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Craufurdland Castle- Tower House, Nr Glasgow, Our Castle ...your Family Home

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Craufurdland castle in a moody Ayrshire sunset.
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64 reviews
Craufurdland castle in a moody Ayrshire sunset.
Craufurdland castle in Glorious sunshine.
The manicured Back Lawn, as seen from The Bard's Room.
Carpets of Scottish Blue Bells in the woods around The Castle.
Beautiful ancient architecture with the moon peeking through.
Craufurdland's  
amazing daffodils.
The 14th Centuary Norman vauled entrance to the Towerhouse.
Kitchen with lots of work-surface , 2 dishwashers, 2 ovens & 2 fridges to accommodate upto 16.
Dinning for 16 in baronial luxury.
Table set for a King
Our beautiful Georgian Drawing Room looking on to the Back Lawn and The Lush Ayrshire Countryside.
Enjoy a roaring wood fire with your loved ones in the elegant drawing room.
Great room for an old fashioned family gathering of board games.
Wallace Suite upper floor - enjoy the view through the stunning stained glass baronial windows.
Relax in the spacious upper floor and while away the hours reading a book in peace and quiet.
Wallace suite upper floor - Up the lace spiral stairs to either Superking or Twin beds.
Enjoy the intricate workmen-ship and the space in this grand room.
The mesmerising Lace Spiral Stairs leading to the upper floor in the Wallace suite.
What a view !!
The stunning stain glass window in the Wallace suite looking out on to the front lawn.
Chair fit for a Queen.
Enjoy the 'living' area of the Wallace Suite, need more beds - turn the sofas into large single beds
Loving the Lace Spiral stairs.
Wallace En- Suite. Shower over bath.
The King James room in the Original 14th Century Tower of Craufurdland Castle.
A quirky room in the Tower with the hidden toilet & sink and a fabulous “Sash window” dressing table
Relax in the bath & enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of our Countryside.
Enjoy the bath in the Bay Window and soak up the tranquillity that the estate has to offer.
The beds in the King James Superking or Twin.
The lantern lighting the passage way from the King James Room.
The Queen Mary Room with its beautiful antique double four poster bed.
Relax on the four poster with your favourite tipple and enjoy the views over the front lawn.
Enjoy the space and tranquility of this elegant room.
The en-suite with a walk in shower.
Bard's Room cements our relationship with 'The Bard', with the discovery the Epitaph 'Grizzle Grim.'
Enjoy the views of the back lawn and beyond, watching Craufurdland Water meander through the fields.
The beds for The Bards and his companion can be Superking or Twin.
Main Bathroom
Main Landing on the first floor.
The landing from Queen Mary room to the Drawing room.
Landing on the first floor heading down to the kitchen and dinning room.
The Knights Room in the original 14th Century Tower named after Sir Reginald & Sir William Craufurd.
Relax in Knights' Room and look out over the stunning Ayrshire countryside and enjoy the peace.
This room can be Superking for the Knight & his Lady or twin with large sofa bed for his companions.
The stone spiral stair case leading you up tp the the Garrtee within the Castelations of The Tower.
The Garrett - Make your way up the stone spiral staircase and enjoy the Castelations of the Tower.
This room is affectionately called  'The Harry Potter Room' by some of our guests.
The Garrett- Travel back in time and enjoy staying within the Castelations of the Tower.
The drive teasing you until you turn the corner to get a peak at the Castle.
The deer dancing and prancing on the front lawn.
The colourful flowers of spring and summer.
Be at one with Nature, explore the Woodlands on Craufurdland Estate.
Let the rivers energise you.
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Overview
Castle -
6 Bedrooms , 6 Bathrooms , Sleeps 16
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Ayrshire, Scotland
Craufurdland Castle is one of the oldest in Scotland,has been with the Craufurd of Craufurdland for nearly 800 years. Set in 600 acres of stunning Ayrshire countryside surrounded by woodlands.
The 6 double bedrooms all unique and beautiful, the Georgian Drawing room stunning with spectacular views, and steeped in history.

Sleeps upto 16 , 4 of the 6 bedrooms are ensuite.
5 of the 6 bedrooms can be twin or Superking.
4 of the sofabeds are in 3 of the bedrooms.


We are 5 minutes from Jn 8 of the M77, Kilmarnock,
Only 25 mins from the vibrant Glasgow City Centre
30 minutes from Glasgow Airport
20 Minutes from Troon Beach & world class golf courses like The Royal Troon.
60 mins from both Edinburgh and Stirling.

Chill and enjoy and tranquility of Craufurdland Estate or ideal for explore central Scotland.

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About the Owner, Adity H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 64 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Most of the time we are here to greet you and show you around, if for some reason we can't be here, we email in advance to make alternative arrangements.

We are as hand on or hands off as you wish us to be.
A guided tour of the castle and its history is available at no extra charge on request.

We can recommend walks, restaurants, sights to visit etc if that is what you require or if you like dogs, you are welcome to join us to explore the nooks and cranieis of the estate on our dog walks.
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Excellent - based on 64 reviews
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Lena S
1 review
Reviewed 19 August 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We spent a week at this wonderful location to get married in Scotland. We flew in with family and friends and could not have asked for more. Craufurdland Castle is a magical place to spend some time with a group of people. During the booking process, Adity had always been very helpful and had responded very fast to our Emails....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2017 for a stay in May 2017

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Management response:

Really pleased you guys had a great stay. We try our best to help our guests make everlasting memories.

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ZRhodes
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Far too hard to do Craufurdland justice in a short review. Amazing, characterful, comfortable rooms, personal access to fascinating family history and artefacts, charmingly beautiful castle and grounds that feel like they really belong to you, unbelievably welcoming interesting hosts. You won't regret booking a stay here. We will definitely be back. Thank you so much to Simon, Adity, Indra...

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Management response:

Thanks for the lovely review, really pleased you had a lovely stay. WE try our best to ensure that the Castle is your home for your stay.

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Amenities
  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(4)
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(5)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
The house is not suitable for under 30's, though family groups under 30 are welcome. The bedrooms in the castle are over 4 floors: The Knights is on the 3rd and Garret on the 4th...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    5 Super Kings
    1 Full
    4 Twins
    4 Cribs
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
£364
£555
£2,025
27 Oct 2017 -
21 Dec 2017
Early winter
2 nights
£285
£597
£1,990
22 Dec 2017 -
28 Dec 2017
Christmas
7 nights -- --
£3,650
29 Dec 2017 -
4 Jan 2018
New Year
3 nights
£743
£1,560
£5,200
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £500 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All non-peak changeover days are flexible , please contact us to confirm and also for prices after Mid September 2018
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About the neighbourhood
Near the lovely village of Fenwick, just north of Kilmarnock. Its only 25 minutes from Glasgow City Centre, with some of the best shopping in the UK. 1 hour from Sterling and Edinburgh and 45 minutes away from Ferry to the beautiful Isle of Arran.
Getting around
The nearest town is Kilmarnock , which has both a train Station and a Bus Terminal.
The no 4 bus goes through the Fenwick Village which is 1.2 miles from the castle.
X77 X76 stop on Glasgow Road 1.3 miles away, accessed by the Kilmarnock drive.
If you want to use the castle a base for sight-seeing i would recommend a car.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Glasgow: 30.0 km
Railway: Kilmarnock: 5.0 km
Ferry: Troon: 15.0 km
We are just 30 minutes drive from Glasgow airport and 10 minutes drive from Kilmarnock train Station.

Please do not follow Postcode for the house on Sat nav,
Post code to follow KA3 6BX – Marchbank Farmhouse, this brings you to a farm house just before the Gates of the estate.

From M6 goto M74 stay on the M74 (Do not go onto M8 for Glasgow),
Follow M74 west and M77 Kilmarnock/Prestwick Airport.
Please ignore Fenwick signpost at Jn 7 for Fenwick /Stewarton.
Take the slip road off M77 ( Jn 8) for Fenwick/ Kilmarnock, take 1st exit at Roundabout at the end of the slip road, (B 7061).
You are now on Fenwick Main Street take 1st right into Waterslap,
pass a farm house on the left, (Marchbank), KA3 6BX , estate gates are infront of you.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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