Historic Accommodation in North East Scotland

This is Scotland’s “big country” with spectacular coastal scenery, wild rivers, heather clad hills and majestic mountains. This region is home to many attractions including Scotland’s only Castle Trail, the Victorian Heritage Trail on Royal Deeside and the Coastal Trail.

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The Old Mill

Portsoy, nr. Banff, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 6. Set in a large private garden, this charming 18th century listed mill has been converted and renovated by its architect owner. With many historic castles and countless whisky distilleries to visit this is an ideal holiday base. Cottage Code: 3526.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 18th Century

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Brewlands Estate – Claypotts

Glenisla.

Sleeps 6. On a magnificent Highland estate, yet only 90 minutes from Edinburgh, this 18th century cottage is set within its own enclosed garden leading down to the River Isla. Fishing, shooting, stalking and outdoor hot tub can all be enjoyed by arr. Cottage Code: SYH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

The Old Laundry

Glenprosen, nr. Kirriemuir, Angus.

Sleeps 2. The cottage is set on the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. This charming conversion of the old laundry features a large balcony overlooking the Logie Burn. River fishing on a 5-mile stretch: trout and salmon. Cottage Code: SFS.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Tinkerbell

Glenprosen, nr. Kirriemuir, Angus.

Sleeps 2. This unique, half-round cottage has been converted from the original dairy and is set on the Balnaboth Estate on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park. Fishing on a 5-mile stretch of the River Prosen, stabling for horses by arrangement. Cottage Code: SAL.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 16th Century

Benvie Farm Cottages – Rose Cottage

Invergowrie, nr. Dundee, Angus.

Sleeps 4 – 12. Enjoying shared use of a hard tennis court and games room, these four adjacent holiday properties lie within large enclosed gardens on the northern slopes of the Tay Valley. Follow the link below to view all properties at this location. Cottage Code: 19319.

  • Games room
  • 19th Century

The Water Tower

Auchmithie, nr. Arbroath, Angus.

Sleeps 8. A former water tower, this unique and airy holiday property has been carefully converted in order to fully appreciate the open sea views. With a large enclosed garden, it stands close to beautiful beaches of Lunan Bay and Auchmithie. Cottage Code: 28831.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Net Store

Portknockie, nr. Buckie, Highlands.

Sleeps 4. Carefully converted to provide bright and airy holiday accommodation, this detached former fisherman’s cottage enjoys views over the coastal village of Portknockie. Stroll around and discover the fishing heritage of the Moray Firth. Cottage Code: W41356.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Aul Bank

Whitehills, nr. Banff, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 4. Imaginatively converted from the local bank, this unusual holiday home features a wonderful spiral staircase that connects the bright, airy living room to the master bedroom. An easy walk from the harbour of this traditional fishing village. Cottage Code: S26.

  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • 20th Century

The White Ship

Portsoy, nr. Banff, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 6. Set on the 17th century harbour front in the historic coastal village of Portsoy, this delightfully appointed holiday property enjoys stunning views over the Moray Firth Coast. An ideal base to explore the many delights of this rugged region. Cottage Code: SWWK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Isla Bank House

Keith, Highlands

Sleeps 12. Offering guests supreme comfort and the chance to savour the elegant lifestyle of a bygone era, this magnificent, baronial-style mansion boasts a grand piano and a full size snooker table. A stunning setting from which to tour the Moray coast. Cottage Code: UWW.

  • Games room
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century
  • Piano

33 Crovie

Gardenstown, nr. Banff, Aberdeenshire.

Sleeps 4. This former fishermans cottage now offers comfortable holiday accommodation over three levels. Enjoy stunning views over the historic conservation village of Crovie (beware, no cars!) and beyond to the seascape of the Moray Firth. Cottage Code: 28658.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century