Dalquharran Castle, Ayrshire

Dalquharran Castle, a mansion house located above the village of Dailly in Ayrshire, was constructed to designs by Robert Adam. Michael Laird have been commissioned to complete the restoration of the mansion is part of a development project for a world class Golf Resort, Hotel and Spa, complete with a Jack Nicklaus signature course.

The mansion was principally between the years 1785 and 1812. Extended in a similar style in the 1880s, it has been ruinous since 1968 when the roof was stripped to avoid taxation. A fine example of Robert Adam’s Castle Style, the architecture rivals that of neighbour, Culzean. It has been Category A listed, with its surrounding court and stable block, since 1971.


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A new hotel (by others) is proposed to the east of the mansion and the surrounding land being developed as a Jack Nicklaus golf course. The Castle will be the centrepiece of the development, housing the main reception, restaurant and bar, as well as a number of unique suites for guests.

This project is current.


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