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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed here for Christmas this year which was a wonderful and relaxing way to end 2016. The garden cottage is so cosy and is a haven for wildlife even in these winter months. The hot tub is a fantastic extra. We were battered by Storm Barbara while we were here but still managed to go out walking each day...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, and glad Storm Barbara didn't put you off or put a dampener on the holiday! Look forward to seeing you back again. Happy New Year, Niall and Emma.

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This was our third and certainly won't be our last stay in the beautiful garden cottage. The cottage is just perfect for getting away from everything for a while, in fact everything about the place is just perfect. It's furnished well giving it a very cosy and relaxing feeling. The wood burner in the centre of the lounge adds to...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Michael, thanks for the great review and good to see you both again. Hopefully the next time you come we can show you around the new gin distillery!! Niall and Emma

Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Been in area now for a year , never knew you could stroll through the grounds. Great views , lovely walks One day might even get to look inside the Castle building. People I saw were all friendly, saw a couple of deer, what I think was a red squirrel not confirmed but almost definitely.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Yes, no problem for anyone who wants to walk but not stay! There is a car park at the tannery for anyone else who wants to do the same, and a 1 mile way marked trail, with more to follow. You may well have seen a red squirrel. Around 35 years ago they were relatively common...

Reviewed 15 October 2016

We've just returned from a few days at the Servant's Quarters. Everything was great - the apartment was really well designed and beautifully decorated. We had everything that we needed and enjoyed the small touches - lots of games, very well stocked kitchen, candles and of course super comfy beds with quality bed linen. We also really enjoyed the riverside...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed your stay. Niall and Emma

Reviewed 2 October 2016

This place is just breathtakingly stunning!!! I'm sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo at peace there.i have alot of health issues so some days I'm not able to leave the house but even staying in is fantastic.the view from the living room windows to die for.the bays directly in front of lodge(just a stone's throw away too)and the seals are almost a constant visitor to...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Tracy, thanks for the new review! Always a pleasure to see you and Tommy at the cottage! Niall and Emma.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had a lovely romantic weekend in this beautiful fairytale cottage. Lovely grounds to explore, so cosy inside and the hot tub is lovely. Lots of seals in the bay and lovely beach to explore at Makrahinish.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, and glad you enjoyed your break - hope you got home ok! Niall and Emma

AIRDRIE< SCOTLAND
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned back from a weekend staying I the Arch Cottage, all I can say is what a place everything from the cottage to the scenery was amazing. Even had a rabbit outside front door. The cottage itself is so cosy and warm really felt like a home. Had the most relaxing weekend in a long time? Even walking to...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Glad you had a good time! Look forward to seeing you both again, Niall and Emma.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a great mid-week stay in Arch Cottage, a gorgeous building itself with fantastic views of the castle and sea and a warm welcome. The estate is a great location for visiting other parts of Kintyre and also has plenty to do on the doorstep - we enjoyed the signposted walk around the estate as well as the walk...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and we are glad you had a good time. Yes, the rabbits are becoming a bit of a fixture - 30 years without them for some reason and then suddenly they are making a comeback! The dog likes chasing them but is too lazy to catch them!! See you again, Niall and Emma.

Castleford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

An absolutely stunning location what a beautiful place! The castle itself was very well appointed with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The hot tub and sauna added a special extra to the holiday. Would definitely recommend.

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and look forward to seeing you again! Niall and Emma

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had a great week in the Servants Quarters this July with 3 kids to entertain (all ours!). It's very spacious, more so than the photos online suggest, we even managed a small table tennis tournament in the kitchen. There's a secret room which kept the kids quiet for a while trying to find it. The accommodation is very comfy...

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Niall_Machall, Owner at Torrisdale Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! The Pokémon table has been converted back to a chess table for the next kids to find, and I am glad you had a Pikachu at the secret room! See you next time, Niall and Emma.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our superb range of self-catering properties on Kintyre's east coast provide accommodation for groups of between 2 and 10 people. The estate offers the perfect opportunity to experience the comforts of modern day living whilst relaxing within a stunning and stress-free environment. Breaks are available for a minimum of 3 nights throughout the year.We are also embracing green technology, and have installed a biomass boiler to serve several properties on the estate, and a small hydro scheme which will generate enough electricity for 90 houses. In addition, our innovative tree planting scheme allows you, as our guest, to plant a tree for every holiday taken. Within the ground floor of the castle is a beautifully furnished self-catering apartment and set within the peaceful wooded grounds are a further four superb cottages and houses.The Kintyre Way passes through the estate, which is an ideal base for those looking to complete the long distance walk in individual stretches, being almost halfway on the 87 mile route.Of special interest at Torrisdale is the organic tannery, specialising in natural coloured sheepskins and deer skins using an ancient tanning method to produce a superior skin. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Torrisdale Castle

Address: Torrisdale | By Carradale, Kintyre, Carradale PA28 6QT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Argyll and Bute > Carradale
Hotel Class:4 star — Torrisdale Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Torrisdale Castle Carradale, Scotland
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“Garden cottage seems the most secluded.”
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