Steeped in Scottish history and folklore, the Highland city of Inverness is at the end of fabled Loch Ness amidst world famous golf courses, prehistoric mounds, bloody battlefields, the ghost of Macbeth and right beside the icy, brooding North Sea.
Culloden sits in its own 40 acres of woodland and private gardens in the southeast suburbs of Inverness.
This once-upon-a-time drover’s inn is now a warm, welcoming, Highland retreat, ideal as a base for fishing, hunting, hiking, pony trekking, photographing the spectacular scenery and touring through the misty mountains, fabled glens and idyllic coastline of this legendary region. There are also whisky distilleries, ancient castles, prehistoric sites, the Highland city of Oban and the Western Isles, all within an easy drive of the inn.
Taychreggan resides on its own bay in 40 acres of coastline and forest on beautiful Loch Awe.
Just a few hundred yards from the pounding Pacific Ocean at Muir Beach, and less than a half hour north of San Francisco, sits a jolly, 16th century-style English Inn and pub that hearkens back to the illustrious days of Sir Francis Drake with his explorations of the New World and, more specifically, California.
Perched on the very heights of a Mount Tamalpias ridgeline in Marin Country, California, Mountain Home Inn, enjoys one of nature’s most spectacular panoramas.
To the west, the steep mountainside falls away into the Pacific Ocean and on a clear day, you can see past the tops of ancient redwoods and pines, straight out to sea. To the east, the land drops into a deep basin with the artsy town of Mill Valley tucked into the lower hillside, then across San Francisco Bay to the East Bay hills and distant mountain peaks.
Few destinations can compare with this secluded valley dramatically enveloped by a commanding parade of palatial mountain peaks known as the Grand Tetons.
The Alpenhof is located in the heart of the world-class Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.