“Jacobean house with luxurious spa facilities” - AA Inspector
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Our Inspector's view
Thainstone House is a grand family home and hotel in Inverurie, near Aberdeen. The house dates back to the 18th century and has a rich history as both a grand private home and as a much loved Aberdeenshire landmark. Now lovingly restored, this elegant Aberdeen hotel welcomes its guests with traditional Scottish hospitality. It's minutes from the vibrant town of Inverurie and close to Aberdeen Airport. Also with great rail links to and from Aberdeen city centre and the airport, it is perfect for short breaks and makes an ideal business accommodation choice.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 48
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 12
- Satellite TV available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 100
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 180
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About the area
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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