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Make a holiday rental property of flat in Aberdeen and the Grampians, Scotland your home away from home

The Grampian Highlands of north east Scotland are a beautiful area of highland landscapes, vast, empty beaches and excellent links golf courses. The Grampian Mountains are perfect for so many sports and activities, and a self catering flat in Aberdeen gives you access to both the beautiful city itself and the rural marvels of the region.

Things to do in Aberdeen & Grampians, Scotland

The coastal regions that you will discover from a holiday rental property in Aberdeen and Grampians will be some of the most wild, unspoilt and fascinating in the whole of the UK. Dotted with tiny fishing villages, marinas and remote, hardy Aberdeen cottages, the Aberdeen and Grampian coast cannot fail to endear visitors. If you would like to really escape to an idyllic spot in the UK, a coastal cottage to rent in Aberdeen and Grampian is a perfect solution, allowing you to fish, play golf or sail in absolute peace. The beaches are never crowded by any stretch of the imagination, letting you enjoy the summer sun to yourself. The coast allows for some excellent sailing, canoeing, surfing, windsurfing, kite surfing and even scuba diving holidays too.

The Grampian Mountains are an outdoor activity haven, with countless miles of walking, mountain biking and horse riding trails accessible from accommodation in Aberdeen and Grampian. Equestrianism is strong in the region, and there are plenty of riding stables from which to enjoy a riding holiday, whether with your own horse or on a hireling. Fishing also thrives from cottages to rent in Aberdeen and Grampian. There are endless lochs, rivers and fishing beaches to select from.

Inland, castles dominate the landscape, with countless monuments to Scotland’ history clearly visible from any of the houses to rent in Aberdeen and Grampian. Some of Scotland’s most impressive castles, from the magical Craigievar to the imposing beauty of Kildrummy, can be found in the region, and if you are really keen on exploring the best of Scotland’s castles, a self catering flat in Aberdeen is the perfect base.

Golf is also a hugely popular activity to enjoy from a self catering house to rent in Aberdeen and Grampian. There are 25 links golf courses along the Aberdeen and Grampian coast, as well as a further 45 inland courses, ranging from the Royal Aberdeen Golf Course to Dufftown, home to the highest tee in Scotland.

The Malt Whiskey Trail is a wonderful tour of the eight whiskey distilleries of Aberdeen and Grampian. The individual traditions, folklore and recipes of the distilleries in the area make for a fantastic tour, especially if you enjoy a tipple on occasion, and well worth doing from any self catering flats in Aberdeen and Grampian.

During the winter, Aberdeen and Grampians properties are a favourite for skiing and snowboarding in Scotland too. Glenshee is Scotland’s most extensive ski area, catering for every level of skier, snowboarder and cross-country skier.

Places to visit on holiday to Aberdeen & Grampians, Scotland

Aberdeen boasts one of Scotland’s most beautiful skylines. Aberdeen is the third largest city in Scotland, and the old town centre is worth a visit at any time of year from a self catering flat in Aberdeen, or accommodation anywhere in the surrounding area. Aberdeen is known for its excellent shopping and for its wonderful restaurants, and throughout the year, there are a huge range of cultural events and festivities, which attract visitors to Aberdeen accommodation from miles around.

Travel to Aberdeen & Grampians, Scotland

Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) receives flights to Aberdeen from 37 European destinations including London, Manchester (MAN), Norwich (NWI), Birmingham (BHX), Southampton(SOU) and East Midlands (EMA), so finding a flight to Aberdeen from home should not be difficult. If you would prefer not to catch a flight to Aberdeen, there are excellent road and rail links.


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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful Apartment in a perfect riverside setting

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We arrived as a family ( 2 adults and 1 three year old) looking for a short break around Royal Deeside and was not disappointed when we arrived at the Apartment. Everything was immaculate, the decor very modern with all you could possibly need from the kitchen equipment to the smart TV. Situated almost in the town centre, you are a stones throw away from wonderful restaurants and quirky cafes. A short drive from Loch Muick and neighbouring towns and villages such as Braemar etc. the area is very popular with hill walkers and cyclists, the breathtaking scenery is reason for this. Highly recommend a stay at this property!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Wonderful beachside cottage.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Wonderful cottage, comfortable, clean and cosy. Wow views and just as described on the website. Helpful owners who made us feel very welcome. Hot tub was an added bonus which we all enjoyed. Well equipped kitchen and lovely wood burning stove. Will definitely be returning.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Spacious house in a quiet neighbourhood.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Good size house handy for the town. Comfortably equipped. Would stay again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017