Chilly B&Bs with even colder landladies and candlewick-bedspread hotels serving school-dinner-style meals have been replaced by an enormous choice of family accommodation options in Scotland, from caravan sites with Sky TV and on-site kids’ playrooms to serviced apartments and five-star deluxe hotels complete with miniature dressing gowns, cookies and milk by the bed and toy-boxes on tap. But if you are on a budget, Travelodge provides the perfect answer for a great-value city break, with options from Dundee to Inverness.
See our hand-picked recommendations below. If you're on a tighter budget, check out one of the many holiday parks. See also our feature Green Places to Stay with Kids: UK.