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Our selection of places to stay in Scotland – The South are all south of an imaginary line drawn between Edinburgh and Glasgow. This follows the natural division of the country into the relatively low-lying south, and the almost entirely mountainous north. Here are the Scottish Lowlands and the Border country, but also plenty of hills and low mountain ranges, especially in the south-west (Dumfries & Galloway) and south of Edinburgh.
Scottish hotels are generally more expensive than their English counterparts – overheads such as rates are higher north of the border.
As elsewhere, our selection in Scotland – The South offers a range of guesthouses, inns, restaurants-with-rooms and boutique hotels, with some excellent cheap hotels perfect for a midweek break, or luxury hotels for special occasions. Whichever, they all have the special qualities of hand-picked character and charm we seek out.