The Gleneagles Hotel
The Gleneagles Hotel is steeped in history since it opened its doors in 1924, this fantastic hotel and resort is sometimes known as the “riviera in the highlands” with good cause. With nothing short of three championship golf courses on-site; the Kings, Queens, and fantastic PGA Centenary golf courses, it came of no surprise when Gleneagles hosted the 2014 Ryder Cup.
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. One of the numerous restaurants available there is also the Birnie brasserie offering a wide selection of Mediterranean fare. Alternatively, fine dining can be experienced 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 Restaurant 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, then Gleneagles offers several great bars. The American Bar has an opulent atmosphere serving cocktails, wine, and champagne. For those who enjoy an old single malt then the Century bar is ideal with over 120 single malts, along with the odd glass or three of wine and plenty of beer too. Situated on the doorstep of the 18th Holes of the King & Queen is the Blue Bar an opulent venue to enjoy and celebrate all that Johnny Walker Blue Label has to offer along with a great selection of Cuban cigars and relax back into the leather sofas.
Gleneagles is in itself has more than the average resort for one of your next golf breaks in Scotland with many other activities available with The Gleneagles Shooting School, The Gleneagles Equestrian School, and also The British School of Falconry, along with Cycling, Archery and fishing too. There is also an award-winning The Spa at Gleneagles this ESPA venue and as such is Scotland’s most luxurious Spa offering signature treatments from facials through to numerous massage treatments and therapies.
Guests can stay in a choice of accommodation types, for those wishing to stay in your self contained accommodation then the Glenmore Lodges are ideal, offering a luxurious option of having your home-from-home while being away from home. Alternatively, if staying at the main hotel is your choice then you may select from rooms to suites, with options of Estate, Manor and Country rooms, and a choice between Bell Tower, Royal Nochnagar, Whisky, Estate, and Spirit suites. All rooms are designed with traditional or modern interiors, all to the highest standards with varying views of the resort, gardens, or golf courses.
The resort also is an ideal venue for groups and meetings and also conferences, with a wide selection of meeting rooms of varying sizes. Most small groups and parties can be accommodated, for the more significant function then there is the Gleneagles Arena with just over 2,50 square meters of meeting space enough to accommodate up to 2,250 guests.
The Gleneagles Hotel and Resort is an ideal choice for your next golf break, be warned as one visit is not enough, we are sure you will want to go back time after time after time.
The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder PH3 1NF
What is the best course at the Gleneagle Hotel?
This is open to debate, All three courses at Gleneagles are of a world-class standard. Although the Ryder Cup Venue of the PGA Centenary designed by Jack Nicklaus has is often the most desired, The James Braid Kings course is often regarded as the best of the three layouts with the Queen’s course often being described as the prettiest.
How much does it cost to play golf at Gleneagles?
Each one of the golf courses at Gleneagles can be played from £99 per person per round.
Where in Scotland is the Gleneagles golf course?
Gleneagles is located in Auchterarder PH3 1NF, 45 minutes from Glasgow & Edinburgh respectively.
Is Gleneagles a links course?
None of the three Gleneagle golf courses are considered links golf courses.
What popular attractions are close to The Gleneagle Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Phoenix Falconry (2.1 miles), Ruthven Gallery (1.9 miles), and The Niblick (1.9 miles).
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