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PLANNING A STAYCATION?

Shieldhill Castle has something for everyone. Stunning scenery, fresh vibrant countryside, tasty food and plentiful refreshments available for your every need. So what are you waiting for? Start planning and discover one of the most beautiful and best staycation locations this summer.

STAYCATIONS OPTIONS

Scandinavian Lodges : Fancy having a weekend outdoors but still want all your home comforts? Then our lodges should be right up your street. Our stunning Scandinavian Lodges situated in our grounds are here to provide just that! These lodges provide the perfect balance between natural and luxury settings, with full access to all the castle facilities during your stay.

The Courtyard:  The Courtyard rooms are the perfect retreat to get away from it all, suitable for large families with interlinking rooms to keep an eye on the little ones but still have your own space. Whether you are celebrating a big occasion or just fancy some time to relax and unwind,  the rooms offer you a sense of escape with the ones you love. Our courtyard rooms are also pet friendly.  Enjoy relaxing walks around the castle grounds, or in the surrounding countryside or an energetic hike to nearby Tinto.

The Castle: There is no better feeling than being tucked up in bed in luxurious and cosy surroundings. If you’re planning a staycation and need somewhere to rest your head, a superb dining experience or a romantic getaway, then our castle rooms are perfect  for you. The Castle offers a unique balance of classical boutique and 5-star luxury.

Whilst you’re staying with us we would be delighted to help you plan your stay.  We would highly recommend a visit to the local market town of Biggar or the beautiful town of Peebles which is just a short drive from Shieldhill. Below is a list of great locations and attractions to visit on your stay.

By Car:

Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum- 7 min (3.8 miles)via Shieldhill Rd and B7016
Biggar Gasworks- 7 min (3.8 miles)via Shieldhill Rd and B7016
Little Sparta – 17 min (8.7 miles)via Shieldhill Rd
Bubbles Factory- 25 min (14.6 miles)via A721
Five SisterS Zoo- 33 min (20.3 miles)via A70
Hamilton Water Palace – 43 min (25.2 miles)via A721
M & D’s Scotland’s Theme Park – 45 min (26.8 miles)via A721
Discover Amazonia – 46 min (27.0 miles)via A721
Summerlee- Museum of Scottish Industrial Life- 52 min (29.0 miles)via A721
World of Wings Bride of Prey Center- 55 min (30.5 miles)via A73

By Foot:

Tinto View- 2 hr 20 min (5.7 miles)via Shieldhill Rd
Culter Fell- 2 hr 56 min (8.8 miles)via Birthwood Rd

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‘Mini’ Beginnings

The Mini Cooper is arguably one of the most easily recognisable automobiles ever produced, which is why it is perfect for you to take a ride in for your special occasion. The original Mini started production in the late ‘50s and quickly became one of the best selling cars in Europe, and we are very glad to have our very original 90’s custom detailed Mini at the gates of Shieldhill Castle.

The original features that enthusiasts love about the classic Minis were kept throughout upgrading the details of the body. Mini collectors Rab and Colin Frame, owner of Shieldhill Castle, seen the potential in bringing a form of transportation for special occasions, events and weddings that no other local venue has. The history of this mini within the Frame family is one for the history books, and now having it at Shieldhill Castle has tied it up perfectly for Colin and his family in this next new exciting chapter.

People tend to say that “big things often have ‘mini’ beginnings”, so share in this journey with Shieldhill Castle by following where our Mini goes.

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The Bridal Suite

Our bridal suite is a beautiful space where a bride can take the time to get ready for her perfect day surrounded by her friends and family. It has a separate lounge and dining area to make the big day that little bit more special.

This suite incorporates every necessary feature for beautiful brides to relax and glow on their big day. From the natural sunlight peeking through around the whole suite to assist the photographer capturing all of your beauty, to the stunning views of Tinto View to overlook whilst you are about to take this journey on your own momentous moment.  

If your interesting in having your wedding at Shieldhill Castle please contact our Wedding Coordinator at events@shieldhillcastle.com