most welcome at Loch Kinord, dogs are allowed in the bar but not the restaurant and hotel asks dogs kept on lead at all times.

Moorings Hotel
Moorings Hotel

Fort William, PH33 7LY

Prices from:
£90 B&B

Moorings Hotel welcome your well behaved and friendly canine companions to join you in this wonderful Highland setting; after all they need a holiday too!

Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Courses
Murrayshall House Hotel & Golf Courses

Scone by Perth, PH2 7PH

Prices from:
£90 B&B

Murrayshall House Hotel welcome dogs, the only condition is dogs are not left unattended in the room during your stay. There are many great walks around Murrayshall Hotel. There is a £10 charge for dogs.

Orasay Inn Isle of South Uist Hotel
Orasay Inn Isle of South Uist Hotel

South Uist, HS8 5PD

Prices from:
£80 B&B

Orasay Inn are delighted to accept dogs with their well behaved owners! There are no extra charges to bring your dog to Orasay.

Raasay House
Raasay House

Isle of Raasay, IV40 8PB

Prices from:
£25 per person

Dogs are very welcome at Raasay. Your four legged friend can stay with you in one of our private rooms as well as accompany you to dinner if you dine in our friendly bar. There is a small extra charge for cleaning your room

Rufflets Hotel - St. Andrews
Rufflets Hotel - St. Andrews

St. Andrews, KY16 9TX

Prices from:
£150 per room

With fabulous gardens and grounds, Rufflets is a great place to stay & dogs are most welcome! Dog owners have choice of 5 bedroom lodges and 3 self catering lodges in the gardens.

The Glen Lui Hotel
The Glen Lui Hotel

Ballater, AB35 5PP

Prices from:
£110 B&B

At Glen Lui Hotel their Pine rooms are offered to dog owners. Superb location for dogs with many great walks on their doorstep. Check availability and book online direct with hotel.

The Inveraray Inn
The Inveraray Inn

Inveraray, PA32 8XB

Prices from:
£70.00 B&B

Well-behaved pets are welcome, we require prior arrangement and a small daily supplement is charged for overnight stay. Our popular Argyll Bar is a member of he excellent “Dugs n’Pubs” community.

The Tontine Hotel Peebles
The Tontine Hotel Peebles

Peebles, EH45 8AJ

Prices from:
£80 B&B

Dogs are most welcome at Tontine hotel in Peebles where the hotel offers their Riverside lodge bedrooms for guests with dogs, many of which have recently been refurbished.

The Wheatsheaf at Swinton
The Wheatsheaf at Swinton

Swinton, TD11 3JJ

Prices from:
£120 B&B

The Wheatsheaf have have two fog friendly rooms plus one dog friendly cottage. There is a small charge of £15per night for dogs in the hotel.

Trigony House Hotel & Garden Spa
Trigony House Hotel & Garden Spa

Thornhill, DG3 5EZ

Prices from:
£105 B&B

We welcome dogs and their owners to Trigony. The hotel makes the perfect spot to holiday with your four legged friend and there are plenty of walks from the front door.

Think long country walks - stunning beaches - mountain walks - Loch and river trails - Forests with hidden paths.

You will find all these and more at our dog friendly hotels.

At Scotland’s Personal Hotels we have over 20 hotels across Scotland that are dog friendly with many going the extra mile to make sure you and your dog have a great stay. Having two dogs myself I understand the needs of dog owners. Many hotels sell themselves as dog friendly but when you arrive you are given a list of things you and your dog cannot do.

Dog friendly to us means exactly that. We want to make sure you and your dog/dogs enjoy your stay without many restrictions. Almost all our hotels provide dog baskets as well as food and water bowls.  The only restriction our hotels tend to have is no dogs during food service in the restaurants.  We need to make sure that all guests are happy and a restaurant full of dogs might not be very relaxing when the smell of lovely food is served - a rather large temptation for all dogs!!  

Our hotels offer other eating options for example bar or lounge areas where you can eat and your dog can keep you company. 

Offering easy access to the outside is very important and where possible dog friendly rooms are on the ground floor offering quick and easy access outside.  In some hotels, bedrooms open right out into the gardens, just perfect for the early morning walk!!

Our dog friendly hotels are located in the following parts of Scotland:

  1. The South of Scotland including Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway.
  2. West Coast of Scotland including Argyll.
  3. The Central Belt of Scotland including St. Andrews and Perthshire.
  4. The Highlands and Islands of Scotland including Raasay, South Uist& Loch Ness. 

In the Scottish Borders we have The Wheatsheaf Hotel, Swinton. Overlooking the village green, the surrounding countryside offers many great walks for you and your dog/s. Cringletie House hotel near Peebles & Edinburgh, has acres of gardens to explore. The Tontine Hotel in Peebles and Caddon View House, Innerleithen both offer wonderful accommodation for you and your canine friends.

In Dumfries & Galloway we have two stunning country house hotels - Blackaddie House Hotel & Trigony House hotel both very dog friendly and both serving great food.

On the west Coast of Scotland we have Inveraray Inn Inveraray, Ardsheil Hotel, Campbeltown and Argyll Hotel overlooking a stunning beach just perfect for a walk along the beach first thing in the morning.

In the Central Belt we have Rufflets Country House Hotel set it its own gardens yet only 5 minutes to the centre of St. Andrews, Bridge of Lochay hotel on the outskirts of Killin, Clachan Cottage Hotel overlooking Loch Earn, Murrayshall Hotel & Golf Course with acres of grounds to explore and just outside of Perth.

Further north into Aberdeenshire we have Loch Kinord Hotel and Glen Lui Hotel with the wonderful Speyside countryside on the doorstep ready for you to explore.

Across the Highlands we have The Lovat Hotel overlooking Loch Ness and Moorings Hotel overlooking The Caledonian Canal as well as Orasay Inn on South Uist and Raasay on the Isle of Raasay- all great locations for a short break with your four legged friends!

Mark’s Top 5 Dog Friendly Hotels:

I have listed below my current top 5 dog friendly hotels with a brief reason for each choice.

Argyll Hotel Kintyre overlooking Bellochantuy Bay.
Wonderful setting right on the beach just perfect for walks with your dog and inside the hotel is very dog friendly plus no charge.

Trigony House Hotel Dumfries & Galloway.
Dogs welcomed throughout the hotel, welcome doggy box on arrival and great dog friendly walks.

Bridge of Lochay Hotel Killin
Lovely village setting, dogs most welcome in public bar with roaring log fire and back door to outside terrace - perfect after a long walk to enjoy a drink and a bite to eat.

Tontine hotel Peebles
Dogs welcomed in bar, bistro and lounges so no need to hide them away.

Blackaddie House Hotel Sanquhar
A hotel where dog owners are actively encouraged to bring their dogs with them.  Oh and a wee incentive for the owners probably some of the best cooking in Scotland!!

I hope the above is a little help for you in finding a great dog friendly hotel in Scotland.

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