THE BEDROOMS

‘The Dungeon’
On the ground floor there is a twin bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and ensuite bathroom.

‘The Family Bedroom’
This huge master bedroom has 3 four-poster beds; 1 king-size, 2 large singles. The en-suite bathroom is complete with a stand-alone bath and window shutters, painted in the style of Hokusai.

‘The Spottiswoode (Upper Tower Room)’
This room is named after one of the long-term residents of the castle, John Spottiswoode, the Archbishop of St. Andrews in the 1600s. This bedroom has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom.

‘The Learmonth (Lower Tower Room)’
This room is named after the family that owned Dairsie for a 100 years, before they sold it to Archbishop Spottiswoode in 1616. This bedroom has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom.

‘The South Caphouse’
This is a twin bedroom on the top floor at the end of the Gallery. It has a shared bathroom with the North Caphouse bedroom.

‘The North Caphouse’
This double bedroom is at the opposite end of the Gallery, at the top of the spiral staircase. It is carpeted and looks out over the drive. It has a shared bathroom with the South Caphouse Bedroom.

THE INTERIOR

The Great Hall – As the hub of the castle, the Great Hall has a large dining table which can seat 12, and is surrounded by beautiful artworks and sculptures. It also has two large sofas and a foot stool around the fire place for post-dinner relaxation. There is also a Minstrel’s Gallery which over-looks the Great Hall which can be reached from a staircase behind the room, and beside which is a washroom which takes its design inspiration from the old ducat which used to stand there. In one of the corners of the Great Hall is also a small compass room which has floor tiling pointing to which way is North.

The Kitchen – The kitchen has all the usual culinary equipment and has a 2-hub Aga cooker. The room has a table and chairs and is large enough also to be used as a breakfast room. Behind the kitchen is a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer, and adjacent to the kitchen is a washroom.

The Living Room – The living room is on the 2nd floor, situated next to the Family Bedroom. It is carpeted and has a TV, a stereo, a cupboard and comfortable sofas. Next door to the living room is a small Toy Room which is filled with children’s books, toys and some board games for the evenings.

The Gallery – The Gallery is a spacious area on the top floor of the castle and is where a lot of the castle’s artwork and antiques are displayed. It is a very bright and large space with good views of the surrounding countryside, and is an ideal place for holding receptions.