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Accommodation in Scottish Castles

Below is a list of castles which provide Hotel and/or B&B accommodation
[ See separate list for Self catering / Castles to Rent / Exclusive Use ]

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Customised Self Drive Tours with a night or 2 in a castle. Themed tours include Castles & Gardens, Highlands & Islands, Whisky tasting or Gourmet short breaks.

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Castle accommodation booking service. Tailor-made guided tours and self drive tours. Clan land tours with tour guide. Outlander Tours for fans of Diana Gabaldon's novels.

FEATURED SCOTTISH CASTLE HOTEL / B&B LISTINGS:

Myres Castle photo

MYRES CASTLE (Central Scotland - Fife)
Luxury B&B accommodation in this family-owned 16th castle near Auchtermuchty in the Kingdom of Fife.
Set in 44 acres of private grounds with a walled garden, maze, woodland, small loch & Highland cows in the parkland. All weather tennis court, croquet, billiards room.
10 individually styled ensuite bedrooms (kingsize doubles, doubles, twins) including a four-poster room. All individually styled and full of antiques, with ensuite bath and/or shower plus waffle dressing gowns & Highland Soaps toiletries.
St Andrews 25 minutes. Perth 25 minutes. Dundee 30 minutes. Edinburgh 40 minutes. Glasgow 60 minutes.

Glenapp Castle GLENAPP CASTLE (South Scotland - Ayrshire)
5 star fairytale romantic hideaway in Ayrshire with 30 acres of private grounds including woodland, a walled garden, tennis court and croquet lawn. Accommodation is available on a Dinner, B&B basis or you can hire the castle for exclusive use for up to 34 guests. 17 luxury bedrooms and suites - individually decorated in traditional style with antiques, fine oil paintings, etc. Views across the Irish Sea to Ailsa Craig, Arran and the Mull of Kintyre.
Winner of Romantic Hotel of the Year 2011 and Southwest Regional Winner of Luxury Hotel of the Year 2014 in the Scottish Hotel Awards. Michelin Star. EatScotland Gold Award for outstanding food and service. AA 5 Red Stars and 4 Rosettes.
Located 15 miles north of Stranraer. Prestwick Airport 40 miles. Culzean Castle 23 miles. Turnberry golf course 20 miles. Golf, shooting, horse riding and fishing. Facilities for weddings, Scottish banquets, etc.
Castle Hotel - Huntly

CASTLE HOTEL (North East - Aberdeenshire)
Family-run retreat set in 7 acres of parkland bordered by the River Deveron at Huntly in rural Aberdeenshire. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Country House Hotel. Once home to the Dukes of Gordon.
Range of stylish bedrooms & luxury suites. Recommended in Stevensons Good Hotel & Food Book 2011. Stylish restaurant with panoramic views over the gardens & parkland. Wood-panelled bar lounge features a warm fireplace and a wide range of whisky malts and blends. Piano Lounge with French doors onto the front lawns. Elegant ballroom. Private helipad. Free WiFi.
Available for exclusive use, weddings, private functions and conferences.
50 minutes from Aberdeen International Airport. Aberdeen city centre 37 miles. Ballater 36 miles. Elgin 27 miles.
People carrier & driver available for a range of full & half day private tours with complimentary beverages, shortbread & optional Champagne picnic lunch. Ideal for distilleries, the Castle Trail, salmon and trout fishing.

Glengarry Castle Hotel

GLENGARRY CASTLE HOTEL (Loch Ness - Highlands)
Country house hotel personally run by the McCallum family. Oil paintings, log fires, pine panelling. Set in 60 acres of grounds on the shores of Loch Oich. 7 miles south of Loch Ness & Fort Augustus. Between Fort William (25 miles) & Inverness (40 miles). 26 ensuite bedrooms all with wonderful views and some with 4 poster beds. Highly recommended cuisine. AA 3 Stars & 1 Rosette. Country House Hotel of the Year 2010, Hotel of Relaxation 2011, Country House Hotel of the Year in the Highlands 2013, Winner of Hospitality Gold Medals in 2010 & 2013 and Hotel Of Charm Class Winner 2014 in The Scottish Hotel Awards.
Open late March to early November.
Broomhall Castle hotel photo BROOMHALL CASTLE (Near Stirling)
Family-run small hotel with a relaxed atmosphere. 5 miles from Stirling. Set on the slopes of the Ochil Hills with fine views. 20 minutes drive from Gleneagles. Baronial mansion built circa 1874 in the style of Balmoral Castle. 1 hour from Edinburgh.
10 ensuite bedrooms refurbished to a high standard (7 double, 1 twin/family room & 2 four-poster rooms).
Restaurant, lounge & bar.
Licensed for civil wedding ceremonies. Facilities for conferences.
Barcaldine Castle BARCALDINE CASTLE (West coast - Argyll)
16th century castle with secret passages and a dungeon. Historic home of the Campbells. 9 miles north of Oban in the West Highlands. Set on the shore of Loch Creran. Magnificent views of Glencoe.
B&B is offered in 5 bedrooms (4-poster, double and twin). All with loch or countryside views, bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, toiletries, flat screen HDTV with Blu-ray/DVD player, mini hospitality hamper, mineral water, tea/coffee, etc.
Full Scottish Breakfast in the vaulted dining room. Afternoon teas.
Available for small weddings.

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BUNCHREW HOUSE HOTEL (Inverness - Highlands)
17th century mansion near Inverness overlooking the Beauly Firth with views of Ben Wyvis and the Black Isle. Set in 20 acres of landscaped gardens. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Hotel. Drawing room with log fires. Wood-panelled restaurant overlooking the Firth & mountains. 2 AA Red Rosettes. Cocktail bar. 16 bedrooms named after local clans or places. 4 poster beds in several suites. Premium suites with own conservatory or a whirlpool bath. A favourite local venue for weddings.

Fonab Castle photo

FONAB CASTLE HOTEL (Central Scotland - Perthshire)
Luxury 5 star hotel with 26 individually designed bedrooms and suites, including a penthouse. Set on the banks of Loch Faskally, just a short walk from Pitlochry in Perthshire. Close to Pitlochry festival theatre and Blair Athol Distillery. Ideal for golf.
Brassiere and Fine Dining restaurant. Leisure club and spa opening soon.
Opened in 2013. Winner of Rural Hotel of the Year in the Scottish Hotel Awards 2014.

Airth Castle photo

AIRTH CASTLE (Central Scotland - near Stirling)
Historic castle dating back to the 14th century and once owned the family of Robert the Bruce. Set in 14 acres of wooded parkland, 10 minutes from Stirling. Leisure facilities include swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room, solarium. Aromatherapy & beauty treatments available. 2 restaurants, 2 bars. 125 bedrooms and suites.

Dalhousie Castle photo

DALHOUSIE CASTLE (Near Edinburgh)
13th century castle set in wooded parkland 7 miles south of Edinburgh. Winner of Castle Hotel of the Year 2009 in the Scottish Hotel Awards. Luxury accommodation in 29 bedrooms (some with historical themes of kings & queens, Robert the Bruce, William Wallace, etc. with 4-poster bed, period furniture, tartan & tweed). Award-winning Dungeon Restaurant (2 AA Rosettes). Hydro spa with pool, sauna, steam bath, etc. Facilities for ceilidhs, weddings, banquets, conferences, etc. Falconry within the grounds.

Stonefield Castle photo

STONEFIELD CASTLE HOTEL (West coast - Argyll)
Built in 1837 on the shores of Loch Fyne. 2 miles from the picturesque fishing village of Tarbert. Set in 60 acres of woodland gardens with a fine collection of Himalayan Rhododendrons.
Award-winning restaurant with views over the gardens and Loch Fyne. Wood panelled lounge bar. Choice of 32 ensuite bedrooms. Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens.
Ideal base for exploring Argyll & the Kintyre peninsula on the west coast, also the islands of Gigha, Islay, Arran, Bute.
Castle Hotel photo SHERBROOKE CASTLE HOTEL (Near Glasgow)
Baronial castle built in 1896 offering Victorian elegance and luxury accommodation. Friendly, family-run establishment with genuine hospitality.
18 ensuite bedrooms all with TV, direct dial telephone, hospitality tray, toiletries, hairdryer, trouser press. Choice of king sized double or twin beds, or superior bedrooms with super king sized beds. Restaurant with award-winning chef. Lounge bar serving bar meals.
Situated in Pollokshields on the south side of Glasgow, just 3 miles from the city centre. 15 minutes drive from Glasgow International Airport.

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MACDONALD HOUSTON HOUSE (Near Edinburgh)
16th century tower house, country manor & steading set in 20 acres of private gardens & woodlands. Retaining its original character, it offers exclusivity and seclusion. Public rooms include the Great Hall, Library and Old Drawing Room. Close to Uphall Golf Course. 7 miles from Linlithglow and its ancient palace. Less than 10 miles from Edinburgh Airport.
Choice of 71 ensuite bedrooms. 24-hour room service. Award winning restaurant with 2 AA Red Rosettes, and vaulted bar with lounge bar menu. Leisure Club and Beauty Spa with 18 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym and beauty treatment rooms. Outdoor tennis court.

Kincraig Castle Hotel photo

KINCRAIG CASTLE HOTEL (North Highlands)
Once the family seat of the Mackenzie clan. Built in the early 1800s. Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Country House Hotel with grounds and extensive views towards the Cromarty Firth. 25 miles north of Inverness. 20 miles south of Dornoch.
15 indivually styled ensuite bedrooms. All with satellite TV, controllable heating, hairdryer, tea & coffee, toiletries. Free WiFi. 24 hour room service.
Elegant restaurant, lounge and bar. AA 4 Stars & 2 red rosettes. Recommended in the Michelin guide.

Knock Castle Hotel Perthshire KNOCK CASTLE HOTEL & SPA (Central Scotland - Perthshire)
Former 19th century baronial home of Scottish shipping magnate Lady McBrayne. Set in 3.5 acres of wooded grounds near Crieff in Perthshire.
Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath & gym. Numerous beauty treatments & therapies available. No children.
Choice of ensuite bedrooms (single, double, twin) all with TV, telephone, free WiFi, toiletries, hairdryer, tea/coffee. 4 Stars. Restaurant. Rooftop lounge. Room service. Concierge service can arrange golf, fishing, etc. Romantic Hotel of the Year 2014, Winner of Hospitality Gold Medal and Real & Local Food Gold Medal in 2010 in The Scottish Hotel Awards.

Tulloch Castle  photo

TULLOCH CASTLE HOTEL (North Highlands)
Tulloch Castle dates from the 12th century and was home of the Chiefs of Clan Davidson. Situated on the edge of the market town of Dingwall. 15 miles north of Inverness.

4 Stars. Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens. Choice of 20 en-suite bedrooms (single, double, twin), each with its own unique charm and character. Breathtaking views. Elegant candlelit restaurant. Whisky bar. Ghost tours to explain the history of the 'Green Lady'. Secret passage, dungeons, etc. Reception hall with ornate ceiling, wood panelling, log fire.

Glenskirlie Castle photo GLENSKIRLIE CASTLE & HOUSE (Central Scotland - near Stirling)
Scotland's first newly built castle of the 21st century offers luxurious, stylish boutique accommodation. Choice of dining at the Castle Bar & Grill or the adjacent award-winning Glenskirlie House Restaurant.
Centrally situated. 11 miles south of Stirling. Glasgow 18 miles. Edinburgh 35 miles.
Choice of 15 individually decorated bedrooms with bath/shower, hairdryer, toiletries, bathrobes, flat screen TV, DVD player, Ipod docking station, telephone, Wi-Fi access, tea/coffee, mineral water. 24 hour room service.

Dornoch Castle  photo

DORNOCH CASTLE HOTEL (North Highlands)
15th century castle in the centre of Dornoch across the square from the Cathedral where Madonna was married. 1 hour's drive north of Inverness.
Choice of 21 en-suite bedrooms including some with four-poster bed. Garden Restaurant with AA Red Rosette for excellent food.

photo KILDRUMMY CASTLE HOTEL (North East - Aberdeenshire)
Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star hotel in a peaceful location in rural Aberdeenshire. Set in gardens and woodland near the ruins of old Kildrummy Castle.
Victorian mansion house with elegant restaurant, lounge bar, antiques, and many original features such as wall tapestries, oak panelling, hand carved staircase, etc. Choice of 16 ensuite bedrooms (all with TV, telephone, hairdryer, etc.). Friendly staff and good food.
Close to golf courses, horse riding, distilleries, fishing, etc. 45 minutes drive from Aberdeen.

Barony Castle photo

BARONY CASTLE (South Scotland - Borders)
Beautiful mansion house built in 1536. 5 minutes from Peebles in the Scottish Borders. Only 40 minutes from Edinburgh City Centre. Set in 25 acres of mature gardens and woodlands with splendid views of the surrounding Moorfoot Hills. Choice of 78 bedrooms. Restaurant, conservatory and courtyard garden. Leisure facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, multi gym, sauna & spa bath.
photo INVERLOCHY CASTLE HOTEL (Fort William - Highlands)
Luxury 5 star country house hotel close to Ben Nevis. Just 4 miles north of Fort William.
17 rooms & suites with views of the grounds and mountains. Room facilities include telephone, TV, CD player, radio, WiFi, etc. Restaurant with AA 3 red Rosettes and 1 Michelin Star. 24 hour room service.
Luxury Hotel of the Year 2011 in the Scottish Hotel Awards. Highlands Regional Winner of Restaurant of the Year 2014. Recommended by Condé Nast Johansens.
Walled garden, snooker, tennis, loch fishing, clay pigeon shooting, falconry.
Ackergill Tower photo ACKERGILL CASTLE (North Highlands)
15th century castle right by the sea, not far from John o' Groats in the far north of Scotland.
Usually only available for exclusive hire, it is open as a luxury hotel on selected dates for Dinner, B&B accommodation.
17 individually designed bedrooms in the tower. Additional accommodation in cottages in the grounds. Bedrooms have sea views, TV, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, etc. Free Wifi, spa treatments, billiards room, croquet lawn, fishing lake, shooting, archery, etc.
Free collection from Wick Airport (2 miles).

MORE SCOTTISH CASTLE HOTEL LISTINGS:

Balfour Castle Shapinsay, Orkney Hotel.
My page inc. details of accommodation & weddings.
Comlongon Castle Clarencefield, Dumfries Official web site
Hotel available for accommodation and weddings
Craufurdland Castle Ayrshire Official web site
Available for B&B, self catering, accommodation, weddings and private events.
Culcreuch Castle Fintry, near Stirling Hotel accommodation & weddings
Dalmunzie Castle Perthshire Official web site
Hotel. Available for weddings. Self catering cottages in the grounds.
Duns Castle Berwickshire Official web site
Available for exclusive use. Weddings.
Ethie Castle near Arbroath Official web site
B&B Accommodation
Faside Castle near Edinburgh B&B suite in the tower. Self catering on the estate. Official web site.
Fenton Tower East Lothian Recently restored to offer 5 star quality luxury B&B accommodation.
Official web site.
Fernie Castle near St Andrews Official site.
For dinner, B&B, weddings and corporate events.
Castle Forbes Aberdeenshire Official web site - B&B accommodation
Hafton Castle Dunoon, Argyll Official web site - accommodation for 42 (B&B, self catering and/or exclusive use)
Castle & grounds are licensed for civil weddings.
Inverlochy Castle Near Fort William Official web site: hotel accommodation & weddings
Kilconquhar Castle Elie, Fife Kilconquhar Castle Estate - accommodation, timeshares, weddings, conferences, banqueting and private functions.
Castle Levan Gourock, near Glasgow Official web site.
B&B accommodation
Castle Stuart near Inverness My page
B&B accommodation and Weddings
Traquair House Peebleshire
Scotland's oldest inhabited house.
B&B accommodation, corporate entertainment and weddings.
Official site
Tullibole Castle Kinross
Accommodation, events & weddings
Official site
B&B site

ACCOMMODATION WITH STAFF & CATERING:

Ackergill Tower near Wick Ackergill Tower official site
Hotel accommodation, exclusive use, self catering cottages. Available for weddings.
Blairquhan Castle Ayrshire Official site
Accommodation & cottages
Dalnaglar Castle Perthshire Dalnaglar Castle
Exclusive use of the castle (10 bedrooms). Available for weddings. Self catering cottages in the grounds.
Dundas Castle
Dundas Castle
South Queensferry near Edinburgh Dundas Castle web site
Available for weddings, corporate events, exclusive use.
Located near South Queensferry, only 8 miles from Edinburgh.
Kilconquhar Castle Elie, Fife Kilconquhar Castle Estate - self catering accommodation, timeshares, weddings, conferences, banqueting and private functions.
Kincardine Castle Aberdeenshire Accommodation for groups - house parties, corporate functions, meetings & seminars, receptions, gourmet dinners and concerts. Fishing, game shooting & outdoor activities. kincardinecastle.com
Myres Castle Auchtermuchty, Fife Exclusive use accommodation and weddings
Wedderburn near Duns, Berwickshire Fully serviced exclusive rental accommodation. Official web site

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