As we stop off in the UK more than ever before, where we stay has become more and more important.
This week, The Sunday Times announced The definitive list of the 100 best places to stay is spread across the country, with nine hotels around it. Scotland makes its mark on the prestigious list.
According to The Sunday Times, Taybank in Highland Perthshire is the best place to stay in Scotland.
Based on the Thai coast in the village of Dunkeld, owner of Fraser Potter, formerly Drink When he was young in Taybank and has now transformed the old pub into a bustling new boutique hotel.
Jeremy Lazell, Scotland travel editor for The Times and The Sunday Times, said: music Add a bar, a new owner in Highland Perthshire’s most beautiful town, and you’ve got this bustling five-bedroom Dunkeld hotel right on the River Tay.
Delicious food, riverside beer garden and Scandi-chic makeover – exactly the hotel this outstanding location deserves.
Reopening last month after a fire in the main building in 2017, the Cameron House on Loch Lomond won the coveted Best Family Hotel at the national awards.
The Sunday Times Best Places to Stay guide described it as ‘a grand Loch Lomond mansion that is a delight for couples and families.
It’s an 1830s Scottish baron’s mansion on the banks of Loch Lomond and is described as ‘a cracking high-end resort for families with deep pockets’.
The entire guide is divided into eight regions: London, Southeast, Southwest, Central, East, North, Wales and Scotland, with winners in eight different categories; Budget, B&B, Foodie, Family, Coastal, Bar, Country and Romance.
The guide focuses on hotels with key elements such as comfort, excellent service and value, as well as personality and warmth.
Cameron House, West Dunbartonshire, from £265 per night
Cathedral House, Glasgow, from £80 per night
Foyers Lodge, Inverness, from £140 per night
House of Gods, Edinburgh, from £120 per night
Meldrum House, Aberdeenshire, from £140 per night
Rusacks St Andrews, Fife, from £219 per night
Taybank, Dunkeld, from £150 per night
Dundonald, Fife, £120 per night
The Pierhouse, Argyll & Bute, £180 per night
Alice Hawthorn, Yorkshire, from £120 per night
Baltic Hotel, Liverpool, from £65 per night
Cartford Inn, Lancashire, from £150 per night
Grantley Hall, Yorkshire, from £500 per night
Hope Street Hotel, Liverpool, from £150 per night
Innside, Newcastle, from £69 per night
Kimpton Clocktower, Manchester, from £125 per night
Malmaison, York, from £135 per night
Marshall Meadows, Northumberland, from £175 per night
Moor Hall, Lancashire, from £220 per night
Northcote, Lancashire, from £120 per night
Queens Hotel, Leeds, from £93 per night
Stock Exchange, Manchester, price from £179 per night
The Beaumont, Northumberland, from £100 per night
The Gilpin, Cumbria, from £295 per night
The Ro, Cumbria, from £135 per night
Birch, Hertfordshire, from £150 per night
Cricketers, Essex, from £140 per night
Sculthorpe Mill, Norfolk, from £110 per night
The Blakeney, Norfolk, from £308 per night
Brisley Bell, Norfolk, from £132 per night
The Fellows House, Cambridge, from £170 per night
The Harper, Norfolk, from £175 per night
Bottle and Glass, Oxfordshire, from £120 per night
Callow Hall, Derbyshire, from £179 per night
Crockers in Henley, Oxfordshire from £450 per night
Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire, from £221 per night
Grand Hotel, Birmingham, from £129 per night
Hoar Cross Hall, Staffordshire, from £335 per night
Horwood House, Buckinghamshire, from £179 per night
Ingleside House, Gloucestershire, from £116 per night
Lemore, Herefordshire, from £129 per night
Pensons, Herefordshire, from £400 per night
Telegraph Hotel, Coventry, from £85 per night
The Bear Inn, Shropshire, from £110 per night
The Buxton Crescent Hotel, Derbyshire, price £115 per night
Double Red Duke, Oxfordshire, £120 per night
The Falcon, Northamptonshire, from £150 per night
The Lamb, Oxfordshire, from £60 per night
The New Inn, Gloucestershire, from £105 per night
The Randolph Graduate, Oxford, from £229 per night