Blair Castle also known previously as “The Carlow Home” used to provide holidays of convalescence. The word Convalescence is used to describe a period of rest and recuperation, providing gradual recovery of health and strength following an illness or injury.

The holidays Blair Castle now offer are full board 10 night stays to ex-miners and their relatives. Blair Castle has ample facilities with acres of beautiful grounds and all accommodation provided comes with en- suite bathrooms, there are also two accessible rooms available.

All our holiday makers mingle from arrival and take part in activities provided, so its easy to get to know other holiday makers and make new friends. There are minibus trips for a small donation that go to local hotspots so you can take in the sights or have a leisurely day shopping. Blair Castle also provide drop in sessions with a CISWO social worker, they attend each holiday intake to offer any advice or help needed this is done with the strictest of confidence.