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Destination guide

Explore Banff lodges for heritage and dramatic landmarks

Located on the northeast coast of Scotland on Banff Bay, the historic town of Banff is a great spot for holiday lodges in Aviemore. The coastal space offers everything from stunning historic architecture to scenic walks teeming with local wildlife. Some highlights for the area include the Duff House, a mausoleum with art and historic artefacts, and the Macduff Marine Aquarium, a vibrant sea life attraction that’s perfect for kids. You can also see the Temple of Venus, a dramatic historic landmark with spectacular grounds. With Aviemore lodges in Banff, you’ll be in the heart of the vibrant region and all it has to offer.

 
Activities

Activities and attractions in Banff

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Banff for its skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Banff a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Norquay Ski Resort (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Sunshine Village (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Banff Springs Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Canmore Golf and Curling Club (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Cross Zee Ranch (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Silvertip Golf Course (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Banff

Banff is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, February, January or December, when snowfall averages 101.85 inches and temperatures average -12°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Banff

Travellers enjoy Banff for its lakeside setting and riverfront. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Banff. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Upper Hot Springs (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Banff Gondola (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Central Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Banff Cascades of Time Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Tunnel Mountain (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Banff

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Banff Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Banff?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 566 holiday lettings around Banff. From 354 flats & apartments to 2 cabins, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Banff?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Banff:

  • Town Centre: 259 holiday homes
  • Teepee Town: 74 holiday homes
  • Copperstone Resort: 48 holiday homes
  • Three Sisters Mountain Village: 28 holiday homes
  • Quarry Pines: 28 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Banff?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Banff. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Banff National Park Information Centre: 614 holiday lettings
  • Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau: 529 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 617 holiday lettings
  • Banff Springs Golf Club: 617 holiday lettings
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site: 617 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Banff listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Banff?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 354 Flats in Banff. Our other popular types of Banff holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 99 self catering accommodations
  • Lodges: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Banff?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 309 holiday homes with pool available in Banff. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.