Banchory Town is recognised as the launch pad to the Royal Deeside and is easily accessed to Aberdeen lying indulgently in the Grampian Highlands. This picturesque backdrop offers the Banchory Hotels a richness and romance that is mirrored in their designed and ambience and the catalogue offered is comprehensive and crafted 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 of music such as the ''Bonnie Lass O'Bon Accord'', and the Banchory Museum is the ideal place to learn all about the man and his music and also about the town which dates back to the 5th century.
Guests should visit the Crathes Castle and Gardens which look identical to fairytale castles striking turrets and painted ceilings surrounded by magical gardens offering wonderful photo opportunities. The wonderful climate of the area was thought to be the ideal cure for tuberculosis due to the profusion of sunshine this area receives.
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 boutique of stores, and art galleries focusing on the works of local artists and the Banchory Hotels offer excellent access to the town center 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. The Hotels may be found within the town center or within exclusive suburbs, flanking the motorways or sited in extensive acreages providing privacy and exclusivity.
Atriums, lobbies and receptions may be detailed with antiques, rich rugs, floor to ceiling windows, oil paintings and fresh flowers, the business hotels offer streamlined environments and sophisticated amenities and facilities, they are conveniently placed allowing easy access to business centers and important city centers.
Fine dining is found at the many on site restaurants housed within the Banchory Hotels and the first choice of locals and visitors as they offer international cuisines crafted by master chefs from the freshest of local produce.
The Hotels offer Ballrooms, exhibition halls and meeting rooms meeting the needs of the professional business person and those seeking wedding venues and gala celebrations.
The Banchory Hotels offer an idyllic platform from which to view and enjoy the Grampian Highlands and their surrounding attractions ensuring returns.