Not quite made up your mind what you want from your hotel mini-break? Want to keep your options open? For a versatile break, it’s all about finding a location that offers you plenty of options.
Today’s Big Deal hotel destination is perfectly placed for exploring a multitude of attractions in and around Scotland’s Central Belt, depending on where your mood takes you.
The Leapark Hotel in Grangemouth is within a 30-minute drive of Edinburgh and Glasgow, but also has the delightful scenery of the Forth Valley on its doorstep.
If you don’t want to venture too far, but need a quick escape from the city, the Leapark offers a comfortable and welcoming option. It’s a traditional Scottish hotel with some elegant period touches, and a friendly, inviting atmosphere.
Comfort and hospitality
The Big Deal offers an overnight stay for two people in a standard double or twin room, full Scottish breakfast, a 2-course dinner from the Treetops restaurant menu and a bottle of wine to share.
Comfortable, well-appointed standard rooms have free high-speed internet access, en suite bathrooms with power showers and complimentary toiletries.
The offer includes the opportunity to enjoy a two-course dinner from the menu in the Treetops Restaurant.
The restaurant is a convivial and informal venue for enjoying a cosmopolitan menu that combines Scottish and international cuisine.
Menus offer a variety of grilled specials, burgers and Scottish classics, with typical dishes including a chicken piri piri burger, smoked haddock and prawn pie, honey-glazed Scottish salmon and a selection of authentic curries.
Desserts feature a tempting array of creations, including lemon posset, Baileys cheesecake and millionaire chocolate sundae.
Out and about
The advantage of the Leapark’s location is that you could use it as a base for exploring nearby Stirling or Edinburgh, or take the opportunity to discover local attractions.
The impressive engineering of the Falkirk Wheel and the distinctive Kelpies sculptures are nearby. The great outdoors, in the form of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, is a short drive away, and there are plenty of attractive walking routes in the Forth Valley.
The Leapark Hotel has plenty of positive feedback on TripAdvisor. Recent reviews include the following:
‘I love this hotel with its old style atmosphere, plush carpeted flooring, leather and wood furniture and soft lights from the chandeliers.’
‘Very friendly staff, felt really welcome, which is always a good first impression. Rooms were nice and tidy, lovely relaxing atmosphere. We all had a great time and would definitely recommend this place.’
Festive gift idea
A short break out of the city is a great way to fight off that seasonal ennui that can descend in the winter months.
Today’s Big Deal getaway to the Leapark Hotel would make a thoughtful Christmas gift, offering the promise of a relaxing escape after the ordeals of the festive season.