Ackergill Tower Hotel

Combining a 600 year history with 21st century luxuries has always been the main goal of Ackergill Tower Hotel. The castle itself dates back to the 15th century and many of its original architectural features remain. In addition to this, the hotel sits within an impressive 3,000 acre estate and offers beautiful views out to the sea from the majority of its luxury accommodation. 

Located in one of the northernmost points of the Scottish Highlands, Ackergill Tower Hotel’s remote location provides a perfect getaway destination for holidays, romantic breaks, corporate retreats, incredible parties, and luxury escapes from everyday life. The estate is home to a wide range of wildlife including puffins, eagles, seals, and otters. The lush countryside surrounding Ackergill Tower Hotel not only provides breathtaking views, but also fantastic walking and hiking routes for the keen explorer. 

Caithness, where Ackergill Tower Hotel is located, has long had royal connections - from showing loyalty to Mary Queen of Scots to welcoming the modern day monarchy. Still frequented by His Royal Highness, The Prince Charles Duke of Rothesay, the nearby Castle of Mey is steeped in history and heritage. Stop by to explore and enjoy a cup of tea in the adjoining cafe and shop where the exclusive Castle of Mey cookbook was created from a compilation of royal family recipes.

A holiday in the Scottish Highlands provides a wealth of opportunity to try something new. On the Ackergill estate alone, guests can try their hand at falconry, clay pigeon shooting, archery, mountain biking, and fishing. The hotel also run a series of more relaxing and insightful activities such as distillery tours, whisky tasting, treasure hunts, and they can even organise a bonfire on the beach. 

One of the highlights of any holiday in the Scottish Highlands is the unparalleled views of the night sky. Whether enjoying a bonfire on the beach, toasting marshmallows on the hotel’s very own fire pit, or simply enjoying a late night walk around the estate, just look up and the view is guaranteed to take your breath away. Ackergill Tower Hotel is also a great destination for anyone wishing to view the Northern Lights. With such a secluded location, light pollution is at a minimum allowing for panoramic views of one of the most incredible natural spectacles in the world. 

With 34 bedrooms, including a series of luxury self-catering cottages, and 13 elegantly designed function rooms available, Ackergill Tower Hotel is an amazing corporate events and wedding venue in the Scottish Highlands. Guests can hire out the hotel for exclusive use functions and create bespoke events with help from our events team.

Offering award-winning service, luxury accommodation, and an awe-inspiring 3,000 acre estate, journey to the northernmost region of the Scottish Highlands for a once-in-a-lifetime experience of luxury in a secluded location. 

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