Aikenshill House stands in its own grounds, with a commanding view across the north-east, with the Menie dunes and the North Sea to the East and Benachie in the distance to the west. Located opposite the Trump International Golf links, it's ideally located for golfing breaks.
What makes a stay at Aikenshill House unique?
Aikenshill House is part of a working farm, bought in 2007. Initially an arable farm, ,it has changed mainly to livestock. The fold of highland cows has grown to over 40. Guests are welcome to join in feeding time or just have a photo shoot with the Hairy Coos.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Aikenshill House?
Aikenshill House offers 4 double, super king bedrooms, all en-suite. These rooms can be twinned if required. The rooms are all south-facing, offering guests a view across the Buchan countryside.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Aberdeen area?
Aikenshill House is located 6 miles to the North of Aberdeen, on the Coastal route, but still within easy reach of the city and numerous golf courses.
Balmedie beach is only a short distance away and stretches from Aberdeen to Newburgh. The Ythan estuary is also popular with seal watchers, with a large colony of seals being established there over the past few years.
Glen Garioch distillery is 12 miles inland for those who wish to learn a little about whisky making. The city offers shopping, restaurants, museums and an art gallery, along with historic walks around the old city.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Aikenshill house prides itself on setting guests up for the day, with a breakfast using as many local ingredients as possible. Evening meals can be offered on request.
Locally, there is the Trump International Golf Links, with meals available at both the main house or clubhouse, as well as the Cock and Bull Restaurant, only 2 miles along the road. Aberdeen offers various bistros and restaurants. Ellon, 6 miles to the north, is the home of Brewdog, with its own pub on-site.