Ideal for touring , which is steeped in history including: Castles, National trust property's, Balmoral Castle, and 'Royals' church. Royal Lochnagar Distilery, drive the Queen Victorian Trail.
The Letch ski centre.(approx 40 mins)
Nearby golf, salmon fishing, cycle hire, gliding, pony trekking.
Indoor sports activities and indoor pool Aboyne.
Aberdeen city, with its vast array of shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, bowling.
Beach front amusements, nearby harbour for yachting enthusiastics Holmhead Cottage, south facing,(sun side most of the day) consists of one double bedroom and one twin bedroom. Shower/toilet. Beds made for your arrival.
Recently refurbished kitchen/dinner. Microwave, washing machine. Good selection of crockery, glasses etc.
Traditional remaining open fire feature (not in use) decoration only.
Lounge with multi-stove (logs provided). T.V. Radio/C.D. player. Books for guests perusal.
Garden seating, Barbeque. Washing line and pegs.
Wander round the quiet peaceful countryside, walk in nearby woods, watch wildlife, including deer and red squirrels.
Nearby: fasinating Burn 'O' Vat cave and waterfall, on Muir of Dinnet Estate.
Walk around Loch Kinord Nature Reserve, ideal for bird watching.
Old disused railway runs for miles along river Dee for walking/cycling.
Tarland ( 2 Miles) has two pubs and serve food.
Other local restrurants serving traditional Scottish fare, Chinese, fish and chips and Indian.. Aboyne Ospray restrurant over looks loch where Ospray live.