Scottish Filming Locations You Can Stay In

scottish filming locations

Scotland is full of incredible places to see so it’s no surprise that so many TV shows and movies want to film here.

We’ve tracked down 5 beautiful accommodations you can book to stay in – and they have all appeared on the screen! From sprawling estates to 5 star luxury, and castles fit for a Queen. Which of these Scottish filming locations will you choose to stay in?

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Scottish Filming Locations You Can Actually Stay In

Cape Cove


You might recognise this award winning house on Loch Long from BBC series The Nest. Sleeping 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, you can enjoy incredible views from the hot tub or private pebble beach.

Prices from £2135 per week.

Book Cape Cove on Cottages & Castles.

Blairquhan Castle



Spend the night in  Blairquhan Castle which featured in the 2006 Oscar winning film The Queen, starring Helen Mirren. Situated in Maybole, the castle has fifteen luxury bedrooms to choose from, each with views of the grounds and Ayrshire countryside. There are also stunning walled gardens and 200 acres of parkland to explore. It’s certainly fit for a Queen!

Book Blairquhan Castle here.

Ardverikie Estate


Ardverikie Estate has appeared in Monarch of the Glen, Mrs Brown starring Judi Dench and Outlander to name just a few. Set in 38,000 acres of incredible scenery in Newtonmore, there are 6 holiday cottages on site to choose from, sleeping from 3 to 13 people, but our favourite is Gatelodge! It’s the grand entrance to the estate and features a fairytale turret and spiral staircase making it the perfect romantic getaway spot.

Prices from £770 per week.

Book Gatelodge here.

Fenton Tower

You may know it as Archie’s Castle in Balamory, but it’s actually the luxury Fenton Tower near North Berwick. Rent the castle for up to thirteen people on an exclusive use basis or book one of their seven beautiful bedrooms for an overnight bed and breakfast stay, including the Garret Suite at the top of the tower. It has its own private seating area outside on the battlements where you can see for miles!

Prices from £225 for bed and breakfast.

Book Fenton Tower here.



If you’re a fan of HBO’s Succession staring Dundee’s very own Brian Cox, you’ll have spotted Gleneagles as the accommodation the billionaires choose on their visit to Scotland. And we can see why! The 5 star luxury hotel is home to the only restaurant in Scotland to hold 2 Michelin stars, has three championship golf courses, an incredible spa and more.

Prices from £395.

Book Gleneagles here.