Banchory Hotels

The town of Banchory is only 20 miles west of Aberdeen, situated in the Grampian Highlands and is recognised as the gateway to the Royal Deeside. The town's location on the banks of the River Dee allows visitors scenic walks and excellent fishing opportunities and further fishing may enjoyed at the Raemoir Trout Fishery. Adventure and exploration is found at the two famous castles close by namely Crathes and Drum these are managed by the National Trust. The Castles are detailed with turrets and the rooms display the original painted ceilings, they are surrounded by picturesque gardens that offer wonderful views and photo opportunities.

The town boasts its own golf course, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor pool, May sees the vintage Car Rally and in June it hosts the St Ternan Market. The town is populated with unique boutique stores and art galleries proudly presenting local artists work, traditional pubs and cafes host warm welcomes.

Banchory offers the perfect springboard to Royal Deeside and tours of the Grampian Highlands, the town is the setting of the ''Sanatorium'' written by Somerset Maughan when he was a patient at the Norrach on Dee Sanatorium now named the Glen O'Dee Hospital. The area's climate was thought to cure tuberculosis due to the large amount of sunshine it is blessed with. The Banchory Museum offers a place to learn about one of the towns famous sons namely James Scott Skinner, a famous fiddler and composer of tunes such as the "Bonnie Lass O'Bon Accord'' and about the town which dates back to the 5th century.

The Banchory Hotels are found amongst idyllic landscapes and offer their guests wonderful views and an array of sophisticated amenities and facilities. They may be housed in historic family homes, old hunting lodges, and heritage buildings some of them listed. Many lie over expansive acreages of parklands and offer a plethora of exhilarating outdoor pursuits including horse riding, hunting, fishing, walking, hiking and bird watching.

Some of the town’s best dining venues are found within the confines the Banchory hotels overseen by master chefs who craft international menus from local produce complemented with a range of fine wines. Traditional Bars and trendy wine bars provide evening entertainment whilst coffee houses welcome the morning and host aromatic coffees and fresh pastries. The hotels offer delightful venues suitable for business functions and social celebrations.

Banchory hotels provide the perfect retreat from which to enjoy all that this beautiful area has to offer.