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Cairnton Farm Cottages

Banchory, Lumphanan AB31 4QP, Scotland
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sons 30th birthday party was held in one of the cottages - I would like to thank owners Ken and Margaret for their personal support by going the extra mile and finding some additional items to enable the partly outdoor event to work superbly on a wet summer evening. This is a superb location to get away from things... More 

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Deeside A, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review, we are delighted to hear you had a great time staying with us at the farm. It was just a pleasure to have you all stay with us. Glad to hear the 30th Birthday Celebrations when well, and we look forward to having you back with us real soon. kind regards Cilla Wood More 

Inverurie, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Bothy cottage was everything we wanted and expected. The cottage was cosy clean with all mod cons. The beds where very comfortable, shower was brill . Stunning views in every direction. Farmer Ken and his family where lovely they told us about the working farm and also the fantastic activity centre they run that has a huge range of great... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Byre for 2 nights last weekend. It was fantastic and such a bonus we could take our dog (dobe!!). Everything was clean, fresh and tidy. The owner was lovely and very friendly. We are booking one of the cottages today for a week later in the year - 2 nights just wasn't long enough. Thanks so... More 

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Deeside A, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a 5 star review. We are so pleased to hear that you had a great stay with us at the farm, and we look forward to welcoming you and your dogs back again really soon. Thanks again from Team Cairnton Farm Cottages and Deeside Activity Park More 

Scotland
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

3 nights in the Bothy. Fab place with a great feel of being on a working farm. Ken the farmer was great and always happy to chat when ever we saw him. We did the farm tour with high tea and it was well worth while. Hot tub was fantastic and private with great views. Beef steaks from the farm... More 

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Deeside A, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Mr Henderson and family, Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us, and just look at that review..... You and your lovely family and was just a delight to have staying with us, Ken is always delighted to show folk around the farm and Aberdeen Angus Cows. That's great photos too of the afternoon tea after the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

This is the real deal , a working farm run and owned by farming folk , and the Howies was just a delight , we arrived as strangers and left as good friends , great 5star accomadation great 5 star views and the kids just loved the hot tubs , was perfect and pet friendly .. We will be back... More 

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1 Thank Cilla W
DAP3, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you review, we are delighted to hear that farming life suits you too. Ken says he will be needing a hand to feed cows in the winter, so hurry back then ..... Kind regards Team DAP and Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Well appointed cottage with excellent facilities. Great location with fantastic views. Second time in this cottage. First time we did everything. This time nothing, we sat back, had a few drinks and read. Fantastic. Do not miss the hot tub on a clear night. The sky is incredible, I have never seen so many stars. Will be back.

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1 Thank Danny T
DAP3, Manager at Cairnton Farm Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we would be just delighted to have you come and stay again with us on the farm. We are taking bookings for next year now, so don't miss the dates you want. Thanks again From TEAM DAP and Cairnton Farm Cottages More 

Lauder, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

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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1 Thank Lesley W
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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32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

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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1 Thank Moiracarson
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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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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3 Thank Laxay
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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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairnton Farm Cottages are 3 superbly finished self catering cottages all with their own Hot Tub, set within the grounds of The Cairnton Aberdeen Angus beef farm on Royal Deeside, and with stunning views across the Dee Valley. The cottages are Visit Scotland 4 star rated self catering accommodation. Royal Deeside is a premier outdoor playground for lovers of adventure sports, and boasts several castles and stately homes including Balmoral, a world class whisky distillery, an abundance of scenic walks to suit all levels, many picturesque towns and villages, and is only a short drive from Aberdeen city. Our cottages are ideal if you are looking for a home from home in the country with access to lots of outdoor pursuits in the surrounding area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairnton Farm Cottages

Address: Banchory, Lumphanan AB31 4QP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Lumphanan
Price Range: $112 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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