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Carron Castle Scotland

A fairy-tale castle with coast and country views

Carron Castle in the Kingdom of Fife is everything you imagine a Scottish castle to be - and more. It’s a magnificent, Scottish Baronial chateau, where full-length family portraits, crystal chandeliers and four-poster beds set the scene for a memorable country escape.

An ancestral home, Carron Castle is first and foremost a grand but comfortable family home. With an elegant drawing room, historic library and welcoming sitting room, there’s space to socialise, with quiet corners too. Challenge your fellow guests to a game in the billiards room or settle in to the cinema room with Netflix to catch a film. Two grand pianos and an organ will delight the musicians, original fireplaces make winter days cosy, and there’s a bar for your evening whisky. Meanwhile, a country kitchen, a separate chef’s kitchen and a formal dining room make mealtimes special.

Head outside for a swim in the heated pool, a game of tennis, or a wander in the walled garden. The 1,500-acre estate meets the Tay estuary, where there’s a fire pit for private beach barbecues.

Further afield, while the golfers head off to one of the many golf clubs nearby, including St Andrews Old Course, others can hit the shops and museums in Dundee, Edinburgh or Perth. Or they can explore the estate, where red squirrels scamper through ancient woodlands and otters, seals and even the occasional sea eagle can be spotted down at the estuary.

Later, a four-poster bed awaits, along with king and super-king beds, two single rooms and a nursery for the children. Egyptian cotton bed linen, luxury ensuite or family bathrooms with bathrobes, and views across the estate all add up to restful nights.

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What we think

You can’t help but be seduced by the magnificent Carron Castle, nestled on its own private estate on the shores of the Firth of Tay. Feel history radiating from the walls, enjoy a host of activities on offer or simply relax in the wonderful surroundings.

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What to Expect

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We’ve tried to think about everything to make your stay at Carron Castle just perfect. In all of our big houses to rent, we provide all the essential features to cater for a large group. Here’s a list of all the practical provisions we have at the house. If there’s anything you can’t see here but need, just ask as we’ll see what we can do.

  • Welcome bar
  • Morning housekeeping
  • Complimentary 100% natural toiletries
  • Luxury Egyptian cotton bed linen, bath towels, bathrobes and pool towels
  • Well-equipped family kitchen with Aga and separate chef’s kitchen
  • Dining room tables that seat up to 34 guests
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bose portable sound system
  • Billiards room
  • Cinema room with 90" Smart TV and Netflix
  • Table tennis
  • Children’s playroom
  • Board games including chess and backgammon
  • 2 grand pianos
  • Ballroom for larger parties and special events (additional charge)
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool (open beginning of June until end of August)
  • Tennis court and croquet lawn (equipment provided)
  • Private beach
  • Firepits for both beach and garden barbecues
  • 1,500 acres of private estate, grounds and walled garden to explore
  • On-site activities including horse riding, fly fishing, falconry, whisky tasting, clay pigeon shooting, archery, Highland Games, Scottish Ceilidh, wildlife and woodland tours (additional charge)
  • Fully catered, serviced and wedding packages also available (please ask for details)


Overlooking the Firth of Tay in north-east Fife, an hour’s drive from Edinburgh, Carron Castle is perfectly situated to explore both the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland.

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