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Plane Castle

44 reviews
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Overview
6 bedrooms
6 bathrooms
18 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Steeped in history, visited by both Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, this home has character and charm. It is an exceptionally interesting “B” listed castle. Sympathetically restored by its current owners, it provides a magical yet welcoming and comfortable holiday home. With its spiral staircases, painted beamed ceilings, stone vaulted rooms and thick walls Plane Castle is full of atmosphere. The period detail is everywhere and yet you have comfortable warm bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms and splendid public rooms to make you comfortable. Perfectly positioned near Stirling, Plane Castle has ready access to Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as being an ideal spot to explore the north. Plane Castle has two buildings which can be rented separately or together. The Tower (built ...Steeped in history, visited by both Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, this home has character and charm. It is an exceptionally interesting “B” listed castle. Sympathetically restored by its current owners, it provides a magical yet welcoming and comfortable holiday home. With its spiral staircases, painted beamed ceilings, stone vaulted rooms and thick walls Plane Castle is full of atmosphere. The period detail is everywhere and yet you have comfortable warm bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms and splendid public rooms to make you comfortable. Perfectly positioned near Stirling, Plane Castle has ready access to Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as being an ideal spot to explore the north. Plane Castle has two buildings which can be rented separately or together. The Tower (built 1449) Sleeps 4 - 8 (maximum 6 adults) Ground Floor: Kitchen & bathroom First Floor; Medieval Hall 2nd Floor: Double bedroom, twin bedroom, bathroom 3rd Floor: Edwardian Crown Room Seating for up to 8 guests. May be used as 3rd bedroom to sleep 4 on sofa beds The Manor (built 1523) Sleeps 8 - 10 The Manor House is an impressive self catering property over 3 floors. The ground floor has 3 vaulted rooms: Sitting room with TV and DVD Dining Room with seating for 10 people Medieval Kitchen which is fully equipped with all mod cons such as microwave, dishwasher, washing machine etc On the first floor you will find the impressive Great Hall dominated by a large , medieval, fireplace complete with carved stonework and 9ft stone mantelpiece. This is an excellent space for entertaining with ample space for seating, dining and dancing. Second floor reached via a spiral staircase. Jacobean Room – 4 poster bed with fold out single; Victorian Room – double bed with en suite and single bed; Edwardian Room- double bed shared bathroom with twin; Twin Room – shared bathroom with Edwardian bedroom Outdoors: Guests at Plane Castle can enjoy the magnificent gardens complete with ponds, rowing boat, ducks, sculptures and delightful planting of beech tunnels, wisteria walks and even a Hobbit House, and Wendy play-house! Neither of the properties is suitable for the less mobile tenant and the spiral stairs are steep. Young children should be supervised both on the stairs and in the garden where the water features are not fenced off. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Highchair
Towels Provided
Dishwasher
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Boat Available
Balcony
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Fireplace
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

What a wonderful week. Our sons, wives and grandchildren joined us for a family week at the castle. Sonya gave us a great welcome, and made sure that we could find our way round these fascinating buildings. We were in the tower and the manor...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank FreddieToronto
Management response:Responded 3 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure hosting you and helping to ensure this was a super celebration for you all:-)

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed at Plane Castle for my sisters Jurassic Park themed Hen Do, this venue is AMAZING! Sonja and Steve were brilliant from the booking phase, right through until the day we left. Steve hosted our mini Highland Games for our party and we had an...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jentsang4
Management response:Responded 31 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Have a fabulous wedding and hopefully see you again one day:-)

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Our cousin trip to Scotland would not have been complete without our stay at Plane Castle! A group of ten, with four children, this was the perfect place to call home for two nights. We had arranged for a traditional Scottish dinner on our first...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Ann W
Management response:Responded 31 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review:-)

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Do you want to be transported back in time, with surroundings that exemplify the very meaning of history and class? Then look no further than Plane Castle. This castle is the hidden gem in the Stirlingshire region that you have been searching for. Located not...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank raisciortino
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We stayed in the Manor House and Tower for a hen weekend and had an absolutely fantastic time. The castle is interesting and fun with a awesome great hall where we chilled, dined and partied. Steve and Sonja were great hosts and arranged a number...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Fi_and_Stu
Management response:Responded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review and we are always happy when our lovely guests are happy:-) Have a great wedding

About the Owner
Sonja d
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2012
Interaction with guests
We will be at the castle to greet you and give you a full introduction to the castle and local sights. We are on hand to help out should you need any
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A rurally located castle takes you a world away from modern life however we are also only 15 minutes fro the centre of Stirling and falkirk and just half an hour away from Edinburgh
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