The Valentine’s Day Edit – North of the Border
Whether you are a romantic or not, Valentine’s Day is a chance to tell someone you care. www.whatireallywanted.com can help Cupid work his magic this February with a choice of luxury hotels, spa and golf resorts gift experiences across Scotland to share afternoon teas, overnight stays, romantic meals à deux and spa treatments for two with loved ones.
Whether its city luxe or romantic rural www.whatireallywanted.com has it covered this Valentine’s Day. Why not visit the G&V Royal Mile Hotel in the heart of Edinburgh where you can stroll up to the castle hand-in-hand before enjoying a 60 minutes Classic Swedish Massage then retire to the award winning Cucina restaurant?
Only 40 minutes away from the centre of Edinburgh, treat yourself and a loved one to a Valentine’s retreat at The Archerfield in Dirleton. With a soothing spa and two golf courses, indulge by opting for one of its amazing historic annexes such as The Fletcher’s Cottage or The House that promise intimacy and comfort.
Situated equal distance from Glasgow and Edinburgh, get heady this Valentine’s Day with a Two Night Break for Two at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro. Located in an elegant Victorian style hotel, why not treat a loved one with dinner by the Michelin star winning chef at The Kailyard by Nick Nairn restaurant?
Fancy heading further north? Take in the breathtaking views of Pitlochry with a Valentine’s visit at Scotland’s Hotel & Leisure Club. With two neighbouring houses that provide your own private accommodation you can use the main hotels facilities while you take a romantic break with Dinner for Two.
Fit for the prince of princess in your life, just down the road is the magnificent Fonab Castle, re-opened in 2013. Steeped with history and culture, choose from an afternoon tea for two, dinner tête-à-tête or/and an indulgent spa treatment.
If romance means cozying up with your loved one then go for the 18th Century Aberdeen landmark of Thainstone House in Inverurie. Curl up in front of the blazing fire with an Afternoon Tea for Two or maybe treat yourself to an indulgent glass or two of Prosecco. If you are a lover of the great outdoors, why not take a loved one to visit the picturesque Cairngorms National Park with a one night break with Chef’s Table for two at the Deeside Inn in Ballater?
Take a walk on the wild side this Valentine’s Day
Head to the Highlands with a trip to the Scottish West Coast with a visit to Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore, set in the heart of Cairngorms National Park. With the Great Outdoors literally on your doorstep, you can enjoy a spot of skiing or relax and chill by the indoor pool.
Or head to the Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa at the edge of the wee idyllic town of Inveraray, with uninterrupted views of Loch Fyne and beyond to the Cowal Hills where you and your Valentine can share afternoon tea with, or without a glass of fizz, a Six Course dinner with Champagne for Two and Spa Treatments.
On Top of the World
Fancy being on the top of the world? Well, you will feel like you are at the Golf View Hotel & Spa in Nairn. On one of the highest points in Scotland, catch a glimpse of the inquisitive dolphins from the panoramic views, while you make romantic memories.
However you want to show your Valentine you love them, www.whatireallywanted.com gift experiences can set your hearts a flutter.
Our Top 10 Edit of Scottish Boltholts for a Romantic Valentines
- Fonab Castle, Perthshire
- G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh
- Loch Fyne Hotel & Spa, Argyle, Scotland
- Golf View Hotel & Spa, Nairn, Scotland
- Archerfield House, East Lothian
- Thainstone House, Aberdeenshire
- The Deeside Inn, Aberdeenshire
- DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro
- Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore
- Scotland’s Hotel & Leisure Club, Perthshire