Surround yourself with autumn colours during these quirky stays

Fancy an autumn getaway before winter rolls in? We’ve pulled together a list of some of the warm and welcoming accommodation in the region that are surrounded by beautiful open spaces, sure to look even more impressive whilst the autumnal colours are around.

Boutique Farm Bothies, Huntly

Take the chance to slow down and relax in the gorgeous Aberdeenshire countryside. Found just east of Huntly, Boutique Farm Bothies offers the perfect chance to rejuvenate whilst being surrounded by open spaces and wildlife.

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Cairngorm Lodges

Located by the eastern gateway to the Cairngorms National Park, Cairngorm Lodges offer self-catering spaces surrounded by beautiful woodlands. If you ever feel like escaping the hustle and bustle of city life, then this is the place to be.

If you’re visiting on a chilly day, then you can expect to be welcomed by a roaring fire courtesy of your hosts.

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Down on the Farm, Rosehearty

For a blissful glamping experience, visit Down on the Farm where unwinding is made easy. Found on the striking coastline of Aberdeenshire by Fraserburgh, each of their quirky properties offer cosiness and comfort, along with breathtaking views of the North Sea.

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Glen Dye Cabins & Cottages, Banchory

With miles of beautiful Royal Deeside to explore, Glen Dye is a fantastic visit during the autumn months. They offer varied and unique rental properties that would suit a romantic getaway, a big celebration with friends, or even a relaxed solo trip.

Expect wood-fired hot tubs, open fires, and even a lovely welcome hamper on your arrival!

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Howe of Torbeg, Ballater

There’s no shortage of glamping opportunities in Royal Deeside, a special place that Queen Victoria said breathed ‘freedom and peace’. Howe of Torbeg’s four wooden Glamping Pods are surrounded by open farmland and woodlands, making for great walking routes where you can breathe a little deeper.

Each pod comes with warm bedding and are fully insulated for those colder mornings.

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Mayen Estate, Huntly

The Mayen Estate is home to over 700 acres of rolling hills and green spaces to explore, as well as a picturesque walled garden, butterfly meadows, and the River Deveron.

You’ll feel right at home at their self-catering properties – some even come with a hot tub!

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Where will you be exploring?

This is of course just the surface of the amazing accommodation on offer in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Visit our dedicated accommodation page to discover welcoming B&Bs, hotels, and guest houses to suit your budget and needs.



Enjoy three nights bed and breakfast at Banchory Lodge Hotel, in one of their Top Notch terrace rooms, an indulgent meal at Ballater's Fish Shop and an afternoon tea for two at The Fife Arms, Braemar in their stunning surroundings.



All information is correct at the time of publishing, we recommend that you check opening times and information for individual places before visiting.

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