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Take in the riverfront beauty of Ellon

The parks and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Ellon. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, football games and golfing. Academy and Balmedie Country Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Ellon

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ellon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Aberdeen Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • King's Links (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Codonas Amusement Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Newmachar Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Inverurie Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Auchmill Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ellon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balmedie Country Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Cruickshank Botanic Garden (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Hazlehead Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Duthie Park Winter Gardens (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Pitmedden Garden (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Sands of Forvie (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellon

The nearest airport is in Aberdeen (ABZ), located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ellon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 89 holiday lettings around Ellon. From 50 flats & apartments to 25 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ellon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ellon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pitmedden Garden: 144 holiday lettings
  • Forvie National Nature Reserve: 123 holiday lettings
  • Haddo House: 158 holiday lettings
  • Sands of Forvie: 122 holiday lettings
  • Haddo Country Park: 153 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ellon listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Ellon?

Yes, of course. offers 50 Flats in Ellon. Our other popular types of Ellon holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Ellon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 76 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ellon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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