A popular and historic Ballantrae has been nominted for a prestigous award.

Glenapp Castle, a 21-bedroom luxurious PoB Hotel and Relais and Chateaux Hotel in Ballantrae near Girvan has been shortlisted for the Boutique Hotel of the Year category at the third annual Boutique Hotelier Awards. 

The Boutique Hotel of the Year award aims to showcase the best hotels in the country, recognise the most innovative new products and mark the achievements of excellent staff and employees in the hospitality sector, after a year of recovery and new challenges. 

Jill Chalmers, managing director of Glenapp Castle, said: "We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award and are delighted that we have been recognised as one of the best hotels in the country.

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"I am proud to claim that our inclusion in this award is testament to the welcoming, passionate and hard-working team here at Glenapp Castle - we feel extremely honoured.”

In addition to its fascinating history and luxurious style, the castle is also renowned for offering 70+ indoor and outdoor activities and experiences.

The voting process is currently open and will close at midnight on October 9, 2023.

The winners will be announced on the evening of October 16.

For more information on Glenapp Castle visit www.glenappcastle.com or for information on Boutique Hotelier Awards, visit www.boutiquehotelier.com/boutique-hotelier-awards-nominations-open/