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If You Want to Stay in This Scottish Castle in 2017...Book Now!

Book now for dates between April - September 2017 so you are not disappointed. Great for groups up to 12 people in 6 rooms, your home on the West Coast of Scotland! Beautiful views, walks and easy access to and from Oban.

Barcaldine wins in so many ways – the location, the castle inside and out and the staff of course... oh, and I mustn't forget the breakfasts...better perhaps to book two nights!

And if you don’t want to take our word for it, this is what our customers think…

'I booked the whole castle out as a private hire for our group. We had an amazing time, Ronnie and Liz our hosts were so good and attention to detail was fabulous. What a wonderful weekend. Thank you.'

Tina Brown

'Our hosts, Liz and Ronnie, were gracious, helpful, and most welcoming. Cheers to them for making our stay special!'

Maureen Casey

'Stunning castle in such a beautiful location. Liz and Ronnie were so friendly and helpful, which made the stay so enjoyable. Full of knowledge on the history of the castle, and gave us some great tips for local attractions, and places to eat. Would thoroughly recommend.'

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Celebrate New Year at Ballinlough Castle 2016

If you want to know what it is really like to live in an Irish Castle, head to Ballinlough Castle, one of the very few in Ireland to have belonged to just one family for over 400 years. It is a house of contrasts, the old and the modern, the quality and the quirky. The beautiful grounds include a lake, which offers fishing and swimming, and there are nine golf holes on the property, with the first hole only two minutes from the front door.

How would you like to welcome in 2017 in your very own Irish castle?

Ballinlough Castle has been owned by the O Reilly/Nugent family for over 400 years. The castle is now offered for guests to enjoy for groups of up to 18 throughout the year. Whilst the family is keen to relax at home for Christmas, they are happy to offer the castle, for a minimum 7 night stay over New Year, arriving on 30 or 31 December 2016.

A great place to have a week's holiday with family and friends where you can create memories that will last a lifetime!

Ballinlough offers a very personal experience; you may arrive as a stranger, but you will leave as a friend. You will back for sure!

Ballinlough Castle can be rented for €25,000 per week, for fully catered accommodation.

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Celebrate Christmas at Mansfield Castle Hotel 2016

Mansfield Castle is an imposing Victorian building set in 3.5 acres of picturesque countryside, with award winning cuisine and magnificent oak panelling throughout. The castle provides the perfect venue for a wedding, a short break or a complete get-away to indulge in a few rounds of golf, sea and loch fishing, walking, stalking, dolphin and seal watching, whisky tasting and clan associations.

Enjoy a Christmas break in the Scottish Highlands, just 1 hour from Inverness. Relax with a short get-away and perhaps a few rounds of golf, or a spot of dolphin watching on the Moray Firth.

The castle is offering its normal bed and breakfast package for a minimum 10 rooms, for a 3 night stay, priced at £175 per room per night for dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation in a Standard Room, or upgrade to a Superior Room, offered at £210 per room per night for dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation.

With many sight-seeing opportunities nearby, why not get together with friends and family and experience a true Highland Christmas?

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Spooktacular' Bed and Breakfast Offer at Half Term

This unique property was originally a 12th century Cistercian abbey nestling in England’s historic heartland. Coombe Abbey has been restored to its former glory and combines a taste of history with a sense of luxury. Set within 500 acres of breathtaking parkland, it is the perfect backdrop for all occasions.

Spooktacular' Bed and Breakfast Offer at Half Term
No Tricks - Just Treats!

Enjoy an overnight stay in a Feature Bedchamber at Coombe Abbey with delicious English breakfast, plus a free glass of Prosecco on arrival for just £89 per couple on selected dates until 1 November 2016!

This offer is subject to availability on 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31 October 2016 and 1 November 2016.

Standard terms and conditions apply. 

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Celebrate Christmas at Belle Isle Castle 2016

Situated at the heart of Belle Isle Estate and dating from the early 17th century, the castle has undergone extensive yet tasteful refurbishment, ensuring that a full range of modern facilities blend seamlessly with original historic grandeur. This self-catering property offers guests the chance to savour some true Irish heritage and culture.

Imagine Christmas in a 17th century castle on a private island on the northern tip of Upper Lough Erne...? Imagine no more...this can become your reality!

Belle Isle is a 470-acre estate spread over eight picturesque islands. The castle is the perfect retreat for family and friends.

The Hamilton Wing offers accommodation for up to 16 people and consists of 6 double bedrooms and 2 twin rooms...all for just £4410 for a 7 night stay on a self-catered (vacation-rental) basis.

County Fermanagh offers a wealth of things to do and see, including some of Ireland's finest natural wonders. Lough Erne is home to recreational and competitive water sports, from canoeing to water skiing.

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Celebrate Christmas at Melville Castle 2016

Melville Castle has been restored and refurbished to provide a superb luxury ‘castle hotel’ only 20 minutes from Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, giving guests the chance to savour Edinburgh's eclectic mix of historic, beautiful and entertaining attractions. The castle is an excellent location for weddings, corporate events or a short break.

Enjoy a relaxing bed and breakfast break this Christmas and experience the warm hospitality of Melville Castle.

Bedrooms start at just £149, based on 2 adults sharing a Classic Double/Twin Room.

Enjoy an indulgent three-course set menu lunch with tea or coffee, party hats and crackers, before relaxing in the sumptuous Arniston Room or Library Bar. Luncheons are available from 12pm - 4pm by reservation only, charged at £49.95 per person.

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Dalmunzie Castle Winter Escape

Dalmunzie Castle is a stunning quintessential Laird's mansion turreted in the Scot's Baronial style and standing proudly at the head of a 6500 acre estate dating back to 1510. Enjoying magnificent mountain scenery, Dalmunzie is located in a hidden part of Highland Perthshire, yet is less than two hours from Edinburgh airport. Peace and tranquillity are a feature of life at Dalmunzie with fires & lounges contributing to a relaxing haven from the outside world.

Enjoy peace and tranquillity whilst admiring the magnificent mountain scenery in Highland Perthshire. Lounge by the fire in this relaxing haven from the outside world. For the more active, the first tee of Dalmunzie Golf Course is only thirty yards away.

Stay at Dalmunzie Castle between the 1 December 2016 and 31 January 2016 (excluding 24 - 26 December 2016, 31 December 2016 - 1 January 2017) from just £220 per night for dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation, based on 2 people sharing a Dalmunzie Room.​

Upgrade your accommodation option:
£240 Four Poster Room
£250 Tower Double Room
£285 Birkmyre and Ramsey (Family Room) 

Children (aged between 10 and 16 years), sharing a double room with 2 adults will be charged a £30 surcharge for bed and breakfast accommodation, with evening meals charged as taken.

Prices do not include wine and beverages.

Don't miss out on this fantastic offer!
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25% Off November/December Bookings at Mingary Castle

A robust 13th century Scottish castle hides an exquisite example of a Georgian dwelling within its curtain wall. Sleeping up to 10 guests, Mingary Castle offers both exclusive-use stays and bed and breakfast accommodation. The long abandoned ruin of Mingary Castle has been painstakingly renovated by a team of highly skilled craftsmen, who have made good the crumbling stonework, long lost roofs and floors buried deep in undergrowth, so once again Mingary can provide its guests with the finest of Highland hospitality.Sitting on the coastal fringes of the 12,000 hectare Ardnamurchan Estate, Mingary is at the heart of some of the finest countryside in the UK; its mountains, moorland and seawaters are teaming with rare and beautiful flora and fauna.

Book this recently-restored 13th-century castle for two nights or more between 1 November 2016 and 15 December 2016 (subject to availability), and receive a 25% discount on your stay.

The castle sleeps a maximum of 10 guests in 4 suites, all with four-poster beds and en-suite facilities.

Rates start at £300 per room per night (prior to the discount being applied), for bed and breakfast accommodation, based on 2 adults sharing a double/twin room.

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Celebrate New Year at Dromoland Castle 2016

Dromoland Castle is one of the finest castle hotels in Ireland, and offers guests the experience of living like landed gentry, surrounded by luxury, beauty and service. Dromoland is one of the few estates tracing its history to native Gaelic Irish families of royal heritage. Today, Dromoland Castle mixes old world elegance with modern day comforts; the castle serves as one of the most desired destinations in Europe. Here, the vitality of the castle lifestyle endures.

Enjoy a fantastic New Year's Black Tie event at Dromoland Castle. The castle's Executive Chef and his team have created a wonderful six-course degustation menu to awaken your culinary senses. The evening also includes pre-dinner cocktail reception; wines with dinner; Champagne toast at midnight; fireworks and the musical beats of Sunset Lounge.

Package inclusions:
-Two nights' luxury accommodation;
-Full Irish breakfast on both mornings;
-Table d'hote dinner on one evening.

-Cocktail reception;
-Six-course degustation menu;
-Wines with dinner;
-Champagne toast at midnight;
-Entertainment until the small hours.

Enjoy exploring the grounds of the 450 acres estate:
- Experience the self-guided walks through the woodlands;
- Leisure centre and Swimming pool available during your stay;
- Wifi in bedrooms and public areas;
- Daily morning newspaper.

Queen Anne Bedroom - €750 per adult
Deluxe Bedroom - €790 per adult
Executive Deluxe Room - €840 per adult

All of the above prices are based on 2 adults sharing a double or twin room.

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Celebrate New Year at Culcreuch Castle 2016

Culcreuch Castle is set in 1,600 acres of wooded parkland, and is considered as romantic a castle as the bonnie banks themselves. The castle provides guests with the perfect base for touring the Trossachs and Highlands, where the legends of Braveheart and Rob Roy took root. The staff at Culcreuch Castle intimately blend the elegance of bygone days with modern comforts and personal service in an atmosphere of friendly informal hospitality.

New Year's Eve
A warm welcome from the Laird in the Drawing Room with a glass of Prosecco.
Gala dinner in the Laird's Hall where Mark Walbank will wow you with close- up magic at your table.
Live music, magic show and piper.
A wee dram for everyone to bring in the bells at midnight.
Fireworks display followed by warm stovies served in the bar.

New Years Day
A free day to explore the area or just relax by the fire with a glass of Eggnog and perhaps some new friends.
Steak pie lunch in the Dungeon Diner and a fun quiz for those who wish to join in.
Candlelit dinner in the castle's AA 2 Rosette restaurant.

2 January 2017
A hearty breakfast to send you on your way.

Gala Dinner Menu 2016

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