Short breaks in Scotland: the wonders of Highland living & staying in a private castle

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Nestling on the quiet southern shore of Loch Ness, only 6 miles from Inverness is Aldourie Castle Estate, offering guests a rare taste of Highland living at its very best. Set within stunning 500 acres of woodland, garden and landscape.

The Grade A Castle is a privately owned historic house which can be yours to enjoy on an exclusive basis.

Over the last two years the Estate has undergone a significant restoration programme and finished to the highest of heritage standards. The Castle features the finest furnishings and fabrics and truly is a place to sit back and enjoy.

The small team is always discretely on hand to assist and Aldourie Castle Estate likes to afford their guests as much privacy as possible in order to maintain the ambiance of a private castle. The team will look after your every need from the service of all meals and refreshments, housekeeping, concierge services and much more to suit your stay at Aldourie.

View out to the Loch

Dining as with everything is a unique experience. From the full Scottish Breakfast served in the Lairds Room, the formal dining room, a banquet and ceilidh in the Great Hall to a BBQ on the shores of Loch Ness.

Other stunning rooms in the Castle include the Red Drawing Room, Library, Office and Billiard room equipped with sky television and Nintendo wii.

Aldourie Castle Estate can accommodate guests in 15 bedrooms, each with their own character and views out to the Loch or surrounding Estate. The Estate also provides 3 luxury Cottages with two and three bedrooms which compliment the rooms in the Castle and can host additional guests.

A wonderful setting and memorable location for any event from a sporting outing in the Highlands, House party or Corporate Retreat.

Experiences near Loch Ness

To enhance the guests’ stay at Aldourie, Aldourie Castle Estate can arrange all activities from Falconry Display, Clay Pigeon shooting, activities on Loch Ness, Fishing, Golfing at many wonderful courses such as Castle Stuart, Nairn & Royal Dornoch are only a few to mention!

Experience the Highlands and Loch Ness by taking a helicopter transfer to Aldourie. In the evening take a boat trip from our pier across to Urquhart Castle whist drinking champagne and then return for a real Scottish evening with ceilidh in your very own Castle.  Just a sample of the wonders in tasting Highland living…