With so many golf courses close by, you might be hard-pushed to find time for additional activities. So, limber up and stretch…you’ll need to get around that course in record time.
Aberdeenshire is surrounded by an incredible coastline: miles of sandy dune-lined beaches give way to dramatic rocks and clifftops. On the other side is the Cairngorm mountain range: best known for snow sports, this is an area of outstanding beauty regardless of the time of year.
Whisky is of course synonymous with Scotland, and we have two Highland distilleries within a short drive of the hotel. You can take a tour and find out how the water of life is made – and of course good old-fashioned Scottish hospitality means that a complimentary dram is always served. Following your stay, why not visit the annual Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, to uncover more about the amber nectar.
Aberdeenshire is also castle country with dozens of historic castles and mansion houses open to the public. Balmoral – the famous Scottish home of the Royal Family – is close by, as is Craigievar Castle, famed for its distinctive pink façade.
The city of Aberdeen offers fantastic nightlife from lively bars to all-night casinos, and during the day you’ll find first-class visitor attractions, art galleries and shopping.
It’s become a year-round destination for street art enthusiasts, and as a fast-growing festival city there is always something happening from music and dance to food and science.