Banchory Lodge

Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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An ultra-affordable base in a great destination

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Standard Double room

Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire

Standard Double room

Royal Deeside

A top-rated, back-to-nature hunting and fishing lodge with eccentric interiors near Aberdeen - includes breakfast and dinner options

Luxurious, unique, and cosy - Banchory Lodge is a boutique-style country hideaway in Royal Deeside, near Aberdeen and close to where the Royal Family spend their annual summer vacation. Described as a “back-to-nature bolthole”, this elegant Georgian mansion sits majestically on the banks of the River Dee, with idyllic views and some of the best salmon fishing in the world.

With a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence under its belt, Banchory Lodge earns plaudits from guests for its beautiful grounds (which make the most of world-class fishing), warm and friendly service and outstanding restaurant. Championing all things local and seasonal, guests can tuck in to fresh seafood as well as a Sunday brunch and afternoon tea. The Scotsman praises the hotel’s extensive wine cellar, while the bar serves up a fine range of cocktails and an impressive collection of local gins.

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We like

  • Unique rooms feature four-poster beds, private terraces and river views
  • Tucking into a sumptuous all-day Sunday brunch at the on-site restaurant
  • Fishing for salmon before enjoying a cocktail on the banks of the River Dee

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