New hotel is first 21st century castle

The newly constructed Glenskirlie Castle in the heart of Scotland is the
first new castle to be built in the country in the 21st century.Fifteen individually themed bedrooms - including two luxurious 100 square
metre suites - have been named after roses with the floral theme carried on
throughout the castle?s interior design features.

The room names which include New Dawn, Cupid, Sexy Rexy, Maiden’s Blush and
Bourbon Queen were selected with input from the UK’s leading rose expert
Peter Beales.

Situated amid lush gardens in the village of Banknock in Stirlingshire,
Glenskirlie Castle is owned and operated by the Macaloney family.

They are also celebrating the 25th anniversary of opening their Glenskirlie
House Restaurant which sits on land adjacent to the new castle.

The Castle’s honeymoon suites feature four poster beds, turreted bathrooms
with sunken baths, separate dressing rooms and walk-in wardrobes, lounge
and dining areas.

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Bespoke designed stained glass windows and doors feature in the Castle?s
new bar-grill restaurant which offers a relaxed evening dining option. For
more fine dining guests are able to use the adjacent Glenskirlie House
restaurant.

The Castle is also offering wedding reception facilities with a
purpose-designed function suite seating up to 120 guests.

General Manager Colin Macaloney described the castle as “our dream come
true” and added: “The new hotel opens up so many opportunities for our
clients to make their time at Glenskirlie more enjoyable and relaxing.

“With our location being so central in the heart of Scotland it also
provides tourists with the perfect base from which to see much of what is
the best in the country in terms of tourism attractions.”
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