Castle Hotel

A luxury castle hotel in Scotland

Explore the beauty of Ayrshire from 5 star accommodation

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Welcome to Glenapp Castle

As you sweep up the long tree clad drive you will glimpse the beautiful façade of Glenapp 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.


History and drama

The castle and surrounding estate have a rich history. Since it was built in 1870 Glenapp Castle has seen its share of history and drama.

The Gardens

A haven to be cherished

Lose yourself in 36 beautifully restored acres of secluded and peaceful gardens, much of which has been designed by the world renowned Gertrude Jekyll.

Relais & Châteaux

The international seal of approval

Glenapp Castle is a member of an exclusive collection of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants across the world.


Take a look at this stunning Scottish estate.

Beautiful gardens leading out into quiet woodland, luxurious rooms with stunning seascapes, exceptional dining experiences, and the opportunity for adventure.

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What our guests say

The castle is stunning. Lovely decor in keeping with age and style of castle. Very high ceilings. Lovely views.

Linda M - TripAdvisor Review

Stunning Gertrude Jekyll Gardens

Open April through October

Victorian Tearoom

From April to October you can savour the delights of the famous Glenapp Kitchen, hidden away in our walled garden.

Our newly restored tearooms are open to non-residents, serving light lunches, Cream Teas and delicious Homemade Baking using the freshest ingredients from local farms and straight from our own gardens. Seating is available both inside and on the lawns of our walled garden, overlooking our Victorian greenhouses.

Hendricks Afternoon Tea

Cocktails & Teapots

£115.00 FOR FOUR

Buy three of our Hendricks afternoon teas and get your designated driver free!

Miraculous Hendrick’s cocktail served in Victorian style teapot and cups

Choose from: Garden Fizz, Bramble or Flora Dora

Glenapp Vouchers

A perfect gift

From £25

Unforgettable Experiences in Stunning Ayrshire. 

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