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Large Houses for Special Occasions

Large houses for the larger gathering for that special occasion! Herewith a list of our top large houses and castles which are ideal for the big family and friends gathering.

Please remember that we can help with cooks and chefs, housekeepers and assistants, many of which are included in the rental. We can also recommend music and entertainment, not forgetting a piper to wake you for breakfast and later on pipe you into dinner!

Herewith a few Large Houses for Special Occasions suggestions…

Highlands & Northern Scotland

Achnagairn Castle

Sleeps: 55

Achnagairn Castle is a large Highland mansion house set amidst 15 acres of formal gardens, lawns and woodlands.

Aldourie Castle exterior
Highlands & Northern Scotland

Aldourie Castle

Sleeps: 24

Aldourie Castle offers complete seclusion on the quiet south shore of Loch Ness….

Edinburgh & The Lothians

Archerfield House

Sleeps: 54

Archerfield House is the perfect setting for a special event or celebration providing fully catered accommodation for up to 30 guests in the Mansion House. A Golfer’s dream!

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Ardtalla Novar Estate
Highlands & Northern Scotland

Ardtalla, Novar Estate

Sleeps: 20

Ardtalla is an 18th century stable square beautifully converted into an elegant house located in a wonderful Highland setting of the 20,000 acre Novar Estate.  Sport available during the season    

Late Availability
West Coast and Islands & Hebrides

Arisaig Traigh House

Sleeps: 18

We have a few weeks left available for Traigh House this coming season.  Weeks commencing Saturday 8th October / Saturday 15th October / Saturday 29th October 2022. Please contact Jenny directly to enquire.  jenny@georgegoldsmith.com.  Traigh is a very special property, with stunning views out over the sea to Rum, Eigg and Muck.  Exceptional location for family holidays.

Perthshire & The Cairngorms

Auchterarder House

Sleeps: 20

Auchterarder House is a wonderful example of an original Arts & Crafts property brought into the 21st Century. Set amidst 20 acres of beautiful mature gardens, the house is perfect for a special weekend celebration with family, a corporate retreat, or for golfers wanting to base themselves amidst the best golf courses in Scotland.

Ireland

Ballinacurra

Sleeps: 53

Ballinacurra is a fantastic house decorated to a very high standard offering guests something rather unique including winning the Best Exclusive Hire Property Award at the Luxury Travel Awards in Cannes a few years ago.

Ireland

Ballyfin

Sleeps: 29

Set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in the centre of Ireland, Ballyfin is a place of history and romance, of tranquility and great natural beauty. After eight years of restoration, Ballyfin re-opened in May 2011 as a small country house hotel like no other.

Belvoir Castle shooting
England

Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle is a stately home in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the Vale of Belvoir.

Highlands & Northern Scotland

Bighouse Lodge

Sleeps: 24

Bighouse Lodge is let on a fully catered basis for up to 20 guests and offers salmon fishing on the famous River Halladale. Walked-up grouse and stalking, along with sea fishing and trout fishing on the estate lochs.  Bighouse Lodge is located on the very north coast of Scotland in a wonderful position by Melvich […]

Angus & Fife

Birkhill Castle

Sleeps: 20

Enjoy long walks on the beach at St Andrews, or a day trip to the new V&A Museum in Dundee and come back to Birkhill to enjoy a sumptuous feast prepared by your own personal chef. Set in glorious countryside right on the coast in north east Fife, Birkhill was built in 1780 and is […]

Scottish Borders & Southern Scotland

Blairquhan Castle

Sleeps: 30

Blairquhan is one of the finest Regency castles in Scotland. The Castle has been discreetly modernised to provide very comfortable facilities and a unique location for visitors, guests and special events….

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