Scottish Enterprise Awards 2023

Perfect for any season, Cairnhill Lodge is a traditional alpine home that promises a warm welcome for individuals, couples, and families alike. Furnished to an exceptionally high standard and complete with many traditional features, it has already managed to capture the hearts of people from across the UK and beyond. This is primarily due to the tranquil highland location in which Cairnhill Lodge is nestled – surrounded by woodlands, lochs, and mountains simply teeming with some of Scotland’s most iconic wildlife, it guarantees an authentic experience for every guest. No matter how you enjoy your outdoor adventures: whether you’re the adrenaline-sports type who loves strenuous hikes and challenging mountain biking around the local mountains, or someone who prefers a slower adventure taking in the outstanding scenery and wildlife of a short woodland walk, Cairnhill Lodge and its surroundings have you covered. The area is bursting with natural beauty, with each season bringing a new atmosphere to an already astounding location. Perfect for romantic retreats, or for families wanting to introduce their little ones to the world of Scotland’s wilderness, there are plenty of activities to enjoy right from the doorstep of Cairnhill Lodge. Guests have been especially enthralled by the wildlife that call Cairnhill Lodge’s garden their home. From the iconic Scottish Wildcat, Pine Marten and Red Squirrel, through to the myriad of birds that visit the feeders, guests can sit quietly on the Lodge balcony and enjoy the spectacle and being at one with nature. Themed to complement its highland surroundings, Cairnhill Lodge is appropriately outfitted with authentic Scottish Alpine décor. It doesn’t just appreciate its location, but wholeheartedly embraces its surrounding environment and highland heritage. Boasting a log burning stove, central heating throughout, luxury bathroom, wellequipped kitchen, and extensive library, the lodge manages to perfectly combine modern expectations with cosy living to embody the feeling of being immersed within nature, without having to sacrifice comfort in the process. As such, it’s the perfect location, regardless of whether you’re pining after a summer soiree, or are looking to experience a warm winter retreat. However, Cairnhill Lodge doesn’t forgo practicality in order to appreciate its natural setting. On the contrary, it combines alpine luxury with convenience to provide the perfect experience any guest could ask for. Situated near popular golf courses, the Glenshee Ski Centre, and many of Scotland’s renowned castles and distilleries – to name a few – Cairnhill Lodge has an extensive list of activities for guests to enjoy. The options really are endless, lending a certain versatility to the typical Scottish Highland retreat experience. It’s for this very reason that Cairnhill Lodge has garnered such immense popularity since its opening. The unforgettable memories that Cairnhill Lodge aims to help guests create is a characteristic that has never once gone unnoticed. Cairnhill Lodge owners recognise that it may be people’s first introduction to the Scottish Highlands, and they have gone the extra mile to ensure that it’s one to remember. Whatever your tastes, Cairnhill Lodge aims to deliver by focusing on a guest-centric getaway location that perfectly embodies everything that the local area has to offer. Whether it is exploring the stunning Angus Glens, relaxing in front of a roaring log fire, or experiencing a dramatic star-filled sky with a glass of wine in hand, you will find Cairnhill Lodge a perfect highland retreat. We’re so incredibly excited to have been able to feature Cairnhill Lodge in this awards supplement, and we hope that we can take some time out of 2024 to pay it a visit ourselves. Contact: Elaine Speirs Company: Cairnhill Lodge Web Address: Everybody, at some point in their lives, has imagined escaping to the Scottish Highlands for a much-needed respite from everyday life. To be surrounded by nature, clean crisp air, and picturesque views – it’s a dream come true for those seeking to escape and reconnect with the natural world. Providing such a perfect highland retreat is Cairnhill Lodge. Settled in the southern fringes of the Cairngorms National Park, right in the heart of Kirkton of Glenisla, Cairnhill Lodge is a beautiful and tastefully designed timber lodge that invites guests to relax beside the roaring log burning stove and indulge in cosy bliss. Best Highland Retreat 2023