At myhotelbreak we are passionate for providing our customers with great deals on hotels throughout Scotland, England and Wales. We also choose our hotel partners carefully to make sure there’s lots to see, do and experience during your perfect getaway. In this blog we’re going to look at our top adventure hotels and show what comes with these fantastic establishments. Whether it’s hiking trails, white water rafting or other fun activities, these hotels have them all.

No matter where you are wanting to visit throughout the region, these hotels should be on your list to experience this year.

Adventure Hotels

Dunkeld House Hotel in Perthshire

Secluded on an estate of 280 acres in the heart of the Scottish Highlands is the Dunkeld House Hotel.  Overlooking the River Tay (which is famous for salmon fishing btw), it’s surrounded by natural and well maintained woodland, making it a fantastic escape for a few nights. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city life and embrace the rich outdoors in Dunkeld.

Things to see and do at Dunkeld

To get the real feel of Perthshire and a real flavour of the place you need to try Wild Salmon Fishing. Get to know the countryside by seeing the area via quad bikes or with the Landrover Experience Scotland too.

There’s options for clay pigeon shooting, archery and tennis for those guests looking for other energetic activities.  Walk along the River Tay in this idyllic location, through the estate gardens or the well-kept woodland and get yourself lost with all the wildlife and fauna here.

  • Walking
  • Tennis
  • Fishing
  • Quad Biking
  • Cycling
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Nature Reserves
  • Climbing
  • The Enchanted Forest
  • Archery

Crieff Hydro Hotel & Resort, Crieff

Also in the heart of Perthshire is the 4 star Crieff Hydro Hotel. Only an hour or so from the big cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, it’s relatively simple to get to.  The hotel is modern in interior décor yet it blends well with its traditionalist design.

There are various accommodations available here at the Crieff Hydro, from hotel rooms, to cottages, apartments and lodges.  Many of the en-suite bedrooms have been refurbished and measure up to its 4 star rating and more.  The hotel offers fantastic dining options as it has excellent relationships with its food suppliers, making sure only the freshest of ingredients are used when serving food.

Things to do and see near to the Crieff Hydro

The venue is an outdoor activity centre as the hotel is set in grounds of 900 acres. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed outdoor experience or something with more thrills, this hotel has it. From quad bike courses to off road driving and even croquet, it has it all.

Boredom isn’t an option here with so many outdoor activities and entertainment options.  The golf course is fantastic, with breath taking views and great for amateur or experienced golfers.  Learn archery and leave the hotel with a new skillset.

  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Croquet
  • Climbing
  • Whiskey Tasting
  • Wildlife Watch
  • Sailing
  • Golf
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • 4×4 Off Roading

Slaley Hall Hotel in Hexhem

Looking for an activity break in Hexhem? Look no further than Slaley Hall and its Edwardian mansion.

Situated in the North East of England in Northumberland, it offers fantastic activities in the surrounding countryside and on-site. Modern bedrooms enable a comfortable an elegant stay.  If you’re looking for restaurant choice, you’re spoilt here with three to choose from.

What to do and see at Slaley Hall

Adventure lies at the heart of the stately hotel. You can have a real exciting activity led holiday when you’re here.  There’s so many activities for couples, families and even friends. It suits everyone. From quad biking, paintballing and kayaking to countryside walks, the onsite spa and the Segway experience.

If you’re into golf then you’re in for a treat here.  The choice of two golf courses of championship standard.

  • Quad Biking
  • Cycling
  • Climbing
  • Golf
  • Horse Racing
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting

Moness Resort in Aberfeldy

Set within 35 acres of beautiful grounds is the Moness Resort in Aberfeldy. Its home to 106 self-catering cottages and of course, the 4 star hotel. Surrounded by countryside in Perthshire, it’s only a couple of hours from Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Formerly a hunting lodge, this historic 4 star hotel is wonderfully situated in its woodland grounds with all rooms individually designed and cater to different types of guests.

What’s there to do?

This resort is surrounded by things to do. From tennis, golfing and walking to water sports, it has it all.

  • Golf
  • Quad Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Nature Reserves
  • Tennis
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Cycling

Coniston Hotel, Skipton

Part of the Corniston Estate, the Corniston Hotel has been run and owned by the Bannister family since the 1960s. The grounds itself comprise of the Corniston Hall and Hotel, Corniston Shooting Ground and more. The hotel has won various awards over the past few years too. Choose from over 70 bedrooms at this luxurious hotel, all wonderfully decorated with taste.

What is there to do?

There is a variety of outdoor activities available at the Corniston for adventure guests.  From fishing to the Landrover experience to Clay Pigeon Shooting.

  • Horse Racing
  • Fishing
  • Shooting
  • Golf
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Walking

Banchory Lodge Hotel, Banchory

Set in 12 acres of gorgeous countryside in the Highlands is the Banchory Lodge Hotel in Banchory. With the River Dee nearby too, you’ve got nature on your doorstep right here. This is a hotel with a lot to offer.  Whether its walking, golf, fishing, shooting or whether you’re here just to kick back and enjoy some food and relax, it ticks all the boxes. Escape to the country with an added hint of luxury.

Each room in the 28 en suite hotel is uniquely designed with its own personality. You’re sure to get a good night’s rest here.

Eating is memorable at the Banchory Lodge Hotel with its gorgeous setting and with great views of the countryside and the River Dee.

What activities are on offer nearby?

By staying at the Banchory Lodge, you’re in the perfect place for exploring Royal Deeside. Wanting to visit the Cairngorms? Well Banchory is the gateway to Scotland’s only National Park.  Along with its stunning scenery, Deeside is known for its fresh air, so it’s the ideal place for activity adventures.

  • Walking
  • Fishing
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Golf In Local Area
  • Cycling
  • Whisky Tasting
  • Nature Reserves
  • Shooting
  • Climbing

Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel & Spa, Aberfoyle

In Aberfoyle, the Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel boasts fantastic facilities that are set amongst the lovely scenery. Situated not far from the likes of Glasgow and Edinburgh, you’re in a great place to experience the outdoors.  Enjoy hillwalking, loch exploration and the Macdonald hotels own activity centre to find other fun adventure activities.

Enjoy 49 en suite guest rooms with many coming with fantastic views of nearby, the ideal accommodation for visiting the Trossachs.

Enjoy modern and classic meals in the Garden Restaurant at the Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel or for something different, there’s the Rafters bar and bistro, for more family friendly dishes.

What is there to do outside?

Great during the winter months as well as the summer, the Macdonald Forest Hills Hotel boasts several adventure activates for all types of guests. The outdoor facilities offer mountain biking, tennis courts, children’s play area and more.

  • Walking
  • Tennis
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Horse Riding
  • Kids Club
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Whisky Tasting
  • Nature Reserves
  • Quad Biking

Glencoe Inn, Glencoe

Stay in one of the most historic parts of Scotland at the Glencoe Inn. Beautiful scenery, magical surroundings and a definite getaway from it all experience here in this part of the country. You can enjoy cycling, climbing or walking and come back and kick back at the hotel in the evening.

Most of the 15 comfortable and attractive bedrooms look out on the Loch Leven and if you’re lucky, you will be able to witness a summer sunset over the Ardgeour hills from the comfort of your room.

Dine al fresco in the decked terrace during the summer months or take in the great views from the restaurant.

What’s worth doing nearby?

You have tons of facilities here. For those who have climbing equipment, there’s even a room dedicated to drying your stuff in the Boot Room.  This means your belongings won’t take space up in your room. For those camping, you can use the hot shower facilities before enjoying something to eat.

The scenic outdoors is the real draw to this hotel. It’s the Scottish Hollywood in many respects as film makers from around the globe have come here to film.  Braveheart and Harry Potter are just a couple of the notable films partly filmed in Glencoe.

Go to the lochs and enjoy some water sports or explore the rugged terrain with bike hire from the village.  Winter sports are also popular with skiing and snowboarding plus more.

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Climbing

At myhotelbreak we offer you fantastic outdoors experiences when choosing to book with us. Get in touch today and book with us for your adventure hotel this year.