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ROTHES GLEN

The Luxury Castle for Whisky Connoisseurs

Discover Rothes Glen

Extensively refurbished to the highest specifications during 2020 and 2021, Rothes Glen is an exclusive-use castle sleeping up to 28 guests across 14 bedrooms. Our fully-staffed castle can cater to your every need from traditional Highland banquets to picnics by the lochan and bespoke activities in the local area and we pride ourselves on never saying no.

Discover Rothes Glen

Extensively refurbished to the highest specifications during 2020 and 2021, Rothes Glen is a luxury exclusive-use castle sleeping up to 28 guests across 14 bedrooms. Our fully-staffed castle can cater to your every need from traditional Highland banquets to picnics by the lochan and bespoke activities in the local area and we pride ourselves on never saying no.

The Rothes Glen experience

Rothes Glen is in a picture-perfect position, in the heart of Speyside, offering breathtaking views down the glen. Built by the Dunbar-Dunbar family in 1893 and designed by the famous whisky architect Charles Chree Doig, Rothes Glen is an iconic baronial-style castle in the Scottish Highlands. This luxury castle has 14 king-size en suite bedrooms including one accessible bedroom suite, a stunning drawing room and dining room, breakfast room, library, snooker room, tasting room, whisky vault and tower room. Set within 11 acres of grounds and an idyllic lochan, Rothes Glen features outdoor terraces, heated kennels and sporting rooms to ensure you can enjoy the best of Speyside’s magnificent scenery.


Situated equidistant between Inverness and Aberdeen airports and rail stations, this iconic castle also has a helipad in the meadow, ensuring we are easily accessible however you choose to travel. You and your guests are cared for by our castle manager and team and dining is led by our award-winning chef. During your stay at Rothes Glen immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Speyside as you explore the finest distilleries, where the art of whisky-making is perfected. If you're seeking adventure, indulge in exhilarating outdoor activities such as fishing, shooting, or embarking on scenic walks amidst the breathtaking highland landscapes that surround the castle. Whether it's opulence or comfort, luxury feasting or outdoor adventure, Rothes Glen is the ideal place to enjoy the very best Scottish hospitality in the heart of whisky country.


We have been captivated by Speyside for many years and hope you enjoy Rothes Glen as much as we do. Please let us know what we can do to ensure your visit is truly memorable.

The Ultimate Whisky Weekend

Join us at Rothes Glen, The Luxury Castle for Whisky Connoisseurs, to experience a three-night, all-inclusive ultimate whisky getaway, in the heart of Speyside this November.

Rothes Glen, The Luxury Castle for Whisky Connoisseurs, offers guests the rare opportunity to experience the ultimate whisky getaway. The owner of Rothes Glen and Whisky Magazine, Damian Riley-Smith, invites whisky lovers to stay in this picture-perfect castle in the heart of Speyside to enjoy the ultimate whisky experience.

The Ultimate Whisky Experience

Rothes Glen, The Luxury Castle for Whisky Connoisseurs, offers guests the rare opportunity to experience the ultimate whisky getaway. The owner of Rothes Glen and Whisky Magazine, Damian Riley-Smith, invites whisky lovers to stay in this picture-perfect castle in the heart of Speyside to enjoy the ultimate whisky experience.

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