Best Country Hotel in Scotland 2019

Muckrach Country House Hotel has been awarded the Best Country Hotel in Scotland by the Prestige Hotel Awards. The Prestige Hotel Awards were created to show off and reward some of the outstanding hotels in Scotland. The Prestige Awards are voted for by the public, the public vote for their favorite venue and exemplary staff that made a lasting impression on holiday goers.

On Sunday the 17th of March both Manager Mark and Lucy went to Glasgow where the Awards were held, this is the 3rd year that The Prestige Awards have been running. There are lots of categories including; Best Castle Hotel, Best City Hotel, Best Couples hotel, Best Family Hotel and Best Country Hotel are just a few to be named. The evening was a success as Muckrach was announced the Winner of the Best Country Hotel in Scotland.

Muckrach Country House Hotel is a boutique hotel in the Highlands of Scotland that opened in April 2015. When the Country House was first bought by the Cowap family back in 2014, it was a tired Victorian shooting lodge that was built in 1861.

The hotel has 16 beautifully designed bedrooms and The Dulnain a luxury lodge which is situated opposite the main hotel. Five of the bedrooms are dog-friendly including The Dulnain. The hotel also features its own coffee shop and restaurant on site; Archie’s.

Muckrach is surrounded by 10 acres of pastureland and a Scottish castle, it is perfect for a break in the Scottish Highlands.

The onsite Restaurant showcases local produce and the bar has over 70 whiskies, many which are made from the local Speyside area.

Muckrach is situated in a fabulous position for so many Highland activities, from snow sports to field sports, fishing and walking holidays.

Phil and Ed are the entrepreneurial brothers behind this project, both brothers are driven by a passion to create something special in a beautiful part of Scotland. The Cowap family are based in Cheshire from where they manage their multi award winning businesses of Farm Shops, Coffee Shops, Butcheries, Delicatessen, Gift Barn and Forest Lodges. The brothers have recently opened up their newest venture in 2018, a 5-bedroom boutique hotel in Tarporley, the heart of the Cheshire countryside called 32 By The Hollies. The family strives for quality and luxury, whether it is in their food, customer service or presentation.

The Cowap family ethos is to work closely with other local businesses, the community and to source products locally when possible.

A Highland welcome awaits you!  So why not plan your visit to Muckrach Country House Hotel?