An image of a person standing in the dark, Stargazing and Two-Night Stay. Glenapp Castle

STAR LIGHT, STAR BRIGHT Stargazing and Two-Night Stay

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae KA26 0NB United Kingdom

(3 reviews)


Enjoy a memorable night under the stars, on this romantic stargazing break for two. Relax with luxurious accommodations in a five-star castle hotel, and enjoy an evening of guided stargazing on the edge of Galloway Forest Park; the UK’s first accredited Dark Sky Park. A Dark Sky ranger will personally instruct this awe-inspiring, celestial experience.

"Baronial castle set in an area of outstanding and unspoiled natural beauty"
-Relais & Chateaux


  • Relax with two nights' luxury accommodation for two people, in a Sea View Room or East Wing Suite at the five-star Glenapp Castle

  • Enjoy a private stargazing experience in the castle grounds with a Dark Sky ranger

  • Indulge with a three-course gourmet dinner each evening

  • Wake up each morning to a full Scottish breakfast

  • A welcome glass of André Roger Grand Cru Champagne each upon arrival

Number of guests


30-Day Refunds, Unlimited Exchanges

Instant E-Certificate Delivery

1 Year Validity


Glenapp Castle is a stunning venue nestled in the Scottish woods and overlooking the Irish Sea. Restored and redesigned as a luxury five-star hotel, the castle has been a member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux Association since 2001. The former home of Scottish nobility including the Earl of Inchcape, each guest room is individually decorated and furnished with antiques and fine oil paintings. Set on the Ayrshire coastline, the grounds provide spectacular views of the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig.

The restaurant at Glenapp is itself a reason to visit and holds 3 AA Rosettes. The Glenapp dining rooms showcase the impressive Scottish larder and feature fresh and local Ayrshire produce.

Heading out to the castle grounds one evening, just outside Galloway Forest Park, you will be joined by a Dark Sky ranger for an unforgettable, guided stargazing experience. There are only three accredited Dark Sky Parks in Europe, and Galloway provides one of the best spots in the UK for stargazing. This memorable break is the perfect way to celebrate an important birthday or anniversary, or really, what better place is there to ask a very important question than under a clear, starlit night sky?

We also recommend

  • Play a round at Stranraer Golf Club, designed by five-time Open champion James Braid
  • Add a deer stalking session to your Scottish break
  • Book in a relaxing spa treatment at the Luxury coastal spa nearby

Additional Information

Glenapp's dining room menu changes daily. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Glenapp Castle is open from late March until mid-December.

Cancellations must be made 14 days in advance.

Stargazing is subject to weather conditions. Your evening stargazing may be swapped due to the weather to give you the best opportunity for Stargazing. However, if both nights are cloudy, the Dark Sky ranger will host a private lecture on stargazing in the library.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.


Amazing 2 days break

Amazing 2 days break

Andrew - 01st May, 2019

Excellent staff

Excellent staff. Always on hand to help.

Pars - 22nd Apr, 2018

Glenapp Castle

Wonderful experience

Jan H. - 17th Aug, 2016


Ballantrae KA26 0NB United Kingdom

Times and locations will be given in a personalised itinerary after booking. Please contact your Truly Concierge for more information.


1. Once you have checked out, you will receive an e-certificate with a unique redemption code.

2. Use this code to request your booking with the desired date and time

3. Sit back and let us handle the rest. Arrive to your experience knowing we have arranged everything.


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