June 18th 2016
Very spacy castle with more than enough rooms for a party of 8, well equipped kitchen and beautiful surrounding. Coming home by driving through the rhododendron alley is more than impressive.
May 11th 2016
THANK YOU so much for an AMAZING weekend. We had a big 30th birthday weekend, with a brilliant haggis dinner and Ceilidh dancing after and it was just all so wonderful. The house has everything we needed and the grounds are so beautiful we spent one day down by the lake which was so nice. Thank you again!
May 5th 2016
The most amazing house, a great time was had by all 20 who stayed there.
March 6th 2016
The house was exactly what I had hoped it would be. We visited on a cold weekend in February, but the place heated up quickly, especially when we lit the open fires. Polly’s assistance in booking a ceilidh band and caterer was much appreciated, as was her patience in answering questions. All in all, an experience to be remembered.
‘We enjoyed the house and the surrounding. Everybody was happy and enjoyed the stay. The house provided great opportunities for our group, e.g. long walkings on the estate, reading, dancing etc. The house offers a very private and cosy atmosphere.’
‘We celebrated my 70th birthday with a family gathering with sisters, children, grandchildren and in-laws from as far away as the Isle of Wight and we all had a marvellous week. We had a ceilidh with the Colin Donaldson Ceilidh band in the Ceilidh Room. The Orcadian Strip-the-Willow claimed one victim but Elgin A & E sorted him out. The Ceilidh Room also witnessed a totally crazy Karaoke Contest. The Dining Hall was the perfect venue for a 21 character Murder Mystery Dinner. The Arboretum and Lochans were a delight for a stroll before sunning ourselves in the sun-trap that is the front of the house. Everyone was delighted with their comfortable pretty bedrooms. It was a pleasure to wake to the lovely views across the paddocks each morning. Some evenings we lit the log fire in the Drawing room and sang round the piano. The kitchen was spacious enough for providing meals in a relaxed manner. The Teddies in the Snug were an immediate hit with the two little girls who claimed it as their room. Our favourite outing was the Rail Journey from Forres Station to Kyle of Lochalsh. The house was warm, friendly and welcoming. We all left full of happy memories of our family re-union.’
‘Burgie House was the perfect venue for my 60th Birthday party. 24 guests including my friends’ 18 month old girl and Dan, the Springer Spaniel, enjoyed the excellent facilities and also rambling round the beautiful grounds. With Elgin only minutes away, we had to take in some distillery visits. Beach trips for some and trout fishing for others filled in our visit. On our last day, 10 of the party had the most excellent day out clay-pigeon shooting, all of us 1st timers but definitely an addictive pastime. Burgie definitely was the most perfect place to live for a week and enjoyed by all.’