Things to Do
Golf breaks, luxury spas, beautiful beaches within acres of stunning countryside...
This has the advantage of giving easy access to two counties - Ayrshire, and the beautiful neighbouring county of Dumfries and Galloway.
The major cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh are within striking distance for a day trip. So too is the beautiful island of Arran and even Belfast and Northern Ireland. The wild and beautiful countryside around the castle plays host to a wide selection of interesting places to visit and things to do in the local area.
Many visitors to Glenapp don’t ever feel the need to venture out of the castle grounds! As well as many walks to explore, our thirty-six acres of gardens and woodlands also boast herb, fruit and flower gardens, a 150 foot Victorian Glasshouse and an all-weather tennis court and croquet lawn. The grounds are bounded on all sides by yet more woodland and open countryside.
A five minute journey from the castle is our neighbouring Spa for a swim or a sauna, a massage or a beauty treatment. They also have a fully equipped gym for our more energetic guests.
Golf is one of the main outdoor sporting activities in the area, and there are four championship courses within an hour of the castle, these being Royal Troon, Prestwick, Western Gailes, and Turnberry. Other local courses include Brunston Castle and Girvan to the north, and Stranraer, Portpatrick and Glenluce to the south. Guests at Glenapp may also have access to our own Cally Course at the Cally Palace in Gatehouse of Fleet or venture even further east to Southerness.
Guest staying at the castle can enjoy a range of country sports from Clay Pigeon Shooting, High Pheasant and Partridge Shooting, Deer Stalking as well as salmon fishing on the river Stinchar or trout fishing on a nearby loch.
To arrange golf or any of these country sports activities please call us on 01465 831212.