Most stunning cottages in Aberdeenshire
The north eastern coastal area of Aberdeenshire in Scotland offers the tourist the best of both worlds; a rugged coastline that gives way to rolling countryside the further you get inland. With numerous attractions in the area such as Balmoral Castle and the Cairngorms National Park, this is a hugely popular area with tourists who come to marvel at the natural beauty of the area and explore the towns and villages.
Huntly is one such town, with a population of around 4600, it boasts its own castle and is the home of the renowned Dean bakery, who produce world famous shortbread. This is also the historical home of the Gordon Highlanders regiment who traditionally went about recruiting throughout north eastern Scotland. There are many outdoor pursuits to enjoy here including fishing, walking, golf and mountain biking thus making it a great spot for many of the finest Scottish country cottages.
Banff sits right on the coast and has magnificent views across the estuary and Banff Bay. A village of less than 4000 inhabitants, its sits facing the town of Macduff which is situated on the opposite side of the River Deveron’s estuary. Boasting a top class golf course and numerous other attractions and historical interests, Banff is a very pretty town that allows visitors to enjoy the best of the coastline.
Aberdeenshire, like the rest of Scotland, begs to be explored and discovered, and whilst there are some very nice hotels in the area, the best way to get the most out of your time here is to rent a holiday cottage. Some of the most stunning cottages in Aberdeenshire are found near Huntly and Banff, as well as being found in many of the other towns in the area such as Aboyne, Lumphanan and Ballater.
These exquisite properties offer everything you could want from a luxury holiday accommodation and also have the essential factor that makes holidaying in this area extra special; the consummate freedom to come and go as you please. People don’t rend to come to Scotland to stay put for the duration of their stay, they want to get out and about and become a part of the unspoilt nature that is so rare to find these days.
Whether you travel the area by car, bicycle or even on foot, having one of these exemplary cottages to return to in the evening is very special. There are styles and sizes to suit all requirements, and by booking a cottage as your accommodation in Aberdeenshire you are ensuring you have the best possible base for your holiday.
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