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Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages

Brooks House | Glen Tanar Estate, Aboyne AB34 5EU, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Forrestfield
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24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We still have a couple of days to go but we love this place! The ambience is perfectly, peaceful! Scenery superb, Butlers Lodge quirky and quaint, and spotlessly clean and our beds are like sleeping on clouds. Went on an estate tour with Mike, really informative, knows his stuff, answered every question (apart from the Bio Mass Heater, sorry Mike.)... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! It was lovely to meet you and your family and I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! We look forward to welcoming you all back again before too long!! :) Enjoy Your trip back home! More 

Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This cottage is just perfect. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable, absolutely everything provided that you could ever wish for and in a stunning location where you can truly escape with walks from your door and wildlife all around you. Liz's Larder has been fantastic on previous occasions (such as venison cottage pie, which we've had in the past when we've arrived,... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review of West Millfield. It is wonderful to know that our guests enjoy themselves in our cottages and that everything they needed was provided so thank you for your appreciation. Please do visit again before too long. More 

Scotland
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My family and I have just finished our stay in the 3 bedroom house 'Candycraig' for three nights over Easter. What an incredible house for the family to relax in and enjoy the fantastic weather that we've been lucky enough to have over the past few days! The house is really well equipped, with two bathrooms allowing for a quick... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of Candycraig! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and scored with the weather too. We have taken note of your comments with the knives and this is being addressed so thank you for that. Scissors were found in the utensil drawer but as there is a... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

We spent four nights at Candycraig with our son, daughter and small children for our neices wedding at Glentanar Ballroom. This is possibly the best holiday cottage we have ever stayed in, and we have stayed in many. It is beautifully appointed, and very spacious, warm in November and just ideal for what we wanted. Thoroughly recommended. As an aside,... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of Candycraig. I am delighted that you liked the cottage so much and that it had everything you looked for. I hope your nieces wedding was as enjoyable :) More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A lovely home-from-home experience is guaranteed here at Butler's Lodge. That said, any other cottage we've stayed in on the Glen Tanar Estate too! What ever the weather there are numerous paths to walk along in the forest, stunning rural drives, and sufficiently far enough away from the busyness of city/town or village life to feel seclusion. This place draws... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of your stay at Butler's Lodge. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your break and made the most of your time here. We will pass on your regards to Liz about her delicious food as always so thank you for this. We hope to see you again soon! More 

england
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Lovely cottage tucked away, perfect for me as a single person, but would be great for two as well. Had everything I needed, and I could walk straight from the door (albeit there is lots to do around here). Nice to come back to a log burning stove and modern kitchen to cook in. I also did a land rover... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review of Rowan Cottage. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here so much and that you were very comfortable in your cottage. We will pass on your regards to Mike so again thank you. More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Stayed at Candycraig for our friends' wedding at the chapel in the grounds; a wonderful place with a great garden for the dogs and our 2.5 year old daughter to run around in. The cottage was spacious for 5 of us and 2 dogs, it was really well appointed, just like a home from home. The log fire with huge... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of Candycraig. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us whilst here for your friends wedding and that you found Candycraig very comfortable for all your family (human & K9). We hope you will come visit us again before too long and thank you again. More 

Kinlochleven, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Just had a lovely week in Garden Cottage at Glen Tanar Estate. This is a beautiful cottage, which was spotlessly clean and lovely and cosy when we arrived. The cottage is very well equipped with everything you could possibly need. There are some great walks in this fabulous, scenic part of Aberdeen. The staff on the estate are all very... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Gayle, Thank you very much for your lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much!! Look forward to seeing you and your family again soon! More 

Sullom, Shetland.
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed at the butler's lodge. The cottage was very comfortable and cozy (especially with the wood burning fire on). The surrounding area is beautiful and ideal for long walks. The people at Glen Tanar estate were very friendly and helpful. We will definitely be going back for another holiday. It was such a relaxing and peaceful place.

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review! We do hope to have you come stay with us again soon. More 

Edinburgh
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Love this place. I've been visiting during holidays for years and years. Super friendly staff. Beautifully kept grounds and quaint cottages (our favourite is Butler's Lodge and woodend end) each fully equips with all you need, cosy real log fires and HIGHLY child/baby friendly!. Clean and fully equipt. Scrumptious meals on request by Liz's Larder with locally sourced food (venison... More 

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! Glad to hear that you keep enjoying your stays with us so much and hopefully you will continue to holiday with us in the future! More 

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