The Lodge On The Loch Of Aboyne

Restaurant With Rooms

Aboyne Loch Golf Centre, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5BR

    The Lodge is a unique Spa and Golf Resort with spectacular views over the Loch of Aboyne and the Cairngorms National Park.

    The facilities include Accommodation, Lochside Restaurant, Osprey Viewing Deck, Bistro Bar, Conference and Function facilities, Wedding Venue, state of the art Fitness and Leisure Suite, a Health and Beauty Spa with treatment rooms, relaxation room and Hammam room and finally a 9 Hole Golf Centre with Driving Range.

    We are ideally situated for Spa, Leisure and Golf Short Breaks and offer 4 out of the top 5 Tourist activities published by Visit Scotland including; Walking, Viewing Scenery, Eating Out and Relaxation. Nearby visitor attractions include Balmoral Castle, The Castle Trail and the Malt Whisky Trail.

    Our facilities are accredited by Visit Scotland and the Green Tourism Business Scheme GTBS. Other interests in the immediate vicinity include way marked trails, Bird and Butterfly watching, SSSI site, the Pictish Formaston Stone, Fishing, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking and Waterskiing. Situated in 55 acres of stunning scenery literally a stones throw from Aboyne Loch, The Lodge on the Loch's unparalleled surroundings and exceptional facilities are amongst the most impressive in Scotland's North East.

    The Lodge is a unique Spa and Golf Retreat Centre with Accommodation, Loch side Restaurant, Osprey Viewing Deck, Bistro Bar; Conference, Function and Wedding Facilities, Fitness and Leisure Facilities, Health and Beauty Spa and a 9 Hole Golf Centre with Driving Range.

    Set against the stunning backdrop of the Cairngorms National Park, the Loch side Restaurant  offers a relaxed affordable fine-dining experience in peerless Scottish tranquillity. Ideal for anything from informal dining to special occasions, customers can enjoy wonderfully varied and healthy cuisine. Head Chef Sandy Cowie is an award winning Grampian Chef and the delectable fare reflects his devotion to quality locally sourced ingredients and culinary innovation.

    The Lodge on the Loch features an osprey viewing deck for those interested in catching a glimpse of the majestic emblematic bird of prey, and visitors can take advantage of the two challenging 9 hole golf layouts (Tiger and Pussycat) which offer a fun and fair test of golf, for a wide range of players from novice to scratch golfers. A 6 bay driving range completes the golf facilities to make this an ideal centre in idyllic surroundings.

    The "Reflect" health spa is a sanctuary for exclusive spa retreats for individuals and groups, with three treatment rooms, a Hammam Room and a private relaxation suite. The Hammam room features a sauna, steam bathing facilities, Japanese deep soak tub and a monsoon shower.
    Those seeking absolute zen-like tranquillity can indulge in a wide range of holistic treatments and therapies from around the world with exotic blends of natural botanical products, aromatherapy oils, spices and "LaStone" hot and cold stone treatments. Visitors can experience time honoured therapies, in stunning surroundings.

    The Osprey, Formaston, Lochnagar and Glentanar Function suites all with panoramic windows overlooking the Loch and Cairngorms National Park offer the perfect setting for special events such as corporate away days, celebrations and especially weddings. The facilities are second to none, and the picturesque loch side location is perfect for special occasions.

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    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*
    Spa Suite with Hammam
    £135.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Standard Family Suite
    £180.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Superior Double
    £95.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Superior Single
    £80.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Prices can vary according to seasonal demand and may be more or less than the Guide Price

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

    Accommodation Type

    • Activity Holiday
    • Hotel Breaks


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


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Room Service Available

    Languages Spoken

    • Dutch Speaking
    • French Speaking


    • Lochside Location
    • Mountains area

    Special Requirements

    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Hen/Stag Parties Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Welcome By Arrangement
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People


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


    • Electric Shaver Point
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Indoor Drying Facility
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • Towels Provided

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Beauty Treatments
    • Sauna Available
    • Spa Pool Available
    • Swedish Massage
    • Traditional Massage

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden
    • Golf Course On Complex
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities
    • Radio
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • TV In Room
    • TV Lounge
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • JCB Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • Traveler's Cheques
    • VISA Card


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

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- From Ballater TIC take the A93 eastwards towards Aboyne and Aberdeen. The lodge on the Loch is located 1 mile East of Aboyne.

    Getting there by railway:- Aberdeen is the terminal destination on the main GNER line from London to Aberdeen. The Bus station is adjacent to the railway station and busses run frequently from Aberdeen to Aboyne and Ballater.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Aberdeen Airport is 28 miles from the Lodge on the Loch. Bus from Airport to Aberdeen the Aberdeen to Aboyne and Ballater.

    Getting there by ferry:- By ferry to Aberdeen and then the Bus from Aberdeen to Aboyne and Ballater is just across the road.

    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 one or more bedrooms
      • to the bar
      • to the gym/leisure centre
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance is :
      • flat, (i.e. without steps)

    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

    General Questions

    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    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

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

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