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Sleeps - 18
Region - Angus & Fife
Sporting Driven shooting · Salmon Fishing · Trout Fishing · Walked-up grouse · Walked-up shooting
Activities Golf · Riding · Walking / Hiking
Facilities Mobile coverage · Tennis court · Wifi
Features Dogs Allowed · Self-Catered
Airlie Estate lies on the Southern side of the Angus Glens spanning the magnificent Glen Clova, Glen Moy and part of Glen Prosen, as far as Balmoral to the North. There is over 30,000 acres of, what has been quoted as, one of the finest sporting estates in Scotland.
It has been in the Earl of Airlie’s family ownership since the 12th century and prides itself on its quality of sport and scenery. Airlie is a beautiful private castle commanding an elevated position above the river below. The Castle is steeped in history and was burnt to the ground by the Earl of Argyll 1632. Then in 1746 King George II confiscated Airlie following the Jacobite Rebellion. Lord Airlie was eventually allowed to return from exile in Versailles half a century later and reclaim his family seat and rebuild its charred remains.
Within the grounds there is a large walled garden, tennis court, a grassy area with football goal post and miles of beautiful walks. Trout and salmon fishing and nearby stalking is available by arrangement.
Situated just 20 minutes from the coast and has easy access to golf courses such as Carnoustie, St Andrews or nearby Rosemount at Blairgowrie.
There is a cottage adjoining the main castle that can sleep 4 and would be ideal for extra capacity or for staff – included in rental. Rental includes 3 hours housekeeping each day.
Available on a self-catered basis.
Short Breaks available upon request.
Steeped in history, Airlie Castle makes a dramatic setting for a family holiday or special gathering of family and friends. The estate offers a variety of sporting activities and there are numerous golf courses within striking distance of the castle.
Airlie Castle has accommodation for 14 plus accommodation for 4 in the cottage. However, it is ideally suited to parties of between 14 – 16.
• Playroom with table tennis table, record player, solid fuel burner, French doors to garden. • Kitchen with Aga and dishwasher. • Billiard Room with open fire. • Separate W.C. • Utility Room with tumble dryer and washing machine. • Boot Room.
• Drawing Room with open fire (CD player). • Dining Room seats 10/12 with open fire. • WC. • Library/Study with an open fire.
• Master bedroom (Tower Bedroom) with 4 poster, built in wardrobes, steps down to en-suite bathroom with bath, w.c. and basin. • Double bedroom with wrought iron bath, twin enamel basins and lovely views. • Single Bedroom with door to bathroom (main) accessed from hall. • Bedroom with 3 single beds for children, open fireplace.
• Single bedroom (Pink bedroom) with basin. • Double bedroom. • Further bedroom with 3 single beds. • Separate WC. • Small Bathroom.
Included in rent. Sitting room with open fire, kitchen. Two twin bedrooms. Family bathroom.
Shooting Rough shooting can be organised by prior arrangement which takes place in the grounds of Airlie Castle. Pheasant shooting is also on offer at Cortachy Castle Sportings, which is the sister estate to Airlie Castle.
Walking Airlie Castle is 10 minutes drive from Kirriemuir, known as ‘The Gateway to the Glens’ which provide excellent hillwaking together with ski-ing at Glenshee. Airlie Estates have a network of walks which are open all year round, more details can be found at www.airlieestates.com.
Golf The area is well known for its range of outdoor pursuits. Golf courses in the area include Kirriemuir, three at Alyth, and the famous Rosemount championship course at Blairgowrie.
Fishing Salmon fishing is available at Cortachy on the River South Esk.
Games Room Should bad weather prevail or on a winters evening the Castle has the added amenity of a Games Room which has a snooker table and a table tennis table.
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