Self-catering holiday accommodation and country cottages near Aberdeen

Aberdeen has many delights in store for anyone venturing to the north east of Scotland.  It's not a common holiday destination but has much more to offer than most people realise. The city itself is not only known as the 'Granite City', or 'Oil Capital of Scotland' but also as the 'City of Roses'.  

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The council has invested in rose beds throughout the city which are treat to see throughout the summer. It's parks are well  kept, there's a superb swathe of clean sandy beach, bordered by dunes, there are numerous places serving good food, plus clubs, pubs, cinemas and theatres to enjoy yourself.  More details here.

Union Street in Aberdeen from Country Cottages Online

The surrounding countryside and coastline of Aberdeenshire has so much to offer anyone interested in history, wildlife, scenery or just getting away from it all.

Aberdeen is at a gateway to Royal Deeside where you can discover the history of the Royal Family's connections with this lovely part of Scotland.  Royal Deeside is a lovely part of Scotland for touring, fishing, hill walking, golf or sampling Scottish culture and hospitality. It has long had Royal connections with the Queen's summer home at Balmoral and a Queen Victoria history trail is well-established. The area is dotted with historic castles and whisky distilleries. 

 Within an hour's drive of Aberdeen you can be surrounded by forest clad hills and beautiful remote spots.  It's perfect for walkers, cyclists and anyone wanting a carefree and relaxing holiday.  The ski slopes are also within easy driving distance for winter breaks.

Self-catering holiday cottages near Aberdeen

Garden Cottage - ten miles north of Aberdeen

Garden cottage for self-caterng near Aberdeen ScotlandAn 18th century cottage adjoining a historic 19th century Mansion House. Set in six acres of wooded gardens in the countryside ten miles north of Aberdeen.

The comfortable accommodation consists of two large bedrooms, bathroom with bath and shower, sitting room with wood burning stove and access to large conservatory and farmhouse kitchen. 


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Traditional Honey Cottage on Royal Deeside - sleeps 1-4 people


cottage deeside near balmoral ScotlandHoney Cottage is a delightful semi-detached dwelling situated up a quiet lane in the village if Dinnet, in the heart of Royal Deeside. Built out of granite in the 19th century, Honey was originally used as a cottage to accomodate workers from the local estate.

Nowadays, Honey Cottage offers clean and cosy accommodation to tourists and vistors, providing an excellent base for exploration, adventure or relaxation. Furbished to a very high standard throughout, Honey Cottage has an open-plan kitchen/sitting room with wood burning stove. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms - one double and one with 3/4 sized bed - and a bathroom with bath and shower. The cottage also has a clematis clad patio area to the back with seating for four with barbecue and chimniere. Rent is inclusive of all linen and towels, fuel and logs.

For the hill walker, the hills of Deeside start at the front door; for the skier, the cottage is conveniently placed for both The Lecht and Glenshee ski slopes; golf, hunting, shooting, fishing, pony-trekking, gliding and many more outdoor and water sports activities are all available locally and can be arranged.

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