ANY animal lover knows that pets are part of family life and the mere thought of venturing on holiday without the beloved family dog is unbearable at best and just not something that many will consider. Thankfully, the current “staycation” trend offers plentiful opportunities within our beloved Scotland and the following are a selection of places where the family pet shall also be welcomed.
Our welcome was warm and relaxed and extended to our family member of the four-legged variety; who was also very grateful to be acknowledged and welcomed with the same unfettered passion.
Birchlea welcomes well-behaved dogs and we were delighted that beyond the exclusive landscaped site, home to 8 additional, privately owned forest lodges, lay forest, coastal and beach paths, perfect for long walks and exceptional photographic opportunities.
Appin Holiday Homes offer a welcoming self-catering stay in a picturesque and fascinating location, between Oban and Fort William, overlooking the mystical Sea-Loch of Loch Creran. Only minutes from the West Coast, Glencoe is also just a short drive away and some of the best scenery Scotland has to offer is literally on the doorstep.
A stone’s throw from Oban, sitting on the hills overlooking Loch Feochan, Lagnakeil’s wooden lodges offer all modern amenities, wonderful walks and breathtaking scenery.
Supremely remote, Signal Rock Cottage invites guests to one of the most beautiful and atmospheric vistas in the Highlands. Soaked with history, the surrounding countryside is unspoilt and a haven for walkers and photographers.