The perfect base to explore Aberdeenshire
At Dunvrichtin you'll be spoilt for choice with the Scottish Whisky Trail, Castle Trail, exceptional fishing on the River Don, great golf courses, hillwalking, skiing, shopping and great food and drink all on your doorstep.
Walking & Scenery
Just a stone throw away you can find yourself in a wooded trail walk where you may stumble across local wildlife such as wild deer, squirrels, rabbits and even hedgehogs! Less than 20 mins drive you will be able to visit the Bennachie Centre and take a leisurely walk up the famous Bennachie hills and if you're feeling adventurous you can conquer the Mither Tap trail!
Scottish Castle Trail
The area bounds with many enchanting Scottish castles which are well worth a visit. With over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins dotting its landscape, Aberdeenshire is unsurprisingly known as 'Scotland's Castle Country.' There are more castles per acre here than anywhere else in the UK.
Scottish Malt Whisky Trail
Dunvrictin lies 5 miles from the nearest distillery Glen Garioch on the edge of the Speyside region. Speyside is famous for its wonderful whisky is often called 'Malt Whisky Country' and is home to more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries and the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail, making it a whisky lover’s paradise.
There are countless golf courses in the area from the links courses of Trump International Links and the 100 year old Royal Aberdeen and Cruden Bay to the championship hosting parkland course Newmachar and our local club Kintore is right on your door step.
Fishing on the Don
Our local river, The Don, has a reputable standing with the angling fraternity, not only for salmon and sea trout, but also as one of the finest wild brown trout rivers in Scotland, if not Europe. the river winds its way through Aberdeenshire and passes through Kintore.
Skiing & Snowboarding
Scotland’s ski resorts offer the best outdoor skiing and snowboarding in the UK. In Winter Dunvritchin is the ideal location to access the resorts of The Lecht (43 miles), Glenshee (62 miles) and Cairngorm (90 miles).