Welcome to Crossbasket Castle, Blantyre, Glasgow. Sensitively renovated, Crossbasket is a stunning 17th-century castle transformed into one of Scotland's most luxurious hotel and event venues. Steeped in history, Crossbasket Castle has many unique period features that have been restored to their original beauty using traditional artisans and materials. The Stewart Drawing Room is a perfect example of the quality of restoration featuring uniquely detailed cornices finished in gold leaf to ensure these features convey the magnificent grandeur typical of this era.
The perfect luxury retreat for guests looking for peace and tranquillity, Crossbasket features nine breath-taking en-suite bedrooms, each decorated in a classical style and named in honor of a historical custodian of this magnificent castle. Each bedroom is individually crafted and strikes the perfect balance between traditional character and modern finishing. Authentically charming, Crossbasket’s four-story bridal tower dates back to the 16th century as part of the preceding Mains Castle. The fairy-tale turret room, built on a hill overlooking the Calder river, is served by a sweeping spiral stone staircase. A true one-off, it is the ultimate bridal suite.
Also available as self-catering accommodation is Gate Lodge, a traditional two bedroomed house located at the Crossbasket Estate entrance on Stoneymeadow Road. Approximately a three-minute walk from the Castle, it is perfect for families or those looking for a five-star experience with the amenities of home. The castle grounds include a large stretch of woodland, extensive nature walks, and a beautiful river feature featuring majestic waterfalls. The convenient location means there is plenty to do and see locally, including golfing, fishing, and hiking.
Bedrooms - Nine breathtaking en suite bedrooms, each decorated in a period style and named in honor of a historical custodian of this magnificent Castle. Every bedroom is finished with stunning period window and bed dressings and complemented with original antique furniture and luxuriously oversized beds. Each en suite bathroom is individually crafted to provide an intimate area with soft lighting. The rooms are fully equipped with audio and video for your enjoyment. Ornate and luxurious period style beds, Original antique chandeliers, Magnificent views of the grounds and river, Large and spacious with many including a lounge area for your further relaxation, Full-length mirrors for making sure the fine details are just right.
Dining - Dine in opulent surroundings at the latest contemporary fine-dining restaurant from the Roux culinary dynasty. Overseen by the legendary French chef Albert Roux and son Michel Roux Jr, dishes showcase fare from Scotland’s renowned natural larder with an added touch of creative flair from the iconic Roux team. ''Albert & Michel Roux Jr at Crossbasket'' - The Albert & Michel Roux Jr Restaurant, overseen by the legendary French chef Albert Roux, son Michel Roux Jr and run by an award-winning executive head chef, is set in the luxuriously embellished Baillie Room. Surrounded by gold leaf and opulent antiques, offering an experience of a bygone era.
''Afternoon Tea'' - Visit the tranquil surroundings of Crossbasket Castle with the options of Afternoon Tea. Select your choice of tea leaves from the very own tea menu, and enjoy the Chef's savory finger sandwiches, freshly made scones, and selection of sweet delicatessens.