The Forbes Arms Hotel


Forbes, Bridge of Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8QJ

    Welcome to The Forbes Arms Hotel.

    Welcome to The Forbes Arms Hotel.


    The Forbes Arms Hotel is a well-known landmark to
    Sportsmen, visitors and tourists in this charming
    part of rural Aberdeenshire. Situated just
    beyond the bridge over the river Don  the Forbes
    Arms Hotel offers modern hotel facilities
    Including comfortable en suite letting bedrooms with free WI-FI,
    popular bars and a charming restaurant with a
    conservatory style extension overlooking the
    River. The hotel gardens run down to the river
    and are popular for alfresco dining.
    Bridge of Alford is a small country village
    nestling in the Vale of Alford on the banks of the
    River Don and is surrounded by the Hills of
    Bennarchie and Coreen. Despite this tranquillity
    the City of Aberdeen is only a 40 minute drive
    away. The Forbes Arms Hotel enjoys a highly
    visible location in the village and is ideally
    situated to benefit from sportsmen and visitors
    to the area together with local patronage. The
    area is reputed to be where the world famous
    Aberdeen Angus breed of cattle originates and
    has many attractions to offer the visitor
    including a Heritage Centre, Transport
    Museum, Steam Railway, a Country Park
    incorporating an historic battlefield and a golf
    course, all within easy reach of the hotel

    on the banks of the River Don

    3 Small Hotel
    Opening Times
    Opening times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    double room
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 1
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 2
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    family room 3
    £110.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    single room
    £60.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    £90.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Cot Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area


    • Bath Ensuite
    • Drying Facilities
    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Hairdryer Available
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Iron Available
    • Ironing Facilities
    • Linen Provided
    • Lounge
    • Open Hearth Fire
    • Private Bathroom
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Shower
    • Telephone
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite
    • Wash Hand Basin

    Leisure Facilities

    • Entertainment Available
    • Garden
    • Indoor Recreational Facilities
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

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


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Car Space
    • Private Parking


    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Dairy Free
    • Dinner Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Evening Meal By Arrangement
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Gluten Free
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Lunch Available
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Picnic Area


    • Rural Location
    • Village Location
    • Waterfront Location

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Unaccompanied Children
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    The Forbes Arms Hotel is on the A944 road

    Public Transport Directions

    The Hotel ies on a well run bus route and is only 10 miles from the nearest train link

    Transport within Scotland

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp, lift or stair lift
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bedrooms with non-allergic bedding available (e.g. non-feather pillows)
    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by the guest


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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