The American poet John Greenleaf Whittier said, ‘Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.’
Feel the years fall away with today’s Big Deal on a romantic overnight stay in a Deluxe Room in the Castle at Glenskirlie House and Castle.
A stunning 21st century castle with a contemporary twist, Glenskirlie Castle is set in beautifully landscaped gardens near Banknock.
Just twenty minutes from Glasgow, 40 from Edinburgh and fifteen from Stirling, it is very convenient for a romantic getaway in the Central Belt.
Individually designed rooms
Available seven days a week, the offer is for an overnight stay for two in an opulent, double or twin Deluxe Room in the Castle.
A full Scottish breakfast is included in the offer, and there are options to include a two course dinner, or four course dinner with cocktail.
Glenskirlie Castle has fifteen individually designed bedrooms.
Each room has been named after a rose and features luxurious facilities such as Villeroy and Boch ensuite bathrooms; goosedown toppers on sprung mattress beds and huge, fluffy, Egyptian cotton towels.
Naturally, there are flat screen televisions and DVD players in every room.
A full Scottish breakfast is included in the offer. Guests who have purchased dinner options are in for a real culinary treat.
Recently, the fine dining Restaurant and the Grill at Glenskirlie have become one, located in the castle, so that customers dining together may enjoy a broader range of dishes.
Option two includes a starter and main or main and dessert, and option three includes a starter, main, pre-dessert coffee and a dessert with a winter berry cocktail each.
The menu is subject to change, but starters may include soup of the day, chicken liver pate with relish and oatcakes, and salad with green beans, olives, sun blush tomato, quails egg and feta.
Mains often featured are breast of chicken with mangetout and pea arancini, broad bean & pancetta cream, the fish of the day with beurre blanc, clams, salty fingers and green beans, and mangetout and pea arancini with mixed green beans, wilted baby spinach and salsa verde.
Sweet tooth diners will be happy to see the likes of sticky toffee pudding, lemon curd tart and yoghurt panna cotta with strawberry jelly for dessert.
Guests at Glenskirlie House and Castle have not been shy when it comes to writing of their experiences on TripAdvisor.
This is what a couple of recent and very pleased guests had to say. We have edited them for length:
‘Just beautiful. My husband and I stayed for one night at this beautiful place… We loved it from the minute we stepped out the car. Every member of staff went out of their way to help, and made us feel so welcome. Our room was perfect, and we loved all the wee extra touches… Perfect for a relaxing night away, and an ideal wedding venue.’
‘A luxurious hotel with wonderful staff. We stayed at this lovely hotel for the second time in a few months. Both our stays have been amazing. The restaurant food is delicious and the service second to none. All the staff are friendly and very helpful. The rooms are special, and the individual touches in each room make it a very special place to stay. We will undoubtedly return.’
Looking for a romantic hideaway? Whisk that special person away to the fairytale Glenskirlie House and Castle with today’s Big Deal on an overnight getaway.
And if you are looking for the perfect location in which to propose…
Well, you’ve just found it.