Design Features

Design Focus: The Balmoral Suite, Cornhill Castle

Mon 16th October 2017

Manorview have just invested £200,000 in creating a Honeymoon suite fit for a Queen so it’s not surprising that the group have called…

Design Focus: The Strathaven Hotel

Sun 15th October 2017

The Strathaven Hotel – Strathaven. As we revealed last month The Strathaven Hotel in Strathven has already undergone a transformation having been taken…

Design Feature: Plumpy Duck

Mon 4th September 2017

Plumpy Duck – The Bowfield Hotel & Country Club, Howwood Originally bought out of receivership in 2012, five years of hard work have…

Design Feature: Dunstane Houses

Sun 3rd September 2017

Dunstane Houses – 4 West Coates, Edinburgh Walk through the pristinely kept garden and into the entranceway at Dunstane House and you’ll find…

Perle Hotels Launch Their Second Luxury Hotel

Sun 18th June 2017

Perle Hotels have opened the Perle Oban Hotel, on the site of the former Oban Caledonian hotel, in Station Square in the…

Seamill Hydro Unveils its New Pavilion

Sat 17th June 2017

When the team at Seamill Hydro, in Ayrshire, embarked on ambitious plans to completely remodel their wedding and conference facilities, they all…

Design Focus: The Marmalade Hotel

Fri 12th May 2017

As part of a wider programme to refresh their unique portfolio of boutique hotels on the Isle of Skye and West Coast…

A New Chapter for Auchrannie

Thu 11th May 2017

When I last visited Auchrannie Resort & Spa in Arran in June 2015, work had just finished on 20 new luxury rooms.…

Design Focus: Cornhill Castle

Mon 10th April 2017

Cornhill Castle in Biggar has just had a complete revamp of its banqueting suite which has now been transformed into a Grand…

Design Focus: Marriott Courtyard

Fri 7th April 2017

Marriott’s Regional Vice President Tim Waltion officially opened the Courtyard by Marriott in Edinburgh last month. The hotel, which has 240 rooms,…

Design Focus: The Glynhill Hotel

Wed 8th March 2017

When Harry Nicholas bought the mansion house in Renfrew, that is now the Glynhill Hotel in 1967, he could hardly have imagined…

Design focus: Cornhill Castle Hotel

Wed 8th March 2017

When I first visited Cornhill Castle in Biggar, just after Manorview Hotel & Leisure Group bought it, I thought the location was…