A robust 13th century Scottish castle hides an exquisite example of a Georgian dwelling within its curtain wall. Sleeping up to 10 guests, Mingary Castle offers both Exclusive use stays and bed and breakfast accommodation. The long abandoned ruin of Mingary Castle has been painstakingly renovated by a team of highly skilled craftsmen, who have made good the crumbling stonework, long lost roofs and floors buried deep in undergrowth, so once again Mingary can provide its guests with the finest of Highland hospitality. Sitting on the coastal fringes of the 12,000 hectare Ardnamurchan Estate, Mingary is at the heart of some of the finest countryside in the UK, its mountains, moorland and seawaters are teaming with rare and beautiful flora and fauna.
Unfortunately the castle has yet to finalise their New Year package. However I have enclosed a copy of last year's package to give you a flavour of what is offered.
Welcome 2017 in with unforgettable memories in this hidden gem on the West Coast of Scotland. Sitting proud, above the Sound of Mull, on the beautiful Ardnamurchan peninsula. Mingary Castle, with all its charm, offers a unique New Year's celebration.
In Spring 2016, the 13th century Mingary Castle lowered its drawbridge for the first time in 150 years, giving guests the opportunity to be the first to welcome in the New Year in a sesquicentennial, with friends and family, taking exclusive use of the entire castle.
Tea and delicious homemade cake await your arrival; indulge your senses afterwards with a four-course meal and carefully chosen selection of Art du Vin wines, before finishing the evening off with a dram of some of the finest single cask whiskies by Adelphia! A hearty full cooked Scottish breakfast starts each day...and so much more.
The Mingary Castle team will work with you to create a bespoke package, ensuring the New Year celebration of your dreams...
NEW YEAR AT MINGARY 2016 - 4 NIGHT LUXURY PACKAGE
29 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Exclusive use of the castle, including four suites sleeping 10 people:
Arrive on 29 December and start with tea and cake, followed by canapes at 7pm and four-course dinner.
The next day, on 30 December, enjoy a full cooked Scottish breakfast, lunch, tea and cakes, canapes and four-course dinner. In the afternoon, enjoy an interesting in-depth castle tour by the castle manager. A whisky tasting session is also available.
Hogmanay starts with full cooked Scottish breakfast and then, after a relaxing morning at your leisure, start the festivities in the lounge with some nice cakes and gin or whisky cocktails. A five-course celebration dinner will served in the evening: Medieval, Midnight in Paris, Murder Mystery ..or simply Black Tie - the theme choice is all yours. Midnight Champagne will be served with nibbles.
Start your first day of the year with brunch served from 10am. Take a stroll to Sanna Bay or just relax reading a book in the cosy lounge.
Check-out on 2 Jan by 10am, after a full Scottish breakfast.
Each guest will receive a goodie-bag for the road, so that you can refresh yourself along the way, whilst admiring the unspoiled beauty of the Ardnamurchan peninsula.
Exclusive use of the castle - 10 people/4 nights - £10,750
(£268.75 per person per night).
Rate quoted includes breakfasts, lunches, afternoon tea and cakes, dinners.
A 50% deposit is required upon reservation with final 50% payment made by 30 November 2016. If cancelled 30 days or more before the date of arrival, no fees will be charged. Please note if cancelled within the 30 days, the booking rate is non-refundable.