Castle | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18
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)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Edinburgh or Glasgow, Nearest railway: Larbert|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Boat available|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|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|
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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
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
"AMAZING HEN WEEKEND!!"
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:-)
21 Aug 2013
"The experience was magical"
Being a restored castle, one should expect some minor difficulties with electrical outlets, clothes washer, hard beds, dust, etc. However, in the cast of the Plane Castle the difficulties were very f… More
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