12 of the most stunningly scenic Scottish pubs

Combining stunning surroundings with a drink or two in good company is always the ideal way to relax.


There are a number of things that Scotland does very well but scenery and socialising are two that we definitely specialise in, here are the perfect pubs around the country that combine both. (Main picture: Head to Tobermory and the Mishnish).

With more awards than the number of pints we can sink in an all day session, and set in the heart of some of the most beautiful scenery the country has to offer the Applecross Peninsula the Applecross Inn is a must-visit.

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For an authentic slice of Highland hospitality and scenery that will take your breath away - weather-scarred cliffs and postcard-perfect hills dominate the landscape - the Clachaig is the perfect place to visit.
A visit to the Isle of Mull's iconic and vibrant harbourfront and its wee yellow house is the perfect way to unwind, and in the Mishnish you'll a roaring log fire, a great range of beer and whisky and amazing service.
Found on the southern shore of Loch Ness, the Inn provides guests with unrivalled views of this beautiful loch. Head outside to the shore when it's warm to scan the horizon for a glimpse of the lochs now famous resident.
A delightful bonus for any coastal trip along the East neuk, the award-winning Ship Inn has everything you want in a beachfront pub and more, it's also the only in Britain to have its own cricket team and pitch on the beach.
Situated by the river of the same name at the foot of the Cuillin mountain range, the Sligachan Hotel and its popular bar are the ideal basecamp from which to explore Skye's unique and unforgettable scenery.
The Drovers, which was established in 1705, is named for the highland drovers who used to drive their cattle down the side of the Loch to the markets in the south and is ensconced in some truly stunning scenery.
Found on one of Scotland's most beautiful coastal stretches, the Harbour Bar is a quaint and traditional pub that's always bustling with people, live music and a range of great drinks.
Located in the idyllic harbour town of Stonehaven, the Marine Hotel is the rustic home of the ever-popular Six Degrees North Brewery and a worthy pilgrimage for any true beer fan.
A regular winner of hospitality awards, the Steamboat Inn is a glowing example of why this region is fast becoming one of Scotland's top food and drink destinations.
The Old Forge, located on the Knoydart peninsula, is a record-breaking bar that is recognised as the most remote pub in mainland Britain. If you pass through its doors youve probably gone to some effort to get there - don't worry it's worth it.
The pub sits right down in the villages ancient harbour and offers good range of beers. You can sit outside and enjoy views of one of the oldest harbours on the Moray Coast.