Turnberry Hotel

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Name and dates

Turnberry Hotel (1906-)

Description

This hotel was developed by the Glasgow and South Western Railway as a resort with a hotel and golf course served by Turnberry station which was directly connected to the hotel by a covered walkway.

The architect was James Miller. It is a three storey building at an elevated location which backed onto the railway station. This location gives the hotel a commanding view west over the course and sand beach to the sea and Ailsa Craig. The building is in white rendered brick with a tiled red roof.

The hotel remained in railway ownership until sold by British Transport Hotels in 1983.

The hotel remains open an has been recently renovated.
Trump Turnberry Hotel

Similar formerly railway owned resort hotels are Gleneagles Hotel and the sadly lost Cruden Bay Hotel.

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Hotel Railway Hotel

Facilities

Listing: B