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Ackergill

Wick, Caithness
Ackergill Tower is a magnificent 15th century Scottish castle, and is situated just 3 metres from the breathtaking waters. The tower can be yours exclusively, as one of the world's most select retreats, located at one the UK's most unspoilt locations. A Scottish castle with accommodation offering unrivalled peace and seclusion, a home beyond 5 stars to spend time with the people that matter most to you.
Ackergill

Castle Law

Ayrshire Coast, West Kilbride
Castle Law has a colourful six hundred year history, when it was built as a wedding gift for Princess Mary upon her marriage to Thomas Boyd. The castle is idyllically located with views over the quiet village of West Kilbride towards the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. Castle Law is available to rent for up to 14 guests as one of Scotland's most luxurious and exclusive holiday homes.
Castle Law

Culzean Castle

Maybole, Ayrshire
Just like a storybook castle, this fantastic example of Robert Adam's genius stands dramatically on a cliff with superb views across the sea to the mountains of the Island of Arran. Culzean is in the heart of Burns country, a central base for visiting the poet's haunts. There are also a number of other National Trust for Scotland properties within easy driving distance of the castle.
Culzean Castle

Dalhousie Castle

Bonnyrigg, near Edinburgh
Dalhousie Castle Hotel is steeped in a wealth of history - indeed Queen Victoria and Sir Walter Scott have payed visits. The friendly atmosphere of Dalhousie Castle is created by the very special relationship between the staff, management and guests. With the timeless style of the castle, every stay will be memorable, and many guests return year after year.
Dalhousie Castle

Fenton Tower

North Berwick, near Edinburgh
Fenton Tower is a remarkably unique place to stay and was originally built as an ancient monument. The property is a magnificent, fortified 16th century tower located just 20 miles east of Edinburgh between Gullane and North Berwick, and can offer luxury accommodation for up to 12 people.
Fenton Tower

Glengorm Castle

Tobermory, Isle of Mull
Situated on the northern tip of the Isle of Mull near Tobermory, Glengorm Castle is one of those magical places in the world that allows you to escape and experience a truly memorable area of Scotland.
Glengorm Castle

Stonefield Castle

Tarbert, Argyll
Stonefield Castle Hotel offers the ideal location to explore the hidden treasures of Argyll. The area was made famous by Paul McCartney in 'Mull of Kintyre'.
Stonefield Castle

Traquair Castle

Innerleithen, Peebleshire
Traquair Castle was originally owned by the Kings of Scotland, then later became the home of the Earls of Traquair and is still lived in by their decendants, the Maxwell Stuart family. It is well known as the oldest inhabited and most romantic house in Scotland, and today this vibrant yet historic property welcomes you to experience the true Scottish culture.
Traquair Castle

Aikwood Tower

Selkirk, The Borders
This exceptional sixteenth century Scottish Castle has been lovingly renovated to accommodate up to ten overnight guests in authentic, relaxing and comfortable surroundings. Aikwood Tower, the former home of Lord Steele, is located just 40 miles south of Edinburgh. It is in the heart of the beautiful Ettrick Forest - the ancient hunting ground of Scottish royalty up to the days of Mary Queen of Scots. The stunning local landscape around Aikwood Tower offers some of the finest shooting and fishing in Scotland, among many other leisure activities.
Aikwood Tower

Aldourie Castle

Loch Ness, near Inverness
This historic castle and estate is situated on the southern shore of Loch Ness, close to the city of Inverness, captial of the Scottish Highlands. Aldourie offers grandeur and comfort, beauty and tranquillity in a breathtaking setting.
Aldourie Castle

Barcaldine Castle

Oban, Argyll
A Scottish castle set on the shores of Loch Creran, with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring, to the golden colours of Autumn - a memorable experience awaits you.The sumptuous interiors are carefully designed to encourage guests to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of relaxation. Unobtrusive and calm, the team at the castle aims to make your stay as memorable as possible. The open log fires, tall ceilings and wooden beamed roofs give the castle a charm and character of a day gone by. The best part is, you can enjoy it today!
Barcaldine Castle

Blairquhan Castle

Maybole, Ayrshire
The castle is enviably located in the heart of a 2000 acre estate of woodlands, countryside and an idyllic park of about 500 acres laid out from 1800 onwards, and is an exceptional place for a diverse range of groups to enjoy themselves. The castle can be yours exclusively for a variety of functions including private house parties, weddings, conferences and garden tours.
Blairquhan Castle

Borthwick Castle

North Middleton, near Edinburgh
Built in 1430, Borthwick Castle is located in a pastoral valley, just 12 miles from Edinburgh. Once the refuge of Mary Queen of Scots and the Earl of Bothwell and besieged by Oliver Cromwell in 1650, its Medieval ambience has been retained to this very day. Guests can enjoy one of 10 unique luxurious bedrooms in the castle and 2 rooms within the castle grounds. The castle's Great Hall, with large fireplace at one end, offers a superb setting for dinner.
Borthwick Castle

Candacraig Castle

Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire
Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, Candacraig is an inspiring, exclusive retreat. Steeped in history and surrounded by the wild beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, this breathtaking Baronial mansion is the perfect place to stay. The main house sleeps up to 24 and an additional 10 guests can be accommodated in cottages adjacent to the main house. Guests enjoy exclusive use of Canadacraig, including the impressive formal Dining Room, Drawing Room, Games/Billiards Room, Whisky Library and outdoors, guests have full access to 18 acres of private woodland and lawns.
Candacraig Castle

Carlowrie Castle

Edinburgh
Offering modern luxury in a traditional setting, and located just outside Edinburgh, Carlowrie Castle can accommodate up to 18 guests for exclusive hire. Full housekeeping is provided and upon request, the discreet private butler will ensure no detail is overlooked, making your stay truly luxurious. Spend the night in one of nine luxurious bedrooms, individually styled, spacious and with breathtaking views of the 32 acre grounds. The ensuite bathrooms feature hand made, roll top baths, marble tiles, underfloor heating and walk in showers.
Carlowrie Castle

Craufurdland Castle

Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
The castle dates from 1245, one of the oldest in Ayrshire and is situated within a small country estate with scenic views, yet just 35 minutes from Glasgow. Original oil paintings, antique furniture, log fires and warm colours make this a cosy, peaceful retreat for a weekend break or longer. Bedrooms at the castle are certain to impress with the largest bedroom actually being the castle’s original dining hall with a vaulted ceiling. Woodland walks, bicycle trails and an abundance of wildlife will delight the visitor.
Craufurdland Castle

Crossbasket Castle

Blantyre, Glasgow
Sensitively renovated, Crossbasket is a stunning 17th century castle transformed into one of Scotland's most luxurious hotel and event venues. The castle has nine breathtaking en suite bedrooms, each decorated in a period style and named in honour of a historical custodian of this magnificent castle. An impressive backdrop and versatile facilities also make Crossbasket Castle the perfect venue for weddings and corporate events.
Crossbasket Castle

Culcreuch Castle

Fintry, Stirlingshire
Culcreuch Castle is set in 1,600 acres of wooded parkland, and is considered as romantic a castle as the bonnie banks themselves. The castle provides guests with the perfect base for touring the Trossachs and Highlands, where the legends of Braveheart and Rob Roy took root. The staff at Culcreuch Castle intimately blend the elegance of bygone days with modern comforts and personal service in an atmosphere of friendly informal hospitality.
Culcreuch Castle

Dalmunzie Castle

Glenshee, Perthshire
Dalmunzie Castle is a stunning quintessential Laird's mansion turreted in the Scot's Baronial style and standing proudly at the head of a 6500 acre estate dating back to 1510. Enjoying magnificent mountain scenery, Dalmunzie is located in a hidden part of Highland Perthshire, yet is less than two hours from Edinburgh airport. Peace and tranquillity are a feature of life at Dalmunzie with fires & lounges contributing to a relaxing haven from the outside world.
Dalmunzie Castle

Fasque Castle

Fettercairn, Laurencekirk
Fasque Castle is an award-winning exclusive use castle, situated at the heart of a stunning country estate in rural Aberdeenshire. Sumptuous rooms, delightful touches and splendid surroundings...Fasque Castle knows how to make you feel truly welcome and comfortable with its range of superb accommodation. With 19 bedrooms in the castle and cottages scattered around the estate, there is plenty of room for parties of all sizes!
Fasque Castle

Fonab Castle

Pitlochry, Perthshire
Fonab Castle is an AA 5 star hotel in the heart of Scotland. This Scottish Baronial Castle offers a unique and luxurious stay in one of its 34 bedrooms. Located in Highland Perthshire the sightseeing opportunities are endless, from visiting the Cairngorms to Braemar and Balmoral. State of the art facilities also make this a superb venue for weddings and corporate events.
Fonab Castle

Forter Castle

Glenisla, Perthshire
Surrounded by stunning scenery in Glenisla, Forter Castle was built in 1560 and enjoys a history as rich as the countryside in which it sits. All who come to stay at Forter quickly learn to use the castle as their own, and greatly enjoy the warmth of a charming home and the magnificent outdoors that surround it.
Forter Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae, Ayrshire
Glenapp Castle is a fairytale castle hidden on the beautiful Ayrshire coast in Ballantrae, Scotland. Imagine exquisite rooms and outstanding cuisine. Perfect for rest and relaxation. The luxurious, award-winning five star hotel provides an intimate level of service, with genuine attention to detail. It has great beauty in its period furnishings and interiors and through the breath-taking gardens, forest and the seascapes that surround that castle.
Glenapp Castle

Castle Lachlan

Argyll
The private estate of Castle Lachlan extends to 1500 acres consisting of a livestock farm, hill ground woodlands and three miles of coastline, all of which are accessible to guests. This unique self-catering castle has now been divided into two properties, with the superior south facing half available for letting accommodation, with superb views overlooking the shores of Loch Fyne. In addition just 2.5 miles from the castle is Drimdarroch Cottage, available for rent for up to 8 guests.
Castle Lachlan

Castle Levan

Gourock, near Glasgow
Castle Levan is a small, unique-stay bed and breakfast located only 20 miles from Glasgow International Airport on Scotland’s beautiful West coast. Castle Levan was built circa 1457 and is a listed building with Historic Scotland. With only two guest bedchambers, each occupying its own floor of the castle, attention to every detail is paid to make your stay a memorable one.
Castle Levan

Melville Castle

Midlothian, near Edinburgh
Melville Castle has been restored and refurbished to provide a superb luxury ‘castle hotel’ only 20 minutes from Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, giving guests the chance to savour Edinburgh's eclectic mix of historic, beautiful and entertaining attractions. The castle is an excellent location for weddings, corporate events or a short break.
Melville Castle

Mingary Castle

Kilchoan, Argyll
A robust 13th century Scottish castle hides an exquisite example of a Georgian dwelling within its curtain wall. Sleeping up to 10 guests, Mingary Castle offers both Exclusive use stays and bed and breakfast accommodation. The long abandoned ruin of Mingary castle has been painstakingly renovated by a team of highly skilled craftsmen, who have made good the crumbling stonework, long lost roofs and floors buried deep in undergrowth, so once again Mingary can provide its guests with the finest of Highland hospitality.Sitting on the coastal fringes of the 12,000 hectare Ardnamurchan Estate, Mingary is at the heart of some of the finest countryside in the UK, its mountains, moorland and seawaters are teaming with rare and beautiful flora and fauna.
Mingary Castle

Muckrach Castle

Speyside
This fantastic self-catering property is set in an acre of beautiful gardens; the castle offers outstanding views over the Spey valley and the Cairngorm mountains. Bird lovers may visit the RSPB reserves at Loch Garten and Abernethy, the nearby native pinewoods, and may be lucky enough to view the majestic osprey fishing in its natural surroundings.
Muckrach Castle

Scone Palace

Perth
Scone Palace has an exciting and colourful history as one of Scotland's most important stately homes. In the intervening centuries, it has been the seat of parliaments and the crowning place of the Kings of Scots, including Macbeth and Robert the Bruce. The Palace houses an outstanding collection of antiques, paintings and rare artefacts and the grounds are renowned throughout the world, making the stately home one of the most popular attractions in Scotland.
Scone Palace