Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh is pleased to launch a ‘Living Art’ concept

Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Mile Edinburgh is pleased to launch a ‘Living Art’ concept where guests staying in four of the hotel’s nine design suites will be able to purchase select items that catch their eye. The hotel is renowned for these beautiful rooms designed by leading Scottish fashion and interior designers and artists and has launched the initiative in response to numerous guest requests.

The four chosen suites were curated by Scottish fashion designer Judy R Clark and leading Scottish textile designer Hatti Pattisson in each designer’s personal style, with items created in their studios. Guests booking to stay will have the chance to order any items by the two designers that they desire. Guests not staying in the chosen suites need not miss out, the two designers will have rolling window displays in the hotel or can be visited at their local studios.

Pieces of history overlooking the Royal Mile, Judy R Clark’s rooms are outfitted with antique bespoke furnishings, luxurious tactile fabrics and modern amenities. Guests can relax on opulent velvet chairs, look out towards the writer’s museum and scribe their own correspondence at an antique desk.

Boasting some of the best views in the city, the Garden Paradise Suite and Castle Suite by Hatti Pattisson channel the city’s dynamic architecture, featuring bursts of floral colour and oceanic shades in the bedroom. Her lampshades, cushions, paintings and fabrics adorn each room.

Part of the Radisson Collection, the 136-room Radisson Collection Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh is a design-led, five-star lifestyle hotel located in the heart of the Edinburgh’s Old Town just steps from Edinburgh Castle, Grass Market, The Royal Mile, The Museum of Scotland and The Scottish National Gallery as well as the famous Princes Street and upmarket George Street.

Edinburgh Waverly train station is only an eight minute walk and Edinburgh International Airport is located eight miles away, approximately a 25 minute drive.

Nightly rates at Radisson Collection Royal Mile Hotel Edinburgh start from £209 per night including breakfast. Judy Clark’s suites start from £240 per night including breakfast. Hatti Pattisson’s suites start from £385 per night including breakfast. To make a reservation or for further information please contact +44 (0)131 2206 666

Glenapp Castle Summer Offer

Ultimate Summer Escape with 20% discounts at Glenapp Castle (selected dates only)

Glenapp Castle - Summer Escape

Take advantage of Glenapp Castle’s Ultimate Summer Escape, stay over selected dates in July and August and receive 20% discount off our dinner, bed and breakfast rate on all room types!

Glenapp Castle near Troon on Scotland’s west coast is the perfect destination for a fabulous summer holiday break. Enjoy mountain biking throughout the Glenapp estate, adventure walks through the forests or wildlife spotting through our castle glen. The more adventurous might venture to take the Glenapp Boat out for a personal sea safari to the iconic Ailsa Craig and explore the island’s famous 15th century castle ruin,  spot the guillemots, puffins, seals and minke whales.

Included in your Glenapp Summer Escape will be:

  • Luxury accommodation in one of our magnificent bedrooms suites
  • Newspaper of your choice each morning
  • Early morning tea/coffee to your room
  • Complimentary Cream tea on the day of your choice.
  • Full, table served, traditional Scottish breakfast each morning
  • Six course gourmet dinner each evening
  • 20% discount off our dinner, bed and breakfast rate on all room types
  • 20% discount on the Glenapp Boat – a half day trip to the Ailsa Craig.
  • Complimentary use of Glenapp Estate activities – mountain biking, adventure walks, wildlife spotting, tennis, croquet, boules, board games.

*Terms & Conditions: These special rates are available on specific dates between Sunday 1st July 2018 and Friday 31st August 2018. Minimum two night stay. Full prepayment at the time of booking. Offer subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion. The Glenapp Boat must be booked in advance and is subject to availability.

To make a booking c ann now on +44 (0)1465 831212  or email Glenapp on info@glenappcastle.com

Further details online at: https://www.glenappcastle.com/offer/summer-special/

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Editor’s Note: There are seventeen guest rooms at Glenapp Castle. All of these rooms are individually designed and lavishly furnished and equipped to the same high standard. They are priced according to their location in the building, their views and their floor area. Many of our rooms have superb sea views. The ground floor rooms are offer wonderful accommodation facing the garden and woodlands. The first and second floor rooms enjoy stunning a sea views.

Bill Costley and Cath Costley CIS Award

Bill and Cath Costley receive highest honour at CIS Excellence Award

Bill and Cath Costley - Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill and Cath Costley receive highest honour at CIS Excellence Award

Bill and Cath Costley, founders of the Costley & Costley Hotelier Group and owners of Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa, have received the highest honour at this year’s Catering Scotland (CIS) Excellence Awards for Scottish hospitality.

The Costley & Costley founding directors were presented with the Lifetime Excellence Award, sponsored by Braehead Foods, for their commitment to improving the industry and encouraging young people with their hospitality careers over the past 25 years. Previous winners of this illustrious award have included Andrew Fairlie, Steven Carter MBE and James Thompson OBE.

Bill and Cath received a silver trophy from DJ comedian Des Clarke and broadcaster, Jennifer Reoch, at a packed awards dinner held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central which was attended by over 500 guests from the Scottish hospitality, catering and tourism sectors.

Advisory Board chairman, Neil Thomson, said, “The story of Cath and Bill Costley is an inspiration to anyone entering the industry. Their legacy is a fine example of what can be achieved by commitment and dedication to creating one of the finest hospitality businesses in Scotland.”

Bill and Cath Costley founded Costley & Costley in 1988 and since then have built up the business to provide four award-winning country house hotels, two inns and two patisseries, employing over 300 staff and championing Ayrshire hospitality. The business remains family owned and both Bill and his son Andrew, Director and Executive Head Chef, are responsible for the seasonal menus and leading the restaurant teams.

A Masterchef at 21, Bill Costley has been actively committed to ensuring tourism in Ayrshire leads the way in Scotland and is held in great regard by his peers within the business community and hospitality industry. He is also a board member of Ayrshire College. Likewise, Cath has been active in all areas of the business and has played a key role in developing business growth.

Receiving the award, Bill said, “It’s always rewarding to be recognised by your industry peers who appreciate the tireless hours and ups and downs that go into making a business a success, as well as actively championing the industry within Ayrshire and beyond. Both Cath and I are extremely proud of the business and our staff, who every day give 100 per cent to ensure our customers receive a great service.”

Founded in 2004, the CIS Excellence Awards celebrate the very best of Scottish hospitality and recognise established and emerging businesses and individuals including hotels, chefs, pubs, caterers, restaurants, manufacturers and tourism enterprises.

For more information on Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa and the Costley and Costley Hotel Group please contact:
Lorna Gibson, Strategic Development Director, lorna.gibson@costley-hotels.co.uk

Web Link for more info https://www.costley-hotels.co.uk

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Lochgreen House Hotel & Spa is part of the Costley & Costley Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Introducing Glenapp Castle’s new ‘Afternoon Sea’ – a three tier Scottish seafood extravaganza

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Enjoy ‘Afternoon Sea’ at Glenapp with a three tier extravaganza of fresh seafood!

Introducing Glenapp Castle’s new ‘Afternoon Sea‘.

Fans of the famous Glenapp Castle afternoon tea and lover of seafoods will undoubtedly enjoy our “Afternoon Sea”. Executive Chef, David Alexander, has selected the best fresh produce from Scotland’s west coast and created a three tier seafood extravaganza .  Served in the comfort and elegance of the Castle drawing room, this is a seafood lover’s delight and the perfect way to spend an afternoon at Glenapp.

Featuring a selection of the finest seafood savouries, your three tier seafood extravaganza will include fresh oysters, lobster cocktails, superb Scottish smoked salmon, crab and sweetcorn chowder and much more! ‘Afternoon Sea’ at Glenapp is all about celebrating the excellence of Scottish seafood on our doorstep.

Glenapp’s ‘Afternoon Sea’ is available every day and is priced at just £35.00 per person.

To launch our new afternoon sea, all bookings taken before Friday 29th June will be offered a complimentary glass of Andre Roger Champagne.

*Terms & Conditions:  ‘Afternoon Sea’ is served from 12.30pm until 4.30pm. This is likely to be a very popular offer so may we ask please that you book as far as possible in advance. Subject to availability. Minimum of two guests. This offer is not available between Saturday 1st December and Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Please note non-residents must book at least 24 hours in advance.

To make a booking call now on +44 (0)1465 831212  or email Glenapp on info@glenappcastle.com

Further details online at: https://www.glenappcastle.com/offer/afternoon-sea-3/

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There are seventeen guest rooms at Glenapp Castle. All of these rooms are individually designed and lavishly furnished and equipped to the same high standard. They are priced according to their location in the building, their views and their floor area. Many of our rooms have superb sea views. The ground floor rooms are offer wonderful accommodation facing the garden and woodlands. The first and second floor rooms enjoy stunning a sea views.

Glenapp Castle Hotel

Enjoy seven days of heaven at Glenapp Castle – but only pay for six!

 

Enjoy seven days of heaven at Glenapp Castle – but you only pay for six. Your seventh night is with our compliments!

Enjoy one of Scotland’s finest dining experiences in Glenapp’s award-winning restaurant. Indulge yourself with our three course gourmet dinner each evening. Our Executive Chef and his team will create a truly memorable dining experience with daily changing menus and much of the produce foraged and grown in our own gardens and grounds.

Savour the delights of the famous Glenapp kitchen in our Victorian walled garden tearoom – a real hidden gem! Enjoy afternoon tea in the elegant grandeur of our castle drawing room, add a glass of Champagne whilst listening to the piano or silence of Glenapp.

Play many of the top golf courses such as Turnberry, Prestwick or Royal Troon, a short drive from Glenapp. Spend an afternoon or two in the spa soaking up the ambience and enjoying some soothing treatments, go on a trail walk through the estate, mountain bike through the Ayrshire Coastal path, play tennis, croquet, boules or simply connect with the peace and quiet which is so evident at Glenapp!

There are numerous activities and experience options that we can arrange for you to enjoy during your stay, such as clay pigeon shooting, private falconry displays, foraging and stargazing. Not forgetting our Glenapp Castle boat which offers private sea safari adventures to the iconic Ailsa Craig (currently even more famous as the granite on the Ailsa Craig is used for the curling stones in the winter Olympics!) Our castle concierge team can arrange and plan everything for you to make the most of your seven night stay.

Enjoy seven nights for the price of six when you book on our ‘Glenapp Seventh Heaven Offer‘ including some special extras which promise a break to remember!

What’s included

  • The famous Glenapp breakfast – a feast for the eyes and a delight for your taste buds
  • Full use of all Glenapp activities and its 36 acres of gardens and grounds.
  • Accommodation in one of our magnificent castle suites
  • Three course dinner each evening
  • Handmade chocolates in your room for your arrival
  • Pre dinner drinks with our compliments on your first and last night
  • Complimentary access to the spa for two people on one visit
  • Complimentary seventh night stay with three course gourmet dinner included.

*Terms & Conditions: Our Seventh Heaven Offer is available throughout 2018 excluding Monday 24th December 2018 – Wednesday 2nd January 2018. A first nights stay deposit will be taken at the time of booking. Subject to availability. Not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Complimentary pre-dinner drinks on first and last evening will be a glass of Champagne per person.

To make a booking c ann now on +44 (0)1465 831212  or email Glenapp on info@glenappcastle.com

Further details online at: https://www.glenappcastle.com/offer/seventh-heaven/

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There are seventeen guest rooms at Glenapp Castle. All of these rooms are individually designed and lavishly furnished and equipped to the same high standard. They are priced according to their location in the building, their views and their floor area. Many of our rooms have superb sea views. The ground floor rooms are offer wonderful accommodation facing the garden and woodlands. The first and second floor rooms enjoy stunning a sea views.