Buttermere Cottage Suggested Itinerary

Buttermere Cottage Suggested Itinerary

places to visit from Buttermere cottage

    Glenglassaugh Distillery

    On the banks of Glassaugh burn, at the east end of the beautiful Sandend Bay, James Moir founded Glenglassaugh distillery in 1875.

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    Glen Garioch Distillery

    For over 200 years Glen Garioch Distillery has been handcrafting a beautiful range of natural, non chill-filtered single malt whiskies.

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    Fyvie Castle

    Situated in beautiful parkland, north of Aberdeen, Fyvie Castle is an exquisite venue that is sure to leave a lasting impression with your guests.

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    Bennachie - Forestry Commission Scotland

    You can see Jays and hear Cuckoos, pick Blaeberries and relax to the gentle buzzing of Bumblebees.

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    Cullen Links Golf Club

    There is evidence of golf at the Links of Cullen in 1641.

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    Duff House Royal Golf Club

    The world renowned MacKenzie also designed the famous ‘Augusta National’ in the USA, home of the Masters Golf Tournament.

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    Surf & Watersports Club Scotland

    Surf and Watersports Club Scotland is dedicated to all forms of watersports with a particular focus on surfing.  This exciting sport is available to both beginners/learners and advanced surfers.  The Banff links offers a safe environment with excellent waves.  The club offers full training so there is no need to worry if you have never used a surf board before and equipment is available to hire.

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    DogTap

    Backing onto our brewery, DogTap has 10 taps of the freshest BrewDog beer imaginable.

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    Banff Links Beach

    Banff Links Beach is a long sandy beach ideal for families and children.

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    Banff Beach

    Banff Beach is a sandy beach with spectacular views across the mouth of the River Deveron and across to the neighbouring harbour town of Macduff.

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    Banffshire Coast Boat Trips

    Being a coastal area, there really is no better way of exploring what’s on offer than by boat.  There are a number of boat trip providers in the area, each allowing you to discover spectacular views and an abundance of wildlife.

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    Castle of Park

    This romantic 16th century pink castle, which is hidden away in a tree lined park, close to the beautiful Banffshire Coast, was the home of the Gordon-Duff family until the late 20th century.

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    Duff House

    Highlights include art works by El Greco, Gainsborough and François Boucher.

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    Macduff Marine Aquarium

    Bring your shoal to Macduff Marine Aquarium for a day of underwater exploration!

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    Myrus Golf Centre

    Floodlit golf driving range with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

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    Portsoy Beach

    The beaches at the Old and New Harbours are sandy and sheltered from the elements and Portsoy Links Beach is located in a quiet cove in Portsoy adjacent to Portsoy Links Caravan Park and the new Sail Loft Bunkhouse.

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    Royal Tarlair Golf Club

    Situated in the town of Macduff, the course commands panoramic views of the moray coastline with the village of Pennan, made famous by the film "Local Hero", only a few miles from the clubhouse.

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    The Salmon Bothy Museum, Portsoy

    A former working Salmon House, the Salmon Bothy has been lovingly restored and now comprises a museum, a base for family history research and a fully functional community space and venue.

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    RSPB Troup Head

    There are also thousands of kittiwakes, guillemots and razorbills, along with several other species, including puffins.

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    Buckpool Golf Club

    Founded in 1933 by the local Town Council, the course was designed by J H Taylor who, along with Harry Varden and James Brand, who won many ‘Opens’ and were known as the Great Triumvirate.  The Club was brought outright by members in 1999 and has since gone from strength to strength.

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    Cullen Beach

    The beach speaks for itself in Cullen.

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    Strathlene Golf Club

    Founded in 1877, Strathlene Buckie Golf Club is the epitome of ancient antiquity when it comes to Scotland golf.

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    Sunnyside Beach

    This epic sandy beach is accessible only by the coast path from either Cullen or Findlater Castle (near Sandend).

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    The Boatshed, Portsoy

    Home to a team of enthusiastic volunteers with a passion for boat building, you are certain of a friendly welcome and a hearty chat as they share their skills, knowledge and learnings.The team enjoy teaching the skills of traditional boat building, working with all ages, from school children to retirees and those in between, the satisfaction of carving and shaping wood towards a completed boat – which will hopefully float!

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    Boyndie Visitor Centre

    The Boyndie Visitor Centre showcases quintessential home-cooking, creating their own brilliant versions of some of our region’s favourites.

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    Celebrations Of Turriff

    Retail Department store and Restaurant located in  the heart of Aberdeenshire.

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    Durn House

    Durn House is located on the stunning Banffshire Coast in Aberdeenshire, only a short stroll away from the historic 17th Century harbour in Portsoy.

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