The Green Lady
“Quality ingredients in a Highland setting” - AA Inspector
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The Green Lady at Thainstone House showcases the best of seasonal local produce – from 28 days matured scotch beef, cooked on the Josper, to market fish-of-the-day from the nearby fishing ports. Now lovingly restored, this elegant hotel welcomes its guests with traditional Scottish hospitality. Expect high ceilings, brass chandeliers, flickering candles and Wedgwood green walls set an elegant dining scene for dinner including picture window frame views of the woods and parkland.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Open all year
- Cuisine style: Scottish
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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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