Banchory is recognised as the launch pad to Royal Deeside and this picturesque backdrop offers the Banchory hotels a romance that is mirrored in their design. There is a hotel here to suit all needs and tastes.
Many tourists choose to make Banchory their base from which to visit the beautiful Grampian Highlands, it is the leading town in the area and is near to two famous castles namely Drum and Crathes, both of which are cared for by the national Trust for Scotland.
Banchory is idyllically situated along the banks of the River Dee, which offers short walks and excellent fishing and exclusive settings for hotel accommodations. The town is proudly the birthplace of James Scott Skinner, a famous composer and fiddler who wrote songs such as the ''Bonnie Lass O'Bon Accord'. The Banchory Museum is the ideal place to learn all about the man and his music and also about the town itself which dates back to the 5th century.
First impressions of Banchory are provided through its striking scenery, it is home to a golf course, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor pool. In May a Vintage Car Rally is held and in June the famous St Ternan Market is celebrated. The town is home to a good selection of shops, and art galleries focusing on the works of local artists and Banchory hotels offer excellent access to the town centre as well as the surrounding countryside.
Many visitors choose car hire as it allows the convenience of independence and a chance to visit the surrounding areas. Hotel accommodation may be found within the town centre or surrounding areas, flanking the motorways or sited in extensive acreages providing privacy and exclusivity.
Fine dining is found in the many on site restaurants housed within Banchory Hotels and is the first choice for visitors who wish to sample the international cuisines crafted by master chefs from the freshest of local produce.
A stay in a Banchory hotel offers an idyllic platform from which to view and enjoy the Grampian Highlands and their surrounding attractions.