Glen Tanar

Self Catering

Brooks House, Glen Tanar, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5EU

    Tastefully furnished and very well equipped houses set in beautiful countryside on a Traditional Highland Estate within the Cairngorms National Park and Royal Deeside.

    Set in a beautiful glen at the heart of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park, Glen Tanar Estate offers some of Scotland's most stunning scenery.

    We aim to make sure you feel at home while you stay in one of our luxury self catering holiday cottages, enjoy one of the many outdoor activities on the estate or use us as a base while you explore Aberdeenshire.  We'll do our best to make your visit unforgettable. 

    Fishing available on the River Dee and private Trout Loch. Golf, gliding and equestrian centre nearby.  Or see more of the estate by enjoying a guided Land Rover Safari and learn about the history of Glen Tanar and how it is run today.  Wildlife sightings are not always guaranteed but more often than not you can see wild deer and raptors.  Guided walks with our Rangers can also be organised for you.  Mountain bikes can be hired from local shop and elivered to your cottage by prior arrangement.

    For more information or to make a booking contact Robyn McPherson on 013398 86451

    4 Self Catering
    Walkers Welcome Green Tourism Silver Cyclists Welcome
    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
    Butler's Lodge
    Garden Cottage
    Rowan Cottage
    West Millfield
    Woodend Cottage

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Highchair Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children's Menu Available Arrangement with Liz's Larder
    • Children Welcome


    • Disabled Access Woodend is assisted disabled registered
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area
    • Internet Access Wifi in each cottage provided


    • Village Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Pets Welcome Up to 2 dogs are welcome in some of the cottages
    • Families
    • Dogs Welcome
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Children Welcome


    • Lunch Available Packed lunches can be provided from Liz's Larder
    • Tea & Coffee Available Starter pack provided in cottages
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Dinner Available Liz's Larder
    • Breakfast Available By arrangement with Liz from Liz's Larder
    • Vegetarian Food Available Arrangement with Liz
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement Liz's Larder


    • Tumble Dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Freezer
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Iron Available
    • Multi Fuel Wood Burning Stove
    • Electric Cooker
    • Linen Provided
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Dishwasher
    • Smoking Permitted
    • Shower
    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Washing Machine
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Towels Provided
    • Toilets
    • Outdoor Drying Facility
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Garden
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque


    • Parking
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Private Car Space
    • Disabled Parking
    • Private Parking

    Road Directions

    Glen Tanar is easily reached from Scotland's main road network. Most people arrive via the A90, the main Dundee to Aberdeen trunk road. From Stonehaven, take the A957 towards Banchory. At Crathes turn left onto A93 through Banchory towards Aboyne.
    In Aboyne, turn left at the green, left at T-junction, over the River Dee and follow signs to Glen Tanar along B976, turning left at Tower of Ess into Glen Tanar Estate.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- You can get a train to Stonehaven or Aberdeen and either get a taxi or hire car. If you wish contacts for taxi or hire car firms please give us a call for a recommendation.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Should you not wish to drive you can fly to Aberdeen Airport and get a taxi. The approximate cost out to Glen Tanar is £50 to £65. Once again give us a call for a recommendation on taxi firms or hire car firms. If you are driving yourself from the airport Glen Tanar takes about one hour's drive, following the A93 to Aboyne.

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