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Plane Castle

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Castle | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Steeped in history, visited by both Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, this home has character and charm. It is an exceptionally interesting “B” listed castle. Sympathetically restored by its current owners, it provides a magical yet welcoming and comfortable holiday home. With its spiral staircases, painted beamed ceilings, stone vaulted rooms and thick walls Plane Castle is full of atmosphere. The period detail is everywhere and yet you have comfortable warm bedrooms, plenty of bathrooms and splendid public rooms to make you comfortable. Perfectly positioned near Stirling, Plane Castle has ready access to Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as being an ideal spot to explore the north.

Plane Castle has two buildings which can be rented separately or together.

The Tower (built 1449)

Sleeps 4 - 8 (maximum 6 adults)

Ground Floor: Kitchen & bathroom

First Floor; Medieval Hall

2nd Floor: Double bedroom, twin bedroom, bathroom

3rd Floor: Edwardian Crown Room Seating for up to 8 guests. May be used as 3rd bedroom to sleep 4 on sofa beds

The Manor (built 1523)

Sleeps 8 - 10

The Manor House is an impressive self catering property over 3 floors.

The ground floor has 3 vaulted rooms:

Sitting room with TV and DVD

Dining Room with seating for 10 people

Medieval Kitchen which is fully equipped with all mod cons such as microwave, dishwasher, washing machine etc

On the first floor you will find the impressive Great Hall dominated by a large , medieval, fireplace complete with carved stonework and 9ft stone mantelpiece. This is an excellent space for entertaining with ample space for seating, dining and dancing.

Second floor reached via a spiral staircase.

Jacobean Room – 4 poster bed with fold out single;

Victorian Room – double bed with en suite and single bed;

Edwardian Room- double bed shared bathroom with twin;

Twin Room – shared bathroom with Edwardian bedroom


Guests at Plane Castle can enjoy the magnificent gardens complete with ponds, rowing boat, ducks, sculptures and delightful planting of beech tunnels, wisteria walks and even a Hobbit House, and Wendy play-house! Neither of the properties is suitable for the less mobile tenant and the spiral stairs are steep. Young children should be supervised both on the stairs and in the garden where the water features are not fenced off.

Size Sleeps up to 18, 6 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh or Glasgow, Nearest railway: Larbert
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Boat available
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 3 Sofa beds, Single beds (8), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Falkirk District


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Review 1-10 of 12

25 Nov 2014


"King for a day (or three)"

We stayed at Plane for a family anniversary and it was fantastic. Steve and Sonja could not have been more helpful before, during and after our stay. The Castle is warm and welcoming and felt like h… More

Thank you so much for your comments. Weather arranging is all part of the service:-) Hope to see you again one day

24 Oct 2014


"Warm and welcoming historical experience"

Perfect venue for our reunion - we all stayed in the main part of the castle - on arrival, we were welcomed by Steve who gave us a full tour - he was very knowledgable of its history and the area - we… More

11 Oct 2014


"Fabulous Weekend!"

I spent a wonderful weekend with my partner and our friends three weekends ago and we are still reminiscing about it.On arrival we were greeted by the charming hosts, Steve and Sonja, who made us feel… More

7 Sep 2014



18 girls descended on the castle this weekend for a hen do! What a place!! From the very start sonja and Steve have been life savers! We were double booked by our other venue and I contacted sonja onl… More

19 May 2014


"Fantastic wedding house party"

We rented Plane Castle for our weekend wedding house party, we couldn't have picked a better venue there was lots of room for us to have our close friends and family staying with us which we love… More

24 Mar 2014


"Absolutely Amazing doesn't even cover it"

We have just returned from a weekend at this stunning location which hosted our hen weekend. It was more than I expected. So grand but homely, steeped in history. The pictures just dont do it justice.… More

21 Jan 2014


"What a wedding party!"

We hired Plane Castle for 2 nights and had our wedding reception on the Saturday night. The venue was amazing, everyone is raving about it. The hall was a good size for dancing, the rooms have lots of… More

Thank you so much Lynn & Chris, you were possibly our most innovative guests when it came to chilling the champagne:-)

4 Jan 2014


"A very memorable New Year's Eve in Plane Castle"

18 of us hired Plane Castle for 3 nights over NYE. The location is good as you are about a 30/40 min drive from Edinburgh airport, but secluded enough when you get there. The castle is quite a bit off… More

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forwards to meeting you again one day:-))

9 Dec 2013



Held my 30th here with friends. Amazing castle perfectly setup for dinners, relaxing afternoons, group breakfasts. All the comforts without being stuffy! Sonja and the staff who manage the castle are … More

10 Oct 2013



Wow....just back on mon from castle, 12 of us stayed inc 2 children, place was spotless and all the old tapestrys were beautifull, in the great hall we had dinner on saturday , we got a caterer in for… More

Thank you for your lovely feedback. You are welcome back anytime:-)

Review 1-10 of 12

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