In the heart of Scotland lies the magnificent valley of the River Dee. Rising high in the Cairngorm
Mountains and running east to its mouth at Aberdeen the river flows through some of Scotland's finest scenery.
Royal Deeside is home to many fine castles, including royal Balmoral Castle and several National Trust
for Scotland properties. Overlapping the Cairngorms National Park. It abounds with beautiful scenery,
picturesque sites and special nature reserves.
Take a country break with tradition at any time of year in one of our hand selected dream cottages,
discreetly set in Kincardineshire on the border of the Scottish Highlands. All our cottages chosen for
their character, luxury and heritage, and are all graded 4 star and above.
Fasque House self-catering cottages are simply exceptional, sensitively restored and elegantly updated.
Each is set within the breathtaking beauty of the Fasque House Estate, home to some of the stars of Scottish wildlife: deer, red squirrels, otters and eagles.
By choosing to stay in one of the exclusive private estate cottages, you will have an idyllic base from
which to explore Royal deside and beyond: championship links courses, shooting weekends, national
parks all await you. Make plans to stay for a long weekend, a week or more.
Hunting and Shooting
With its rolling hills, vast forests, varied wildlife, and green open spaces, it's no surprise that Royal Deeside is considered as a great destination for many sporting opportunities including hunting & shooting.
And, if you're planning on spending your time enjoying many country sports during your visit to Scotland, why not a stay at Fasque Castle or Kincardine Castle? The perfect base to immerse yourself in this historic sport, you will be able to enjoy a delicious dinner, a great night's rest and a hearty breakfast before the shoot's organiser lead the hunt the next day!
And, if you're planning on spending your time enjoying many country sports during your visit to Scotland, why not stay at Fasque Castle? The perfect base to immerse yourself in this historic sport, you will be able to enjoy a delicious dinner, a great night's rest and a hearty breakfast before the shoot's organiser leads the hunt the next day!
Private Distillery Tours
Royal Deeside and Strathspey are also home to some of Scotland's finest and legendary distilleries, many of
which are located close to Balmoral Castle and throughout the Cairngorm range. We also offer lots of private distillery tours that will allow you to sample a whole host of iconic whiskeys, and obtain unique bottles to purchase for your private collection.
Home to some of the world's oldest golf courses, in Aberdeenshire you'll be able to test your golfing
skills on a number of world class challenging links and championship courses that will certainly put you to the test!