LATEST NEWS

Covid-19 – Our Commitment to Care

Following new Government legislation enforced on 14th September, we would kindly ask you to read and take careful note of our updated Covid-19 Commitment to Care document.

The So Stobo Tartan Face Mask

Featuring the bespoke “So Stobo” registered tartan, our high quality, reusable face masks are comfortable, stretchy and washable.

Buy one now for your next visit to the castle or as the perfect gift for any Stobo fan. Matching tartan wraps are also available. Buy Now >>

NHS Staff save £25 a night!

Calling all NHS staff!
As a token of our appreciation for all your incredibly hard work over the past few months, we’re delighted to launch our exclusive NHS offer, saving you £25 per night!
NHS staff can join us mid-week on our Revitalising Break from only £134pn* including all meals and use of the spa facilities.
Offer is valid from when we re-open on 1st October 2020 to 31st December 2021 (excludes Christmas, New Year, Fridays and Saturdays).
If you qualify for the discount and have already made a booking, please email us a photo of your NHS ID and your rate will be amended accordingly.
To make a reservation, please give us a call on 01721 725300 or email reservations@stobocastle.co.uk. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/discount.

Win an overnight stay in The Cashmere Suite

WIN: An overnight stay in The Cashmere Suite!
Vote for Stobo Castle to win a World Luxury Spa Award here: https://www.luxuryspaawards.com/spa/stobo-castle-health-spa/ and you will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win this fantastic prize! The winner will be chosen at random and announced following the end of the voting period on 2nd October. Many thanks for your support.

Please bear with us….!

We’re delighted to hear so many of you are thinking in terms of a visit to Stobo later this year. As you can imagine, this is keeping us very busy at the moment and we would be hugely grateful if you could please bear with us whilst we are experiencing a high volume of calls and emails. We are working hard to re-arrange bookings in place for July, August and September and also dealing with lots of new enquiries so please don’t worry if you don’t receive your booking confirmation straight away, we’ll get it to you just as soon as possible. Many thanks for your patience.

Re-opening planned for 1st October!

We’re delighted to announce a provisional date for reopening our doors! From Thursday 1st October, we look forward to welcoming guests old and new for some well-deserved relaxation, following a difficult few months for many of you. Read more >>

Stobo Staff Message

Click here to view a special message to our wonderful guests and members from the Stobo Team during lockdown 2020.

Important Information Regarding Gift Vouchers

We’d like to reassure anyone in possession of a gift voucher, and those considering purchasing a voucher in the near future, that the expiry date will automatically be extended to 31st December 2021 to ensure it can be redeemed whenever the time is right. Order Here >>

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Updated Office Hours

Please note  our updated office hours are each day from 9.00am to 4.00pm – give us a call on 01721 725300 for gift voucher orders, booking queries and any other enquiries.

Stobo flies the flag in support of our amazing NHS

In recognition of the incredibly hard work carried out with immense dedication and compassion by all NHS staff during this difficult period, the symbolic “rainbow” flag now flies high above the castle.

Order Your Stobo Castle Gift Voucher

Whether it’s a special birthday, anniversary or “thank you” gift, give your loved one something to look forward to with a Stobo Castle voucher. Expiry dates have been extended to ensure they can be redeemed whenever the time is right.

Place your order on-line or by calling 01721 725300 and vouchers will be posted or emailed to an address of your choice.

Coronavirus Update

It is with huge regret and sadness that we, as a family, have to make this announcement.

Following Government guidelines and advice issued by the Prime Minister, we have made the decision to temporarily close Stobo Castle Health Spa, following lunch service tomorrow, Saturday 21st March, until further notice. Read more >>

Please bring a Water Bottle!

As part of our on-going commitment to environmental sustainability, we are very keen to stop the use of plastic water cups in the spa. We recognise the importance of keeping hydrated and would kindly ask you to bring a water bottle with you on future visits. Many thanks for your support.

A72 Road Closure

Please be aware that the A72 at Neidpath Castle will be closed from 16th to 20th March, then again from 23rd to 26th March, between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm. Scottish Borders Council’s official alternative route is:

Eastbound – via A72, A701, A703 and A72 to point of closure.
Westbound – the above in reverse.

However the Meldons road would be a quicker option. Please click here for a detailed map.

So Illuminating Spa Day

If you like the sound of glowing skin and total relaxation, the Illuminating Spa Day is the one for you! Read More >>

Ryan picks up Stobo’s Employee of the Year Award!

We recently awarded one of our most valuable members of staff, Ryan McKenzie, the grand title of “Employee of the Year”!

Read more here >>

Pink Rhapsody cocktail raises £2700 for charity

We’re delighted to announce a total of £2700 was raised through sales of our “Pink Rhapsody” cocktail in November. This incredible sum has now been donated to the Borders Macmillan Centre in memory of dear friends and colleagues we have sadly lost in recent years. Thank you to every one of our loyal guests who purchased a Pink Rhapsody last month, helping us to reach this amazing amount.

The fully refurbished Coffee Shop is now open!

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the fully refurbished Coffee Shop. The area has been transformed with a brand new layout including banquettes and comfortable seating, and décor using subtle lighting, smoked mirrors, plush fabrics and designer wallpapers.

Why not arrive early for lunch prior to check in or simply enjoy a delicious coffee or fruit smoothie during your next visit.

Good News for Coffee Lovers!

Guests in The Cashmere Suite and deluxe rooms can now enjoy a smooth, fresh coffee from the recently installed Nespresso Machines! Choose from “Arpeggio” (intense and creamy) or “Vivalto Lungo” (complex and balanced) – decaffeinated options are also available.

Nicola Sturgeon presents Stobo with the prestigious IIP Platinum Award

It was an absolute pleasure to meet First Minister Nicola Sturgeon when she took time out of her busy schedule to present our very own Yvonne Cowan (Accounts Director) with the prestigious Investors In People PLATINUM award. We’re delighted to be the only business in the Scottish hotel sector to achieve this highly-coveted accreditation!

Stobo crowned the UK’s Best Destination Spa!

Our second award in 2 weeks!! Following on from our success at the Scottish Borders Business Excellence Awards where we picked up the Tourism and Hospitality Business of the Year, we have just been crowned the UK’s “Best Destination Spa” at the Good Spa Guide Awards!! Huge thanks to everyone who voted for us.

Scotsman Interview with Stephen Winyard

Huge thanks to Emma Newlands at the Scotsman for her insightful interview with Stobo’s Managing Director & Owner, Stephen Winyard, covering topics such as the 40th anniversary and potholes! Read more here >>

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Book now for 2019!

Feeling organised? Our residential packages for next year have now been released – either book on-online or call us on 01721 725300. More details >>

Stobo’s 40th Anniversary

To celebrate Stobo’s 40th anniversary as Scotland’s only destination spa, we have launched the “Celebration Spa Day” including a three course lunch and 40 minute “Top to Toe Face & Body Glow” from £99pp – read more>>

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Investors in Young People Gold Award

Huge congratulations to all staff involved in the achievement of the Investors in Young People Gold Award!!

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The So Stobo Cocktail Lounge!

The much-anticipated So Stobo Cocktail Lounge is now open! Seating 50+ guests and offering a choice of over 30 different cocktails, the area overlooking the pool and stunning countryside beyond has been dramatically transformed into a comfortable, relaxing space for all to enjoy. See our menu here >>

Manicure room

Experience the beautiful new manicure room!

Enjoy your next manicure or pedicure in the comfort of our luxurious new area dedicated to hand and foot treatments. Phase 2 sees the introduction of a cocktail lounge seating 50+ overlooking the pool – exciting times ahead!

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Receive a complimentary Darphin gift with purchase.

Treat yourself to a Darphin Treatment and spend £50 or more on any Darphin products to receive a complimentary full size Revitalising Oil worth £25 – March & April 2018 only.

Book now >>

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2017 Certificate of Excellence

Delighted to have been awarded the 2017 Certificate of Excellence by trusted review site, Tripadvisor – a huge thank you to all our lovely guests for writing such fantastic comments!

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Complimentary Darphin Gift with Purchase

Enjoy any Darphin treatment and spend £50 on Darphin products in June or July 2017 to receive a complimentary gift worth £53!

Good Spa Guide Winner 2016

The UK’s Best Spa for a Stay 2016!

We’re delighted to have just been crowned “The UK’s Best Spa for a Stay” at The Good Spa Guide Awards 2016 – a huge thank you to everyone who voted for us.

We also had success at the SBCC Borders Business Excellence Awards 2016, where we won the “Tourism Business of the Year” category

Electric Vehicle Charging Station outside Stobo Castle

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

As keen supporters of anything “green”, we’ve just installed our very own Electric Vehicle charging station – a complimentary facility for all our guests to use. Read more on our “Green” policy here.

The Relaxation Suite at Stobo Castle

The Relaxation Suite

Our dedicated Relaxation Suite is now open to our guests and members with comfortable loungers and peaceful music – a serene environment in which to simply chill out and be calm or to rest following a treatment.

 

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Stobo Castle crowned ‘Best Spa in Scotland’ for the third year running!

At a glittering gala dinner on 10th November, Stobo Castle picked up The Good Spa Guide’s prestigious “Best Spa in Scotland” award for the third year in a row, as voted for by the public. Read more

Stobo Castle Ladies Restroom

Stobo launches the most luxurious Ladies Restrooms in the UK

Our lavish facilities feature toilets with a wash and blow dry function (a first for Scotland!) and include a lavish seating area adorned with linen velvet embroidered fabric on the walls and stylish textured soft furnishings. Read more