The Gleneagles Hotel is steeped in history since it opened its doors in 1924. This fantastic hotel and resort are sometimes known as the "riviera for golf in the Highlands", perfect for a Golf Break to Scotland. With nothing short of three championship golf courses on-site; the Kings Golf Course, Queens Golf Course, and fantastic PGA Centenary golf courses, it came as no surprise when Gleneagles hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup.
The Gleneagles Hotel is one of the most luxurious golf resorts in the UK. Besides having a fascinating history, it has also been utilised as a setting for James Bond films. In addition, it's an excellent option for a quiet break since it's located just outside Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland.
If you like golf, the Gleneagles Hotel should be your first choice when booking your next trip. There are excellent dining choices and luxurious guest accommodation available to suit all visitors. The hotel also offers spa services and exercise facilities to assist guests in recuperating and unwinding after a long day on the road.
At the Gleneagles resort, you will be spoilt with rounds of golf on championship golf courses and prized with the finest of golf breaks in Scotland.
Gleneagles Golf Breaks are simply some of the finest in the world and often compared with the quality of Pebble Beach.
In 2001 the resort had the pleasure of Andrew Fairlie (scots born chef) opening an intimate yet contemporary restaurant. One that over the years, in these most opulent of surroundings developed into the only restaurant in Scotland to have two Michelin stars. Restaurant Andrew Fairlie is one of the numerous restaurants available there is also the Birnie brasserie offering a wide selection of Mediterranean fare. AlternativeOne can experience fine diningnced in the Strathearn with a variety of Franco-Scottish dishes served in almost a theatrical atmosphere one only experienced here.
For those wishing to enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, the Dormy clubhouse is ideal offering a range of dishes; including grilled classics, pizzas, and many other comfort foods. All with fantastic views across the Kings and Queens golf courses. Last, but by no means least, is the Auchterarder 70; a wood-paneled stylish bar offering snack food of haggis pakora, vegetable tempura while sampling its wide selection of craft beers.
For those looking for drinks before or before dinner, Gleneagles offers several great bars. The American Bar has an opulent atmosphere and serves cocktails, wine, and champagne. For those who enjoy an old single, the Century bar is ideal with over 120 singles, with the odd glass or three of wine and plenty of them too. Finally, the Blue Bar, located on the doorstep of the King and Queen's 18th Holes, is an opulent venue to enjoy and celebrate all that Johnny Walker Blue Label has to offer, as well as a great selection of Cuban cigars and relax back into the leather sofas.
Leisure at Gleneagles
With The Gleneagles Shooting School, The Gleneagles Equestrian School for horseback riding, and The British School of Falconry, as well as cycling, archery, and fishing, Gleneagles provides more than the ordinary resort for one of your next golf excursions to Scotland.
The Gleneagles Spa
Gleneagles also has an award-winning spa that is an ESPA venue and is thus Scotland's most opulent spa, offering specific treatments ranging from facials to multiple massage treatments and therapies. The recreational facilities make this a one-of-a-kind vacation kind. It also provides one of the best golf experiences and is ideal for a luxury golf vacation.
Guests can choose from a variety of lodging options. The Glenmore Lodges are suitable for people who want to stay in their own self-contained accommodation, providing a luxurious alternative of having their home-from-home while away from home. If you choose to stay at the main hotel with dinner, bed, and breakfast, you can choose from rooms to suites, with options ranging from Estate, Manor, and Country rooms to Bell Tower, Royal Nochnagar, Whisky, Estate, and Spirit suites. All rooms have classic or modern décor, are of the finest quality, and have various views of the resort, gardens, or golf courses.
The resort is also ideal for groups, meetings, and conferences with various meeting rooms of varied sizes. Most small groups and parties are welcome. There is, however, the Gleneagles Arena, which has slightly over 2,50 square metres of conference space and can seat up to 2,250 visitors.