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
    Green Tourism Silver Walkers Welcome Cyclists Welcome
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    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


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


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


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location

    Special Requirements

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


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


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

    Leisure Facilities

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

    Payment Methods

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


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Cycle Hire Nearby
    • Parking
    • Private Car Space
    • 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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