The Auld Kirk offers luxurious guest house accommodation on the edge of the village of Ballater in Aberdeenshire. Beautifully converted from an early Victorian Scottish Free Church within Cairngorms National Park, our unique guest house is perfect for an unforgettable break away.
Our stunning guest house enjoys breathtaking views of Craig en Darroch (the hills of the Oaks) and offers stylish and high quality accommodation to cater to your every need. All of our rooms are on the first floor and come with modern en suite facilities. Our rooms consist of 4 kings and 2 twin rooms and a family room. The twin rooms can be converted in doubles on request.
Each bedroom comes with a superb array of facilities: TV, hair dryer, complimentary beverage making facilities, local still and sparkling mineral water, ironing equipment, hair dryer and Scottish Soap Company Toiletries.
The coffee lounge is open to residents and non residents but is open an hour earlier for residents. This contemporary and relaxing space offers pastries, bakes, cake and coffee. The coffee lounge is where we serve our guests a delicious breakfast.
We also serve a wonderful lunch menu and offer freshly baked filled rolls, homemade soup, hot dishes specials and desserts. Packed lunches are available for residents – please enquire for details. Two seating areas are available at the Auld Kirk, including a beautiful outdoor terrace area, a lovely place to relax with a coffee, or a cold drink – we are fully licensed - whilst the sun is shining. You can even savour a more formal afternoon tea at the former side chapel lounge if you fancy something a little more special.
Ballater is a picturesque Victorian village in the heart of Royal Deeside. You can stroll around the village and visit a lovely range of speciality shops. Nearby is Balmoral Castle, one of the residences of the Royal Family. Alternatively you can explore the Royal Lochnagar Distillery. The distillery produces one of Scotland’s most exclusive whiskies. Keen golfers can play a round at Ballater Golf Club, an 18 hole golf course based in truly scenic part of upper Deeside. Lots of excellent attractions are nearby:
Cambus O'May Forest.
Glenshee Ski Centre.
Glen Tanar National Nature Reserve.
Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve.
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Rates: From £110 per person per night based on single occupancy.
From £125 per room per night based on two people sharing.
From £140 per night based on a family room.
Children are welcome.
Pets are welcome.
Off street parking.