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Allargue Arms Hotel
"just back from a couple nights @ the hotel great place freindly staff great food good music great banter had A BALL will be back keep up the good work ..." More

Auld Cummerton
"We have been coming to Carole's B&B for a number of years annd sometimes twice a year. This year we came for 12 days for the famous Lonach Highland Games ..." More

Allargue Arms Hotel
"A dissapointing weekend visit, the rooms are small, poorly equipped, no TV, ensuites are very basic and the price of £30:00 p.p.p.n. does not reflect value for this standard. ..." More

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Strathdon is a village situated in a fertile valley in the Cairngorms Mountains, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and located 45 miles west of Aberdeen. Strathdon lies near the River Don as it winds through miles of farmland on route eventually flowing into the North Sea via Aberdeen. A famous resident of the village is the Scottish Comedian, Billy Connolly. The settlement here was once known as Invernochty, named after the original church, located where the River Don meets the Nochty waters. Strathdon is a beautiful area with wild dramatic scenery; it is very isolated with the barren moorland and mountain backdrop heading towards the Highlands. The village has a shop and amenities, a community hall and places to stay around the area. Historical buildings include Corgarff Castle, a rectangular 16th century, white-washed tower house built c1530, standing in a lonely area at the top of Strathdon, this unfortunate Castle has been burned down three times, used as barracks after the Jacobite Rising and as a base to stop illicit whiskey distilling, before being abandoned in 1831. Corgarff has been restored by Historic Scotland and is open to visitors from April to September. Traditional Highland Games, known as the Lonach Gathering


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Auld Cummerton (0.35 miles)

Auld Cummerton
Auld Cummerton is off the beaten track and nestles in the upper reaches of Upper Donside in the Cairngorms National Park.

Originally built in 1760, Carole and Bruce have restored the ruin to a very high standard with ... More | visit website
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Kildrummy Castle Hotel (6.66 miles)

Kildrummy Castle Hotel
Converted Victorian mansion house set in peaceful rural location, amidst acres of gardens and woodland, retaining turn-of-the-century interior - wall tapestries, oak panelling. Some rooms with Kingsize or Four-Poster beds. Nearby 20 golf courses, horse ... More | visit website
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Kildrummy Inn (7.12 miles)

Kildrummy Inn
A traditional Inn with unmistakable charm, character, decor and ambience will remind you of our rural location in The Scottish Grampian Highlands. Tranquil settings, excellent cuisine using local suppliers & produce along with true Scottish ... More | visit website
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Glendavan House (8.88 miles)

Glendavan House
Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, Glendavan House was built as a shooting lodge in 1886. The house stands in its own extensive grounds - seven acres of natural pine woodland overlooking Loch Davan ... More | visit website
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Aberdeen Arms Hotel (9.45 miles)

Aberdeen Arms Hotel
The Aberdeen Arms Rooms are being operated as self catering hotel rooms with budget prices. There is a choice of 4 large double or family en-suite rooms available. All are recently refurbished and offer en-suite ... More | visit website
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The Commercial Hotel (9.45 miles)

The Commercial Hotel
Sitting in the quaint village of Tarland in the heart of The Howe O' Cromar on Royal Deeside you will find a hidden gem - The Commercial Hotel. A former 18th century coaching inn The ... More | visit website
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Hilton Craigendarroch (10.19 miles)

Hilton Craigendarroch

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This hotel is surrounded by beautiful countryside on a private estate in the Scottish Highlands. The hotel has 45 bedrooms and conference facilities for parties of up to 120. The fine ... More

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Pannanich Wells (10.36 miles)

Pannanich Wells

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Historic 18th Century inn with springs. Internally Pannanich changes into a comfortable well appointed hotel. Built circa 1760 as a hotel to provide accommodation for guests wishing to 'take the ... More

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Deeside Hotel (10.58 miles)

Deeside Hotel

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Recommended in the Good Hotel Guide 2008, this late Victorian residence is set within an acre of grounds in picturesque Ballater, Royal Deeside. Comfortable rooms are individually decorated, all with en suite ... More

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The Glen Lui Hotel (10.70 miles)

The Glen Lui Hotel

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Ideally located for peace and quiet, yet only five minutes walk into the village, The Glen Lui is set in a secluded ... More | visit website

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