Murrayshall Country Estate

UK Scotland Central Scotland Perthshire Perth

01738 551 171   Scone, Perth, Perthshire PH2 7PH

  • 40 Guest Rooms & Suites
  • Luxury Country Hotel
A luxury boutique hotel that's a perfect place to relax, play golf or explore the glories of Perthshire
Situated amid the rolling green hills of Perthshire, fans of boutique luxury will love this sumptuous, 400-year-old Scottish Manor House. The former home of Lord Lynedoch, the hotel is at the centre of a 365-acre estate and is both easy to reach and hard to leave – just 3 miles outside Perth and an hour from the Central Belt. It's the perfect place for a spot of Scottish highland hospitality, and is home to no less than two golf courses, a good restaurant and all manner of other activities. The current owners have also spent £3m on refurbishment since they acquired the property in late 2016 so there’s really no better time to visit.

The red sandstone castle may date from 1664, but the interiors have a warm, contemporary feel. There are 40 rooms – 26 in the main house and 14 pet-friendly suites in the more modern Balvaird House. All the rooms are individually designed in a contemporary style with high-quality beds and bed linen and refurbished bathrooms with Scottish toiletries.  Whether you choose the Snug rooms, the picture-window-lined Estate rooms or the spacious Deluxe rooms, you'll have a king-size bed, flatscreen TV, tea- and coffee-making facilities, complimentary mineral water – and, the star of the show, Tunnock's Caramel Wafers as an extra treat.

There's fine dining in the hotel's 2 AA-rosette Eòlas restaurant (pronounced Olass), where breakfast is served in the morning before being transformed into a super-chic award-winning modern Scottish dining experience in the evening for both residents and non-residents. Laidback lunchtimes can be enjoyed in the Cairns bar (think burgers, fish and chips, real ales) while Afternoon Tea is served between 12 pm and 4 pm daily in Barossa, the hotel's cosy bar, where the fireplace ensures you're likely to call by for a cocktail at sundown too.

If you're travelling with clubs, the estate has two golf courses to choose between; the Murrayshall championship 18-hole course and the 9-hole Lynedoch course. You can take your pick from a number of activities: hiring bikes, booking a guided walk up nearby Kinnoull Hill, whisky-tasting or simply heading off into the estate for a hike with a pre-prepared picnic – there are two woodland walks on the estate to choose from. Meanwhile, those after some indulgent R&R can book into the treatment room at the newly refurbished gatehouse, where Scottish seaweed-based Ishga products are used for facials and massages. The hotel has submitted plans for a £30 million expansion plan which will include the construction of a new driving range, a £15 million spa and leisure club with two additional restaurants, as well as lodges, glamping pods and an additional 50 hotel bedrooms. Watch this space!

Details

Open

Open all year.

Pricing

Double rooms from £140 a night including breakfast.

Location

Contact Website  01738 551 171  Murrayshall Country Estate, Scone, Perth, Perthshire PH2 7PH

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Laundry service
  • Restaurant
  • Wifi
  • Car-free option
  • Walking

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