Finzean Estate Accommodation, Farm Shop & Tea Room

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We are now a firmly established local and tourist destination offering the very best of Scottish hospitality, fabulous homemade food, interesting retail choice from artisan food to quirky gifts and amazing art work hanging on the walls, outdoor pursuit opportunities & accommodation on the Estate. We are a unique set up steeped in history. The Farquharson family has lived in Finzean for over 400 years and it is historically best known for being home to the renowned Victorian landscape artist, Joseph Farquharson. The present generation of Farquharsons and the team at the Farm Shop proudly promote this special place as Scotland’s “best kept secret”. As mentioned before we employ 22 members of staff which is a big commitment but they are all local, work very hard and are themselves ambassadors of the very best of Scottish produce and customer care. 

Because of our tranquil location and stunning views we have many customers from the local community, tourists, the very elderly to the tiniest of new born babies and their inquisitive siblings who all feel very safe in the Tearoom and enjoy the very personal, attentive service, the freedom to roam in and outside and enjoy the stunning views. The outdoor play equipment is popular with wee tots to teenagers. There is also a dedicated, fenced off grass area for dogs.

We are also a popular venue for walking and cycling groups who often turn up en mass, un announced, order lots of scones & bacon butties and lots of different styles of hot drinks all at once! Meanwhile the kitchen are tasked to make a second batch of scones. We wouldn't have it any other way!

We have a very personal approach with our customers and welcome their feedback as we want to keep improving what we do & make sure we are offering the right choices. Trip Advisor can be the hardest task master at times but all reviews are taken board!


Situated in the private grounds of Finzean Estate with uninterrupted views across the Feugh Valley. Enjoy the on site farm shop or take a wildlife safari!

The Kennels is situated in the beautiful grounds of Finzean Estate, in the heart of Royal Deeside and is surrounded by rich woodland, heather hills and abundance of wildlife. It has been sympathetically restored to provide very attractive and cosy accommodation in a secluded, peaceful environment. Visitors are welcome to explore the estate grounds where fishing (no licence required), rough shooting, stalking and wildlife safari trips are available by arrangement with the gamekeeper. Finzean House was the former home of the renowned artist Joseph Farquharson and many of his works were based on the local scenery. There are fantastic walks at every turn, views aplenty and the cottage is ideally located for exploring the whole of Royal Deeside. Horse riding, golf and other numerous pastimes can all be accessed locally. This is a super choice for a truly relaxing break.


Finzean, meaning ’the fair place’ in Gaelic, is very beautiful and has been the home of the Farquharson family for 400 years, including the twelfth Laird, Joseph Farquharson R.A., who loved this place, and made it known in artistic circles all over the world. The estate also boasts a lovely farm shop and café where visitors can enjoy homemade cakes and tea. A diverse range of activities including walking, birdwatching, and cycling are all available.


The Kennels is a charming, holiday cottage providing excellent accommodation for four people. The Kennels is situated at the end of a private road on the Finzean Estate. It has spectacular, uninterrupted views across the Feugh valley to Clachnaben.


The Kennels can be booked together with Deer Park Cottage and Garden Cottage to accommodate up to 14 guests.

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    Open All Year

    Mon to Sat 9-5 & Sun 10-5
  • Facilities
    • Child Friendly
    • Pets allowed
    • Parking
    • Pets Allowed
  • Accessibility
    • Disabled Access
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  • Facilities
    • Refrigerator
    • Free WiFi
    • Freeview TV
    • Child Friendly
    • Parking
    • Gift Shop
    • Kitchen Utensils
    • Cooking Equipment
    • Private Bathroom
    • Laundry Facilities
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Rooms
    • Disabled Access
  • Accreditations and Awards

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