Here is our selection of hotels in Banchory, the largest town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The town lies approximately 18 miles west of Aberdeen, near where the Feugh River meets the River Dee. There are a number of hotels and restaurants including the Stag Hotel, Scott Skinners Bar and Restaurant, the Burnett Arms, and the Douglas Arms.
Banchory is also a tourist destination as the gateway to Royal Deeside. It is surrounded by lovely rural countryside and attractive hills. The town has much to offer with two famous castles nearby, Crathes and Drum - both run by the National Trust for Scotland. The Bridge of Feugh offers the chance to see salmon leaping and there are numerous fine golf courses nearby.
The town has a small museum which is recognised as the birthplace of James Scott Skinner. Local landmarks include Scolty hill; a hill topped by a tower monument, a memorial to General Burnett who fought alongside Wellington. The town is also home to some of the major local sports teams for football, swimming and basketball club.
The Banchory show is held every July and attracts a good sized crowd to King George V Park. There is an Agricultural Show, Dog Show, Craft Fair, Highland Dancing Competition and the Scolty Hill Race, as well as traditional fairground stalls and games.
The Banchory town also offer variety accommodation choices such as hostels, guesthouses, apartments and self-catering cottages. Choose from our list of hotels in Banchory, and then make comparison of rates before making an online booking.