The Highlands of Scotland
Most northerly five star castle in the UK
Anglesey, North Wales
French inspired Château on the Isle of Anglesey
Malvern, near Worcester
The UK’s most AmaZing wedding venue
In the sea, off Portsmouth
Three totally unique island fortresses
The Highlands of Scotland
Grand Scottish castle overlooking the coastline
Anglesey, North Wales
Romantic Château wedding venue in Anglesey
Malvern, near Worcester
Former monastery with 52 bedroom suites
In the sea, off Portsmouth
The most unique wedding venue in the UK

Experiences

Come and experience a taste of one of our venues

If you love the idea of experiencing one of our inspiring venues but don’t have an event to plan, then we have just the thing for you. Join us for one of our Gourmet Dining Experiences, indulge in a delicious afternoon tea, or feast on our spectacular Sunday Lunch – whatever you decide on, you will get a fantastic treat in a stunning location!

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Make the most of the afternoon

Indulge yourself with a selection of fresh loose leaf teas or freshly brewed coffee, finger sandwiches, dainty cakes, homemade scones with clotted cream and jam, and more!

Ackergill Tower
The Highlands of Scotland
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Château Rhianfa
Anglesey, North Wales
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Stanbrook Abbey
Malvern, near Worcester
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Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

Sundays will never the the same

Treat yourself to a sumptuous Sunday lunch in spectacular surroundings. Tuck into a hearty three course traditional lunch with all the trimmings!

Ackergill Tower
The Highlands of Scotland
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Château Rhianfa
Anglesey, North Wales
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Stanbrook Abbey
Malvern, near Worcester
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Spitbank Fort
In the Sea, off Portsmouth
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Gourmet Dining

Gourmet Dining

Bring back the banquet...

Enjoy an evening of splendid dining, giving you the opportunity to savour exceptional food prepared and cooked by our talented Head Chefs.

Ackergill Tower
The Highlands of Scotland
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Château Rhianfa
Anglesey, North Wales
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Stanbrook Abbey
Malvern, near Worcester
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  • Archery

    Time to find out if you’d have made a good Robin Hood! With some expert tuition you’ll have a great time loosing off arrows and hitting targets.

  • Bag Pipe Lessons

    This traditional Scottish musical instrument is a lot harder to play than it looks…

  • Beach Bonfires

    Reflect on a day of fun and adventure whilst toasting with friends, wrapped up warm, drink in hand around a toasty beach bonfire.

  • Beauty Therapy

    Sit back, relax and enjoy beauty treatments in the comfort of one of our Venues. Our preferred suppliers offer a wide range of health and beauty treatments.

  • Board Games

    Enjoy scrabble, connect 4 and some other classic board games. Best enjoyed with friends in the drawing room.

  • Bothy Experience

    Put on your wellies and barbour jackets, jump in the land rovers and see what our chefs have cooked for you down in the bothy.

  • Bounce Below

    The world's first subterranean playground of its kind. This surreal experience is set within a disused slate cavern installed with massive bouncy nets to jump around in.

  • Champagne & Sabrage

    Learn the traditional method of opening a bottle of champagne, with a swift swoop of a sabre!

  • Clay Pigeon Shooting

    A number of our venues provide a fantastic location for clay pigeon shooting, for beginners or experts alike. Be prepared to see crossing pairs, long flying birds and bolting rabbits!

  • Coasteering

    A blend of rock-hopping, shore-scrambling, swell-riding, cave-exploring and cliff-jumping for the ultimate aquatic adventure. Yet en route you’ll discover wildlife and beautiful scenery too.

  • Cocktail Making

    Learn the difference between a Cosmopolitan and a Kamikaze, taste the perfect Margarita and have a go at making a Blue Hawaii. You’ll be mixing and shaking like a true professional by the end.

  • Croquet

    An enjoyable sport that combines strategy and precision in equal measure. A bit like snooker on grass, this fun game can be enjoyed by all ages and experience.

  • Distillery Tour

    Take a tour around Scotland's most famous Distilleries, taste its creations and even take a bottle of two home. This Distillery Tour is not one to miss!

  • Falconry

    Enjoy a breath taking display of these agile predators. Experience the thrill of flying the birds yourself, and if you wish, take them hunting to see the most ancient of sports for real.

  • Fire Pit Experience

    Gather round our Fire Pit toasting marshmallows under the stars. Enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate, sit back, relax and take in the fresh air.

  • Fishing

    Many of our venues lay close to rivers, lochs and coastlines, offering many exciting challenges for anglers. If you are lucky enough, bring your catch back and let our chefs prepare it for you.

  • Giant Chess

    Enjoy this thousand year old game by playing on a super-sized board!!

  • Giant Jenga

    Hold your nerve and cross your fingers. Giant Jenga makes this classic game even more exciting.

  • Golf

    Our Venues are close to a many of the UK's most famous courses and we can create a bespoke golf day itinerary especially to suit your needs.

  • Hiking & Coastal Walks

    Our venues are set in glorious surroundings and the acres of grounds and surrounding areas are ideal for exploration.

  • Horse Riding

    This is a rare chance for horse riders of all ages and abilities to canter along the beach and across the beautiful countryside, under the watchful eye of qualified instructors.

  • Hot Tub

    The ideal way to let off some steam. Grab a glass of bubbly, sit back, sink your shoulders and relax.

  • Jet Ski

    Take to the water and let off some steam on these incredible jet skis. The wind in your hair, the spray in your face; this is the perfect activity for any thrill-seeking guests.

  • John O'Groats Trips

    The most northerly part of the UK is a must visit attraction whilst at Ackergill Tower. Just 15 miles from the tower

  • Kayaking

    Put on your spray skirt, your buoyancy aid and get exploring the waters and seas that surround our venues

  • Kite Flying

    Re-live memories from your childhood and fly a kite along one of the coastal beaches by our castles or even in the middle of the Solent on one of our Forts!

  • Laser Clay Shooting

    Fire infra-red lasers at reusable clays while a digital scoreboard records your hits and misses. The guns are deactivated so laser clay shooting provides the opportunity for all ages to play in perfect safety.

  • LaZer Battle

    Recently refurbished No Man’s Fort has its whole basement floor dedicated to laser wars - A game of wits, stealth and strategy, this is the ultimate sci-fi action adventure perfect for all ages.

  • Lobster Pot Experience

    Head out to the waters with our Chefs and lower your lobster pots in hope of catching a lobster! If you're lucky you'll be enjoying a delicious treat on the menu that evening!

  • Mini Highland Games

    Test your team and stage a mini Highland Games, perfect for corporate weekends away or party entertainment.

  • Mountain Biking

    Wide open spaces, dramatic scenery and clean fresh air with routes to suit all abilities. Who needs the Tour de France?

  • Paintball

    One of the fastest growing extreme sports, Paintballing is perfect for stag and hen parties, corporate events and anyone else who is looking for some fast-paced fun!

  • Picnics & BBQs

    Let us create delicious hamper for you to take out and enjoy within the wonderful surroundings of our venue. Our head chef will happily create a delectable feast catered to your requirements.

  • Quad Biking

    The perfect activity for groups or individuals looking for high adrenaline excitement. Fun for all ages and abilities, this activity will be sure to get your heart racing!

  • RIB Rides

    Strap yourself in for the ride of a lifetime – a fabulous way to enjoy the superb coastal scenery as well as getting a great adrenalin rush.

  • Rifle Shooting

    Looking for a new hobby? Try shooting targets in the grounds of some of our properties. Ready, Aim, Fire!

  • Rock Climbing / Abseiling

    Rock climbing and abseiling can be one of the most thrilling and satisfying sports, combining gymnastics, skill, adventure and adrenaline. How high will you go?

  • Rum Tasting

    Learn all about the sumptuous spirit made from sweet molasses, whether it’s a party rum from the Caribbean or a light and fresh Spanish rum this is a must for any rum lover.

  • Sailing

    Know the ropes and try your hand at sailing! Here at Solent Fort’s we've partnered up with a number of different sailing experiences, from catamaran’s to sailing yachts you’re sure to have an incredible day out at sea.

  • Segway Safari

    Explore the beautiful grounds of Stanbrook Abbey on the latest green technology - an electric Segway! From two legs to two wheels, this is the ultimate adventure for all the family to enjoy.

  • Snooker / Pool

    Relax in one of our games room and try your friends at a game of snooker or pool.

  • Snowdonia Trip

    Visit the beautiful Snowdonia National Park and climb to the summit of the highest mountain in England and Wales - incredible views for miles!

  • Treasure Hunt

    Get to know our venues a little better with a treasure hunt. A fun activity for groups or teams, and a great team building activity.

  • Water Rafting

    Take to the water and test your ability to work in a team with this adrenaline-fuelled activity. White water rafting is not for the faint hearted!

  • Whisky Tasting

    You simply cannot come to our Scottish venues without enjoying a wee dram, and with a number of local distilleries and even our own whisky bar at Carberry Tower, this is one of the best ways to experience the local pastime.

  • Wine Tasting

    Where better to experience the world of wine than in our historic venues? Surrounded by racks of tempting vintages, each of our venues has its own cellar - the ideal setting for a wine lover!

  • Zip World

    Visit Penrhyn Quarry and experience the longest zip line in the world. Over a mile in length you can fly solo through the skies at over 100mph, 500ft up in the air!

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