Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.
In 2019, Hideaway Report editors traveled over 150,000 miles and discovered a number of sophisticated hideaways. Here are their favorites.
The restored Machrie hotel on the Isle of Islay, in the Scottish Hebrides, is a new addition to the American golfer's bucket list.
Over the years, Islay has nurtured the growth of a tourist industry, and today, visitors travel from far and wide for tastings of not only whisky but also gin.
Willie Campbell was a successful golfer in Scotland who became an expert club- and ball-maker. He went on to become a course architect who designed the Machrie.
Our writer goes back in time when he stays at Prestonfield House, a lavish boutique property in a late-17th-century mansion 3 miles from Edinburgh.
Our writer stays in one country and experiences two wildly different hotels: an over-the-top 17th-century mansion and a historic golf resort.
The quintessential country house hotel Farlam Hall, located in England a few miles from Hadrian's Wall, has new owners and new management.
Field notes from one of our editors on various regions of Scotland, from The Lowlands to the Highlands and in between.
A Hideaway Report editor tells a reader how he can learn more about single malt Scotch during his trip to Scotland.
The drink originally known as Mother's Ruin is booming once again, with an explosion of craft gins, gin bars and distilleries in Scotland.
Edinburgh is an ancient city, but it is hardly stuck in the past. The city comes alive during festival season and several new shops and restaurants have opened.
Alila Hotels and Resorts makes a splash with its latest hotel; Bahama House gets a renovation; and the Belmond Royal Scotsman gets a spa car.
Trump Turnberry Resort points to the ninth hole of Ailsa Course as a a landmark feature from their famed golf courses on the shores of Scotland.
Hamilton Grand The lodging options in St. Andrews will be wonderfully enhanced this summer with the opening of a new inn behind the 18th green of the Old Course.
There’s an expression in golf that is sometimes used after an especially satisfying round, and then a refreshing pint at the 19th hole afterwards.
Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of golf in Scotland is the way visitors are welcomed at even the most exclusive clubs.
Last year, I treated myself to a grand tour of Scotland and played a majority of the country’s most celebrated courses.
When traveling to far-flung golfing destinations, it is wise to enlist the help of an experienced travel company.
Standing on a 100-foot high dune on the Hebridean isle of South Uist, I have to remind myself that I am actually on a golf course. That is largely because the layout I am playing is also an archaeological dig.
The Golfer’s Corner Lounge Bar in The Dunvegan Hotel is a short walk from the 18th green of the Old Course.
Not even the most avid golfer can hope to play all of Scotland's great courses on one trip. Sadly missing from my recent tour were the King’s and Queen’s courses at Gleneagles.
Contrary to popular belief, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews does not own or run the Old Course.
Scots tend to be a reserved breed, which is perhaps why the brouhaha about Donald Trump’s new course on the Aberdeenshire coast seems so unexpected.
Nowadays, golfers can find brilliantly designed courses on every continent save Antarctica.
Scotland, it is often said, would be the best country in the world if it had a roof. The weather is disconcertingly unpredictable, and it is essential to pack accordingly.
I have been fortunate enough to spend a great deal of time in Scotland. My ancestors came from Moray in the northeast, so the country has always seemed like my second home.
The 14-day Andrew Harper Signature Tour of Scotland encompasses the best of this ancient land.
Inveraray Castle For so small a region, Scotland boasts an astonishing variety of landscapes. It takes just a short drive (or train ride) to go from
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