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Fonab Castle Hotel, Pitlochry

The conversion of Port-Na-Craig House into a luxury country house hotel with new parkland lodges.

Fonab Castle is a listed Category B building that has been sympathetically converted to accommodate 12 suites and 18 double rooms, along with a 100 cover two-storey restaurant.

All work being undertaken in a sympathetic manner with the minimal disturbance to the existing fabric.

Additionally, 36 holiday cottages have been created on this vast woodland estate, situated on the outskirts of Pitlochry on the banks of Loch Faskally in the heart of Perthshire. The building is a fine example of a five storey mansion house in Scottish baronial style, faced in red sandstone.

Client: J Clark Properties

Value : £4m

Design Services Provided

  • Removal of internal walls on the ground floor to create the large hotel kitchen and installation of a lift.
  • Open plan steel framed building was converted into suites with new foundations internally to provide the supporting structure for the room layout.
  • New progressive collapse structural reinforcement
  • A challenging two storey glass link to create a restaurant and bar taking advantage of the scenic views across the highlands.