Royal Deeside Lodge holds a wonderful rural position, situated just five minutes from the village of Aboyne on the edge of the beautiful Highlands. The lodge is perfect for large families or groups of friends who are looking for a tranquil escape where they can really enjoy the unparalleled beauty of Aberdeenshire!
The lodge can comfortably accommodate up to twenty guests across ten, luxury bedrooms, each of the bedrooms boast their own en-suite bathrooms making it a practical choice for a group of couples. On the ground floor, is the main entertaining space which comprises of the drawing room and dining room. The beautifully appointed dining room is a fantastic space for the whole family to gather and enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the in-house chef after working up an appetite exploring the surrounding countryside. Also on this level, are the first five of the individually-designed super-king size bedrooms, two of which benefit from disabled access. Upstairs, on the first floor are four further super-king bedrooms and a smaller twin, which is perfect for the children.
The outside space is vast and therefore makes the ultimate choice for fans of the great outdoors. The children will love the opportunity to run freely and explore the wild landscape and family doggies are welcome to come too! For those keen on fishing, the River Dee is just a short stroll away, excellent for salmon and sea trout. If you are looking for a relaxing stay in the country with a touch of luxury, Royal Deeside Lodge really is the place for you!
Royal Deeside Lodge is situated in an excellent position within Aberdeenshire, being just a five-minute car journey from the village of Aboyne where helpful restaurants and shops can be found. Deeside Activity Park is just 2km away, here the whole family can participate in go karting, quad trekking, 4x4 off roading and even get some practice in at manoeuvring diggers! The city of Aberdeen is less than an hour away, with its rich culture and history it is well worth a visit while staying at Royal Deeside.
There are several historic castles within half an hour of the lodge, these include: Craigievar Castle, a pink fairy-tale castle just fifteen minutes away, Drum Castle, one of Scotland’s oldest tower houses and of course the famous royal estate of Balmoral. Crathes Castle is just twenty-five minutes away, here there is a Go Ape, a fun high ropes course with daring crossings and exhilarating zipwires, a must visit for those without a fear of heights!
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team.
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!
The lodge is fully catered with both dinner and breakfast included in the pricing. The Lodge staff are happy to accommodate any dietary requirements/intolerances, please just let us know so we can contact the team in advance of your stay. Please contact the concierge team to see a sample menu.