By Gabbi Armstrong
Communications Project Manager for the North Coast 500
Published: 1st May 2018

Stay in Europe’s largest Treehouse!

Enjoy a stay with a difference in Europe’s largest treehouse with a bedroom. Perched in a 150 year old sycamore tree, Ackergill Tower plays home to a romantic hideaway like no other. Warm and lavishly furnished, this treehouse features a large circular bath, a sumptuous 7ft round bed and 180 degree views of the surrounding woodlands- It’s the perfect bridal suite or special treat! With over 32 bedrooms throughout the Ackergill Estate including those in the beautifully converted Stables and in The Beach House, you’ll have plenty of rooms to choose from when staying at Ackergill Tower. Check out their full range of accommodation here.


Dine in a castle or the Smugglers Inn!

Join Ackergill Estate for a dining experience to remember! Open to residents and passers by, indulge in an intimate dinner or afternoon tea with sublime Scottish cuisine in their grade A listed castle or grab a bite to eat at the Smugglers Inn – the only 15th century castle with a pub!

The Smugglers Inn is open Friday to Sunday – their traditional onsite pub is packed full of charm, perfect for lazy lunches or afternoons relaxing next to the log fire. All dishes are cooked from scratch reflecting the very best, fresh, local produce.

Whether you stay with Ackergill a week or a few days – you will never be short of things to do on the estate and surrounding area. Guests can experience the ever so popular beach bonfire. Guests can pay £250 for the bonfire to be lit and enjoy a dram of alcohol (normally whisky or bailey’s) or a hot chocolate and toast marshmallows over the open fire. Depending on the time of year – you may experience the magical phenomenon of the Northern Lights in the skies above.

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