Kirkliston Castle holds a magnificent location, set just outside exciting Edinburgh and ten minutes from Edinburgh Airport, making it an ideal venue for groups reuniting from all corners of the globe. Nestled within thirty-two acres of private grounds, guests have plenty of space to enjoy total tranquillity and to feel as though they have completely escaped the hustle and bustle of city life.
The castle has been recently renovated and today boasts contemporary interiors and opulent furnishings, perfect for those wanting to stay-in-style. Kirkliston can comfortably accommodate up to twenty-four guests across twelve well-appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main entertaining space which comprises of the marble lounge, piano room and the fully stocked bar which makes the perfect place to enjoy a quiet drink after a busy day spent exploring the wonderful surroundings! From the front entrance up to the first floor, are four bedrooms with a fifth bedroom on the second floor. Also from the front entrance along a separate wing leads to further 4 bedrooms which combines a two bedroom suite with own living space and pantry kitchen, ideal as family rooms. All castle bedrooms come complete with luxury en suite facilities. The remaining three bedrooms are situated in the Gate Lodge; guests staying here share the use of two bathrooms as well as a second open lounge, dining and kitchen pantry area.
Guests of Kirkliston Castle have thirty-two acres of manicured parkland to explore and enjoy. Those who enjoy a dose of healthy competition will love the on-site tennis court, excellent fun for guests of all ages! The outdoor dining area is fantastic for those who want to dine or simply enjoy a drink al fresco while the Castle’s very own chefs can arrange a tasty barbecue!
*From May 2019, renovation of the Stable Block will be completed, this will provide a further 7 en-suite bedrooms raising total number of bedrooms to 19 and capacity to 38. Please enquire for further information.
Kirkliston Castle holds a wonderful location just 20 minutes from Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, while Glasgow is just an hour away. The airport is just 10 minutes away, making it an excellent venue choice for those travelling in from far and wide, the short transfer time makes it perfect for those travelling with children. There are plenty of attractions to visit in the surrounding area, a few suggestions and the travel time from Kirkliston are below:
Edinburgh Castle (20 minutes)
Stirling Castle (34 minutes)
Palace of Holyrood House (36 minutes)
Rosslyn Chapel (25 minutes)
The Scotch Whisky Experience, by Edinburgh Castle (20 minutes)
Glenkinchie Distillery (20 minutes)
Edinburgh Gin Distillery (25 minutes)
St Andrews Golf Course (1 hour, 11 minutes)
Muirfield Golf Castle (50 minutes)
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!