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Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Catered castle sleeping 27 for house parties, weddings and celebrations near the Cairngorm National Park
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An intimate, romantic dinner with silver galoreAre we having fun ?!For that special family gathering or wedding.
Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, sleeps 27 in 16 bedrooms.

Fully catered parties only with a two night minimum weekend stay. Staying at Kincardine is a totally unique experience! Wonderful hospitality and spoiling our guests is our greatest joy.

This spectacular Victorian castle, set in its own 3,000 acre estate overlooking beautiful Royal Deeside in Aberdeenshire, is available for fully catered exclusive-use, for holidays or weekends. At Kincardine Castle we specialise in fully catered house-parties, business meetings and weddings. A homely, comfortable family atmosphere, combining a sense of grandeur and yet relaxed informality.

The views are wonderful. We have extensive and varied gardens including our Planetary, Walled and Woodland gardens, lawns and wild flower meadows.

The weekend costs include:

• Afternoon tea with home baked goodies
• Pre-dinner: A glass or two of champagne or some other tipple.
• Dinner: A delicious 3-course meal served with 3 fine wines
• After-dinner: A post-dinner glass of port or a dram; cheeseboard, tea/coffee & petits fours.
• Comfortable bedroom with en suite or private bathroom. Penhaligon bath soaps
• Full cooked Scottish breakfast

13 rooms (11 are twin/double, 2 singles) have en suite bathrooms, 3 single rooms with private bathrooms. Our impressive dining room allows for formal dining in splendid surroundings. Several reception rooms mean that the group can spread out.

Green, biomass boiler heating. A warm Castle!

World class hospitality.

Group Accommodation Details

Kitchen Details
Fully catered only. We have an excellent full-time chef who loves using local foods and growing and using veg from the garden.
Dining Room
A magnificent mahogany table seats 24 & the room can seat 42. Surrounded by family portraits from the last 400 years. We can feed 60 in Great Hall.
Sitting Room
Great Hall has stags heads, Old Masters, piano & panelling. Drawing Room is more feminine & has 6 windows, gorgeous chandelier & lovely marquetry.
TV and Music Facilities
We have a TV somewhere but generally find that’s the last thing people want. We've 3 pianos & lots of music & songbooks; also excellent party games.
Telecom Facilities
Mobile phone signal generally good from most providers. Free WiFi broadband throughout the castle.
Games Room
A ping-pong table can be set up in the board room.
Heating / Open Fires
Central heating throughout generated by a 'Green' biomass system. Log fires in the Great Hall, Dining Room and Drawing Room.
Kincardine Castle can sleep up to 27 guests in 16 bedrooms: 4 - 7 doubles, 7 - 4 twins and 5 singles. 16 guest bathrooms, of which 13 en suite.
All bedlinen, towels & flannels are provided; also bathrobes for the 3 rooms that don't have en suite bathrooms.
16 bathrooms: 13 are en suite & the 3 other rooms each have their own private bathroom. Bathrooms are supplied with Penhaligon toiletries.
Disabled Facilities
Wheelchair friendly ground floor bedroom suite & meeting room. Outside T/fer to Principal floor where there's also a suitable loo. Please contact us.
Children's Facilities
Families & children welcome. We're happy to provide children’s meals. There is much to do in the great outdoors and we have a stock of toys, & a cot.
Outdoor Facilities
Tennis court, croquet lawn & giant Jenga. 3 miles away an Activity Park provides everything from clays, quads & team-building to axe-throwing.
Swimming Pool
In hot weather we swim in the River Dee - surprisingly warm as it flows for miles over shallow shingle beds. Also a pool in Aboyne (5 miles).
Our ample private car parking space is also accessible to full-sized single deck coaches. There's two 3/4 mile long private drives.
By law there's no smoking in the castle.
We now have 2 smart new guest kennels, so dogs can now bring their owners and know they're going to be comfortable.

Large Group Property Location

Kincardine Castle is set within its 3,000 acre estate with spectacular views to the Cairngorms & hills of Royal Deeside. Extensive gardens.
Nearest Station
Aberdeen & Stonehaven railway stations are both about 35-40 minutes drive from the castle. Stonehaven is more convenient for parking.
Nearest Bus
The 201 service from Aberdeen stops in Kincardine O'Neil 3/4 mile away.
Nearest Airport
Aberdeen (ABZ) airport is about 35-40 minutes drive from the castle.
Nearest Town
Aboyne (5 miles), Banchory (8 miles) and Ballater (15 miles) afford a wider choice for shoppers. Aberdeen is only 25 miles.
Nearest Shop
There's a great little village shop in Kincardine O'Neil - 1 mile or 15 mins walk.
Nearest Pub / Eatery
At Potarch 2 miles (40mins walk along private drive and footpath).

Rental Rates

Period2 Night Weekend
Sleeping 12
Sleeping 20
Sleeping 26 (max capacity)

Booking Information

2 night weekend for 12 - assuming 6 couples - would cost £7,000. £588 per head for a sumptuous weekend.


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Andrew Bradford

Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Sleeps 27, Bedrooms 16, Dining 60
+44 (0)1339 884 225 / +44 (0)7867 388 758
Kincardine Estate Office, Kincardine O'Neil, Aboyne, AB34 5AE

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