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Top 5 holiday homes near Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland, UK

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


Train crossing Glenfinnan Viaduct during daytime

When visiting Scotland, UK, Glenfinnan Viaduct has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland, UK

Here is our pick of the top 5 holiday homes. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.

Crest Of A Wave

Crest of a Wave, Plum Guide home in Oban, Scotland

Crest of a Wave, Plum Guide home in Oban, Scotland

Click to book Crest Of A Wave now: from £1177.06 per night Whether it's a party or just a big get-together, this huge estate sits grandly overlooking Oban Bay, with enough fun to keep everyone entertained. The striking views over the islands backdrop activities here; from the movie room, by the roaring fireplace, or in one of the huge double bedrooms. Even the games room looks out over the ocean - though with ping pong and pool tables, you should be keeping your eye on the ball. Interiors are wonderfully grand and fit for an occasion; we love making a statement by sweeping down the winding white staircase or rustling up a feast in the huge kitchen. For quieter moments, the patio and outdoor sofa is perfect for soaking up the fresh air - and as the sun sets, move quickly to nab your space in the hot tub. Sleeps up to 22 | 11 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

Stag & Thistle

Stag & Thistle, Plum Guide home in The Trossachs

Stag & Thistle, Plum Guide home in The Trossachs

Click to book Stag & Thistle now: from £300 per night Right on the edge of Loch Earn just outside Lochearnhead, this freshly refurbished cottage offers a secluded, nature-filled stay that can be as relaxing or activity-packed as you desire. With its plush turquoise sofas with tartan throws to its antler chandeliers, underfloor heating, sleek kitchen and beamed bedrooms, this home blends modern comforts with traditional Scottish stylings to make you feel instantly welcome. Start mornings off with a coffee on the terrace while taking in views of the highland mountains. Then head out to experience Scotland’s stunning landscape. With an outbuilding to store your fishing and boating gear, you can head straight to the loch for an afternoon of kayaking, windsurfing and angling or go for a hike along one of the many trails right outside your door. After a day in the great outdoors, come back home to put your fish on the barbecue or hire a private chef to cook you up a celebratory feast. Make it a memorable night with a luxurious soak in the hot tub, before curling up in bed for a night of total tranquility in your quiet country haven. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

I Spy

I Spy, Plum Guide home in Inverness

I Spy, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book I Spy now: from £200 per night You can't get much closer to Loch Ness than this. A cosy two-bedroom cottage, this home has beautiful views of the lake, and you're even provided with a telescope to get a better view of the wildlife (and maybe another famous inhabitant). You'll feel at home as soon as you arrive – the interiors have been designed by Scottish furnishings maker ANTA, and classic tartan prints adorn the homeware and bedding. Spend your mornings in the garden listening to the birdsong before heading out to explore your surroundings. There are plenty of Highland hikes in the area, and if you're wanting to get a closer look at the lake, try a cruise – there's a jetty just a short walk away from this home. On colder days, curl up on the leather sofa in the living room in front of the fire, or settle back in an armchair with a book. You'll find everything you need in the kitchen to cook a warming meal, including an oven and grill, dining by the window with a view of the lake. When the sun sets, this home becomes the perfect place for a spot of stargazing. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Heart Of The Highlands

Heart Of The Highlands, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Heart Of The Highlands, Plum Guide home in Inverness

Click to book Heart Of The Highlands now: from £500 per night In the heart of the Highlands, this luxe apartment is perfect for a couples’ retreat. Housed in a converted Benedictine monastery, you’ll be surrounded by 20 acres of private gardens on the shores of Loch Ness. The home has Scottish hunting lodge vibes throughout, with brown leather sofas and antler chandeliers in the living room, and chic tartan prints in the bedrooms. Spend memorable days exploring the lush outdoors – there’s a shared tennis court, swimming pool, orchard, cricket pitch, an adventure playground for kids and even a life-sized chess set. And in the evenings play some billiards in the communal games room, where velvet purple furnishings and tall stained-glass windows make for a downright royal space. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Fire and Water

Fire and Water, Plum Guide home in Scotland, UK

Fire and Water, Plum Guide home in Scotland, UK

Click to book Fire and Water now: from £120 per night This splendidly restored Victorian house will whisk you away to another era. Designed by a prominent 19th-century Scottish architect, this place retains its original charm. We were stunned by the ornate plasterwork, massive fireplaces and antique furnishings. Wake up to a view of the shimmering waters of Loch Long and The River Clyde. Peek through the telescope in the lounge and see if you can spot the isle of Arran in the distance. Every care has been taken to make the place as kid-friendly as possible – from ensuring the sockets and fireplaces are covered to providing high-chairs and cribs. Your little ones will also find plenty of books, toys and a games console. You can sip a cuppa undistrubed, while the kids play make-believe in the grand rooms and sprawling garden. If you can tear yourself away, miles of stunning natural trails await you in nearby Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. In the evening, stoke the logs in the fireplace, pour yourself a glass of fine Scotch whisky and make the most of your waterside abode. Sleeps up to 6 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

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