Fernbank House


Fernbank House, Parkmore, Dufftown, Moray, AB55 4DL

    Welcome to Fernbank House"...".....

    Built in 1892 Fernbank House is the former Victorian property of James Watson & Company Wine & Spirit merchants who homed their Customs & Excise manager here to keep a close eye on the activities of Parkmore Distillery opposite, now sadly closed since 1931 when it is rumoured that the water source became unsuitable for whisky distilling. That has never been a problem for the famous Glenfiddich and Balvenie located a short walk away from us.

    Now a family home, Fernbank has opened it's doors giving you the opportunity to be part of Dufftown the Malt Whisky Capital. Whether you are on the Whisky or Castle trails or simply here to relax and enjoy some shooting, fishing, golf, walking, cycling, riding, skiing"..."....just some of our local activities, come home to us"...".....you are guaranteed a genuine warm welcome. Our spacious, en-suite non-smoking rooms are exceptional high quality yet excellent value, with an emphasis on your comfort, cleanliness and warmth. Balvenie our    SuperKingsize room can be used as a double or twin, with a Private Bathroom .Parkmore is our Kingsize en-suite and Glenfiddich is our twin room en-suite with double beds for extra comfort.
    If after a hard days "holidaying" you are too tired to explore the village just a few minutes away then take the opportunity to sit and relax in front of our log fire or on a fine summers evening in our beautiful secluded woodland garden..

    Please note Fernbank House has a check-in time of 5pm - 7pm Summer months and 4pm - 6pm in  Winter Months. We are more than happy to accommodate other timesby prior arrangement.
    There is ample private parking and safe storage facilities for bikes, skis, rods etc.

    Should your days activities take you off the beat and track we are happy to provide packed lunches .

    Whatever your needs Fernbank will do its best to accommodate you, above all we realise you have a choice our aim to assure you that you made the right one.

    We look forward to welcoming you.

    4 Bed and Breakfast
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double Room Ensuite
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Double/twin (private bathroom)
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Twin Room Ensuite
    £70.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Dairy Free
    • Bring Your Own Bottle
    • Vegan Meals Available


    • Lounge
    • Telephone
    • Drying Facilities
    • Log Fire
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV Lounge
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • CD Player
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Parking
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Private Parking

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area
    • Fax/Email Facilities


    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Non smokers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- Proceed North from the TIC, leaving the village, turn right at Glenfiddich past Balvenie castle down to bottom of hill, at junction turn left, under Dufftown & Keith railway bridge Fernbank is 300 yds on your right.

    Getting there by railway:- The nearest station is Keith, should you be basing yourself for a walking holiday there is a courtesy pick up.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Dufftown is equally distanced from both Aberdeen and Inverness airports, allow approximately one and a quarter hours for your journey.

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    Valid 31 Oct 2014 to 31 Mar 2015

    Accommodation Offer - Three nights for the price of two...etc  


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