Local activities

There is whole range of things to do in the local area (Biggar,Lanark,Peebles) please visit the links below to find out more information…

> Visit Lanarkshire’s website <

> Visit Scotland’s website <

The history of the closest town Biggar can be found here and here

Courtesy of Visit Lanarkshire, Visit Scotland and Wikipedia’s websites.


Helicopter Flights

We can arrange helicopter flights to and from Glasgow and Edinburgh (POA). we can also arrange tours POA.
Please call for details or fill in the enquiries form.


We also have a suggested helicopter tour routes. Please click here for more information and pricing.

Hot Air Balloon Rides

SAM_0186 We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with virgin media for all of our balloon flights. To book, please check availability through their website stated below. Lunch hampers can also be provided.

A small review can be found on their website by clicking > here <

For more information and to book a balloon flight please click the link below:

Virgin Media Balloon Flight – Shieldhill Castle Hotel


Clay Pigeon Shooting

we can organise clay pigeon shooting both on and off the grounds of the Castle. Great for team building or as part of a ‘stag’ weekend! Parties of 2-20 catered for. We can also organise lunch and dinner packages.

Shopping in the City

We are ideally placed between Glasgow and Edinburgh, both having an abundance of shops and shopping centres. Transport can be organised to and from both Cities if required.


Or why not shop a bit closer? Livingston has a wide array of shopping centres, it’s just over a half hour drive from the hotel. It boasts both the McArthurGlen Designer outlet and the Centre.

More information can be found by clicking here and here.

Fishing Facilities near Shieldhill Castle Hotel

Fishing facilities near shieldhill castle hotelWe can obtain local fishing permits nearby and organise transport if required, please fill out the enquiries form.



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