Sadly in light of recent Government announcements, we would like to inform our guests, that Lochgreen Hotel will be CLOSED during the current restriction from 6pm Friday 20th November 2020 and will reopen on Saturday 12th December.

Bookings are still being taken for further dates throughout the year.

The Costley Family would like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal guests for their continued support. It is very much appreciated.

We hope you keep well and look forward to seeing you in the near future.

Bill & Cath Costley & family.

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The history behind Lochgreen House Hotel


Lochgreen House was built in 1905 for the Morton family who were (and still are) key players in Ayrshire’s textile industry. Whilst little is known about the Morton family’s time at Lochgreen, much is documented about later proprietors Captain David Fowler McIntyre and of course, our own Bill & Cath Costley. Although operating within entirely different fields, both are credited as greatly influencing their own respective industries in Ayrshire.

The McIntyre Family


In 1950, Lochgreen was purchased by aviation pioneer, David McIntyre. He was eager to move his family from inland Cushats, near Coylton, which was once the dower house of Sundrum Castle, to be nearer his workplace of Prestwick Airport and the amenities and activities to be found in Troon – as is now, the wonderful nearly golf courses, bustling town & beaches were quite a draw!

The “Prestwick Pioneer”


Now fondly remembered as the “Prestwick Pioneer”, David McIntyre is often cited as one of the unsung heroes of Scottish Aviation. Not only did he establish an RAF training centre during the Second World War, thereafter developing the base with Douglas Douglas-Hamilton to become Prestwick Airport & situate their aircraft company, Scottish Aviation, he (co-piloted by Douglas Hamilton) was also the first man to fly over Everest (1933).

The Costley Family


Lochgreen House stayed in the hands of the McIntyre family until hot off the heels of transforming nearby Highgrove House into a hotel, Bill & Cath Costley bought the property in 1989. As a boy, Bill delivered bread to Lochgreen in disbelief a single family could live in a house of such size and grandeur. As an adult, he was equally amazed to be able to afford to buy it!

Accreditation & Awards

Over the years the Costley family has invested millions over the years in the development of the house, grounds and facilities to maintain its status as one of Scotland’s finest five-star hotels, spas & restaurants.

Almost immediately after launch in the early 90s, the hotel achieved 5* by the Scottish Tourist Board (now VisitScotland) and the restaurant (now Bisque) achieved 3AA red rosettes. Over the years multiple awards followed, in most recent times Bill & Cath’s commitment to Lochgreen, Troon & Ayrshire has been recognised by institutions such as the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and CIS Excellence Awards.

Our Future

Investment in Lochgreen is ongoing and currently at full pelt. The top floor of the hotel was transformed into a spa in 2018, whilst in 2019 our main restaurant was refitted and rebranded into a more relaxed dining space ‘Bisque’ – albeit with the same level of quality precision cooking. The next round of developments at Lochgreen has begun with the opening of our new Orangery restaurant to support the trend of indoor/outdoor dining and increase the number of guests our event suite can welcome. There are also further exciting renovation projects in the pipeline including a swimming pool to extend our spa offering.

Stay at Lochgreen

Choose from one of our 32 incredibly spacious rooms & suites boasting king-size beds, large ensuites, impressive interiors, first-rate concierge & some of Ayrshire’s most spectacular coastal views.

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Dine at Lochgreen

Visit our award-winning 3*AA Red Rosette restaurant Bisque for imaginative, yet refined Franco-Scottish cuisine, or opt for a more relaxed affair in our Lounge, Brodick & Orangery Restaurants.

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Unwind at Lochgreen

Escape to Lochgreen’s Spa for absolute relaxation of mind, body and soul. Take time to recharge with our range of treatments delivered with expertise by our highly trained therapists.

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