"Do you think we've done the right thing, opening a hotel?" ... that was Hammy McMillan's question to a visiting council official on a chilly winter's day in 1962. To mark their Golden Jubilee, the family are staging a Timeline Exhibition, and a lavishly illustrated book, ‘McMillan - The Couple Who Built the Family Business’, telling the entertaining and sometimes intriguing story of the business up to the present day has been published.
To help us celebrate our Golden Anniversary, we would appreciate help from any customers, relations, employees past or present and suppliers who have any stories, memorabilia (photos, receipts, menus etc. or anything whatsoever that could be recorded in our timeline. We would record all items and of course, return them. AND all contributors will be entered into a prize draw ...
McMillan Hotels in Scotland are offering a very special offer during July and August 2012 (inclusive of School Holidays) - "Stay 3 Nights for the Price of 2! The offer is available at selected hotels in The Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway and includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast and full use of hotel leisure facilities (where applicable). An ideal opportunity to enjoy a Summer break in Scotland ...
The restaurant at Glenapp Castle Hotel, the luxury 5 star Relais & Châteaux Castle Hotel in Ayrshire, has been awarded four AA Rosettes, making it one of only a handful of elite restaurants in the country to secure the coveted accolade. The honour is the latest in a string of awards to be showered on the hotel over recent years following the appointment of Head Chef Adam Stokes in 2008.
Ladies do you fancy brushing up on your golfing skills and having a fun with friends at the same time? Then why not try our Scottish golf holiday just for the girls! This 2 day golf coaching and skill development holiday has been designed by Scottish golf pro James Erskine. Enjoy exclusive use of the 18 hole Cally Palace Golf Course, just 50 yards from the breakfast table to the first tee, real doorstep golf.
Dumfries and Galloway has a wealth of activities on offer for all the family and the Cally Palace, Gatehouse of Fleet is ideally placed to take advantage of these. The Family Activity Break includes 2 nights Dinner Bed and Breakfast for a family of up to 2 adults and 2 children and a choice of exciting outdoor activities + The Cally Palace has an indoor pool, tennis court, putting green and access to many local walks AND its own 18 hole golf course.
Do you fancy the idea of doing a boot camp but not sure if it is for you, well we have the ideal Fitness Taster Day ...Peebles Hydro has teamed up with Borders Boot Camp to offer an exciting new fitness package, combining 4 star hotel accommodation with a structured fitness day, and all set in the beautiful Scottish Borders countryside.
Galloway Forest Park in Dumfries & Galloway was designated as a Dark Sky Park in 2009. It is the first in the UK and one of only five in the world to be given this status. The Dark Sky Park is on the doorstep of Kirroughtree House Hotel, Newton Stewart - an ideal base for you to come and experience the wonders of the cosmos.