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Cairnton Farm Cottages

Lumphanan Royal Deeside | Banchory, Aboyne AB34 5BD, Scotland
Cairnton Farm Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lauder, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the cottages and it certainly won't be our last. A beautiful, quiet location but within easy travelling distance of many of the gems Royal Deeside has to offer. The Deeside Activity Park just along the road is definitely worth a visit with very helpful staff & instructors and a really lovely cafe (many calories... More 

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DAP3, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are just delighted to hear that you had such a great stay with us, and I know that Paddy and Baxter will miss you and your dogs too. I have passed on your praise to the DAP staff and instructors, so thank you for that too. So when are you coming... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Had a really lovely time here-The Byre is a very well appointed cottage,very comfortable and cosy. Special mention for the warm welcome ,the steaks and the hot tub. Would definitely visit again. The surrounding area is very picturesque we especially liked Ballater-some quaint shops and good coffee and cakes.

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DAP3, Owner at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for that review. It really is a pleasure to have guests on the farm, and the fact that you toured the area and found the wee gem that is Ballater is all the better. A special mention for our very own Cairnton Aberdeen Angus beef, and the new hot tubs! I couldn't wish for a better... More 

Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Booked The Byre at Cairnton Farm Cottages back in January and when confirming our deposit they assured us that they "looked forward to our visit and wanted us to know that they would do everything possible to make our stay pleasant and enjoyable" Imagine our disappointment when we arrived that they were not expecting us! The owner couldn't manage to... More 

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DAP3, Owner at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

We certainly got this one wrong, and I did and do again apologise to the family. We are only now getting to grips with our new computer based booking system, and there is no doubt, that when this family arrived with us, we were not expecting them. Indeed 'The Byre', which is where they were booked into, had not been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

we went there because we have family connections - an ancestor was born in Lumphanan in 1802 and mant family member still live in the area. Ken the farmer reckoned that about 50% of guests come for similar reasons. When away from the area, you sometimes forget how beautiful it is. No wonder the Queen comes every year. This is... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We would be just delighted to have you come and stay with us again. kind regards Team Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Halifax Region, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Love it! Love it! Love it! We had a fantastic time at the Stables. It was the perfect location for our first tour of Scotland. We were within a short drive of all the castles we went to see along the castle trail. The cottage was beautiful - exactly as the online pictures show - and had everything we needed... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We would be delighted to have you come and stay with us again real soon. kind regards Team Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Glasgow
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We have just spent a week at The Bothy, the smallest of the 3 cottages available at Cairnton Farm and we had a lovely break with our dog. The cottage is on a working Aberdeen Angus beef farm and boy do that family work hard!! It has wonderful views across Royal Deeside to the south, east and west. It's very... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again real soon. kind regards Team Cairnton Farm More 

Bergen, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I had the privilege of staying in The Byre at Cairnton farm Cottage. It was a wonderfully pleasurable experience from beginning to end, and even before I got there. The atmosphere is relaxing, the view breathtaking, and the hosts, Ken and Margie, the epitome of northern Scottish hospitality. I was there for 5 weeks for a get-away-from the -city, and... More 

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Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you real soon. Kind regards Team Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Spent a lovely relaxing week at the Byre with my husband and friends. The cottage is perfect, clean and comfortable, with the comfiest beds we have ever slept in on a cottage holiday. Well equipped and we made good use of the woodstove, even switching the heating off so we could enjoy the fire in the evenings. Our 3 dogs... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. kind regards Team Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The four of us stayed at The Bothy, one of 3 cottages on the Cairnton Aberdeen Angus farm. Words cannot suitably describe how lovely it is, with the beautiful views from 3 sides of the cottage that are pure glass. Underfloor heating meant we didn't need to utilise the 2 wood burning stoves but even in March we had the... More 

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femc8215, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review. kind regards Team Cairnton Farm Cottage More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We are just back from a brilliant weekend staying inThe Bothy, and it wasn't long enough! This is the first time i have ever written a review on trip advisor, but i just had too! The location, the scenery, the cottages, everything is just perfect! Myself, 4 year old and 1 year old boys, my mum and my sister with... More 

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DAP3, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. More 

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