Gleneagles Hotel

Location type


Name and dates

Gleneagles Hotel (1924-)

Opened on the Gleneagles Station and Gleneagles Hotel Branch (Caledonian Railway).

Description

Gleneagles Hotel, Golf Course and Spa

The hotel is a mile to the north west of Gleneagles station, rebuilt for the overall plan to develop a resort.

The main building is three storeys and an attic. The architect was Matthew Adam.

Local

Construction began under the Caledonian Railway who also rebuilt their nearby Gleneagles station around the same time. The hotel was completed by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. A siding, from the Crieff Junction Railway, served the hotel. The hotel was sold by British Transport Hotels in 1981 and is now independent of railway.

Tags

Hotel 08/11/2019

Facilities

Listing: B

Nearby stations
Gleneagles
Gleneagles [1st]
Tullibardine
Blackford
Auchterarder
Muthill
Carsebreck
Strageath Halt
Greenloaning
Innerpeffray
Highlandman
Abercairney
Dunning
Pittenzie Halt
Crieff [2nd]
Gleneagles Summit
Highland Spring
Kincardine Glen Viaduct
Whitemoss Level Crossing
Earn Viaduct [Strageath]
Tourist/other
Tullibardine Chapel
Blackford Old Parish Church
Innerpeffray Chapel
Muthill Old Church and Tower
Ardoch Roman Fort
Ardunie Roman Signal Station
Braco Castle
Drummond Castle
Muir O'Fauld Roman Signal Station
St Serf's Church and Duplin Stone
Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.


A source for stone


Stone for the hotel's construction was brought from the Jerviston Viaduct (just north of Motherwell), the piers of which were demolished in 1922/3. The stone was transported to the hotel to be used in the landscaping of the hotel grounds.


Books


Branch Lines of Strathearn: Tourists, Tatties and Trains