• The jewel of the Highlands

    • Only 15 miles from the famous John O’Groats
    • Boasts the largest Treehouse with a bedroom in Europe
    • A stunning 15th century Castle with 21st century luxuries
    • Set in an impressive 3,000 acre private estate
    • Overlooking a 7 mile beach with breath taking coastline to explore
    • Private loch with bothy for fishing adventures
    • Grade A listed building
    • At the right time of year, watch the incredible Northern Lights
  • A Scottish adventure awaits

    Standing proudly above the beach at the northernmost tip of Scotland, Ackergill Tower is one of the most atmospheric and iconic castles imaginable. Steeped in over 500 years of fascinating history and shrouded in mystery and romance, this beautiful castle is an incomparably magical setting for events.

  • Service that goes beyond 5 stars

    Boasting spectacular views of the North Sea, Ackergill Tower is the ideal balance of peaceful tranquillity, Scottish history and contemporary flair. With the sound of bagpipes echoing through the castle, there’s no need to set your alarm for the morning!

  • For those moments in life

    There are moments in life that demand a big gesture, and nowhere else rises to these occasions as gloriously as Ackergill Tower. The granite walls are stout and forbidding, but the beautifully restored interior is luxuriously comfortable and splendidly welcoming.

  • Remoteness that is surprisingly accessible

    The remoteness of the castle adds to its undeniable appeal, and here you can truly get back to nature by exploring the unspoilt Sinclair Bay. Love might not know any boundaries, but fortunately Ackergill Tower is easily accessed, and not as far away as you may think…

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Bedrooms 34
Sleeps 72
Max people 250
Suitable for Afternoon Tea Corporate Exclusive use Gourmet Dining Gourmet Dinner Highland Experience Days Meetings Parties Scottish Breaks Sunday Lunch Team Building Activities Weddings
Activities Archery Beach Bonfires Clay Pigeon Shooting Falconry Fishing Kayaking Mountain Biking Rib Rides

At A Glance

Great Hall

The Great Hall

A historic room offers a grand and elegant air to it. With complete flexibility, this lavish hall is the most stunning space for wedding ceremonies, but equally an ideal room for conferences and presentations. The Great Hall also has a large banqueting table which is perfect for private dining, including playing host to our famous Imperial Dinner.

Smuggler’s Inn

Relax at the Smuggler’s Inn

Ackergill Tower’s very own traditional pub! A unique spot for drinks receptions, informal meetings, and with its own stage, it’s the perfect room for live bands and entertainment. The Smuggler’s Inn is an unusual and atmospheric environment that’s full of character.

Sinclair Palace

Sinclair Palace

Overlooking the shores of Sinclair’s Bay and with views extending as far as the Orkneys, Sinclair’s Palace offers a huge number of banqueting and reception options. The biggest of all our meeting spaces, Sinclair Palace can easily host large parties and dinner dance events.

The Beach

The Beach

Just a stone’s throw away is our very own beach, with 7 miles of breathtaking coastline to explore. Put on our Hunter wellies and Barbour Jackets and enjoy a bonfire on the beach, whilst toasting marshmallows with a dram of whisky.

Our Grounds

Our Grounds

The impressive 3,000 acres of private estate which includes the heart shaped garden, sundial lawn and walled garden is the perfect backdrop for stunning photographs, plus endless fun and activities.

Imperial Dinner

Imperial Dinner

Put on your kilts and tartan and enjoy our impressive pipe band, who will then pipe you into the Great Hall for an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy a delicious traditional Scottish meal, complete with plenty of whisky and Scottish traditions; quite possibly the experience of a lifetime.

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