5 Cosy Winter Getaways in Scotland

Why not escape this winter to Scotland's Adventure Coast, with our top picks for Getaway breaks this Season across Argyll & the Isles!


The House at Glenbarr

The house at Glenbarr Stores is the perfect little escape from the hustle and bustle of the city this season. The house offers 4 large, accessible, en-suite/private shower facilities within the building, whilst also introducing their new Hay Loft bedroom with a sitting area and kitchenette, ideal for a comfortable escape in Kintyre. Continental breakfast is provided to all guests and is available to enjoy in Glebbarr Café between 9 am and 10 am, which features a selection of food and has gluten-free and vegan options available. As well as accommodation, Glenbarr also has stores, which sell local produce, a café, and a garden center. Why not take the chance to explore the Kintyre 66, which features 66 miles of breath-taking scenery, wonderful walks, and food treats along the way!


Portsonachan Wilderness Hotel and Self-Catering Lodges are a fantastic get-a-way break for those looking to experience beautiful night skies and winter wonderland experiences. The hotel and self-catering lodges are on the banks of Loch Awe, perfect for wild swimming, hill trekking, and magical walks. Portsonachan Hotel has a large selection of rooms to suit all budgets, from standard double and twin rooms to Premium loch view rooms. All bedrooms have an en-suite, TV, and hospitality tray with tea, coffee, milk, and sugar available. They also offer the coach house building, which is pet friendly with over 100 acres of Scottish countryside to explore, as well as lodges to suit all budgets.

Portavadie Hotel and Spa

Treat yourself to a fantastic break away at Portavadie, next to the beautiful Loch Fyne. For Winter 2021, Portavadie has Twixmas chillax breaks and New Year Celebration offers, perfect for anyone wishing to escape. There is a range of accommodation available from luxury apartments and lodges to cottages and retreats. Not to mention over the festive period, Portavadie has a range of in-house activities set for the festive season, which includes discos, quizzes, and a New Years' party, to bring in the bells overlooking Loch Fyne. This would be the perfect escape for anyone looking for a fun-packed festive season, ideal for both adults and kids.


Love Argyll

Want to explore Argyll, but not sure where to stay? Why not check out Love Argyll! Love Argyll has a range of beautifully selected luxury cottages placed along the very scenic banks of Loch Awe and Loch Fyne. Along the banks of Loch Fyne, Love Argyll offers the choice of The Stable Cottage, No9 Inveraray, and Cherry Trees Cottage, which comfortably sleep up to 6 and has a modern fitted kitchen with all appliances, perfect for relaxing in the comfort of the cottage after a long day exploring! Not only do guests benefit from the beautiful scenery, but they also receive a welcome hamper with amazing local produce essentials such as milk, eggs, bread, and jam. Oh and not to mention some Loch Fyne Ales to tempt your taste buds. On the banks of Loch Awe, the blue cottage sleeps 4 comfortably. Not only is it great for families, but it is also dog friendly, and was voted one of the top dog-friendly accommodations in the UK by Paw & Stay. The Blue Cottage provides a comfortable dog bed, welcome treats, and a wide selection of walks within the local area for both to enjoy. Per booking you can take up to one medium-sized dog or two small dogs per stay, meaning you don't have to leave your best friend at home!


Not looking for a winter getaway? Why not book Early for spring with Kings Reach B & B, Reopening in March 2022!

Kings Reach Vegan Bed & Breakfast

Kings Reach Bed and Breakfast takes special pride in providing a hearty breakfast with 100% plant-based products in their breakfasts, there are no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs in any of their meals. However, you don’t have to be Vegan to enjoy your stay at the wonderful Kings Reach B & B, as there is plenty of places to explore whilst you are in the beautiful Kilmartin Glen. Kings Reach has three large comfortable ensuite B & B rooms, that have their own sitting area with clear views of Dunadd Hill. There is also the option to book one of their Vegan-friendly self-catering accommodations, which are full- equipped with a kitchen, open plan lounge, and two large bedrooms, comfortably sleeping 4, ideal for larger parties and families. Whilst you are in the area why not explore Lochgilphead, Inveraray, the Crinan Canal, and Knapdale Forest for a tranquil escape to nature.