Located just two hours from Edinburgh Airport, the hotel can be reached by following a 2-mile driveway just off the A93. Peace and tranquillity is a feature of life at Dalmunzie with fires and lounges contributing to a relaxing haven from the outside world.
History abounds in the surrounding vales and glens, with the standing stone and burial cairn near the Glenshee parish church dating back to the Bronze age when people were first settling the area. Legends and ancient myths are also in rich supply, including the death of Diarmid and his tomb, the battle of the caterans, tales of Cam Ruadh, the mighty MacCombie Mor and the finding of the Dalmunzie sword.
The Dalmunzie Castle Hotel is a great base from which to explore the surrounding area including:
The 36 runs at nearby Glenshee offer a great diversity of terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. Ski hire can be organised at two separate businesses near Dalmunzie’s entrance.
Dalmunzie’s golf course is one of the highest in the UK, with stunning mountain scenery all around. Originally built for the personal use of Sir Archibald Birkmyre and his family and friends in 1922, it is now proudly open to hotel residents and the public.
Set in a region of Scotland renowned for its walking and hiking pathways, Dalmunzie offers numerous options, including the 103km Cateran trail which runs directly past the hotel.
As a historic shooting lodge, Dalmunzie Castle has close ties with the Dalmunzie Estate and can arrange various shooting activities and events.
The spectacular natural environment and landscape is an adventure playground for bikers. There are many routes available that cater for the novice, families and experts alike. Dalmunzie has a number of mountain bikes that are available for rental.
Four of Scotland’s most renowned castles can be found near Dalmunize, with many more nearby and further afield. In particular, Balmoral Castle is 21 miles away, alongside Blair Castle (31 miles), Scone Palace (33 miles), and Glamis Castle (29 miles).