Crieff Hydro Family prepares to reopen hotels

One of Scotland’s leading hotel groups, Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels is preparing to reopen its doors in time for Brits to enjoy a summer staycation.

In line with the easing of lockdown by the Scottish Government, the self-catering lodges at Crieff Hydro are scheduled to reopen on Friday 3 July with the hotels following on Wednesday 15 July.

Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels includes Crieff Hydro, Peebles Hydro, Murraypark Hotel in Crieff, The Park Hotel in Peebles, The Isles of Glencoe, Ballachulish Hotel and Kingshouse Hotel also in Glencoe.

With acres to explore right on the doorstep of each hotel, guests can choose from a variety of different walking routes and cycling trails to follow during their stay which suit all abilities.

Guests can take advantage of a host of welcome back offers including, free activities at resorts, which can be booked in advance including golf, horse riding, bike hire and gin tasting of 1881 gin at Peebles Hydro.

Stephen Leckie, Chairman and CEO, said, “As a family business we’ve been looking after families since 1868 and whilst we are enduring some of most challenging times, we are delighted to be given the green light to start welcoming self-catering guests from Friday 3 July and further hotel guests again from Wednesday 15 July.

“Staycations will be a welcome return for many of our guests and our family of hotels really make the best of what Scotland has to offer: fabulous settings, open countryside and plenty of room to enjoy some cherished family time in the great outdoors.

“We’ve utilised this time to refresh our facilities with repairs, deep cleans and fresh licks of paint, and we’ve elevated the food and beverage offering across the portfolio with several new menu items. We’ve also enhanced our cleaning protocols and upskilled our teams with specific training and PPE to ensure the health and safety of all our team and guests remains a top priority.

“We’ve kept in contact with our database and conducted a survey receiving more than 14,500 responses. It was clear people were keen to be back enjoying all we have to offer and we’ve taken all their feedback on-board, and it’s fantastic to say it’s finally time to welcome you all back.”