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A small village which packs a punch, Dinnet wows its visitors with idyllic vistas, rugged crags and luscious lochs.  It’s particularly popular with holiday-makers due to its ideal situation next to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve and the Glen Tanar and Dinnet Estates and amenities including hotel, restaurant and antique shop.

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

Just at the edge of the village of Dinnet, The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve offers signposted walks through beautiful Deeside woodland and around waterlily clothed Loch Kinord. 

It is a great place for... read more

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve offers a blend of signposted woodland walks, wildlife spotting, open water, historic hidden gems, geological features, a visitor centre and picnic areas all in one place.

https://muirofdinnetnnr.wordpress.com/

01339 881667

The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve
Dinnet
AB34 5NB

Kinord Cross

The Kinord Cross is a beautifully carved ornate slab, located on the shores of Loch Kinord, which dates to the end of the Pictish era.  Despite the passing of over 1000 years the carving of interlaced pattern remains... read more

Kinord Cross

An excellently preserved Christian monument from the end of the Pictish period, carved in the 9th century.

Kinord Cross
Dinnet
AB34 5NB

Cambus O' May

Waymarked routes offer lovely views and winding trails through Scots Pine. 

You can see up Deeside to the mountains beyond as well as lochans, a lovely suspension bridge and towering trees offer wonderful photo... read more

Cambus O' May

Cambus O'May near Ballater is a lovely area which you can visit again and again to enjoy the different seasons.

https://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/visit/cambus-omay

Email

0300 067 6200

Between Ballater & Dinnet on the A93

Burn O' Vat

Its a short walk to this impressive geological feature which begins at Burn O' Vat visitor centre car park. There is also an option to take in a four mile circular route which will take around an hour and a half to two... read more

Burn O' Vat

A circular walk from the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre takes you to this impressive geological feature known as the Burn O' Vat, a deep water gouged bowl that you can enter.

01339 881667

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, Dinnet, Aboyne
AB34 5NB

Dinnet

A small village which packs a punch, Dinnet wows its visitors with idyllic vistas, rugged crags and luscious lochs.  It’s particularly popular with holiday-makers due to its ideal situation next to the Muir of Dinnet National Nature... read more

Dinnet

Dinnet will inspire you with a host of walking opportunities and stunning lochs and vistas.

Self Catering

Butler's Lodge - Glen Tanar

Butler's Lodge is in the heart of the estate, in a convenient location for the Ballroom and the Coats Room. Woodend Cottage, the forest and a charming walled garden are a stone's throw away. This characterful cottage boasts a spacious open plan... read more

Butler's Lodge - Glen Tanar

Rooms Kitchen/Dining/Living room Electric cooker Microwave Dishwasher Fridge/Freezer Drinks cooler Washing machine/Tumble dryer Freeview TV DVD player Sitting room Wood burning stove Single sofa bed Freeview TV Master bedroom King size bed Twin bedroom/Super king bed Twin bedroom Family bathroom Shower room with WC Amenities Wifi Linen and towels Hairdryer High chair and cot Biomass heating Logs Garden with barbecue and outdoor furniture Off road parking Pets welcome

https://www.glentanar.co.uk

Email

01339 886 451

Brooks House
Glen Tanar Estate
Dinnet
AB34 5EU

Business2Business

Aboyne Photographics

Aboyne Photographics offer a wide variety of professional photography services for all occasions. Specialising in wedding, portrait, landscape, commercial and commission photography. At Aboyne Photographics we take pride in not only our work but... read more

Aboyne Photographics

Aboyne Photographics offer a wide variety of professional photography services for all occasions. Specialising in wedding, portrait, landscape, commercial and commission photography. At Aboyne Photographics we take pride in not only our work but our relationships with our clients. Our aim is to provide a professional and friendly service for everyone we work with. We strongly believe that by making our clients feel relaxed and at-ease with our presence we can capture the best possible images. You can contact us via phone, mobile, e-mail or even by post. We will always reply to any queries you might raise as quickly as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

https://www.aboynephotographics.com

Email

013398 86083

3 Old Hall Buildings, Charlestown Road, Aboyne, AB34 5EJ
Dinnet

Accommodation

Royal Deeside Woodland Lodges

Set in the Heart of Royal Deeside at the Eastern Gateway to the Caingorm National Park in the wee village of Dinnet. Located in the grounds of The Loch Kinord Hotel they make an ideal base to explore Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire and the Cairngorms... read more

Royal Deeside Woodland Lodges

Set in the Heart of Royal Deeside at the Eastern Gateway to the Caingorm National Park in the wee village of Dinnet. Located in the grounds of The Loch Kinord Hotel they make an ideal base to explore Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire and the Cairngorms and only 1 1/2 hours from Aviemore and Perth and only 45 minutes to Aberden City Centre. Each Log Cabin sleeps up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms. They comprise of open plan Lounge, Kitchen and Dining Room and all have private Decking area. All are double glazed, centrally heated and have integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. the hotel nearby is open to non residents and offers fine dining, bar lunches and a fine selection of malt whisky. The Log cabins overlook the Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve with excellent walking, cycling and nature watching from your doorstep.

http://www.lochkinord.com/self-catering-lodges-in-royal-deeside

Email

013398 85229

Royal Deeside, AB34 5LW
Dinnet
AB34 5LW

Accommodation

Loch Kinord Hotel

Set in the Heart of Royal Deeside at the Eastern Gateway to the Caingorm National Park in the wee village of Dinnet. The Loch Kinord Hotel makes an ideal base to explore Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire and the Cairngorms and only 1.5 hours from... read more

Loch Kinord Hotel

Set in the Heart of Royal Deeside at the Eastern Gateway to the Caingorm National Park in the wee village of Dinnet. The Loch Kinord Hotel makes an ideal base to explore Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire and the Cairngorms and only 1.5 hours from Aviemore and Perth and only 45 minutes to Aberden City Centre. The hotel offers cosy bedrooms with some decorated with Tartans from a local designer, 4 poster beds, family rooms and suites. In the hotel grounds self catering log cabins are available. A small function room makes an ideal venue for a meeting, party or wedding. The hotel backs onto the Muir of Dinnet Nature Reserve with excellent walking, cycling and nature watching from the doorstep. We are located on the Victorian Heritage Trail with Balmoral castle only 15 minutes drive. Many other castles are close by as well as whisky distilleries and in the summer, Highland Games in nearby villages & towns. The hotel has been awarded 1 aa rosette for its food and also recognised as a whisky embassy with a fine selection of malts to enjoy infront of real fires. Seasonal Special offers available all year round. Please visit website for details www.lochkinord.com

https://www.lochkinord.com

Email

+44 (0) 1339 885229

Royal Deeside, Nr Ballater, AB34 5LW
Aboyne, Nr Ballater, Royal Deeside
Dinnet
ab34 5lw

Accommodation

West Millfield - Glen Tanar

A lovely granite cottage overlooking forests and fields on the Glen road. Once the home of the forestry horse handler, West Millfield has been authentically renovated to retain a homely, cottage feel, with lower ceilings, wood panelled walls, and... read more

West Millfield - Glen Tanar

A lovely granite cottage overlooking forests and fields on the Glen road. Once the home of the forestry horse handler, West Millfield has been authentically renovated to retain a homely, cottage feel, with lower ceilings, wood panelled walls, and beautiful, stained glass windows. Cosiness abounds with a wood burning stove in both the sitting room and the family room next door, giving guests a choice of relaxing rooms in which to unwind. Fabrics have been carefully selected, with window seats, cushions and blinds all in tasteful patterns. As convenient as it is cosy, West Millfield has a fully equipped kitchen, a separate utility room and a large enclosed garden. It is situated just a few minutes' walk from East Millfield and the Glen Tanar Visitor Centre, a perfect base for exploring the area.

https://www.glentanar.co.uk

Email

01339 886 451

Brooks House, AB34 5EU
Dinnet
AB34 5EU