Aerial view over Glenapp Castle at sunset in the Scottish Lowlands

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Glenapp Castle

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Winner of the 2019 Independent Hotel of the Year award, Glenapp Castle is a luxury, five-star hotel in Ayrshire surrounded by 36 sprawling acres of woodlands and gardens. With a legacy as rich as
its offerings, the castle dates back to 1870 with its quintessentially Scottish Baronial style architecture.

View of daffodils and the exterior of Glenapp Castle on a sunny day in the Scottish Lowlands
The red and gold decor of the Earl of Inchape Master Suite at Glenapp Castle in the Scottish Lowlands
The ornate and beautiful Countess of Inchape grand sea view bedroom suite at Glenapp Castle in the Scottish Lowlands
View through the flowers over the lawn of the exterior of Glenapp Castle in the Scottish Lowlands
A champagne afternoon tea laid out in front of a window at Glenapp Castle hotel in the Lowlands in Scotland
Beautiful seating area and heater in the glasshouse at Glenapp Castle in Ayrshire in the Scottish Lowlands
The camp and firepit area overlooking the sea on the Glenapp Castle Sea Safari trip in the Scottish Lowlands

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Exquisite accommodations are a given at Glenapp Castle, whose 17 bedrooms have each been decorated with period features such as sweeping draperies and intricate wallpaper while overlooking the
sea to the famous volcanic outcrop, Ailsa Craig. A recent addition to the castle’s rooms is a luxurious penthouse apartment, which accommodates 16 guests with a private chef, sauna, and 24-hour butler service.

What sets Glenapp Castle apart is its ‘unique experiences programme,’ which offers 63 unique adventures that range from a day with the beekeeper, to forest bathing, to a wilderness survival course. Guests are encouraged to explore beyond the castle’s walls, if even on its private boat, which can be rented for a sea safari adventure along with a chef and crew.

Dining doesn’t get any better than it is at Glenapp Castle, where guests can enjoy stunning Scottish cuisine at an award-winning restaurant. Fine dining is at its finest here, where local produce reigns supreme and sustainability takes centre stage; the castle grows its own produce, and guests are encouraged to enjoy lunch at its seafood restaurant, or a specially prepared dinner beneath the brightening stars.

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