Media release: Festive celebrations in the countryside at Gleddoch Hotel


GLEDDOCH, the prestigious hotel, golf and spa resort, is the perfect Christmas or New Year getaway for families, couples, or those looking for an indulgent country retreat over the holiday season.

Following a recent refurbishment, the hotel is now a superb place to celebrate in a stunning new setting and is offering a range of packages for Christmas and the New Year. Whether it’s the family Christmas Day lunch, a festive countryside break for two, party nights, or a fun afternoon meeting Santa with the kids, there are options for everyone.

Enjoy the festive season with a two or three night break packed with sumptuous food, drink, entertainment and maybe even a little snow, to make this Christmas one to remember. With a two-night package at £245.00 per person, make the most of a Christmas escape with champagne on arrival, breakfast and dinner included, and a four-course Christmas lunch. A three-night stay includes a further breakfast and dinner and is £295.00 per person.

Those looking for a relaxing ‘Twixmas’ break, need look no further than the peace and tranquillity Gleddoch provides. Spend time relaxing in the Imperia Spa or take a stroll around the 18-hole championship golf course, with or without a set of clubs. This two-night package at £140 per person includes a three-course dinner and full Scottish breakfast every day. Or stay three nights for £180 per person and enjoy a bottle of Prosecco on arrival, in addition to dinner and breakfast.

As Scotland is the true home of Hogmanay, it is the best place to ring in the New Year. The New Year’s two night package represents superb value at £215 per person, which includes: breakfast and dinner both nights, champagne on arrival, a Hogmanay Masquerade Ball on the night itself, dinner, a bucks fizz brunch on New Year’s Day and live entertainment. The three-night package includes a further breakfast and dinner and is £280 per person.

The renovations at the hotel have brought style and comfort including two luxury suites with incredible views overlooking the River Clyde; beautifully-designed, well-equipped and modern junior suites; executive family and classic double bedrooms.

Central to the new offering is the Imperia Spa which provides luxury treatments using Elemis and Scottish brand ishga. The spa’s facilities include a 17m, heated indoor swimming pool, eight tranquil treatment rooms, a sauna and steam room, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a fully equipped gym, and a relaxation room.

Gleddoch also has an array of festive activities planned for the holiday season, with accommodation prices starting from £29.50 per person or £39.50 per person including breakfast based on two people sharing.

Resident or day options also include:

Christmas Day lunch

The celebrations start with a welcome drink followed by a sumptuous four course lunch, finished with coffee and mince pies.  A visit from Santa bearing gifts will be sure to make the children smile.

Reservations are required with a £10.00 per person deposit to secure a booking, and the balance to be paid 28 days prior.

Prices: £65.00 per adult, £20.00 under 12, £10.00 under five

Christmas fayre

Whether it’s just for two or the whole family, guests can sit back, enjoy the festive surroundings and let Gleddoch do the hard work. With mulled wine on arrival and coffee with mince pies afterwards, either lunch or dinner is ideal for family occasions, a get together with friends and smaller parties who prefer a quieter environment.

Lunch prices:  £14.95 per person, £7.95 under 12 years, under three years free
Dinner prices: £19.95 per person, £9.95 under 12 years, under three years free

Gleddoch also has an array of festive activities planned for the holiday season.

Accommodation prices this year start from £29.50 per person or £39.50 per person including breakfast based on two people sharing.

Sunday with Santa at Gleddoch

Bring the children for a magical afternoon of fun and festivity which will includes a gift from Santa, bouncy castle, face painter, children’s buffet and sweet table.

Date: Sunday 3rd December and Sunday 10th December
Time: 1.30pm
Price: £19.50 per adult to include adults buffet, £9.75 under 12 years,£5.00 under three years OR £50.00 family ticket for two adults and two children

Christmas party nights

Hollywood Glamour parties

Get ready for Hollywood Glamour this Christmas at one of Gleddoch’s fabulous fun filled party nights. Guests are welcomed with a festive cocktail on arrival followed by a festive, three-course dinner, then dance the night away with hits from across the decades.

Dates: Friday 1st December, Saturday 2nd December, Friday 15th December, Saturday 9th December, Friday 22nd December and Saturday 16th December
Price: £34.95 per person (Friday evening) and £39.95 per person (Saturday evening)
Time: Arrival 7.00 pm, carriages 1.00 am

Hogmanay Masquerade Ball

See in the New Year at Gleddoch with an evening to remember. Guests will be welcomed with a Prosecco and canapé reception followed by sumptuous four-course menu, piper and fireworks at midnight to welcome you to 2018 and stovies after midnight. Choose from dining in their VISTA restaurant or attending the black tie masquerade ball which also includes live entertainment.

Date: Sunday 31 December
Price: £99.00 per person
For more information, visit or call 01475 540711.


For more information, please contact:

Devan LaBrash or Rebecca Dawson

Pagoda Porter Novelli

0131 556 0770

Notes to editor:

  • The Christmas, Twixmas and New Year’s residential package prices are per individual person unless stated otherwise.
  • The Christmas residential package prices start at £245.00 per adult for two nights, £295.00 per adult for three nights and £370.00 per adult for four nights.
  • The Twixmas residential package prices start at £140.00 per adult including course dinner for two nights, and £180.00 per adult including a three-course dinner and bottle of Prosecco on arrival.
  • The New Year’s residential package prices start at £215.00 per adult for two nights, and the three night package is £280.00 per adult.


Once the home of the shipping baron, Sir William Lithgow, Gleddoch sits in over 360 acres of countryside and is ideally situated less than 15 minutes from Glasgow Airport and 20 minutes from the city centre. Featuring 75 contemporary ensuite bedrooms and suites, a luxurious spa, a Championship golf course, banqueting and wedding facilities, and a modern bar and restaurant, Gleddoch is the perfect country retreat, with a convenient location that makes it a wonderful alternative to a Glasgow city hotel.

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