Honeymoon locations even the Royals would be jealous of!

Weddings are a wonderful, joyous occasion filled with lots of laughter, tears (happy and sad in some instances) and a whole lotta love!

Summertime in Scotland sees its fair share of weddings, and although sunshine can’t be guaranteed, more often than not, it makes an appearance. We’re hoping this is the case for 19th May, for the highlight anticipated and probably the most talked about wedding of the year – The Royal Wedding!

The wedding of Prince Harry and actress, Meghan Markle, is just less than one month away –  taking place in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday 19th May 2018.

It has been revealed that the soon-to-be, newly-wed couple will be jetting off to Namibia in Africa to enjoy a sun-soaked honeymoon, shortly after the wedding.

Whilst Scotland can’t compete with the African climate, we guarantee it can certainly compete with incredible views, offering something for everyone, as well as fantastic, luxury accommodation options.

Take a look at these luxury self-catering holiday properties throughout Scotland, ideal for a honeymoon we think the Royals would absolutely love!

The Church at the Old Manse is a refurbished church property located in Lanark. The outside and inside are quite juxtaposed, with the inside being renovated into a totally modern living space, whilst retaining the quirkiness of the stained-glass windows.

This property is surrounded by fantastic scenery with plenty of great routes for bike rides and romantic walks. The Church also accepts pets, so if you are thinking of taking your four-legged friend on your romantic getaway – they will feel right at home.

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The property also has a sauna and shower room amongst its extensive facilities which are perfect to relax in after a long day of exploring the countryside.

Yethouse Luxury Farmhouse Cottage in Newcastleton is a large pet-friendly cottage that offers fabulous views of the 7stanes mountain biking trails! If, by any chance, you are looking for fun, outdoor activities to do as a newly-wed couple, you are definitely in the right place!

Not only can you go mountain biking, their neighbours Rock UK offer kayaking, rock climbing, abseiling, swimming and lots more for sporting enthusiasts! After all of that, you can either pop down the pub for a few drinks or curl up in front of a real fire in one of the sumptuously furnished living rooms!

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If you’re a golf enthusiast, there is a nearby course within the village just 30 minutes away! Ideal for a fun day out with your partner.

Waterloo House is a newly built, three bedroom lodge nestled on the hillside within Baddidarrach, overlooking the small fishing village of Lochinver. The property boasts stunning, panoramic views that include the 5 peaks of Assynt mountain range (Ben More Assynt, Canisp, Conival, Quinag and Suilven).

This property offers the perfect balance of home comforts and the great outdoors – take advantage of the many trails, rivers, wildlife and natural beauty – right on your doorstep!

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Once you are finished exploring, there are many great bars and restaurants to enjoy a romantic meal or watch the sunset over the mountains from your own private hot tub!

Pitcairlie Holiday Apartment in Cupar is a charming two-storey apartment within easy reach of St Andrews. The property has an outside veranda where you can enjoy views over the grounds and woodland of Pitcairlie House and beyond.

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After enjoying a romantic walk around the 100-acre estate, before relaxing in the indoor swimming pool and sauna.

 

 

 

We hope some of these properties could tempt you for your honeymoon location or simply a romantic getaway!

See more romantic, Honeymoon properties here

 

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