Glenapp Castle

Girvan, United Kingdom
Neighborhood: South Ayrshire, Scotland

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Traditional Table Served Full Scottish Breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • Complimentary one-way private airport transfers (must have minimum value of $100USD equivalent)
  • Dram of whisky for two
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 20 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Casual
Adventure Golf Local Immersion

Glenapp Castle

Neighborhood: South Ayrshire, Scotland
Address:
Ballantrae
Girvan, KA26 0NZ
United Kingdom
Nearest Airport:
Prestwick (PIK)
32 mi / 51 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • Banquet Facilities
  • Children's Programs
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant


Recreation
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Tennis Courts


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Butler Service
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Safe

About Us

Glenapp Castle is situated in a stunning region of South West Scotland and as you sweep up the long tree clad drive you will glimpse the beautiful façade of the castle encapsulating the romance of the Scottish Baronial style with magical towers, turrets, and crenellations. Once inside our luxury 5 star castle hotel a world of Victorian splendour is yours.

Oak panelled halls lead to the heart of the castle offering stunning views out to sea and the famous volcanic outcrop of Ailsa Craig. Beyond that you can see the Isle of Arran, Holy Island, and, on a clear day, the hills of Northern Ireland.

The castle and surrounding estate have a rich history. The Glenapp Estate was already well established under the ownership of the Earl of Orkney when the industrialist, James Hunter (later to become the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire), acquired it and commissioned in 1870 the celebrated Edinburgh architect, David Bryce, to design a suitably magnificent home for him. The castle's mellow sandstone battlements, topped by soaring turrets and towers, have earned Glenapp a rightful place as one of the most romantic luxury castles in Scotland.

It is not just the beauty of Glenapp that entices guests to stay but also the wonderful castle dining experience. Our Executive Chef creates some amazing daily changing menus which showcase all our 'in season' and local Scottish produce and with his culinary flare the dining experience is always one of the main highlights for any guest.

In addition, Glenapp Castle offers a wide variety of activities and experiences either on the estate or nearby. There really is something for everyone at Glenapp!

Best of the Best

Virtuoso and your Travel Advisor curate the best travel experiences from around the world. We picked this exclusive experience just for you. A private sea safari in the 'Glenapp Castle' boat out to the iconic 'Ailsa Craig', a volcanic plug in the Firth of Clyde that is now home to over 80,000 pairs of nesting gannets. This is a truly amazing experience offering a chance to do some sea fishing, the opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife from Minke whales to seals and even puffins. Glenapp Castle will provide a wonderful picnic lunch to take with you and you can enjoy this either afloat or ashore at the top of 'Ailsa Craig' with a spectator 360 degree panoramic view of the Scottish coast and islands.

Advisor Tip

Contact your Virtuoso Travel Advisor for insider knowledge to help enhance your experience. In high season, April to October we recommend that you book any activities or experiences well in advance.

Location

Address
Ballantrae
Girvan, KA26 0NZ
United Kingdom
Neighborhood
South Ayrshire, Scotland
Nearest Airport
Prestwick (PIK), 32 Miles / 51 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Garden View

Garden View

From 22 to 31 SQM

These cozy yet luxurious 5 star rooms are all located on the ground floor and have lovely garden views, with the exception of Auchencrosh which has courtyard and woodland views. There are 6 Garden View rooms available at Glenapp Castle all traditionally decorated to highlight the charming history of our castle.

From 22 to 31 SQM

  • Garden View
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Grand Garden

From 24 to 29 SQM

Choose from 4 Grand Garden View rooms at Glenapp Castle for your luxury holiday in Scotland. Whether you're looking for opulent and spacious or cozy and traditional there is the perfect room for you. These rooms are located on the ground, first, and second floors and all feature grand traditional decor with a cozy, homely feel as well as excellent garden views and some even feature lovely sea views in addition. We've added a few extra luxuries to these rooms in the form of premium toiletries from Penhaligon's.

  • Garden View
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Grand Sea View

From 25 to 31 SQM

Wake up each morning to incredible views across the sea to Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran. The traditionally furnished Grand Sea View rooms offer a homely charm featuring a king size bed and comfortable arm chairs - perfect for soaking up the sun in the morning with a cup of tea or coffee. Our Grand Sea View rooms also come with large, opulent bathrooms with luxury toiletries from Penhaligon's and beautiful marble floors.

  • Ocean View
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Junior Suites

From 34 SQM

Complete with fireplace, large windows, and grand stately Victorian decor our Junior Suites act as a grand home from home suitable for couples or luxury family holidays in Scotland. The sitting room, fitted with comfortable sofas, is in a separate area offering a little extra privacy for parents travelling with children. The marble bathroom adds another touch of luxury to a stay in the Junior Suites with opulent decor and a large bath to relax in at the end of a day exploring Ayrshire or spending quality family time on the Glenapp Castle estate.

  • Garden View
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Master Suite

From 58 SQM

Enjoy the grandeur of a bygone era whilst saying in one of our Master Suites. With large windows and high ceilings these spacious rooms are naturally flooded with light and provide spectacular views across the sea and gardens surrounding the estate. Enjoy the use of a comfortable seating area and fireplace as well as a king size bed. We have provided some extra touches to the rooms including luxury Penhaligon's toiletries to make your stay all the more indulgent.

  • Garden View
  • Ocean View
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area

Master Sea View

From 58 SQM

Indulge in the ultimate luxury in your time at Glenapp Castle with a stay in our Master Sea View suite. This is the biggest and most opulent suite available and features a large separate sitting room with luxuriously comfortable sofas, an authentic fireplace, and large windows looking out over fantastic natural scenery. On top of all this the bedroom itself is extremely spacious, beautifully decorated, and features a king size bed, plenty of storage space, and even more stunning sea views. The large windows throughout flood the suite with natural light creating a welcoming, homely feel to our luxury accommodation.

  • Ocean View
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • Sitting Area
Total 6 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Adventure, Golf, Local Immersion
Vibe Casual
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 20
Check-In Time 1:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Please inquire directly with property.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

1 night deposit including tax is required and will be charged at time of booking.

Cancellation Policy

Individual rate plans may have varying cancellation policies. Check hotel availability rules for complete details.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Access Card, American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Terms & Conditions

Please inquire..



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Traditional Table Served Full Scottish Breakfast for two daily for duration of the stay
  • Complimentary one-way private airport transfers (must have minimum value of $100USD equivalent)
  • Dram of whisky for two
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Glenapp Castle

By: Midge


Reviewed on: 02 Oct 2018

One of my favorite! Very Scottish and great service. The food was excellent.
Travel Advisor:  Fanny Katz