The Cock and Bull

“There's a great deal to be commended at The Cock and Bull Inn – a quintessential gastro pub and a bustling hostelry” - AA Inspector

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BALMEDIE, ABERDEENSHIRE

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Owned by the same family since 1996, when it was purchased as a traditional watering hole and converted into a cosy, intimate inn, guests will find everything here is made on the premises. The fresh local ingredients and the seasonally changing menu is complimented by chef’s specials, which make this a quintessential gastro pub, popular with locals. Enjoy a meal in the informal conservatory, the cosy Lounge with log fire, or in the chic contemporary restaurant. Spacious bedrooms with a light and fresh décor ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

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3 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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1-Rosette restaurant
The Cock and Bull
Ellon Road, BALMEDIE, ABERDEENSHIRE, AB23 8XY
Phone : 01358743249

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About The area

Discover Aberdeenshire

Visitors to Aberdeenshire with any kind of interest in history are in for a treat. There are more castles to the acre in Aberdeenshire than anywhere else in Britain. They range from evocative ruins to lonely tower houses, from well-kept baronial strongholds to royal palaces. Four notable castles worth factoring into your itinerary are Dunnottar, Fyvie, Huntly and Tolquhon.

At Buchan Ness you’ll find yourself at the easternmost point of Scotland. From here you can follow the coast further down this stunning north-east shoulder of Scotland south to Peterhead, once an important whaling community. Beyond it is Aberdeen, where the eastern spur of the Grampians gives way to the North Sea, and two famous salmon rivers, the Don and the Dee, reach the end of their spectacular journey. 

Heading west out of Scotland’s granite city, you are soon in a magical world of heather moorland, rolling hills and densely wooded valleys, cut by meandering rivers and picturesque lochs. It is here that you can discover the staggering number of castles and ancient strongholds. However, it’s not all palaces and ruins. Bottlenose dolphins are an everyday sight in the Moray Firth and off the Aberdeenshire coast so grab your binoculars and head to the shores.

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