On the banks of the River Dee, The Boat Inn in Aboyne offers accommodation, a cosy bar and restaurant. This Aberdeenshire inn lies around 4 miles east of the Cairngorms National Park, and provides free parking and Wi-Fi in public areas.
A full Scottish breakfast is served at The Boat Inn, with bacon, sausage, black pudding, eggs, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms and toast. Pancakes, French toast, and smoked salmon with scrambled eggs is also available, along with Vegetarian and Vegan options, as well as a buffet selection of cereal, yoghurts, fresh fruit and juices.
The 16 individually styled rooms have en-suite facilities, Ortho Opulence beds, 200 thread count cotton linen, fresh tea and coffee, TV, hairdryer and free WiFi. Some rooms offer views of the river.
Accommodation is offered in two separate areas, 8 bedrooms within the original Inn and 8 bedrooms within the detached Boat House. The Boat House offers rooms with soft furnishings, deep freestanding baths, balconies and super-king beds.
The restaurant serves a high-quality menu using fine Scottish ingredients. Aberdeen Angus steaks, North Sea fish and seafood and Highland cheeses are among the offerings.
Aboyne is around 30 miles west of Aberdeen. The city’s vibrant Union Street shopping district features well-known stores and boutique shops and is less than 1 hour’s drive.