5 Best Castle Hotels Near Loch Lomond, United Kingdom - Updated 2024

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Find your inner peace of mind at Loch Lomond, a stunning lake within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park located in southern Scotland. As the largest of the Scottish lakes, Loch Lomond is surrounded by vast wilderness, mountain ranges, natural forests, and glens. There are a variety of interesting things to do near Loch Lomond. Discover the ancient ruins of Lennox Castle, built in the 1830s on the Island of Inchmurrin, the largest island on Loch Lomond. Go for a hike on the West Highland Way and follow the trails along the banks of the lake. Reconnect with nature at its finest at Queen Elizabeth Forest Park. Have an enjoyable day exploring sea creatures with family at SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium. Planning an unforgettable stay in this beautiful place? Scroll down for the best castle hotels near Loch Lomond, United Kingdom.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Cats Castle (from USD 616)

Sitting on a two-acre property is Cats Castle. Built in 1888, this castle is one of the best places to stay near Loch Lomond. It features dramatic views of the surrounding lush landscape as well as the Firth of Clyde. Inside the castle, three stylish reception rooms set the tone for a majestic getaway. There are also functional fireplaces that provide guests with warmth and comfort during their stay. With luxurious accommodations, including a top-floor turret bedroom, Cat Castle is perfect for family holidays and friendly get-togethers.

This property is found near Glasgow, Helensburgh and The Trossachs National Park.

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Cardross, Scotland, United Kingdom
149 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was super fast & sky tv was a bonus
beds very comfortable and wifi was great
the views were stunning as were some of the rooms
really great castle impressive view especially from the 2nd floor room and the big corner room
wifi is v strong and the grounds and location is lovely
Cleanliness:
very clean and so much space
clean tidy and amazing views
very well equipped and very clean
the castle was spotless spacious and perfect for the wedding morning
it is a very clean and spacious property allowing us all to have our own space
Host:
the caretaker who greeted us was very friendly
Location:
we hired a car from glasgow airport which was under 20 mins away perfect location
an extra special location
amazing place such an incredible setting and location
a fantastic property in a great location close to loch lomond and perfect for big groups
a very nice house/castle and in an ideal location for exploring loch lomond and the surrounding areas
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2. Duchray Castle (from USD 500)

Duchray Castle is nestled in the heart of Queen Elizabeth Forest. Believed to have been used as the old kings’ hunting lodge in the 16th century, it is now a luxurious Airbnb vacation rental that travellers can book for a cosy and secluded getaway. This historic estate features renewable biomass heating for comfort and a TV for entertainment. It also comes with outdoor spaces, such as parking spots and a courtyard, that are shared with the owners or guests of The West Wing.

When not strolling around the lovely grounds, guests can also head to The Trossachs National Park nearby, where beautiful lochs, glens and plenty of wildlife abound.

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Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
27 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are comfortable and the rooms cosy
Host:
she was very helpful
the hospitality from the host was amazing and the response was very quick
amy is an awesome host
amy was very helpful and responsive and made sure that our stay was as comfortable as possible
duchray castle is an amazing place to stay amy and nikita are gracious hosts
Location:
great location very close to loch lomand as well as several other lakes and towns
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3. Crossbasket Castle (from USD 321)

Experience the luxurious comfort of Crossbasket Castle, a historic 16th-century castle in High Blantyre that’s nestled in lush green surroundings. The property features stylish rooms and suites, some of which are equipped with canopied beds, modern amenities and windows that open out to stunning views. Guests will be impressed by the castle’s heritage, as it has hosted distinguished royals in the past. Explore the wood-panelled library to browse before relaxing with drinks at the bar. You can make your stay more enjoyable with pleasant strolls along the castle grounds or fishing with friends at the nearby River Calder.

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Crossbasket Castle

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Crossbasket Estate, Stoneymeadow Road

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

4. Sherbrooke Castle Hotel (from USD 124)

Majestic, inviting and luxurious, Sherbrooke Castle Hotel offers guests a memorable stay amidst lush surroundings in the beautiful Pollokshields area. This luxury hotel near Loch Lomond offers well-appointed rooms, private bathrooms with quality essentials, elegant furnishings and top-tier amenities. For a delightful meal, visit the on-site Morrison restaurant to savour their scrumptious lunch and dinner menu. Afterward, tour around the castle grounds to admire the well-manicured lawns, pebbled pathways and abundant greenery for a glorious day outdoors.

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Sherbrooke Castle Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 11 Sherbrooke Avenue

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden

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5. Lomond Castle (from USD 165)

Discover a truly unforgettable stay at Lomond Castle, which is set within the peaceful area of Balloch. The apartments within the castle are spacious and elegant, with comfortable furnishings, a fully equipped kitchen and modern amenities for guest’s convenience. Set on a 6-acre (2.4-hectare) private landscaped garden, the property also has access to a private beach with a small jetty for guests to enjoy water activities and fishing. Relax and bask in the sunshine at the courtyard patio and admire the awe-inspiring views of the castle grounds. For more exciting adventures, you can head to the nearby Balloch Castle & Country Park.

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4 Lomond Castle

Wifi Available

Address: 4 Lomond Castle Lomond Castle

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi

Experience a magical vacation in Loch Lomond

Take in the sweeping views of nature at Loch Lomond, a destination that has attracted travellers worldwide. Regal settings, warm hospitality and the opportunity to taste local cuisine make these castle hotels around Loch Lomond a stellar choice for couples and families. Find your travel inspiration at any of these best castle hotels near Loch Lomond.

For more unique experiences, check out some glamping spots also found close to Loch Lomond.

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Frequently asked questions about castle hotels in Loch Lomond

1. Which castle hotels in Lock Lomond have family-friendly amenities?

Cats Castle and Duchray Castle both come with family-friendly features, such as a crib and high chair. Crossbasket Castle offers cots, high chairs, and extra beds for older children. Children up to six years old can stay in Crossbasket Castle for free!

2. Which castle hotels near Loch Lomond have parking?

If you’re planning to bring a car during your vacation near Loch Lomond, the ideal places to stay are Cats Castle, Duchray Castle, Crossbasket Castle and Sherbrooke Castle Hotel, as they all have parking facilities available on-site.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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