Highlands and Islands
Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful historic town of Dornoch. The Castle is situated directly opposite the inspiring 13th century Cathedral and sets a dramatic backdrop for an overnight stay. This dramatic castle offers a cosy and personable stay renowned for the best in Scottish hospitality.
The 15th Century Dornoch Castle is an idyllic choice for a short break with quality golf shopping heritage trails and health and beauty all on the Castle s doorstep. Its location makes it an ideal base for many excursions and activities in the Highlands. Dornoch has home to one of the oldest golf courses in the world and remains one of the finest located along the shoreline overlooking the golden sands of Dornoch s beach.
The Castle boasts a total of 22 en-suite bedrooms situated both within the original castle and the modern garden extension. There is a variety of room types available including standard superior deluxe and our award winning Old Courtroom. Due to the castle's layout each bedroom has its own special ambience great care has been taking in creating a distinctive character in each bedroom.
The Scottish Highlands has become more and more accessible over the years with regular international flights available from Inverness airport. Inverness is merely an hour drive from where guests can enjoy panoramic view as the travel north. The Dornoch Castle is a family run hotel that offers the best in Scottish hospitality providing a friendly and relaxed atmosphere for guests to soak in the tranquillity and delight of the Highlands.
Dining at the Dornoch Castle is an experience with a difference the culinary delights created by the superb team of chefs using only local produce to highlight all that the Scottish Highlands has to offer. The malt whisky selection is second to none and can be enjoyed in the cosy stone-lined whisky bar with the roaring fire to protect you from the Scottish winds in the summer the walled garden is the perfect setting to relax during the long summer nights. Coming Summer 2016: The Dornoch Distillery will be creating an old style whisky and producing a hand crafted organic gin from scratch on the grounds of the Dornoch Castle Hotel.
PLEASE NOTE: Latest check in is 10:00 PM. If guests are to arrive after this time please contact the hotel directly to make them aware of this.
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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