SEVERAL Scottish castles and estates have been named among the most expensive Airbnb properties to rent out in the UK.

The data, compiled by stock trading platform Best Brokers, looked at the country's 20 "priciest" listings with these ranging from £4777 to £11,500 per night.

Discussing the list, Best Brokers said: "Of the top 20 priciest properties, 14 are tucked away in England, five are scattered across Scotland, while the remaining one is nestled in the heart of Wales.

"Greater London dominates the list with six properties."

See the Scottish Airbnb properties named among the 'priciest' in the UK 

Innes House in Moray was the most expensive Scottish Airbnb property and castle on the list with a night there costing £8186.

Here are the most expensive Airbnb properties in Scotland:

Innes House, Moray

Price per night: £8186

Description: "The house sits west of the historic Spey Valley renowned for its malt distilleries, and close to the golden beaches of Moray, overlooking the spectacular mountains of Cairngorm National Park.

"Owned by the same family for five generations since the 19th century and honoured with multiple Scottish Wedding Awards, the residence features nineteen bedrooms and twenty-two-and-a-half bathrooms, providing comfortable accommodations for up to 36 guests.

"With its grand ballrooms, drawing room, library, and patio for al fresco dining, it presents an idyllic location for family gatherings and special celebrations. Guests can also indulge in activities such as dolphin spotting, fishing, and even surfing."

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Dun Aluinn Castle, Perth and Kinross

Price per night: £7250

Description: "Perched on an elevated site and surrounded by 5.5 acres of lush private grounds, Dun Aluinn offers breathtaking panoramic views of the lovely Highland town of Aberfeldy and the serene River Tay below. 

"Priced at £7,250 per night, the seven-night retreat in July is available at a total cost of £50,750.

"The castle has been featured in prestigious UK and EU publications, such as Elle Decoration UK and the Swedish Nya Rumm, showcasing the world’s finest architecture, art, and interior design works.

"Dun Aluinn accommodates up to 18 guests in its nine bedrooms, each equipped with a private bathroom. For larger groups, it is possible to rent the Lodge as well, which offers four en-suite bedrooms, bringing the total capacity up to 26 guests.

"Guests can also unwind in the wood-fired hot tub nestled in the woods beside the house or gather around the inviting fire pit."

Killochan Castle, South Ayrshire

Price per night: £6315

Description: "Situated over 140 acres of breathtaking Ayrshire countryside, Killochan Castle rests alongside the tranquil banks of the River Girvan, offering spectacular vistas of the coastline and the iconic Ailsa Craig."

The website adds: "The castle, dating from 1581, sleeps up to 18 people in ten majestic bedrooms, while an additional 22 guests can be accommodated in three beautifully appointed cottages within the grounds.

"Featuring a grand dining room, spacious living areas, a cinema room, a dungeon and a turret, Killochan Castle has been the backdrop for many fairytale weddings, private celebrations, grand banquets and corporate retreats."

Kincardine Castle, Aberdeenshire

Price per night: £5999

Description: "Kincardine Castle is a Victorian country house, located in the heart of a 3,000-acre estate, overlooking the majestic surroundings of Royal Deeside, 1 km northeast of the village of Kincardine O’Neil.

"The house was built for Mary Pickering on the site of, and integrating part of, an earlier building called Kincardine Lodge, dating from around 1780. It is the private home of the Bradford family and operates as a hospitality venue, entertaining guests since the 1890s."

It went on to say: "Featuring 12 elegantly appointed en-suite bedrooms, Kincardine Castle sleeps up to 22 guests and plays host to grand Scottish weddings. The residence offers full-time private chefs and a dedicated team of professional household staff."

Springkell House, Dumfries and Galloway

Price per night: £5829

Description: "Offered at £5,829 per night, Springkell is a magnificent Palladian mansion, tucked away within 100 acres of picturesque gardens in the village of Eaglesfield. Dating back to 1734, it lies just six miles from Gretna Green, near the English border. A week-long retreat in July reaches £40,800.

"The main house comprises 21 luxury bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, accommodating up to 49 guests. Three two-bedroom cottages can sleep 17 more people if you need extra space.

"The interiors have been renovated and furnished exclusively by the interior designers of The Goring Hotel, London, for the Duchess of Cambridge. 

"The reception rooms at Springkell include a striking black-and-white hallway, a spacious ballroom, a formal dining room and two elegant sitting rooms. Throughout your stay, three chefs and a well-stocked bar are at your service."