When love is in the air, Lanarkshire can provide the most romantic of getaways, whether you are looking for elegant surroundings, peaceful hideaways or a little taste of luxury,
Tastefully converted and restored, Cornhill Castle Hotel in Biggar is a Scottish mansion house designed in the style of an elegant castle in a rural, waterfront setting. Fairytale accommodation includes classic double rooms and grand, opulent suites, plus brand new luxury Scottish hot tub lodges for that intimate, get-away-from-it-all escape.
Take a romantic stroll around the loch, relax over dinner and wine in the stunning Glasshouse restaurant with its seasonal menus and contemporary design, and retire to one of the tastefully decorated rooms, all at the Alona Hotel in Strathclyde Country Park. Lochside rooms come with stunning views, and with the park on your doorstep, there are plenty of opportunities for peaceful walks with your loved one.
Charming and quirky, Stoury Bothy sits on a working farm, surrounded by spectacular scenery on the outskirts of Kilsyth. There’s a touch of history thrown in too, as the farm is located on the site of the Battle of Kilsyth, which took place in 1645. Cosy and original, the tastefully decorated bothy is a romantic little hideaway, with an outside hut which is the perfect spot in which to sit with a hot chocolate to watch the world go by. There are lovely walks nearby, and the local pub is a short stroll away.
Home to nine stunning en-suite bedrooms, each decorated in a period style and named in honour of a historical custodian of the place, Crossbasket Castle boasts period window and bed dressings, original antique furniture and luxuriously over-sized beds. For a regal romantic getaway, this is a beautiful location, with the option to dine in opulent surroundings at the latest contemporary restaurant from the Roux culinary dynasty. Dishes showcase fare from Scotland’s renowned natural larder with an added touch of creative flair from the iconic Roux team.