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The Cromar village of Tarland is situated six miles from Aboyne in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire in Scotland, 30 miles west of Aberdeen, close to the boundary of the Cairngorms National Park. Tarland has had a settlement in the area dating back to the 1st century BC. The area is abundant with Pictish symbol stones; a 4000 year old recumbrant stone-circle stands at Tomnaverie to the south-east of the village, with long cairns on Balnagowan Hill and Migvie graveyard has an interesting cross-slab. To the north is the Iron Age Culsh souterrain, a stone-lined underground store-house thought to have been used as a community cellar to store food. Tarland is a picturesque village and an ideal holiday location, with mountain scenery, walks and rivers abundant with fish. Queen Victoria stopped, as the road passes over the hill, to enjoy the view of the landscape, this beauty spot is now known as the ‘The Queen’s View’. In the heart of the village in the main square stands the MacRobert Memorial Hall; used as a facility for the community for events from wedding receptions to indoor bowling. The MacRobert Trust has been vital in developing the village and restoring Cromar House, once owned by the 1st Marquis of Aberdeen.

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The Commercial Hotel (0.29 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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Aberdeen Arms Hotel (0.29 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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Glendavan House (3.03 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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Loch Kinord Hotel (4.00 miles)

Loch Kinord Hotel

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In the rustic village of Dinnet in the heart of Royal Deeside, this family-run hotel is ideal for exploring the Highlands and tourist and sporting activities in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. On the ... More | visit website

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Tigh na Geald (4.64 miles)

Tigh na Geald
Tigh na Geald - or House on the Hill is a beautiful Victorian house overlooking the village green in the centre of Aboyne on Royal Deeside. With Aberdeen and Balmoral only 30 minutes away on ... More | visit website
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The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne (4.71 miles)

The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne
Everyone needs to retreat and welcome the simple joys back into life. There are few better places to do just that than at The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne – 55 acres of the ... More | visit website
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Huntly Arms Hotel (4.73 miles)

Huntly Arms Hotel

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Frist built in 1432, this hotel is probably the oldest coachin inn in Scotland, still in its original position. Jacobite leaders and ... More

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Pannanich Wells (7.45 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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Kildrummy Castle Hotel (7.46 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 (7.69 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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