Visit Gleneagles to enjoy beautiful Scottish countryside, relax at the European spa, play golf at one of the resort's three championship golf courses, and take classes at the Equestrian Centre or at the Gleneagles Shooting School. One of the unique activities offered at this resort is falconry. At the British School of Falconry at Gleneagles, guests are introduced to the art of handling and flying hawks, beautiful and intelligent birds.
If you are up to the challenge, take part in off road driving in a four wheel drive vehicle over two of Britain's most challenging off road courses. The hotel can also arrange Salmon and Trout fishing with an experienced guide.
For golfers, Gleneagles offers three championship courses with spectacular views of the Scottish countryside. There is also a nine hole course and practice facilities where guests can take golf lessons, a great vacation idea if you are trying to improve your game. Gleneagles has been selected to host the 40th Ryder Cup match in 2014. The Ryder Cup will be held on the PGA Centenary Course, designed by Jack Nicklaus.
If you are vacationing with your family, Gleneagles provides many activities for children, including falconry, junior off road driving, horseback riding lessons, junior golf lessons, mountain biking, archery and air rifle shooting for kids over 10, and a playroom for kids 10 or under. Check for family packages before booking your trip.
The Spa by ESPA at The Gleneagles Hotel offers a holistic approach to wellness, letting you rejuvenate and recharge on your Scotland spa vacation. The Spa was designed by award winning interior designer Amanda Rosa, including calming relaxation rooms and a spacious, naturally lit courtyard. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and unwind in the crystal steam rooms, tropical showers, chilling ice rubs, saunas and the striking unisex vitality pool. If you are not staying at The Gleneagles Hotel on your spa vacation, you can book a day spa package instead.
Rooms & Food
The Gleneagles hotel offers 216 luxury bedrooms, including 13 suites, designed in classic contemporary style.
Enjoy fine cuisine and a selection of wines at one of the resort's four restaurants. Casual dining is offered at the resort bar.
Location, Location, Location
Set in the beautiful Scottish countryside, Gleneagles is a perfect luxury vacation getaway. The 850-acre estate provides a great setting for all of the activities offered by the resort.
Best Time to Go & Getting There
Summer (June through August) is a great time to visit because of warm weather. If you are flying, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are about one hour by car from the hotel. Train service is provided by the Great North Eastern Railway which stops at Gleneagles Station. The hotel provides transportation from the train station (be sure to give them advance notice). Find more romantic resorts in Europe.
Doubles from £260 (about US $380) November through April, and from £305 (about US $450) May through October. Golf rates range from £70 (US $100) to £110 (US $160), depending on the season. Golf and spa deals are often available.