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A warm welcome awaits you at The Burnett Arms Hotel. An independent family run hotel at the
heart of Banchory.

Unwind in the hotel's idyllic surroundings and get a real taste for the Royal Deeside, the perfect location for all outdoor pursuits.

Built in the 18th Century as a coaching inn, the 18 bedroom hotel has been lovingly restored and guests can now enjoy fully modernised, high-quality facilities, including the Coach House restaurant, cocktail bar and conference/function suites. There's something for everyone who visits.

Suitable for both business and leisure guests - you're guaranteed a friendly and professional experience.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.


Excellent hotel, first class modern twin room, a fantastic Scottish cooked breakfast in the morning.

Highly recommended. Parking to front and great location for discovering Banchory.

The Royal Deeside


Embark on a Royal golf tour with over 50 courses in the North East to choose from. Local to the area there is a 9-hole course plus driving range at Inchmarlo, and a challenging 18-hole course at Banchory Golf Club.

(Image credit - Banchory Golf Club)


Renowned as one of the great salmon rivers of the world, the River Dee's crystal clear water rises in the Cairngorms and flows freely through Deeside for over 80 miles before joining Aberdeen Harbour. In addition to Salmon, the river also provides excellent summer fishing for grilse and sea trout. The Burnett Arms Hotel is the perfect stopping point for fishing enthusiasts with both the Raemoir Trout Fishery and Mill of Strachan within five miles promiximity.


Set in the heart of Royal Deeside, Banchory's idyllic surrounding is a haven for those seeking outdoor pursuits. There's hundred of miles of trails to discover - walk The Deeside Way which follows the route of the Old Deeside Railway line, tackle Scolty Hill or stroll along the banks of the River Dee. You will be spolit for choice amindst the finest scenery in the country.


Banchory and its surrounding countryside has something in store for all cycling enthusiasts, offering mountain, trail, road and leisure routes. No-one should feel left out as there's enough options to suit all interests and ability levels.

Cycling in Banchory


Join the castle trail and explore the rich heritage of The Royal Deeside. Aberdeenshire has more castle's per acre than anywhere else in the UK - discover the character of castles including Crathes, Drum, Burnetts of Ley, Craigievar, Mar and Fraser.