Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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Sleeps
6-29
Bedrooms
16
Dining
60
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Property Type: 
Castle
Fully catered castle sleeping 29 for house parties, weddings and celebrations near the Cairngorm National Park

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, sleeps 6-29 in 16 bedrooms.

Fully catered parties only with a two night minimum stay for minimum group of six persons. Staying at Kincardine is a totally unique experience! Wonderful hospitality and spoiling our guests is our greatest joy. You're looked after not only by very welcoming and friendly staff but also by the Laird and his lady themselves. World class cuisine.

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.

Not available over Christmas, New Year or Easter.

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, 1 triple, 1 single) have en-suite bathrooms, 3 single rooms each have 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.

Facilities

Fully catered only. Excellent and superb cuisine from Rupert Holden and Louisa Bradford who have joined us from London.
A magnificent mahogany table seats 24 and the room can seat 42. Surrounded by family portraits from the last 400 years. We can feed 60 in Great Hall.
Great Hall has stags heads, Old Masters, piano, panelling. Drawing Room is more feminine with 6 windows, gorgeous chandelier and lovely marquetry.
We have a TV somewhere but generally find that’s the last thing people want. We've 3 pianos, lots of music and songbooks; also excellent party games.
Mobile phone signal generally good from most providers. Free WiFi broadband throughout the castle.
A ping-pong table can be set up in the board room.
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 29 guests in 16 bedrooms: 11 twins/doubles, 1 triple, 3 singles. 16 guest bathrooms, of which 13 en suite.
All bed linen, towels and facecloths are provided; also bathrobes for the 3 rooms that don't have en suite bathrooms.
16 bathrooms: 13 are en suite and the 3 other rooms each have their own private bathroom. Bathrooms are supplied with Penhaligon toiletries.
Wheelchair friendly ground floor bedroom suite & meeting room. Outside T/fer to Principal floor where there's also a suitable loo. Please contact us.
Families and children welcome. We're happy to provide children’s meals. There is much to do in the great outdoors plus a stock of toys, and a cot.
Tennis court, croquet lawn and giant Jenga. 3 miles away an Activity Park provides everything from clays, quads and team-building to axe-throwing.
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 have 2 guest kennels, so dogs can bring their owners and know they're going to be comfortable. Cats, iguanas and aligators not welcome. Please ask.

Location

Kincardine Castle is set within its 3,000 acre estate with spectacular views to the Cairngorms & hills of Royal Deeside. Extensive gardens.
Aboyne (5 miles), Banchory (8 miles) and Ballater (15 miles) afford a wider choice for shoppers. Aberdeen is only 25 miles.
There's a great little village shop in Kincardine O'Neil - 1 mile or 15 mins walk.
At Potarch 2 miles (40mins walk along private drive and footpath). However you won't get finer than the food we produce.

Booking Information

2 night weekend for 12 - assuming 6 couples - would cost £7,056. £588 per head for a sumptuous weekend including the superb food and fine wines as detailed elsewhere.

Self Catering
No
Outside Caterers
No
Breakfast
Yes
Other Meals
Yes
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
No
Hot Tub
No
Swimming Pool
No
Tennis Court
No
Pets
Yes
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
Yes

Getting here

Kincardine Estate Office
Kincardine O'Neil
Aboyne
Aberdeenshire
AB34 5AE
United Kingdom
Aberdeen & Stonehaven railway stations are both about 35-40 minutes drive from the castle. Stonehaven is more convenient for parking.
The 201 service from Aberdeen stops in Kincardine O'Neil 3/4 mile away.
Aberdeen (ABZ) airport is about 35-40 minutes drive from the castle.

Rental Rates

Period2 Night Weekend
Sleeping 6 (min. capacity)
4320
Sleeping 12
7056
Sleeping 20
11088
Sleeping 29 (max capacity)
15767

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Kincardine Castle, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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Andrew Bradford

+44 (0)1339 884 225
+44 (0)7867 388 758
Kincardine Estate Office
Kincardine O'Neil
Aboyne
Aberdeenshire
AB34 5AE
United Kingdom