Glenapp Castle is a wonderful hidden hotel just waiting to be discovered. This stunning Scottish property provides the perfect spit to be inspired, to reflect and to recharge – the perfect retreat, whether on your own or with a party of friends.

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.

As you arrive along the long tree-lined driveway you’ll glimpse the beautiful façade of the castle, with the magical towers and turrets capturing the romance of the Scottish Baronial style.

Stroll through the oak panelled halls into the heart of the castle and enjoy stunning views of the sea, including the volcanic outcrop of Ailsa Craig, the Isle of Arran, Holy Island and even the hills of Northern Ireland on a clear day.

There are 17 guest luxury rooms, all individually styled with a unique combination of fabrics, furnishings and art. These spacious rooms boast open fires for the winter months , while the suites enjoy magnificent views over woodland and the nearby sea.

Offers & Packages

Our Best Deal

The Early Bird catches the worm

Book your stay at Glenapp at least 60 days prior to your arrival and take advantage of our very special offer.


Enjoy a 15% discount on all room types when you book with us 60 days prior to your date of arrival. Choose from any of our large bedroom suites, enjoy a sumptuous 6-course gourmet dinner, relax and let us take care of you. Don’t forget to ask about our range of activities.


Terms & Conditions: Offer must be booked at least 60 days prior to arrival. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion and excludes the festive period. Applicable for 2 people staying in one room, minimum 1-night stay. Full non-refundable payment is taken at the time of booking, date change subject to availability.

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Inclusive Packages

Savour the flair and authenticity of the castle with our ‘Taste of Glenapp’ offer

Calling on all foodies! Stay with us on our ‘Taste of Glenapp’ offer and you can enjoy a sumptuous three course gourmet dinner each evening all served in our award winning dining room whilst sipping on a glass of wine. Afterwards, enjoy relaxing in one of our magnificent bedroom suites or watch the sunset over Ailsa Craig and across the beautiful Ayrshire coastline from the castle’s elegant drawing room or library.


Dinner at our award winning restaurant is a one of the finest dining experiences available in Scotland. Our kitchen uses only the best of British and local ingredients including fruit, vegetables and herbs coming from our own kitchen garden. All our fish and shellfish are line-caught or hand-dived off Scotland’s west coast and the game comes from local estates from across Ayrshire. Our Executive Chef, David Alexander, has created a truly mouth-watering, memorable dining experience which includes canapés, coffee, and petits fours with menu changes every night. You won’t be disappointed!


Terms & Conditions: Subject to availability. A deposit of the first night stay is required at the time of booking. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Minimum two night stay.


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All you need is love

Enjoy champagne, chocolates and rose petal turndown on our special romance offer!

What could be more romantic than a fairy tale castle escape for two? Enjoy fine dining and luxury accommodation mixed with all things romantic! Glenapp truly is a most romantic place, perfect for those looking for a honeymoon getaway or even a surprise proposal! Stay with us at anytime throughout the year on our special romance offer and receive the following:

Overnight accommodation in one of our magnificent castle suites

A Six Course Gourmet Dinner with Canapes, Coffee and Petit Fours in our award-winning dining room

Rose petal turndown

A box of hand-made chocolates

A bottle of house champagne in your room for your arrival

All of this to be enjoyed in the ambience of Glenapp Castle, surrounded by stunning woodlands and seascapes with the possibilities for endless Scottish romance.

Terms & Conditions: Subject to availability. A deposit of the first night stay is required at the time of booking. Minimum two night stay. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Applicable between Friday 1st February and Thursday 28th February 2019.

From £167.50 per person per night.

Available until 28/02/2019

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Spring into Spring

Enjoy a Spring break at Glenapp Castle and dinner for two will be complimentary!

Recharge this spring after a long winter with a timely get away. Retreat from the stresses of modern day life and enjoy all that Glenapp Castle has to offer. Spring provides the perfect time to reconnect with loved ones, nature and to give yourself an all-important reset. Glenapp Castle Hotel is the perfect base for some well-deserved time away!

Enjoy long scenic walks in the fresh spring air throughout the estate or along the stunning Ayrshire Coastal path. Take the opportunity to unwind in the luxurious surroundings of a private members coastal spa just down the road from the Castle or soak up the peace and tranquillity in the Victorian walled garden followed by scones and tea in our Victorian tearoom. Executive chef, David Alexander will create delicious menus for you, using the finest of Scottish ingredients. Of course, you can always relax and enjoy a dram (or two!) in our castle library after dinner.

Book a two night Spring stay with us and we invite you to enjoy a three course gourmet dinner one evening with our compliments.

Terms & Conditions: available between 1st April 2019 and 31st May 2019. Excludes Easter weekend, from 19th April – 22nd April 2019 incl. Full prepayment is taken at the time of booking, date change subject to availability. Gourmet dinner must be booked for the 2nd night of your stay. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion.

Available until 31/05/2019

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Seasonal Offers

Hop into Easter

Easter weekend at Glenapp Castle – kids go free!

Enjoy a three night stay at Glenapp Castle over the Easter break and enjoy a range of activities and experiences.

As Spring arrives and the Scottish countryside bursts into colour, enjoy an Easter break at Glenapp Castle. We are offering a number of activities for all the family to enjoy from a fun Easter Egg hunts to an amazing Falconry display. This special Easter break is for three nights from Friday 19th April 2019 departing on Monday 22nd April 2019. A variety of different room types are available and also a range of interconnecting rooms, sofa beds and cots for our younger guests. Easter at Glenapp is a true Egg-stravangaza with something for everyone!.

The itinerary for the Easter weekend is as follows:

Friday 19th April 2019 – Once at Glenapp you can totally relax, unwind, and unplug! Explore the castle gardens or take a leisurely walk through the Glen looking for Easter bunnies or local wildlife such as red squirrels and deer. Make sure you book your place on our new Egg Chess challenge over the weekend. After your three-course gourmet dinner you can relax by the fire in the Drawing Room, chat with friends over a drink or two or step outside and wonder at the beauty of our starlit sky.

Saturday 20th April 2019 – Enjoy a sea safari adventure to the iconic Ailsa Craig on our Glenapp Castle boat, a truly magical experience! For younger guests why not start the Easter Egg hunt which is suitable for all ages and so much fun! You could play croquet, tennis or boules in the castle grounds, use our Glenapp mountain bikes to go on a cycle tour or why not visit the coastal spa nearby for a rejuvenating treatment, swim or Jacuzzi. Finish the day off with a delicious six-course ‘Tasting’ dinner showcasing all our wonderful local ‘Springtime’ Scottish produce.

Sunday 21st April 2019– Don’t miss the amazing, interactive falconry display on the lawn this morning, an exhilarating experience for all the family. From the cutest baby owls to the magnificence of our Golden Eagles everyone will enjoy this spectacle – don’t forget your camera. Join in our Easter bonnet competition with prizes for everyone and watch for the Easter bunny as he pays a visit. For those guests wishing to attend mass on Easter Sunday morning we will be delighted to offer complimentary transfers to the local church in Ballantrae. Join our General Manager for Springtime cocktails served in our newly refurbished, Victorian Glasshouse set in the heart of our walled garden and soak in the beauty of the walled garden bursting with life. Afterwards, tuck into a wonderful Easter Sunday Afternoon tea filled with lots of sweet treats, delicate sandwiches and chocolate surprises. In the evening relax over another superb three-course gourmet dinner in our award-winning restaurant.

Monday 22nd April 2019 – Relish your final famous Glenapp Traditional Scottish breakfast and bid farewell to friends, old and new, and a fond farewell from the Glenapp Team. Haste ye Back!

Priced from £250.00 per person per night.

Terms & Conditions: available for the 3 nights between Friday 19th April 2019 and Monday 22nd April 2019. A 25% non-refundable deposit payment will be taken at the time of booking. Final payment by Friday 22nd March 2019. Subject to availability. Use of the spa facilities and spa treatments can be booked with an additional cost. Children up to 15 years of age are accommodated free of charge on a bed and breakfast basis when sharing a room with two paying adults, with any meals or drinks being charged as taken. Children’s menus are available from £16.50. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion.

Available until 19/04/2019

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By Road

If you're arriving by car from the north, the castle is 1.5 hours south of Glasgow via the A77, and 2.5 hours south west of Edinburgh along the M8 then M77/A77.

If arriving from the south and east, the castle is two hours west of the M6 at Gretna Green, taking the A75 and A77.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Glenapp Castle is Girvan.

By Air

The castle is a one-hour drive from Glasgow Prestwick Airport, while Glasgow International Airport is 1.5 hours away.

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Weddings at Glenapp Castle

There are few more magnificent settings for your wedding day than this spectacular fairytale Scottish castle.

Enjoy full use of the castle grounds and its 36 acres of stunning gardens as you celebrate with friends and family. Set atop a hill looking across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Arran, the Mull of Kintyre and the magical Ailsa Craig, Glenapp Castle is a unique wedding venue.

The castle is available all year round to host exclusive weddings, both in the castle itself and with the benefit of a marquee for larger parties.

House Parties at Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle offers guests privacy, superb cuisine and exceptional standards of service. If you’re looking for a stunning exclusive venue, then this Scottish location if perfect. Glenapp Castle can be hired exclusively for weddings, family gatherings, corporate meetings and incentive, event and activity days, group celebrations, weekend house parties and private lunches and dinners.

Meetings at Glenapp Castle

24-hour delegate rate: from £265 based on a two-night stay
Maximum number of overnight delegates: 74 ( including 40 guests in the five-star local cottage along the Stinchar River)