Self catering at Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage Straiton in Ayrshire

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Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage in Straiton, Ayrshire

Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage

Straiton, Ayrshire

Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage in South West Scotland a perfect base for your holiday in Ayrshire. Find out more about Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage below.

  • Sleeps 6
  • Internet broadband or Wi-Fi
  • Garden


More about Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage

These historic cottages (refs SSAJ to SSAQ) are set within the stunning Blairquhan Castle Estate in a beautiful valley with the River Girvan winding through. Blairquhan Castle, a Regency era castle, is protected as a category A listed building and the grounds are included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in Scotland, the national listing of significant gardens. Used as a location for the Oscar winning film The Queen, starring Helen Mirren, Blairquhan has also featured in other TV programmes.

The stables, designed by William Burn in 1820-24, are also of architectural interest and, along with the lodges on the estate, form the holiday accommodation. Blairquhan Bridge was also designed by William Burn; it is a single arch, stone, hump-back bridge, possibly 18th-century and B listed. The woods of Blairquhan are a major feature of landscape. Beautifully integrated into the 200 acres of parkland that make up the estate, the unique gardens at Blairquhan Castle were originally laid out back in 1816 and much of the landscaping still remains to this day, most notably the unique walled garden. The rising ground to the south allowed the landscapers to create an unusual three-walled perimeter. During its construction the main wall was built with flues installed so that it could be heated to protect the precious fruit trees during the colder Scottish months. A famous tree at Bla

Accommodation features

  • It has a garden
  • It has an enclosed garden or patio
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps up to a maximum of 6
  • Has Internet access (this may be WiFi or Broadband, please confirm with operator)
  • Has parking
  • Has a dishwasher

  • Accessibility

    We have the following details listed regarding Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage accommodation accessibility but we would recommend that you always confirm these prior to booking with the owner or operator.

  • This property is not listed as wheelchair accessible
  • Close to Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage

    Blairquhan Castle Estate - Cunninghame Cottage is a great base to explore the wonders of Ayrshire and you will find plenty of activities near by.

  • If you just want to chill out, enjoy the local hospitality at the local pub which is close by
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