The Doune of Invernochty is an earthwork castle dating from around 800AD. It is a moated motte and was a stronghold of the Mormaer of Mar and is sometimes described as the 'Citadel of Mar'.
This remote and tranquil oasis boasts stunning scenery and is the perfect place for wildlife watchers and explorers looking for history and hidden gems.
Belnaboth East is a dog friendly, bright, modern 2 bed-roomed bungalow, in quiet picturesque Glenbuchat, in the Strathdon area of Aberdeenshire. Perfect for walkers; secluded yet not isolated. The cottage offers spacious & comfortable accommodation on one level, with double glazing, oil-fired central heating and an open, log burning fire. A maximum of two well-behaved dogs are welcome in the cottage by prior arrangement, and an outdoor kennel is available if required. The cottage is set in its own extensive grounds of 1 acre which are fully enclosed and laid mainly to lawn and features a small pond. there is a patio area with garden furniture and a view of Ben Newe - a great place to chill out and watch the deer and pheasants. Belnaboth East is an ideal base for exploring a wide variety of interesting and historical places, and enjoying plenty of outdoor activities. Follow the Castle Trail and the Malt Whisky Trail, visit the Lost Gallery, Alford Heritage Centre and the Grampian Transport Museum. Come for the famous Lonach Highland Gathering or the Braemar Highland Games. For the more active, there are numerous local walks as well as more strenuous walks and climbs in the Cairngorms National Park. Mountain bike trails are available nearby at the Lecht Ski Centre and Glenlivet. Or, how about a game of golf at the many courses within the Park, or a spot of fishing on the River Don. Come and relax from city life in this peaceful glen. Visit our website: http://www.strathdonholidaycottage.co.uk
Glenbuchat, AB36 8TR
Newly refurbished cottage in picturesque Strathdon The perfect romantic hideaway to wind down and relax 1 Double bedroom, with sofa bed in lounge area Open plan living room/kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine, fridge, microwave, TV and CD player. Log Burning Stove, Patio for al fresco breakfast Eggs and fresh vegetables can be available in season. Well-behaved pets welcome Great base for walking and cycling
Glenbuchat, AB36 8UA
Sweetheart Cottage is a delightful one bedroom cottage. We are set in the Cairngorms National Park next to the village of Bellabeg which holds the famous Lonach Highland gathering and games that attracts over 11,000 people a year, and a stone throw away from the river Don which is the best trout fishing river in Europe. We have views towards the famous three hundred year old Jacobite Poldullie bridge built in 1715. Just 8 miles up the road is the Lecht Ski resort with stunning views. Sweetheart Cottage is the ideal cottage for sight seeing, fishing, walking , skiing, exploring and birdwatching or just to chill out and relax.
Scotsbank, AB36 8UR
2 double bedrooom ,1 ensuite, new kitchen, cosy living area Situated 2 miles up a track, perfect peaceful location, no light pollution, excellent for star gazing. Available for rent monthly or weekly from April 2015 £250 a week, monthly negotiable.
Allargue House, Corgaff, AB36 8YP
The Badnabein Steading is recently converted to a very high standard. It has four double bedrooms, two upstairs with a bathroom and two downstairs with a bathroom. It is spacious and modern with wonderful views of the hills. It is situated a mile and a half down a dirt track. Available for rent April – November. Christmas bookings taken, weather dependable. £600-£800 per week. For more information contact Rosey Walker at Allargue on 01975651452.
Corgarff, AB36 8YP
Nestled in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, Candacraig is an inspiring, private retreat available to hire for your exclusive use. Steeped in history and surrounded by the wild beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, our breathtaking baronial mansion is the perfect place to stay. From the moment you and your guests catch a glimpse of our 17th century Scottish baronial mansion, you will recognise that you have discovered an absolute gem of a luxury country house to make your own. A warm welcome from the staff, magnificent rooms, a Single Malt Whisky Library, newly renovated large family kitchen and twelve sumptuous bedrooms await you.
Strathdon, AB36 8XT