Do you need a base for your summer golf tour? Planning a corporate retreat post lockdown? Or maybe just celebrating a special occasion with family or close friends? We are delighted to share a selection of our incredible exclusive use venues for ultimate privacy, unrivalled flexibility and unrivalled exclusivity. Through our golf and leisure partners we can help to organise all extracurricular activities such as Golf, Shooting, Whisky Tasting, Fishing and Hillwalking.
For all our exclusive use venues full staff for dining, House keeping can be arranged so you can relax throughout your stay.
When traveling during your stay our luxury vehicle partners will ensure you travel in supreme comfort whether by chauffeur driven vehicle, premium self-drive vehicles or helicopter.
Allowing us to take care of your travel arrangements to Scotland as well as while you are here allows you to relax and spend time with your friends and family.
Ardtalla House on Novar Estate
Novar Estate was once described as a “barren and treeless place”. Three hundred years later and under the stewardship of the same family, it is a thriving Highland estate extending to 20,000 acres and including farmland, forestry, hill, shooting and fishing.
Ardtalla House is in a unique position at the heart of the estate and adjacent to Novar’s five acre walled garden complete with tennis court and croquet lawn. Ardtalla is an ideal base for groups of eight to eighteen golfers wishing to play some of the finest courses in the Highlands of Scotland including Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Tain, Fortrose and Nairn. Other notable courses in the area can be found at Brora, Golspie and Strathpeffer among others. On your return from Golf you can even book a massage to get your ready for your next round.
The waters of the River Alness and the malting barley grown on Novar are key ingredients in the fine local malts of the Highlands. A whisky tasting can be sampled at Ardtalla or at a local distillery. The Dalmore, Glenmorangie and Balblair are all near by.
Golf Courses Nearby
- Royal Dornoch
- Castle Stuart
Auchterarder House has a rich history dating back to 1832 when it was built by Scottish architect, William Burn, for Lt-Col. James Hunter. Designed for entertaining, it is a house that welcomes its guests with warmth and enormous comfort. Ideal for house parties of all ages with a host of activities available in the grounds as well as others to be found locally, there is something for everyone.
The house enjoys stunning views over the Grampian mountains to the west and the Cairngorms to the north as it sits in the very centre of Scotland – a very peaceful and private spot. Auchterader House has the benefit of being just 5 minutes’ drive from Gleneagles Hotel with its three Championship golf courses. Why not also enjoy the health spa and Andrew Fairlie’s highly respected 2-star Michelin restaurant along with the many other activities they have on offer such as, fishing, Shooting and Horse Riding. Not only is Auchterarder House located near Gleneagles, it is also about an hour’s drive, or 15 minute helicopter journey from the Home of Golf, St Andrews.
Auchterarder House is located close to many wonderful distilleries which guests often enjoy visiting. Those with a casual interest can usually sign up for a 45-60 minute tour, whereas the afficionados can take much longer 2-3 hour tours. All will end in a tasting and an opportunity to stock up on a few bottles of ‘Scottish water’.
A personal favourite of ours nearby is the Glenturret Distillery, set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, Scotland’s oldest working distillery offers tours and tasting experiences along with a great shopping experience featuring the newly launched Glenturret range – an exquisite taste of luxury to treat someone special, or yourself. The Glenturret restaurant is due to re-open in Spring 2021 following a stunning makeover.
Golf Courses Nearby
- Gleneagles PGA Centenary, Kings and Queens
- St Andrews Courses (15 minute helicopter journey)
- Auchterarder Golf Club
- Stirling Golf Club
- Crieff Golf Club
Built in 1659 and relocated stone-by-stone from the loch in 1907, Turin Castle sits in twenty acres of sweeping lawns with majestic views of the rolling Scottish countryside. As well as the glorious surroundings, our exclusive use castle has everything you need to experience the very best of Scottish country living.
Turin Castle’s facilities include games room, bar, library, music room, firepit and underground whisky and wine cellar. Turin Castle also offers the perfect spot to take advantage of the best of Scotland – from intimate whisky and Gin tasting experiences to fishing, shooting and Golf
Turin Castle is situated equidistant from some of the best golf courses in Scotland. The courses below are all within a 90 minute drive or even less via helicopter.
Golf Courses Nearby
- St Andrews
- Royal Aberdeen
- Trump International
Blairquhan Castle is a Grade A listed building situated in the heart of the Ayrshire countryside. This magnificent example of stunning Regency architecture is more than just a property or a venue; it is part of Scotland’s rich heritage. With well-established grounds and a beautiful walled garden, Blairquhan Castle is the perfect choice for those with a discerning eye. Exclusive use of Blairquhan castle and gardens affords you the privacy and security needed to make your stay as relaxing as possible. Enjoy everything that Blairquhan Castle has to offer with the peace of mind that the only other people present are here by your request.
As the sole guests for the duration of your visit you will receive the full attention of our discreet, yet accommodating and experienced staff. They will be on hand to deal with any requests that you or your party may have so you can rest assured that your every need will be catered for. From the moment that you cross the threshold of the main entrance through to when it’s time to say goodbye, everything at Blairquhan Castle is yours.
The county of Ayrshire, where Blairquhan Castle is situated, is equally enamoured with the sport. The Open Championship was born here way back in 1860 and the first ever recorded hole-in-one was made on the same course, Prestwick, by ‘Young’ Tom Morris in 1868.
As well as the historic Prestwick Golf Club, Ayrshire also boasts an abundance of other courses for you to enjoy; namely the more recent Open venues – Turnberry and Royal Troon, along with other Championship courses in Dundonald and Western Gailes. All of these famous courses are within 45 minutes drive away from the castle gates, making Blairquhan the perfect place to stay if you are planning a golf trip to this stunning part of the world.
Golf Courses Nearby
- Turnberry Alisa and Robert the Bruce
- Royal Troon
- Western Gailes
- Glasgow Gailes
- Prestwick Golf Club
Through our golf and leisure partners we can help to organise all extracurricular activities such as Golf, Shooting, Whisky Tasting, Fishing and Hillwalking.
This is just a small selection of our Exclusive use properties, find more at https://execgolf-leisure.com/where-to-stay/
All of our Exclusive use property experience are completely bespoke, stay, play and explore where you want. Its you dream, we just build it.
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