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Dairsie Castle

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Dairsie Castle

14 guests
6 bedrooms
10 beds
5 baths
14 guests
6 bedrooms
10 beds
5 baths
Great location93% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean9 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Dairsie Castle is a unique self-catered property which sleeps 14. Located close to St. Andrews (15 minutes drive) and Edinburgh (1 hour drive), it is an ideal setting for a holiday to explore the heart of Scotland.


Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed
Bedroom 6
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM


30 Reviews

Mary User Profile
October 2018
Dairsie Castle is truly a unique and rewarding traveling experience. Not only will you be staying in a historic setting, but you will enjoy all of the artistic elements that are a part of warm and inviting space. Plan on spending time exploring every inch of this awe inspiring …
Jean User Profile
September 2018
If you want a special place to stay with surprises in every room this is the place. We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with our family in the castle. Everyone, ages 4 to 73, LOVED the castle. The grounds were spectacular and allowed fun outdoor activities. We can't s…
Lindsey User Profile
August 2018
Unique accommodation. Really fun place to stay. Great location for our golfing activities. Etsuko is a great host.
Bryan User Profile
June 2018
Dairsie Castle was an amazing place to stay - one of the highlights of our trip to Scotland. Lots of room and incredible charm. A truly unique place to stay for our family vacation. A very short drive into St. Andrews for the golfers in our group. And an equally short trip to the…
Connie User Profile
October 2017
This was a wonderful place to stay. Our family made so many wonderful memories. The castle is huge and very roomy. It was furnished with all the touches of home. Etsuko even had a murder mystery game in the game room that my family enjoyed playing. The location was wonderful…
Melinda User Profile
September 2017
Perfection! What more can I say! Dairsie Castle was amazing from check-in to departure! A slice of heaven minutes from St. Andrews! There were 9 of us traveling through Scotland and this was by far and away the best accommodation of our vacation! Etusko was lovely and exceptional…
Sarah User Profile
July 2017
Wonderfully charming castle experience! We had a blast. Etsuko was extremely helpful in helping us to plan our casual from afar - she recommended vendors and answered all of our questions right away.

Hosted by Etsuko

Scotland, United KingdomJoined in February 2012
Etsuko User Profile
31 Reviews
Originally from the south of Japan I left to study abroad (UK & US) when I turned 18, and I have since lived in Australia and Hong Kong, before settling in Scotland where my children have grown up. We bought Dairsie as a ruin and restoring it has been tough but ultimately very…
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