25 of the best pubs in Scotland - according to CAMRA's Good Beer Guide 2020

We certainly aren't short of pubs here in Scotland, but which are some of the best?

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CAMRA's Good Beer Guide 2020 recently reveal their top spots, and here we take a look at 25 of the best pubs which feature. From country pubs to hotel bars, there's a good place to stop for a drink no matter where you are or are travelling to in Scotland.

The Copper Dog bar is located in this impressive Victorian hotel, which is close to the River Spey. Food and drinks can be enjoyed here whereas upstairs in the Quaich bar theres an impressive whisky selection.

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This charming bar is situated on Speysides malt whisky trail and os close to the Speyside Way. It is at its most popular during the tourist season and during the Spirit of Speyside whisky festival.
This small popular pub is named after John Shanks, a shoe maker and an important name in conservation of Elgins cathedral. Food is available from 10am and drinks include whisky, gins, cocktails, real ale and bottled beer.
This small family-run hotel overlooks the famous Highland Games ground on the edge of this historic village. Four varying ales are served, which reduces to three in the winter.
One of Banffs most historic buildings, this pub retains many original features including distillery mirrors in the bar. Food is served in the upstairs lounge and one of the taps is home to an ever-changing beer.
The Copper Bar in this Baronial style hotel serve real ale - often Fyne Ales or Hop Back which can be enjoyed in the bar, dining room or games room.
Visitors to this hotel can enjoy views across Brodick Bay as well as home-cooked meals and a beer, which in the summer is often an Arran Blonde.
16 TVs showing sports make this an ideal hangout at the weekend, if thats your thing. Theres also table and pool tables and a DJ playing at the weekend. Four ales, usually two Sottish, are served.
This traditional pub serves great food which can be enjoyed while listening to live music or watching games or sport on TV. Theres a beer garden and an open fire.
Evening meals, darts, a garden and a good selection of beers can be enjoyed in this cosy bar.
This large bar has original features, a roaring fire and an outdoor area and serves food as well as four changing beer that are sourced nationally.
Situated within the Crinan Hotel, there are two bars here one of which is dedicated to serving food whereas the other has a fireplace and wooden panels. On tap is usually a selection from Fyne Ales.
With two bars and a separate dining area this busy bar situated opposite the marina, is well worth a visit when on Rothesay.
Dating from the mid-19th century, McPhunns Bar in the inn served two changing beers which are sourced locally as well as a range of spirits and good pub grub.
Opened in 2012, this former farm building is now a brewery bar and serves a selection of tap and bottled beer from Fyne Ales and further afield.
This former coaching inn dates back to 1770 and it is said that Hans Christian Anderson once stayed here. Now home to three national beers that change regularly plus an annual beer and cider festival.
Made famous by its regular appearances in Ian Rankins Rebus novels and often visited by the author himself, the Oxford Bar has three changing regional beers.
One of Glasgows leading whisky bars, The Pot Still has a range of four changing beers, some not often seen in the city.
With two changing beers, this lively brewery bar is located in the iconic Wellpark Brewery site and has become a must-visit spot for beer lovers in Glasgow.
A repeat winner of CAMRA Pub of the Year, the Foresters Arms has four changing beers which are sourced nationally plus bingo nights and a monthly quiz.
Located on the high street of this coastal town, the Crown has two changing beers that are sourced nationally as well as two real ciders.
Close to the River Spey, this pub has four changing beers which are sourced locally, as well as a popular restaurant.
The hub of this small town with historical bridge is the Cairn Hotel, which serves three changing regional beers as well as good food to be enjoyed in front of a roaring fire.
The Clachaig is set in a remote location among the spectacular hills and scenery of Glencoe and offers 10 changing local beers, plus hearty food and over 300 whiskies and 100 gins.
Overlooking theMoray Firth, the Bandstand Bar in the Braeval Hotel offers a great selection of local and regional Scottish ales and the occasional English one.