North East Scotland Bed & Breakfasts Guide

recommended B&Bs and guest houses in North East Scotland


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Kildrummy Inn

Kildrummy

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situated amidst scenic countryside on the A97 just 5 miles from the Cairngorms National Park, the well-presented rooms enjoy country views

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set in scenic grounds in an idyllic location, the bedrooms and bathrooms of this gracious granite house are elegant and beautifully presented

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an early Victorian church, built of local granite, transformed into a unique, atmospheric place to stay with stylish room and a coffee lounge

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indulge yourself in the unashamed luxury of this stunning, country-house B&B, boasting sumptuously furnished rooms, set in acres of woodland

No. 45

Ballater

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a handsome Victorian house, set in an acre of walled gardens, featuring individually designed rooms, a conservatory and relaxing lounges

The Ship Inn

Stonehaven

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quayside inn with picturesque harbour views, comfy, cosy rooms - most have harbour views - and a restaurant where seafood is a speciality

Durn House

Portsoy

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in a house oozing character and grandeur, enjoy luxurious individually styled rooms, spacious lounges, a games room and a cosy open fire

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in a peaceful and secluded setting, a fine Georgian mansion offers wonderful hospitality in spacious rooms exuding luxurious period charm

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welcoming guest house offering well-appointed rooms in a peaceful spot overlooking the River Feugh just a 10 minute drive from Banchory

Thistle Dhu

Auchbreck

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set amidst glorious countryside a short drive from the Glenlivet Distillery, stay in stylish, well-appointed rooms that offer scenic countryside views

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locally caught seafood is a speciality in the restaurant here; after a delicious meal enjoy the comfort of the tastefully decorated bedrooms

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feel cossetted by the comfort and the delicious breakfasts at this highly rated B&B in a charming Victorian villa, a mile from the city centre

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just a short walk from the white, sandy beaches, this exceptionally well-presented B&B, close to numerous shops, makes an ideal seaside base

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so much to enjoy in this highly-rated hotel overlooking Loch Aboyne: the leisure facilities, 9 holes of golf or simply admiring the views

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convenient for the university and centre, this hospitable B&B in an attractive Victorian house has comfortable well-equipped rooms

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updated inn, has easy access to Aberdeen centre and airport, with smart contemporary rooms and modern Scottish cuisine in the restaurant

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housed in a contemporary building, this stylishly furnished B&B offers a pretty garden and rooms that have been highly rated by previous guests

Edgehill B&B

Wardhouse

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enjoy golf, fishing, walking and other country pursuits when you stay at this friendly B&B featuring attractive rooms with super comfy beds

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well-established guest house, owned by same family for over 40 years, providing comfortable, well-appointed rooms and a hearty breakfast

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a traditional, family-run B&B, near the village centre, with light, airy, well-appointed rooms that enjoy views of the village and countryside

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