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Scottish Castle Hotels
Scottish castle hotels offer a fantastic way for you to experience the delight of Scotland's beautiful fortresses. Many castle hotels in Scotland are hundreds of years old. Royalty have dined in them, and bloodthirsty battles have been waged around and inside them. For sheer atmosphere, novelty and uniqueness they are unbeatable. Stay in a castle in Scotland and you'll never forget it.
Location: Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL (map and directions)
Facilities: Golf, swimming pools, landscaped gardens, working woodlands
Blair Castle is a beautiful structure located within over 400 acres of picturesque parkland and gardens. It has played host to many famous historical figures including Mary Queen of Scots, Robert the Bruce and William Wallace. The castle has 14 bedrooms - made up of singles, doubles and twin rooms - all designed to match a distinct historical period. All have en-suite bathrooms.
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Blair Castle © David Monniaux
Location: Blairquhan, Maybole, Ayrshire & Arran KA19 7LZ (map and directions)
Facilities: Fishing, tree trail, archery, quad bikes, falconry displays
Blairquhan Castle is a beautiful Regency castle located in Maybole in South Ayrshire. Blairquhan Castle offers a range of accommodation to visitors, ranging from historic rooms in the castle itself to a number of holiday cottages spread throughout the estate. In the castle, there are eight double bedrooms and four single bedrooms, along with a billiard room, family museum and exhibitions. Dinner is available on-site.
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Location: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire & Arran, KA19 8LE (map and directions)
Facilities: Restaurant, coffee house, swan pond
Culzean Castle offers some beautiful rooms located on the 2nd floor of the structure, known as The Eisenhower Apartment. It's a small hotel providing beautiful panoramic views across the sea and to the mountains of Arran. Access to the apartment is via a unique 1920s-style elevator. The hotel offers six bedrooms, drawing room and dining room, and can be booked outright or shared with other guests. The hotel is also used for entertaining VIPs and other corporate functions.
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Culzean Castle © Stara Blazkova
Location: Innerleithen, Peebleshire, Scottish Borders, EH44 6PW (map and directions)
Facilities: Restaurant, brewery, maze, craft shops
Traquair House was originally built in the 12th century as a hunting lodge for the kings and queens of Scotland, and is widely regarded as Scotland's oldest inhabited house. Today it welcomes visitors from across the globe and offers a romantic and tranquil atmosphere for weddings, corporate hospitality or just somewhere to get away from it all and enjoy life. There's an on-site brewery in addition to a maze and various craft shops. Tranquair offers three good-sized double bedrooms, all offering private bathrooms, canopied beds and central heating. Rooms are available on a bed and breakfast basis.
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Traquair House © Andy Stephenson
Castle hotels in Scotland