Category: Accommodation

Check out the information we have to share about accommodation, in general, to help you make the best decisions while planning trips.

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7 Activities to Have Fun without Leaving Your Hotel Room

When you are travelling, there will be instances where you want to have fun or relax without having to step outside your hotel room. Parkburn Guest House gives you some recommendations for activities to have fun in your hotel.

Writing

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If you are into writing, the calmed relaxed ambience of a hotel room is perfect to come up with new ideas to write about. Far from your busy daily-life routines, you can dedicate yourself to writing stories, poems, and even love letters to the loved ones back home.

Play with Shaving Cream

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For travellers that have brought their little kids along, playing with shaving cream as if it were snow is a wonderful alternative in those moments where you can’t or won’t go out.

Paint a Picture

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Gorgeous landscapes like those available all across the Scottish Highlands are wonderful inspiration to be captured in a picture. Just draw the curtains and get to draw the image you can see.

Play Online Casinos

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Online gambling is a wonderful way to relax after a long day of sightseeing and exciting adventures and it also offers you the chance to earn a profit. The real roulette Unibet casino is a great place to start.

Upload your Pictures to Social Media

One of the things that most travellers enjoy is sharing their experiences through their social media, as this also serves as a wayto keep atrip’s record. Kick back and take your time to upload the day’s pictures while laying on your hotel bed.

Order a Romantic Dinner for Two

If you’re travelling with your significant other, this is the moment to rekindle the flame and you can start by ordering a romantic dinner for two to be enjoyed in your room.

Call Your Loved Ones

Take the time alone in your hotel room to call your loved ones that you miss and exchange stories about your day’s events. Let them know you are thinking of them.

Wanting to stay in your hotel room or arrive earlier at it is perfectly normal, but you don’t have to be bored or stressed. Try these activities instead and make the most out of that comfortable hotel room that you are paying for.

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Top 5 Hotels to Stay at in the Scottish Highlands

Parkburn Guest House uses this opportunity to show you some of the very best hotels to visit in the Scottish Highlands.

Fonab Castle

If you seek a romantic break, you might just fall head over heels over this five-star luxury boutique hotel. You can choose a loch or woodland view and it also has a spa. Situated in the fabled Gateway to the Cairngorms the nearby Faskally Wood is home of the fabled Enchanted Forest.  Nearby Loch Faskally is renowned for photographing beautifully.

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Dunalastair Hotel Suites

The newly opened five-star hotel in the village of Kinloch Rannoch is one of the most secluded options in our Highlands hotel guide. Edina’s Kitchen serves up fresh Scottish dishes using locally sourced ingredients.

The Queen’s View is half an hour’s drive and both Queen Isabella and Queen Victoria had a penchant for spending time there.

River Beds Lodges

Situated in the breath-taking and haunting Glencoe, it is one of the most photogenic areas of the Scottish Highlands. Luxury wee lodges, each has its deck overlooking a stream, and some have an outdoor hot tub.

The Laroch Restaurant and Bar is overseen by a Michelin Star chef. Historic Fort William is 20 minutes away and a great stop on the way to Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the British Isles.

The Boat Hotel in Boat of Garten

Here they pride themselves on their hearty comforting pub grub and the restaurant has a seasonally revolving menu, as well as a fully stocked bar. Its winning charm, however, is its proximity to the local attractions. The Cairngorm Mountain ski resort, Loch Morlich, and Loch an Eilein are all within 30 min drives.

The Achnagairn Estate

Only 7 miles from the heart of legendary Inverness. 38 bedrooms and each one unique and inspired by post-impressionist artist Georges Seurat. Lodges are just 650 feet from historic Achnagairn castle,and can accommodate between 10 and 12 people, so it’s a great option for a group getaway with friends.

Each of these hotels offer you different options and services that are all enjoyable but fit for particular tastes. This is why we picked them because we know that your needs will be certainly met by at least one of these establishments.

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4 Places You Must Go to While Visiting the Scottish Highlands

For those of us who love to travel to the Scottish Highlands, there are places we simply can’t get enough of. If you want to find out why,we made a list of the places you must visit while visiting this beautiful region of the UK.

St. Andrew’s Cathedral

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You can find this impressive 19th-century church at Inverness and admire its gothic design that was cut short for the lack of funds but still came out outstanding. The St. Andrew’s Cathedral is the Bishop of Moray’s seat and it features an astounding Austrian oak-made choir along with their artful stained-glass windows. A paradise for architects.

Caledonian Canal

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This 60-mile-long waterway connects Fort William to the northeast of the Inverness region, and it runs all along the Great Glen. Additionally, following the Caledonian Canal will take you to iconic places such as Loch Ness, while going through Loch Lochy, Loch Oich, and Loch Dochfour. You can sail it on cruises and pleasure boats.

Inverness Castle

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Travellers from outside Europe might love this place the most since there might be no castles where they come from. If you are a fan of Shakespeare, you’ll know interesting facts about this place right off the bat. Made up of Neo-Roman red stone, tourists always have fun exploring the grounds and looking at the River Ness.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

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This modern theatre is the perfect place to go watch an opera, a play, music artists’ performances, ballets, and even some films. It is located next to the River Ness and has a futuristic look about it that makes it stand out from the Gothic-designed mansion thatneighbours it.

Keep these places in mind for your next visit to the Scottish Highlands and enjoy a wide array of activities and tours available on each one.