15 Craigend Road
Piersland Lodge was built in 1899 by William Leiper, as the home for Sir Alexander Walker, grandson of Johnnie Walker, founder of the Scotch Whisky firm Johnnie Walker. Sir Alexander was Managing Director of Johnnie Walker whisky and created Johnnie Walker Red and Black label.The property, which is located opposite the Royal Troon Golf Course, world renowned location of the British Open Golf Championship, remained a family home until 1956 and is now a hotel retaining the original country house character. Piersland House is a Grade A building.
All original features remain: including wood carvings, stone fireplaces, wood paneling and a Jacobean embroidery frieze worked by the Tapestiere to King George V.Keeping to the Whisky theme, each bedroom is based on a malt Whisky distillery or family. All bedrooms have been fully updated while ensuring their original charm remains. Each room has full facilities and a room service menu is available.
The Piersland House offers fine cuisine and value for money, whether dining in the restaurant or the bars.Two AA Rosettes are testimony to the Chefs culinary expertise.Two Rosettes denotes cooking that displays a high degree of competence on the part of the chef. The menu should include some imaginative dishes... as well as some tried and tested favourites-AA Best Restaurants Breakfast is served from 7am to 10am Lunch is served from 12 noon to 2:30pm Dinner is served from 6:45pm to 9:45pm Ideal for small executive conferences, exhibitions and meetings.
Our self contained conference area offers its own entrance, with uninterrupted views over the gardens. All your audio visual requirements can be catered for. Nearby attractions include:Burns heritage centre, Big Idea,Culzean Castle, Vikingar.
Close to Isle of Arran, Seacat, Glasgow Prestwick International Airport, seaside, short drive from Loch Lomond
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Barassie area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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