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Sep 2016

Ackergill Tower is part of AmaZing venues currently featured on our website as part of our Venue Group of the Season feature.  ‘The jewel in the Highlands’ is dubbed the most northerly 5 star castle in the UK……

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Ackergill Tower stands above its own private beach and is steeped in over 500 years of history, provides a dramatic, luxurious and inspiring setting for any important event or meeting. The 15th century castle boasts 32 bedrooms, 6 function rooms and access to 3,000 acres of land making it ideal for outdoor events or for providing complete privacy.

Whether you’re conducting a brain-storming session or holding a team building event, organising a product launch or entertaining important clients, this venue in the Highlands of Scotland offers something different to the Corporate market. It is ideal for Directors retreats, team building, incentive trips and product launches

The key features are:

  • Only 15 miles from the famous John O’Groats
  • 5 minutes from Wick John O Groats which benefits from inbound flights from Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Cardiff & Southampton
  • Boasts the largest Treehouse with a bedroom in Europe
  • A stunning 15th century Castle with 21st century luxuries
  • Overlooking a 7 mile beach with breath taking coastline to explore
  • Private loch with bothy for fishing adventures
  • At the right time of year, watch the incredible Northern Lights
  • Bedrooms in the Tower: 17
  • Bedrooms across the cottages: 15

The Grade A listed building provides unique meeting and event spaces, incredible dining which includes the spectacular Imperial Dinner in the Sinclair Palace. This room takes up to 150 people for a dinner or 200 people theatre style.  There are 5 other rooms available including the Morning Room with its stunning sea views ideal for a directors meeting for 14 people.

And finally Ackergill Tower boasts its very own traditional pub! Smuggler’s Inn provides a unique spot for receptions, informal meetings or post-function relaxation. Unusual, atmospheric and cosy, Smuggler’s Inn is a stunning space with a wonderful character.  With its own stage, the Inn is perfect for live bands, entertainment, speeches or for catching up with colleagues after a long day.

The location is perfect to host a variety of activities. Why not treat your delegates to a beach bonfire or fire pit experience and of course you can’t go to the Highlands without enjoying a wee dram so don’t forget the Old Pulteney Distillery located a short distance from Ackergill Tower. Other activities include: Clay Pigeon Shooting, Fishing (they even have their own Bothy where the chef can cook your catch!) RIBS’s and for the golfers there are 3 of Scotland’s most legendary courses near Ackergill Tower.

So if you are looking for something a bit different for your next event – why not give us a call or complete our contact form.

 

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