A warm welcome awaits you at the Barcaldine Castle in the beautiful surroundings of this, Argyll’s only ancient Castle with bed & breakfast facilities, built in 1609 by “Black” Duncan Campbell and restored in 1897 by Sir Duncan Campbell 3rd Baronet of Barcaldine. Barcaldine Castle offers something truly beautiful. A Scottish Castle set on the shores of Loch Creran with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains of Glencoe in early Spring to the golden colours of Autumn. The sumptuous interiors at Barcaldine Castle are carefully designed to encourage guests to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of relaxation. Unobtrusive and calm, the team at the castle aims to make your stay as memorable as possible. The rooms are elegant, opulent and romantic, each with rich and luxurious fabrics to create a traditional look and a deeply relaxing, romantic ambience. The dramatic landscapes and colours are constantly changing according to the weather and the seasons.
Enjoy this fully escorted circuit of Scotland taking in the charming city of Edinburgh, Inverness and the Isle of Skye. In the company of your knowledgeable driver-guide, you will get to see many of the iconic castles in the country (as well as more secret gems), immerse yourself in the local culture and stay in great accommodations. More Info
The Argyll room has a double aspect with views across the garden to the south west gate, Lochan Dhub and the ancient Scots pines beyond. The room has ornate white furniture and has an en-suite toilet and shower room. Each room has a luxurious king size bed with either loch views or views of the open countryside to the front of the castle. FREE WiFi available, together with a good selection of games, books & magazines. They offer tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary water, mini hospitality hamper, bathrobe, slippers and hairdryer. Luxury toiletries provided by Arran Aromatics.
The Airds room can be set as a twin or as a super king sized double. Like Argyll it has an en-suite toilet and walk in shower but Airds also incorporates a turreted dressing area as it is on the top floor. The bedroom window has a view across the gardens to the west and the mountains in the distance, and the turret windows give views to the south west gate and Lochan Dhub.
The Barcaldine room is a large comfortable room with antique mahogany furniture. The window faces across the garden to the south west gate, Lochan Dhub and the ancient scots pines beyond. From this window, on a clear evening, you can enjoy the superb colours of sunset. The newly refurbished bathroom now benefits from a roll top bath and shower.
Enjoy a wonderful Scottish breakfast including bacon, pork sausage, haggis, black pudding, potato scone, mushrooms, tomatoes, eggs any style. Full Scottish vegetarian breakfast mushrooms, tomatoes, vegetarian sausage, vegetarian haggis, beans, eggs any style. Scrambled eggs and Feochan Mhor smoked salmon, smoked Haddock, black pudding and bacon, famous Loch Fyne Kippers, Scotch pancakes served with maple syrup. Also at Barcaldine there is afternoon tea served with a delicious lunch.
Activities include local walks and cycle routes along breathtakingly beautiful and peaceful paths. The landscape views from the property are one of a kind.