There aren’t many hotels that can boast their own train station. But since it first opened its doors in 1924, The Gleneagles Hotel, in the heart of the Perthshire countryside on the edges of the Highlands, has never been an ordinary hotel.
A magnificent country estate set beneath the beautiful Ochil Hills, in the heart of Scotland, The Gleneagles Hotel has been a luxury destination for nearly a century. Famous as the host venue for the G8 summit of world leaders in 2005 and golf’s Ryder Cup in 2014, the 850-acre Gleneagles estate includes a five-star luxury hotel, three championship golf courses, an award-winning spa, fine-dining restaurants, as well as an array of leisure activities and countryside pursuits.
The estate rooms are the pick of the 232 luxury bedrooms and suites with either traditional or modern interiors, and many with fine views over the hotel grounds and beyond. For a sumptuous affair, 27 exquisitely designed and well-appointed suites offer the luxury Gleneagles experience with balconies, chunky fireplaces, and magnificent views of the estate.
Three championship courses have established the resort’s reputation as a golfer’s paradise.
In 2019, Gleneagles will celebrate its golfing centenary. Since the iconic King’s and Queen’s courses were first opened here in 1919, this countryside estate in the heart of Scotland has continued to attract the elite of the golf world.
Gleneagles is as much a golfer’s paradise as it is a glorious playground where guests can enjoy an extensive range of countryside pursuits and leisure activities – including shooting, horse riding, tennis, and off-road driving – all of which take place within the 850-acre estate that epitomizes the rugged natural beauty for which Scotland is famed.
For some rejuvenation, the spa – without a doubt one of the best in Scotland – comes complete with saunas, steam rooms and hydrotherapy ‘vitality’ pool. Every aspect of the unique, tranquil space enhances the therapeutic ESPA treatments, which include a wide range of natural facials, body treatments and massages tailored to both men and women.
Andrew Fairlie’s eponymous two Michelin star restaurant that offers lavishly sybaritic dishes from the Highland larder, The Strathearn offers classic silver service with a touch of glamour, and the Birnam Brasserie serves French-American dishes using the best local Scottish produce. Then there’s Afternoon Tea looking over the Glens, or you can enjoy fresh fruit, baskets of just-baked viennoiseries, or a hearty morning meal on the terrace.
Located just one hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, with direct trains from London arriving in five hours at its very own station, just two minutes from the hotel, The Gleneagles Hotel offers a world of unforgettable experiences – whether you looking for relaxation, fun or adventure.