Scotland’s Greatest Escape, a new BBC Scotland series has included Glenapp Castle, as a shortlisted contender for ‘Best Luxury Escape’ and as one of the best holiday escapes that Scotland has to offer. There were thousands of nominations for this year’s TV shortlist.
The seven-week series aired earlier this month on the BBC Scotland channel an Glenapp was ‘Best Luxury Escape’, in the first episode.
Glenapp Castle, which is a 21-bedroom luxurious PoB Hotel and Relais & Chateaux Hotel, was acknowledged in the show with the experts stating “Our industry panel was impressed by its traditional luxurious style. Built in 1870 for one of the Iron Lords of Lanarkshire this place is steeped in high-end history: it’s even rumoured that Winston Churchill and President Eisenhower met here secretly to discuss the D Day landings’’.
The programme showcased the indoor and outdoor activities the Castle and also its unique Hebridean Sea Safari experience where guests embark upon a seaborn adventure aboard the Glenapp Castle Boat in search of rare marine life and The Endeavour penthouse castle apartment.