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Glenapp Castle.

Hotel and restaurant in the country. United Kingdom,Ballantrae

Unique in the world: a family owned and occupied baronial castle

Graham, Fay Cowan and John Orr, Maîtres de Maison, present their property:

Standing high above a dramatic coastline overlooking the Irish sea, in the south west of Scotland’s historic lowlands, Glenapp is a family owned and occupied baronial castle set in an area of outstanding and unspoiled natural beauty. Underneath its fairytale turrets and towers there are oak-panelled rooms, rich fabrics and fine antiques, as well as modern award winning cuisine and impeccable service. The castle is hidden from the rugged landscape by 15 hectares of magical gardens filled with specimen trees and plants, including a fine collection of rare and unusual rhododendrons.


Disabled access

Car park

Wifi hot spot

Children welcome

Valet parking / Car park

Lift / Elevator

Dogs: accepted

Sports & Leisure

On site

Tennis on site



Falconry (displays and handling)

Mountain biking

In the vicinity



Zip wire

Horse riding


Clay pigeon shooting



Mountain balling


Glenapp Castle,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 2002
KA26 ONZ (Ayrshire) United Kingdom

Tel.: + 44 (0)1465 831 212

Fax: + 44 (0)1465 831 000

Owners: Graham and Fay Cowan
Maîtres de Maison: Graham, Fay Cowan and John Orr
Chef: Tyron Ellul

How to get there?

From the north take the A 77 main road south. Pass through Ballantrae, crossing the River Stinchar bridge as you leave the village. Turn first right in 100 yards (not sign posted). From the south take the A 77 north. Turn left 100 yards before the bridge over the river at Ballantrae. Drive one mile to the gates of the castle. Please then use the telephone entry system.

Glasgow (Intl) 110 km

Train station
Girvan 23 km

N 55° 04’ 6’’ W 004° 58’ 8’’

Glenapp Castle

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Central reservation office (United States)

1 800 735 2478

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Annual closing :

From January 2nd to mid-March.
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