Many Scottish tourism businesses have close working relationships with the international travel trade. In this section you’ll find a comprehensive directory of all those companies who have stepped forward and committed to special rates, discounts and commissions exclusively available for the travel trade.
From whisky distilleries to airlines and from language courses to barge tours – search our database to complete your itinerary or simply browse for new ideas! You’ll not only find the service you are looking for, but also an indication of the commission levels granted as well as full contact details for the business in question.
The Torphichen Inn – Scottish Homecoming
Join us for our Scottish Homecoming Show and experience what we Scottish people truly love.
An authentic, straight from the heart evening of anecdotes, facts and folklore together with live Scottish music and poems from Robert Burns.
You will be welcomed by the skirl of the pipes, enjoy a three-course home-cooked traditional meal, a taste of haggis, wine and live entertainment. All in the historic conservation village of Torphichen, 30 minute drive from Edinburgh and a 10 minute drive from the Royal Burgh of Linlithgow.
**Lunch & Dinner shows available
** Runs all year round
**ideal for FIT’s and groups
** evening show time typically 3 hours – 6.30pm to 9.30pm
**coach parking available
** walks to the Torphichen Preceptory grounds available
Groups of up to 12 are welcome at Deeside Inn. In the village of Ballater, the easy access to Aberdeen and the East Coast is perfect for FIT groups. The hotel’s wood-panelling, ceiling beams and open log fires are welcoming and homely. Ensuite rooms are spacious and comfortable. The restaurant, bar and lounge offer a choice of spaces to relax and dine in after days spent on the Castle Trail, including nearby Braemar and Balmoral, or taking part in outdoor activities such as shooting and fishing.
Eight Acres Hotel and Leisure Club
Near the Morayshire coast, 2 miles from Elgin railway station and with easy access to Inverness Airport and the main roads south, the hotel suits FIT groups exploring Inverness. With well-kept gardens, a leisure club, spa and games room, our hotel is a peaceful Highland retreat for weekend tours. All of the 52 ensuite rooms have contemporary décor. The Darroch Restaurant serves local ingredients whenever possible; the Lounge Bar offers snacks and bar meals.
Isle of Mull Hotel and Spa
On Craignure Bay close to the ferry terminal, Isle of Mull Hotel & Spa is suitable for large and small groups. Many of the hotel’s 81 rooms offer sea views, as does the Observatory Lounge, which offers over 100 malt whiskies, and Shellach-Na-Mara restaurant, which focuses on local produce. Leisure and spa amenities include the island’s only indoor pool, a gym, sauna and steam room, plus an outdoor hot tub and Rasul mud room. Mull has lots to see and do, including beaches, castles and wildlife.
Isle of Mull,
Situated in between Crieff and Perth with more sites popping up across the UK, our stunning Luxury Glamping pods offer an experience and retreat like no other. A totally new type of experience completed in 2019 embeds you in the heart of nature, offering one of the most romantic getaways in Scotland and the UK. Complete with your very own Hot tub, set on a private lit decking area, a place to truly relax and enjoy each other’s company. All our pods come with a Super King size bed with Egyptian cotton, hot and cold air conditioning, underfloor heating, mood lighting, music system and many other high-tech features making it an exceptionally comfortable place to be in.
PO Box 7679,
Housed in the iconic Templeton building in Glasgow’s biggest park, Glasgow Green, WEST is home to a working brewery and an award-winning bar, restaurant and events space. The only UK brewery to produce all of its artisan beers in accordance with the German Purity Law of 1516, everything we do at WEST can be summed up by our ethos ‘Glaswegian Heart. German Head’, infusing German principles with the renowned Glaswegian spirit. We have two dedicated private spaces and our location makes for an unforgettable event! Your clients can also enjoy a tour of the brewery, which will give them not only a glimpse of how the magic happens but a real flavour for the beer of which we are so proud.
Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery
Come and share the Dewar family’s pursuit of whisky perfection in the only distillery they built. Take a tour and explore our interactive exhibition, before a whisky tasting from the John Dewar and & Sons Fine Scotch Whisky Emporium range. Soak up the atmosphere in our welcoming Whisky lounge and cafe. iPad & written guides in ten languages. Open all year.
Orkney Island Tours
Seeking adventures for your guests visiting Orkney? Come share our love of Orkney - it’s amazing! We offer mixed duration, guided, inclusive itineraries for 4 - 44 guests covering Orkney’s main island and many of it’s smaller ones too. Register with us as a Trade Customer to receive a discount booking code and then tap straight into our regular three-season tour offering via our online booking systems or contact Vita and Nic. to discuss year around experiences which suit your client’s needs
Step into traditional Highland estate life in one of the most picturesque spots in Scotland. Rothiemurchus is the jewel of the Cairngorms National Park and has been recognized throughout history as a special place for its beauty, magnificent pine forests and abundant wildlife. We can provide luxury tailored experiences for your clients: tours with our Ranger service, meet our Highland cattle, feed the deer, bespoke picnic lunches and a wide range of outdoor activities.
Dell of Rothiemurchus,
Where Stags Roar
A unique selection of 4 star self-catered properties in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. Cosy lodges with roll-top baths and wood-burning stoves perfect for couples or families. Overlooking the golf course, the 4 properties are all presented with meticulous attention to detail and style. Winner of the Highland and Islands Tourism Awards "Best Self-catering Accommodation" category.
The Stirling Highland Hotel
An iconic building steeped in history in the heart of Stirling! Built in 1854 as the original Stirling High school now a stunning 4 star hotel with 96 bedrooms, delightful restaurant and bar, swimming pool, leisure club and spa and fully working astronomical observatory!
Wild at Art Ltd
Small group and bespoke art holidays and retreats – we curate unique experiences that offer your clients inspiring opportunities to get creative while holidaying in Scotland. Covering the whole of Scotland, we work with a growing team of excellent tutors. Activities include drawing and painting, photography, singing, stonecarving, pottery, weaving & more.
The Haggis Experience
A unique, entertaining and insightful introduction to haggis, Scotland’s National Dish. Join us on a centrally located working sheep farm and explore the history, folklore and culture which surrounds this iconic food, including links to Robert Burns. Discover how world famous haggis is made, cooked and traditionally presented as well as new diverse contemporary interpretations of this delicious and surprisingly versatile dish. Then more importantly, sample the great taste of haggis. Interactive sessions are available where your clients will get to make their own haggis. Corporate events catered for.
Anta Scotland Ltd – Fearn
Bring your clients to the Highland pottery and textiles shop of the Scottish interiors company, ANTA, in Fearn, where many of its products are made. There is free easy coach parking and our tearoom seats up to 20 people offering an appetizing selection of homemade soups, scones, teas, coffees and home baked treats.
The complex consists of three cottages built in 2019 to an extremely high standard, offering 1 three-bedroom cottage and two 2 bedroom cottages.
This family run establishment takes pride in making your clients feel welcome with a generous welcome hamper on arrival and stunning views across the Orkney landscape.
Situated alongside a Site of special Scientific Interest and a RSPB bird reserve, your clients can watch Hen Harries hunting over Cottiscarth Dale.
The cottages are also part of an organic farm and your clients are welcome to come along and see the cattle and sheep grazing.
Groups and FIT welcome.
The Munro Bagging Company
Our day tours, which include an expert walking guide, equipment hire, packed lunch, and full transportation, can take your clients to climb one of the iconic Scottish munros (mountains over 3,000 feet). We will tailor the climb to your clients requirements and ensure they have a fantastic experience in some of scotland’s most beautiful scenery.
Edinburgh Expert Walking Tours
Give your clients a truly personalised visit to Edinburgh, with a private city walking tour from an
experienced local guide. These fact-based history tours can be fully tailored in theme, route and
content to suit your FIT/small group's needs and interests, from two hours up to a full day.
Our hilltop position offers spectacular panoramic views across the Firth of Forth, Edinburgh & East Lothian including many golf courses along Scotland’s Golf Coast. 30 mins from Edinburgh Airport & City Centre, your guests can relax in our 5-star, 8-bedroom, luxury B&B/small hotel with restaurant, spa, BBQ hut, hot tub & golf facilities. Our restaurant showcases local produce & our bar stocks Scottish gins, whiskies & beers so guests can enjoy the best that Scotland & East Lothian has to offer.
3 West Garleton Holdings,
Self Catering Shetland
Self Catering Shetland is a family run business offering self catering apartments, 3-4 VisitScotland star graded, in two locations in Lerwick. Whatever your reason for coming to Shetland, whether for business or holidays, or visiting family and friends, you will find that we can accommodate your clients needs with ease. Your clients are important to us and over the past 16 years we have tweaked and adapted our services accordingly. Groups and FIT welcome.
Shetland Knitting Tutor
Embracing traditional craftsmanship, I help to inspire knitters and crafters by sharing my knitting projects and knitting history. Showing visitors Shetland through my crafting eyes, my landscape and my reflections on my crafting life. For your clients I can offer knitting workshops designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced knitters to learn or refine their knitting methods. Maximum group size is twenty, courses held throughout Shetland, all year round.
Holyrood Distillery is Edinburgh's first malt whisky distillery for nearly 100 years and is a brand-new visitor attraction, offering a variety of different tours as well as evening hospitality options. Housed in a historic B-listed former railway building, the distillery is just a 20 minute walk from Edinburgh's Royal Mile. With a focus on flavour, tours accommodate up to 22 guests. The distillery takes visitors around the experience with samples of both Gin and Whisky. There are also more in depth tours available on each spirit. Thee is a well stocked shop on site and the visitor ends their tour in the bar which offers stunning views over Holyrood Park. Group rates are available and the site is fully accessible for the disabled please note there is no coach parking but drop off is available nearby.
Busta House Hotel
Busta House has stood proud over the Busta coastline since the 16th century As Shetland’s leading 3* country house hotel. Ideally situated centrally on Shetland, with easy access from the main A970. We have 22 Comfortable, well appointed & En-suite rooms. We have many years of experience working with many Trade companies from Large Tour groups to FIT.
Highland Auto Campers
We invite your clients to experience the real Scotland in one of our award winning campervans! Located just north of Inverness, at the starting point of the North Coast 500 driving route, and just 30 minutes from Inverness airport, we can arrange transfers from the airport or Inverness railway station.
Muir of Ord,
Araminta Campbell – Luxury Scottish Textiles
Embracing traditional craftsmanship and timeless design, Araminta Campbell creates exceptional textiles that express Scotland’s natural beauty and weaving heritage. From our Edinburgh studio we hand weave our SIGNATURE collection of British alpaca accessories alongside our HERITAGE service for bespoke tweeds and tartans. By appointment through our partners we open our doors to guests from around the world to experience behind-the-scenes of our workshop and source the finest Scottish textiles. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming one of our selected partners.