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September 19, 2022

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2 or 3 Night Stay with Prosecco & Chocolates + Use of Private Hot Tub for up to 8 in a 3 Bedroom Lodge at Lomond Luxury Lodges; from £799

Lomond Luxury Lodges look inviting.

Lomond Luxury Lodges look inviting.

What’s Included

Luxurious lodge escape

Ideal for up to 8 people

Stay 2 or 3 nights with Prosecco & chocolates included

Private hot tub use

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Want to book your dates now? Visit Lomond Luxury Lodges here on 5pm Hotels now.

Stay in a Luxury Loch Lomond lodge

Situated by Loch Lomond and surrounded by woodland, these 5-star self-catering escapes are perfect if you are craving peace, quiet and luxury.

Valid from November 2022 to January 2023, this Big Deal is for up to eight people to stay either two or three nights in a three bedroom, self catering lodge.

Two night stays are valid for Friday arrivals, and three night stays are valid for Monday or Friday arrivals – all options include a bottle of Prosecco and chocolates, and use of a private hot tub.

Pets are permitted for a £40 supplement per pet, per stay.

Children are included in the head count.

On arrival, expect a bottle of Prosecco chilling in the fridge and complimentary chocolates, plus tea, coffee, luxury towels and cosy bathrobes to snuggle up in.

Explore The Trossachs

Balloch Castle & Country Park and Sea Life Loch Lomond are a short drive away from the lodges, and Buchanan Castle Golf Course is on your doorstep.

Other water activities, whisky tasting, dining and wildlife are nearby, and the lodges are situated in the middle of a national park, with hiking routes galore.

Guests should note that nearby Drymen village is ideal for dinner and/or breakfast, with a variety of restaurants around, also with option of food delivery.

Happy guests on TripAdvisor

‘Three generations of our family [stayed]... The lodge was very comfortable, decorated beautifully, homely touches everywhere, much thought given to everything. The recommendations for eating places were all excellent and the places to visit nearby were much enjoyed. Great location. We could not have asked for a better holiday, very relaxing.’

2 or 3 Night Stay in Luxury Glamping Pod with Hot Tub for 2 at Hillside Havens, Moray; from £199

The Hillside pods have wood-fired hot tubs.

The Hillside pods have wood-fired hot tubs.

What’s Included

2 or 3 night stay in luxury pod

Private wood-fired hot tub

Scenic glamping in Speyside

Close to Dufftown whisky village

5/5 on TripAdvisor

Luxury pod stay

Hillside Havens is set in farmlands just a walk away from Dufftown, one of the whisky capitals of Scotland.

Each lovely pod sleeps two adults and two children under 16. Dogs are welcome for a supplement.

Facilities include a double bed, sofa bed, ensuite bathroom, well-equipped micro kitchen, Freeview TV with DVD, high-speed WiFi, Bluetooth speakers, towels, bedding and linens.

You will also have your own private wood-fired hot tub for the ultimate in relaxation, as well as a patio with a fire pit for toasting marshmallows.

Choice of two or three nights

This Big Deal has three options for a Hillside Havens getaway, all available from November to March.

Option one is for a two night midweek stay. Option two is for a two night weekend stay. Or for a bit of extra relaxation, choose option three for a three night weekend stay.

Explore Speyside

This is your chance to see the best of Speyside, including beautiful Findhorn beach, Glenfiddich Distillery and the Keith Dufftown Heritage Railway.

You can hike up hills, wander along beaches, sample various drams and at the end of the day, unwind in a soothing wood-fired hot tub. Perfect!

5/5 on TripAdvisor

‘Lovely little pod. Great location. Spotlessly clean. Owners very friendly. Couldn’t do enough to help. Bed very comfortable. Full size fridge with small freezer compartment. Lots of cutlery, utensils, plates and glasses etc. Garden area clean and tidy. Garden furniture stylish. Place next to the pod to walk the dog. Would definitely go back. 5/5’

Fancy glamping in Moray? Book here.

£399 for a 4 Night Cottage Stay with Private Hot Tub for up to 6 at Williamscraig Holiday Cottages, West Lothian

Williamscraig Holiday Cottages are a great base for exploring West Lothian.

Williamscraig Holiday Cottages are a great base for exploring West Lothian.

What’s Included

4 night stay in 4* star holiday cottage

Private hot tub

Picnic table and wood-burning stove

Set in scenic farmland

Contemporary country cottages

Williamscraig Holiday Cottages are situated in farmland next to Linlithgow Golf Club and close to Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

Unwind in a contemporary stone cottage with wooden floors, flat screen TVs, free WiFi and a wood burning stove.

Then relax in the hot tub and dine al fresco on the picnic table.

There is a kids play area on site as well as attractive gardens. Dogs are welcome for a supplement.

Explore wonderful West Lothian

This Big Deal is for a four night midweek stay (Monday to Friday) for up to six people in Beech, Laurel, Rose or Honeysuckle cottage.

There is plenty to explore in the local area. As well as Linlithgow Palace, you can visit Linlithgow Loch, the spectacular Hopetoun House and Jupiter Artland Sculpture Park.

Plus wildlife lovers will enjoy the Five Sisters Zoo, Scottish Owl Centre and Beecraigs Country Park with its grazing deer.

Top gift idea

This Big Deal offers you the chance to enjoy exhilarating country walks, cosy nights by a crackling fire and, of course, a little bit of romantic hot tub time.

Why not snap it up as a gift for a loved one or even the whole family?

Excellent Google Reviews

‘Highly recommended these cottages. Big roomy interiors, great outdoor space and walks! And just a pleasant 30min walk into town! 5/5’

2 or 3 Night Stay in Pod with Hot Tub for 2 at Freedom Fields Glamping, Ayrshire; from £259

A BBQ and fire pit are also among the attractions at Freedom Fields Glamping.

A BBQ and fire pit are also among the attractions at Freedom Fields Glamping.

What’s Included

2 or 3 night stay in glamping pod with hot tub

Welcome hamper with dressing robes & slippers, Prosecco and snacks

Stunning Ayrshire countryside

BBQ & fire pit

5/5 on Facebook

Glamping pod with hot tub in Ayrshire

Looking for that perfect blend of rustic charm and luxury? You’ll find it with this Big Deal from Freedom Fields.

Two people can cosy up for two or three nights in a gorgeous, galleried glamping pod on the edge of Galloway Forest Park.

You will have your own private hot tub, which is perfect as you’ll be in a Dark Sky area with spectacular views of the stars. 

Plus you can make the most of the great outdoors with the private terrace, BBQ and fire pit.

Make sure to visit nearby Straiton, voted one of the ‘10 Best Villages in Scotland’, or head for a drive to Ayr, Prestwick or Troon.

Whether you love castles, gardens, hiking or just holding hands beneath the constellations, this Big Deal offers a little bit of glamping magic. 

5/5 on Facebook

‘Had a fantastic two nights in the pod this weekend. Beautifully decorated with lush views and peace and quiet. We were very lucky to have clear skies each night and sitting in the hot tub under the stars was truly magical…’ 5/5

Book here.