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Warwickshire, UK
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Chose a horse riding experience on the estate and were told that they were very used to non riders. Our riding experience was for 2 hours which we thought was far too long for first timers. I was quite surprised that there was a lack of risk planning for a fall from a horse which occurred to me. Horses are...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback which we greatly value and we are sorry to hear about your unfortunate incident at the Riding School. We have passed your comments on to Glen Tanar Equestrian Centre which is a separate business entity to Glen Tanar Estate and they will hopefully be in touch with you soon.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our family rented East and West Millfield holiday cottages on the Glen Tanar estate last weekend. We were attending a family wedding in Aboyne. The location could not have been more perfect. The grounds of the estate are just magnificent as are the views from both cottages. The houses are incredibly well equipt with everything you could imagine needing and...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Jill, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottages after your stay here. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and found the cottages to be very comfortable and well equipped. Hope you will be back before too long and thank you again!

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We booked a short family break, at Glen Tanar Estate, and what a wonderful surprise we got on arrival. We booked Butlers cottage, as it was the correct size for our party.Five adults and two small children. We also took Toby our Nine month old Labrador.The cottage was perfect for us. The rooms were all a good size and nicely...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hello John, Thank you for your lovely review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here so much and will recommend us to your family & friends. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed at Garden Cottage, which was very pleasant and spacious. Lovely garden outside too. Very grateful that Glen Tanar provided the stay as a prize. Lovely estate-and the particular highlight was the ranger Mike who took us on a ride of several hours, chatting about history, the estate and wildlife etc. Really enjoyable. Please pass on our thanks to...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hi Frances, Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Garden Cottage and the Land Rover Safari with Mike!! Hope to have you back sometime before too long.

Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The family rented three holiday cottages for the week of my daughter's wedding at the chapel of St Lesmo and thereafter the wedding reception was held in the uniquely attractive Glen Tanar Ballroom. The accommodation was of the highest standard very comfortable and within a few minutes from the Ballroom. Glen Tanar is situate in an exceptionally beautiful part of...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for your lovely review! We are all delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Glen Tanar and your daughter's wedding!! Hopefully we have left you with wonderful memories of your daughter's special day and that you will all return before too long. Thanks again!

Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We have just had the most wonderful week in Rowan Cottage; just perfect, v well equiped and super cosy with a log burner. The peace and wonderful walks, history and lovely wildlife have been a holiday for the soul. Superb cottage, wonderful location, amazing estate - we loved it. The area is so so nice, thank you and don't change...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Helen, Thank you very much for your lovely review after your stay with us here at Glen Tanar. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and found the cottage to be very comfortable with everything you needed, apart from a pen.....apologies for this! We do hope that you will return again and have another...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This has been my second visit to Glen Tanar this year and it did not disappoint! We have been using Glen Tanar cottages (Rowan, Woodend and now Garden cottage) for a number of years now and each time is as special as the last! Each cottage is clean and tidy and fantastic to stay in, log fire to help relax...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for your lovely review of our holiday cottages. Fantastic to hear that you like our cottages so much and enjoy the fact that you can be adventurous during the day and relax by the fire in the evening. Hope to have you here again soon!

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I have just returned from three nights at the garden cottage with my family and 2 year old grandson and could not be happier the cottage itself is very quaint from the outside but with a modern and up to date comforts inside everything is supplied including a very nice cot for our grandson . the log burner gave a...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much in Garden Cottage and that you plan to come back.

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I have just returned from a 3 night break to West Millfield Cottage on the Glen Tanar estate. My husband, our 2 teenage daughters and I had a very nice time in this cosy cottage. There is a lovely lounge as well as a family room both with log burning stoves and a huge supply of logs. The cottage floor...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Hello and thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in West Millfield. I am very sorry to hear that there was an issue with dirty glasses when you arrived. This is highly unusual as I know our Caretaker takes pride in what she does...

Stillwater, Minnesota
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We stayed as a family group in two holiday cottages in November, 2015. We had the Butler's Lodge, for a group of 5 adults and an infant, while other family members stayed in Woodend with 3 adults. Both cottages were wonderfully furnished and equipped. Butler's Lodge was spacious, with 2 full bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, a separate lounge that could be...

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Tanar, Manager at Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review of Glen Tanar. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so much and that you found our holiday cottages so comfortable. Apologies for the slight hiccups with wifi & TV initially but glad we managed to sort this out for you. Hope to see you all again soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages lie in a 25,000 acre Traditional Scottish Estate in the heart of Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park. We have 8 stunning, luxurious properties accommodating between 2-11 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Glen Tanar Holiday Cottages

Address: Brooks House | Glen Tanar Estate, Aboyne AB34 5EU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Aboyne
Price Range: $83 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Butlers Lodge, quirky 3 bedroom, with sofa bed. Woodend, 2 bedroom with sofa bed”
 of 5 bubbles Gorjac52, 15 May 2015 | Read review
“Note that both bathrooms have (good) showers but there is no bath. Radio reception is limited so take a PC/Ipad or similar if you want radio in the bedroom in the morning via the internet (you can use the TV/Satellite provided in the lounge)”
 of 5 bubbles J970, 27 Jun 2013 | Read review
“All the Glen Tanar holiday cottages are fantastic. We would recommend any of them. They all have their unique features and the website has lots of information as well as photos of each of them.”
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