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Balbegno Castle

Standing just to the west of Fettercairn, Balbegno Castle offers luxurious, friendly and authentically Scottish self-catering accommodation for up to 13 people. It is also a beautiful setting for larger gatherings or a wedding.

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Local Amenities

Fettery Shoppe

The Square

Fettercairn

tel: 01561 340 206

Excellent convenience store in the centre of Fettercairn, about a mile away. Groceries, fruit and veg, newspapers, video hire.

 

Ramsay Arms Hotel & Restaurant

Burnside Road

Fettercairn

tel: 01561 340 334

www.ramsayarmshotel.com

Real food, real ale, real fires and really friendly.

 

The Arch Bistro

Main Street

Fettercairn

tel: 01561 340 592

www.thearchbistro.co.uk

Locally-sourced fine food in a warm and atmospheric setting.

 

Finzean Estate Farm Shop

Finzean

Royal Deeside

AB31 6PA

tel: 01330 850 710

www.finzean.com

Superb showcase for local suppliers of home-reared beef, Finzean wild venison, game and rabbit, local vegetables, award-winning cheeses, hand-baked bread, pork, free range eggs, Finzean honey,

preserves and ready-made meals.

 

Castleton Farm Shop

Fordoun

Laurencekirk

AB30 1JX

tel: 01561 321 155

www.castletonfarmshop.co.uk

Situated in the rolling countryside of the Mearns, Castleton Farm is one of the most northerly leading soft fruit growers in Scotland, producing award-winning fruit from May until November. The farm shop sells local produce at its best.

 

Balmakewan Farm Shop

nr Laurencekirk

AB30 1QX

tel: 01674 840 488

www.balmakewan.co.uk

Very near Laurencekirk, this disused coach house has been turned into a farm shop with adjoining tea room.

 

Brechin Castle Garden Centre

Haughmuir

Brechin

Angus DD9 6RL

tel: 01356 626 813

www.brechincastlecentre.co.uk

Wonderful garden centre set in 70 acres of country parkland in Angus, with warm and friendly coffee shop and unusual gifts.

 

Fettercairn Distillery

Fettercairn

tel: 01561 340 205

www.fettercairndistillery.co.uk

One of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland.

 

St Cyrus Beach

Long, deserted, sandy beach, about 20 minutes’ drive away.

 

Clachnaben

A favourite and much-climbed hill, about 20 minutes’ drive away.

 

Balmoral Castle

Ballater

tel: 01339 742 534

www.balmoralcastle.com

The royal family’s home in Scotland, about an hour’s drive away.