Originally Built In
Associated Family Names
Stewart, Cally, de Quincey La Zouche, Craigie
Number of Rooms
Seen in (tv/movies)
Cally House (1942)
Type of Architecture
Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland
Couples, Weddings, Family Gatherings, Golf, Spa Break
Hotel, Exclusive Use
Originally known as Cally House, Cally Palace Hotel is an 18th-century country mansion set in 150 acres of stunning grounds in the historic country town of Dumfries and Galloway. In addition to its exclusive 18-hole golf course, Cally Palace boasts incredible views of Cardoness Castle, Rutherford’s Monument, and the Fleet Estuary, making it one of the finest golf courses in South-West Scotland. The hotel also offers a swimming pool, a spa, saunas, and a gym for guests to use. With spectacular coastlines, rolling hills, and a warm Scottish welcome, the Cally Palace Hotel is the perfect getaway.
James Murray of Broughton, a well known Scottish MP, acquired the land 1751 from his grandfather, 5th Earl of Galloway and of the 9th Earl of Eglinton. When James was travelling in Europe during the mid-1750s, he met a young Scottish architect called Robert Milne, who also famously designed London’s Blackfriars Bridge. Together, they built Cally House, which was completed in 1763. There is significant architectural value to the former residence turned golf hotel, which is listed as a category A building, as well as its grounds being listed.
Set in the stunning and beautiful Dumfries & Galloway countryside, the Cally Palace is the perfect choice for an amazing, intimate and stylish country house wedding, tailored exactly to your every wish.
The hotel's experience extends to conferences, meetings and corporate events. You can book individual meeting rooms, host business lunches, or hire the entire hotel for exclusive use of its facilities and grounds.
The Cally Palace has its own 18 hole parkland golf course, which is one of the finest golf courses in the area. The course is open to hotel guests as part of a golfing break allowing you to enjoy the hotel and play a round in one relaxing golfing holiday, visitors are also welcome.
The Cally Palace has lots of ways for guests and visitors alike to enjoy your leisure time at the hotel.One of the few hotels in the south west of Scotland offering leisure facilities for guests to enjoy including swimming pool, spa bath and saunas and a small gym. Enjoy a dip in the 15m heated swimming pool or unwind in the soothing spa bath or saunas. The wide seating area around the pool allows you to just relax or cool down after your spell in the sauna. The Cally Palace also has a small but well-equipped multi-gym adjacent to the swimming pool, spa bath and saunas so you can easily move from one area to the other as part of your personal workout routine. Gym equipment includes: treadmill, cross trainer, rowing machine, bicycle and multi gym with weights.
Cally Palace Hotel & Golf Course
Cally Ave, Gatehouse of Fleet
Castle Douglas DG7 2DL