A stunning 500-year old castle-turned-hotel with luxurious rooms and suites, conveniently located in the centre of Durnoch.
Enxperience luxury and history during your stay at the Dornoch Castle Hotel. Located in the centre of the historic town of Durnoch, this hotel castle is right across the 12th-century Dornoch Cathedral and is within walking distance from restaurants and popular tourist attractions. This 500-year old castle was turned into a hotel in 1947. Blending history and modernity, the castle features landscaped gardens and a modern annex. It also houses two restaurants and is connected with the Dornoch Distillery.
The castle hotel adds a modern touch to its historic charm and traditional architecture, and each of the 24 rooms and suites are elegantly furnished and individually styled.
With restaurants on site, guests can enjoy a rich culinary experience at the castle hotel, whether it’s fine dining, a candle-lit dinner, or a taste of inventive seasonal dishes.
Located in Castle Street, the Dornoch Castle is conveniently situated in the centre of Durnoch, close to restaurants and popular shops.
Double or Twin Room
Superior Double or Twin Room
Castle Street, Dornoch, Scotland, UK
Fine dining at the castle is offered at The Vault. This restaurant offers a specially designed menu in a truly intimate setting. The dishes are complimented with wine and whisky.
A restaurant and bar is also found inside the castle. The Grant MacNicol restaurant serves inventive seasonal dishes. The bar offers drinks, including those from the Dornoch Distillery. Open daily from 12:00 to 2:00 pm, and 6:00 to 9:30 pm. Afternoon tea is also served from 1 until 4 in the afternoon.
For those who seek adventure near the castle hotel, a recommended site is the Learnie Red Rocks. This woodland park has challenging biking and hiking trails and magnificent views.
The Loch Ness legend continues to attract tourists. Apart from the loch, people come to visit the place to see the Urquhart Castle, which is an old castle ruin that sits on a rock promontory overlooking the loch.
One of the popular golf courses located near the hotel is the Royal Dornoch Golf Course. Featuring two 18-hole courses, the Royal Dornoch has something fun and challenging for every golfer out there.