What to do when staying at the Glazert Country House Hotel
- Golf Breaks
- Adventure Holidays
- Climb It Glasgow
- Whisky Distillery Tours
- Mugdock Country Park
- The Falkirk Wheel
- Stirling Castle
Surrounded by local courses and within a close proximity to a large selection of championship courses we can provide a relaxing atmosphere wherever you choose to play.
The Glazert Country House Hotel can be the perfect base for anyone who wishes to explore some of Scotland’s impressive championship courses including:
- Gleneagles (50 min drive) – Staging the 2014 Ryder Cup and home to the world famous King’s Course.
- Royal Troon (1 hr drive) – Playing host to The Open eight times you’ll be hard pushed to find a finer links course.
- Turnberry (1 hr 30 min drive) – Turnberry’s landmark Lighthouse forms one of golf’s most iconic holes.
- St Andrews (1 hr 50 Min drive) – Home of golf, St Andrews offers more than just history with seven sublime courses including the Old Course, host of the 2010 Open Championship.
Campsie Golf Club – (2 min drive) This golf course commands some of the most beautiful landscapes in the area (or of any course), sitting at the foot of the campsie fells and towering above the surrounding village. For a challenging yet rewarding round of golf there is no need to look further than our local course. ‘Campsie’ is one of the friendliest clubs you’ll ever find with a dress code more relaxed than most. Please click here to find out more.
Alternatively, why not explore some of the courses local to the Glazert Country House Hotel. We are lucky enough to be within such close proximity to numerous courses including, Hayston Golf Club, Kirkintilloch Golf Club, Cawder Golf Club, Balmore Golf Club, Lenzie Golf Club, Bishopbriggs Golf Club and Esporta.
All Courses are easily accessible and are no more than 15 min drive from the hotel.
The Glazert Country House Hotel is blessed to be situated in such idyllic surroundings. Working in partnership with ‘Wild By Nature’ we are able to offer discounts on your adventure holiday. Providing a quality range of safari style eco-adventures and expeditions we are sure there is an activity to suit everyone. If you are of a more adventurous nature then follow the link below to find out more.
Climb It Glasgow
Ever wanted to experience the thrills and excitement of rock climbing but never had the opportunity? Climb It operate a mobile rock climbing wall which can be brought straight to your doorstep. You can use the climbing wall within the hotel grounds for a truly unforgettable corporate event, fundraiser or birthday party. Available to hire fully staffed with trained instructor, is suitable for climbers of all ages and abilities. For more information follow the link below.
There can be nothing more synonymous with Scotland than whisky and the Glazert Country House Hotel could be your base while you explore the local distilleries.
The Glengoyne Distillery is situated 15 minutes by car from the hotel and with it’s popular visitor centre our ‘local’ distillery is a must see attraction for anyone.
Less than half an hour drive away lies the Auchentoshan Distillery and visitor centre open seven days a week.
For any whisky enthusiast a visit to the Scotch Whisky Experience is a must. Situated near Edinburgh Castle (only an hour drive), you can find out how the ‘water of life’ is produced along with the subtle differences between the various regions.
After a day exploring the delights of the whisky making process why not retire to the lounge bar and see what all the hard work is for by sampling the wide range of whiskies we stock from all over the country.
Please note you have to be at least 18 years of age to access the distillery web links.
A country park and historical site of stunning quality, Mugdock Country Park is situated 15 minutes by car from the hotel.
The park includes the remains of the 14th century Mugdock Castle, stronghold of the Grahams of Montrose, and the ruins of the 19th century Craigend Castle. Natural features include Allander Water, Mugdock Loch and Drumclog Muir. Visitor attractions include visitor centre and cafe located in the former Craigend Castle stable block and garden centre within the walled garden. Mugdock Country Park is an ideal location for families, walkers, cyclists and anyone with an appreciation of immense natural beauty.
This unique and iconic attraction is something to behold. Providing the link between the Union Canal and Forth and Clyde Canal, the landmark was developed to commemorate the Millennium. The Falkirk Wheel is located just over 30 minutes away and is the perfect family day out.
Follow the link below to book a trip or for more information on the Falkirk Wheel.
Stirling Castle is by far the grandest of all of Scotland’s castles and one of the most popular attractions in the country. Located 250 feet above the plateaux on an extinct volcano, Stirling became the strategic military key to of the kingdom during the 13th and 14th century Wars of Independence and was a favourite royal residence of many Stuart monarchs. Taking only 45 minutes by car, the castle is open all year but a small fee is applied.