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Brief description of site

The designed landscape at Gleneagles is associated with the early-20th-century purpose-built luxury hotel. It is most noted for the golf courses, two of which were laid out by James Braid. There are formal gardens around the hotel and an interesting collection of trees and shrubs with yellow foliage or flowers lining a path to a loch. Additions in the 1930s and 1980s include housing developments and an associated water garden.

Brief history of site

Work started at Gleneagles in 1913. The King's Course was opened in 1919. Gleneagles opened as a luxury hotel in 1924. There have been major developments since the 1980s.

Location information:

Address: The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1NF

Locality: Auchterarder

Local Authorities:

Perth & Kinross

Historical County: Perthshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 58 Grid Ref: NN917116
Latitude: 56.2845 Longitude: -3.75099

Key information:

Form of site: estate

Purpose of site: Recreational/sport

Context or principal building: grand hotel

Site first created: After 1913

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 303

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