Bowfield Riding and Country Club was established in 1976 by the Campbell family, who pioneered the country club concept in Scotland with the conversion of the disused mill and farm buildings. The clean fresh air of the open countryside was an obvious asset to the location of The Country Club and membership flourished from an original 100 members to today’s 2000.
From being a private club, Bowfield opened to the public when a small hotel wing was developed in the 1990’s. At this time it became part of the Stonefield Castle Group, which had varied Hotel, Leisure and Tourism interests. Still frequented by Members and Member’s clients, the 23 bed-roomed Hotel has now become popular with the business community of Glasgow and the West of Scotland offering a relaxing haven from city life and being a convenient stop for international travellers.
In 2002 the Club opened an extension to its leisure facilities, with a new Spa, Gymnasium, Exercise Studio and a children’s “Farm Club” – being constructed on the site of the Riding Stables.
Manorview Hotels purchased the Club out of receivership in 2012 and have started on an extensive development program, beginning with the new gym facility opened in late 2012.