shadow Scottish Golf Offer at The Gleneagles Hotel – Auchterarder, Perthshire

If you are looking for a top Scottish Golf Break and wishing to perhaps sample the Ryder Cup experience, Find A Golf Break UK are currently offering Perthshire Golf break packages at The Gleneagles Hotel, home to the 2014 Ryder Cup.

About The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland

GleneaglesA winning blend of natural beauty and golfing adventure, the three championship golf ctheses at Gleneagles are regarded among the very best golf ctheses in the world. The inspiration of two of the greatest names in the game, five times Open winner James Braid and the Golden Bear himself Jack Nicklaus, the ctheses offer tantalising challenges for all levels of player.

PGA Centenary Course

Created by Jack Nicklaus, the PGA Centenary Cthese is the Host Venue for The 2014 Ryder Cup, where the cream of European and American golf will battle it out on Scottish soil for the first time in more than 40 years.

The King’s Course

Opened in 1919, the masterful King’s has tested the powers of golfing aristocracy for almost a hundred years.

The Queen’s Course

The natural beauty of the Queen’s is an inspirational battle of wits for anyone in love with the great game.

The PGA National Academy

This nine-hole, par 3 cthese provides an enjoyable experience for beginners and experienced players alike. It’s a great golf cthese for families to learn the game together.

Gleneagles really is golfing heaven in the heart of Scotland.

How to get to The Gleneagles Hotel – Auchterarder, Perthshire

Gleneagles is situated in Auchterarder, in the heart of Scotland near Perth and Stirling on the A9.

The Gleneagles Hotel Guest Rooms

Gleneagles is one of the world’s grand resorts. Yet each and every one of its 232 luxury bedrooms including the 26 suites has the individuality of an intimate hotel. Choose from traditional or modern interiors, many with fine open views over the hotel grounds.

For the luxury Gleneagles experience, the suites and estate rooms are sumptuous affairs, with space aplenty, soft fabrics and modern amenities.

All bedrooms benefit from complimentary wi-fi.

The Gleneagles Hotel Spa Facilities

Ayurvedic massages, Orient-inspired reflexology, natural facials and hydro therapies to cleanse the body – there are spas and there are luxury, multi award-winning spas: at Gleneagles we are most certainly the latter. The aim is to pamper, treat and indulge ythe body; to relax, rejuvenate and inspire both ythe body and mind.Gleneagles

As one of a select group of places in the world designated a Luxury Spa Resort – a designation given after a rigorous evaluation by The Leading Hotels of the World Group – ensures the spa maintains the highest of quality standards, to ensure you receive the best possible spa experience.

Ythe Spa experience at Gleneagles is not just reserved for treatments – from the moment you walk through the door the atmosphere with its custom design surroundings and relaxing music will help get you in the right frame of mind and ready for ythe treatments. The Spa Experience then brings you time to unwind for a while before ythe treatments begin, with relaxing beds and vitality pool – amongst other options – preparing ythe body and relaxing ythe mind ahead of ythe treatments.

Spa treatments cover a holistic range of therapies to boost ythe body and mind. The range of massages is sure to provide deep, indulgent relaxation – using hands or aromatic oils – whilst the hot stone massages take is one step further using volcanic stones to relieve deep tension within muscles.

The Gleneagles Hotel Spa dining

Here are Gleneagles dining – and fine dining, in particular – plays a very important part in the offering to you. Over the ninety year history we have had a variety of dining options at the hotel, but what have right now offers a virtually unparalleled selection of flavthes, themes and dining experiences. Whether you are looking for a coffee with a friend or business contact, right to fine dining for two or two hundred, there is an option for you at Gleneagles.

GleneaglesThe Strathearn and Andrew Fairlie are the two most well known restaurants. The first of these, The Strathearn, is the classic restaurant focusing on fine dining using the best local produce to create a menu inspired by the flavthes of France and Scotland. There has been a restaurant in the hotel’s grand Art Deco-inspired dining room since we opened in 1924, and with two Rosettes to its name, The Strathearn embodies the ethos of Gleneagles in its menu and dishes.

Hotel dining need not always be formal though, whether you wish a more laid back lunch, a less formal dinner or have kids who need to eat earlier, you may find the surroundings of Deseo – the Mediterranean-inspired bistro – more comfortable. Serving a range of flavthes from Spain, Italy and Greece as well as some family favtheites, the menu caters for all tastes and moods. It also boasts a range of steaks and cuts of meat, all expertly chosen. You can select ythe cut from the ‘Meats of Gleneagles’book, or have one of the chefs recommend one
Like Deseo, The Dormy Clubhouse offers a more relaxing atmosphere with less formal sittings; its distinctive bar and grill style allows for a variety of options. Located overlooking the 18th Greens of both The Kings and The Queens ctheses, it serves an all-day menu inspired by great modern bar food, wrapped up in a variety of luxurious, contemporary surrounds. With choices to sit by the fire or have a quiet booth, and more in between, The Dormy is setting itself apart as an excellent venue for a light lunch or afternoon snack.

There are several further options for eating and drinking, but one of the eternal favtheites is Afternoon Tea, in The Bar. Served each afternoon there are a few options for you to choose from, including delicate cut sandwiches and beautifully baked cakes, served with teas and coffees – or a glass of House of Ruinart, the oldest Champagne house in the world.

Dining has always been a passion of thes at Gleneagles, and today we bring that passion to all the restaurants and bars. We believe that luxury dining should bring you memorable experiences and excited the senses, join us at one of the below to discover Gleneagles at its most delicious.

Things to Do/ Places to See in Perthshire

In 2014 Scotland welcomes the world to join in the exciting Year of Homecoming. In addition to the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup, there’s our year-long programme of events and activities to showcase all that’s great about Scotland; mouth-watering food and drink events, lots to get you active in our great outdoors plus spectacular arts, cultural and ancestral heritage to explore.Gleneagles

Whenever you come and wherever you visit, you’ll be very welcome so join us and be part of Homecoming Scotland 2014!Scotland is a land of incredible beauty, history, culture and diversity. From cosmopolitan cities to soaring mountains, stunning beaches to historic towns and villages, this is a land that was made for discovery. And you don’t have to venture far to enjoy it all.

Local attractions are all within 30 miles of Gleneagles and give a flavour of the rich diversity of Scottish history and Culture. Our Concierge will be delighted to arrange transport for you, or provide a GPS reference for your sat nav if you are driving yourself.
Many of the attractions we list are managed by Historic Scotland, from whom you can buy an ‘Explorer Pass’ which offers great value for those planning to visit several sites. Read more here or speak to our Guest Relations team who will be delighted to arrange a pass for you and your family.

Playing Golf in Perthshire

Perthshire is home to some of the oldest and most prestigious golf courses in Scotland. Tee off on championship courses and discover hidden gems that offer memorable rounds of golf amongst spectacular scenery.

Perthshire’s foremost golfing destination is without a doubt Gleneagles, the only venue in the UK that can claim the distinction of having three championship courses. The PGA Centenary, designed by legendary player Jack Nicklaus, and is the venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup. It’s the first time in 40 years that The Ryder Cup has returned to the ‘Home of Golf’. The Queens Course and the classic Kings Course, laid out by celebrated golf course architect James Braid, has challenged the abilities of the world’s finest golfers.

Perth’s South Inch is said to have been the location of the world’s first golf course, played by Scottish monarchs during the 14th century when the city served as the country’s capital. Today you can test your swing on the North Inch Golf Course, a parkland course and one of the oldest in the country, set against the picturesque backdrop of the Fair City of Perth.

Some other of Perthshire’s impressive courses, all of which embrace the natural contours of the landscape include the Rosemount at Blairgowrie – host venue of The 2014 Junior Ryder Cup – Alyth, Ferntower at Crieff.

Lesser-known gems such as St Fillans golf course on Loch Earn, a favourite of Open and Masters Champion Sandy Lyle, and Killin Golf Club, the 9th hole of which has been described as one of the most breathtaking in Scotland. The courses of Comrie and Muthill are also great choices for those seeking a gentle round of golf over nine holes.

GleneaglesDon’t miss the picturesque course at Pitlochry which is set in the gateway of the Highlands. The 5,700-yard course, with views down the Tummel Valley, features undulating greens which will test every element of your game

The Gleneagles Hotel Fine Details

This is subject to sale terms and conditions, plus availability.

This Gleneagles Hotel Deal includes:

‘STAY AND PLAY’ on a Sunday from only £150.00 per person.

A one night stay in a double or twin room, including:

• Full Scottish Breakfast
• 1 round of golf on either King or Queens course

From ONLY £150!!

How to Book this The Gleneagles Hotel Package

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T: 03 333 44 23 10



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