The Gleneagles Hotel

Location: Edinburgh | UK

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

Established in 1924, The Gleneagles Hotel is an iconic and prestigious hotel dedicated to its visitors- a true par excellence. Set in the home of golf, The Gleneagles Hotel is a destination for some of the best greens in the world and, along with a divine ESPA spa and a scintillating Michelin-starred restaurant, provides a perfect tonic for those who want to get away from it all.
Perfect forCouples, families and golfing enthusiasts. Very few resorts can merge a five-star hotel with a truly family-friendly atmosphere; whilst also making golfers go weak at the knees at a mere glimpse of the courses- yet this is the wonderland that is The Gleneagles Hotel.
In the knowThe British School of Falconry, established at Gleneagles in 1992, was the first dedicated falconry school in the world. Head over to the sporting grounds adjoining the Gleneagles estate to have a chance at handling a Harris hawk or to be able to fly birds of prey at some live game.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine
  • Hideaway

Hotel Overview

Where

An hour’s drive from both Glasgow and Edinburgh- set in an 850-acre estate in the Perthshire countryside.

Rooms at The Gleneagles Hotel

The 232 elegantly decorated rooms, including 26 luxurious suites, combine the individuality of an intimate hotel with the facilities of a grand resort. The rooms range from the beautifully appointed inner-facing Ccassic rooms to the quintessentially Gleneagles estate rooms, which offer supreme luxury with king-size beds and wonderful estate views.

Food and facilities

Inspired by the pick of the field, wood, river and sea, dining in Scotland’s only two-Michelin star restaurant is an experience in itself. Trained in France, head chef Andrew Fairlie oversees the eponymously-named restaurant, creating a menu that blends the best of French and Scottish cooking, tying the meal together with an emphasis on outstanding ingredients and fine local suppliers. A highlight among the many courses is Andrew’s signature smoked lobster, with its intense smokiness coming from a twelve-hour infusion over whisky barrels.

Activities at The Gleneagles Hotel

With three renowned championship golf courses, hire some clubs and walk across the generous fairways and big greens to play a fantastic round as the course offers an exciting challenge for all handicaps. For adults and children who want to do more than play golf in Scotland, there is horse-riding, shooting, fishing, deer stalking (in season), and game bird shooting to try.

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