The area of Royal Deeside where the hotel is located makes an excellent base for touring the north-east corner of Scotland. Centrally positioned, it is within easy reach of many places of interest.
The location is ideal for walkers, with many types of terrain in the surrounding region, from flat and easy, to hill walking and even mountain climbing. Cycling is a pleasure on the virtually traffic-free B-roads in the area. There are also 8 golf courses all within 45 minutes drive, with the nearest being just 5 minutes’ drive away.
Balmoral Castle (open from April to July) is just 8 miles away, as is the Royal Lochnagar Distillery, a malt whisky distillery located near the Balmoral estate on the south side of the River Dee.
The helpful hotel staff are always happy to help provide information and advice regarding day trips during your visit and what to see and do in the area which may be of particular interest.