Applecrate combines over 30 years of industry leading timber and glass design and construction expertise with the very best of luxury hospitality and resort management experience to offer a truly unique turnkey solution.

This is really a place for snuggling up in, whether it’s beside an open fire, sipping bubbly in your spa suite’s private hot tub or hiding away in the new self-catering Hilltop Reserves — the pick of the rooms, with floor-to-ceiling views across the Atlantic to the summits of Ardgour. The Sunday Times, Winner - Best romantic hotel. Isle of Eriska Hilltop Reserves by Applecrate.

Applecrate combines beautiful design and craftsmanship with innovation and sustainability.


Our fixed priced and turnkey approach comes with a complete project management service that includes initial design and feasibility study through to final design, planning and full build.

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A bespoke and turnkey approach

You can experience first hand the luxury of staying in one of the Hilltop Reserves on the Isle of Eriska.

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“Applecrate was borne out of our desire and aspiration to design and build beautiful, sustainable spaces that combine luxury with a sense of peace and escapism.
Our aspiration was simply to place luxury hotel suites and lodges in breathtaking locations as if they were part of the landscape.
I am proud to lead a business that combines a passion for innovation with first class customer service and great craftsmanship.”

Peter Lederer CBE – Applecrate Chairman

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