Culdearn House is a lovely Victorian villa built in 1860, privately owned and is situated in the heart of Speyside. It has retained many original features including marble fireplaces, cornice ceilings and barley twist panelling and has six luxury bedrooms, each individually and elegantly designed. Very much home from home. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the centre of Grantown-on-Spey, sat back from the road within 3/4 acre of grounds on the edge of woodland.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Culdearn House Hotel?
There are six luxury bedrooms that have recently been individually and elegantly designed. Each of the rooms combines contemporary decor and fabrics with antique and modern furnishings which creates a stylish and comfortable feel. All bedrooms are non-smoking and all have their own en-suite, newly fitted bathroom/ shower room. There is a Freeview TV, WiFi and a refreshment tray offering tea, coffee and herbal tea in all of the bedrooms, along with a hairdryer, shoeshine and complimentary toiletries for guests to use.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Grantown-on-Spey area?
Culdearn is ideally based for fishing on the nearby River Spey, golf, clay shooting, bird watching, walking, hill and mountain climbing, skiing, castle, steam train and of course whisky, all of which are on the door step. Whisky tours can be arranged at one of the many distilleries in the area all offering a taste for the connoisseur and newcomer alike.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Culdearn House has won numerous awards for its excellent food. These include an AA Red Rosette for Food, Taste of Scotland (3 medallions), a RAC Fine Dining Award and recognition by Scottish food critic Wendy Barrie. Dining at Culdearn is an experience with locally sourced fare including excellent Scottish game and seafood. Salmon is smoked in the local smokehouse and the beef is reared from a nearby award-winning butcher so traceability from farm to plate is known and with fresh fish from the Moray coast. You can enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the Drawing Room while you choose from the carefully selected four-course menu which is changed daily and is adaptable to any pre-notified dietary needs. Culdearn House also has an extensive collection of over 60 malt whiskies that you can enjoy by the fire after your dinner.
Having run the Hotel and lived locally for quite some time, the Owner has a huge amount of local knowledge and contacts with most of the important attractions. For those wanting to experience Speyside and Cairngorms an itinerary can be organised, with everything including a local, knowledgeable and friendly driver arranged.