exclusive use

What was once a defensive stronghold has now been transformed into a splendidly appointed Highland home, perfect for entertaining you and all of your guests on a grand scale! With the tower's full complement of expert staff on hand, the experience of a life time for you and your guests is ready to be had, whatever the occasion.

Exclusive use gives you and your guests access to 17 bedrooms in the tower itself and an additional five cottages throughout the grounds. In total up to 72 guests can be very comfortably accommodated for an experience that they will never forget.

The facilities and possibilities are endless, from hosting your own Highland Games, to musical interludes in the Smuggler's Saloon; traditional Scottish sports are easily arranged, including clays, golf and archery.

All country pursuits however would not be complete without a beach bonfire and toddy to round off the evening.Prepare to enjoy service that goes well above five stars at this exciting and enchanting highland castle.

Girls' Weekend Away

Looking for an unusual venue for your hen or bachelorette party? Maybe you are hosting a reunion for family or friends? The girls' weekend away package lets you choose from a vast range of pampering, activities and entertainment to tailor your perfect weekend away.

Here are some ideas to make a really special time away together...

• Champagne afternoon tea on arrival

• Pampering - manicures, pedicures, massages and facials

• Endless dining options: sumptuous meal in Great Hall, informal buffet in the Morning Room, pub lunch in the Smuggler's Snug, BBQ at the Bothy...

• Wine Tasting or Cocktail Creation experiences - maybe some pre-dinner party games

• Late night entertainment: sit in front of the fire, or you could dance the night away in the tower, or be chauffeured into Wick or Thurso for a night on the town

• An Ackergill breakfast to pick you back up in the morning. Or perhaps a later brunch so you can stay in bed a little longer?

• If you're feeling adventurous, there are plenty of outdoor activities which are great fun too.

Ultimate Lads' Weekend

Planning the ultimate boys weekend, a celebratory birthday, or just looking for an excuse to get away with the lads? Look no further - you've found Ackergill Tower - the ultimate getaway location!

Here's a sample agenda, which can be made as bespoke as you like!

• Traditional whisky welcome with local award-winning Old Pulteney whisky

• Endless dining options: sumptuous meal in Great Hall, informal buffet in the Morning Room, pub lunch in the Smuggler's Snug, BBQ at the Bothy...

• Outdoor activities are a must: shooting, fishing, quad bikes, Segways and more

• Highland Games or a round of golf at the nearby golf course!

• When it comes to late night entertainment, your wish is the experienced staff's command. Whilst some may prefer a bonfire on the beach with roasted marshmallows, others will choose to party the night away in the castle or be chauffeured into Wick or Thurso for a night out on the town!

• Regardless of the evening activities that you opt for, the world famous Ackergill breakfast will be the perfect start to your day. Or perhaps you would prefer a leisurely brunch so that you can stay in bed a little longer?


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