After posting the question on Facebook, Twitter and Linked In - 'Do you know any hidden gems of Scotland?' we were absolutely delighted with the response from so many people passionate about Scotland and all the amazing things you can see and do here.
So here are just some of the many suggestions that were sent to us. If your visiting Scotland (or you fancy doing something different during your time off work) you might want to drop in on a few of these great places.
If you want to discuss a great Scottish Gem that you have discovered please start a discussion in our forum.
Castle Venlaw Hotel - Peebles
"A great and authentic 4 star, 18th century hidden gem"
Artisan Roast - Edinburgh
"Artisan Roast on Broughton street is an epic coffee shop. Their flat white is the best in town"
Armchair Books - Edinburgh
Culross Village - Culross
"A small and nice village that makes you feel in the 16th century"
Dornie Hotel - The Highlands
"The restaurant at The Dornie hotel (Dornie, just in front of Eilean Donan Castle) is small, confortable, and serves a wonderful Haggis"
Bridgend Cottage B&B - Callander
"A stunning B&B in a superb location with a lovely proprietor
The Lade Inn - Callander
"We had an excellent meal, followed by a fantastic night with a live folk muscian in a very small, informal and friendly bar - we had a brilliant night and hope to return"
The Hayloft Tearoom - Falkland, Fife
"A great selection of home baking in"
St Kilda and The Shiant islands
"Experience the breathtaking beauty and serenity of some the most fascinating Islands in the Outer Hebrides. Hidden gems because they are so inaccessible"
Borve Guest House - Isle of Benbecula"A family run business that offers great service and a good base for exploring the island"