Hotels & Leisure Activity

Visit Lickleyhead

The perfect location for your romantic wedding in a genuine Medieval Castle! Or perhaps you want to hold a special celebration with all activities and catering arranged for you? All you need do – is arrive – unpack, unwind and enjoy yourself!

A little to the south of the village of Auchleven, on rising ground overlooking the Gadie Burn and sheltered by Bennachie, stands Lickleyhead, serene in its tranquil garden. The oldest part of the castle dates back to 1499 and the 2 storey wing was added in the 18th century.

Visit Archaeolink

Archaeolink is a multi award winning living history park and visitor attraction, with a central focus on education, participation and fun.

Travel 10,000 years in one day from the Mesolithic to a Roman Marching Camp, with indoor and outdoor exhibitions, featuring hands on activities, workshops and guided tours everyday, Archaeolink is a dynamic historical experience for all the family.

Situated in the beautiful countryside of Aberdeenshire in the shadow of the dramatic Bennachie mountain range, the park occupies a central location in the diverse archaeological landscape of North East Scotland.

Open Year Round – 7 Days A Week

10AM-5PM April Through October

11AM-4PM November Through March

Archaeolink will be closed for the Holidays
from December 23rd through January 8th

Visit Carriages Hotel

Carriages Hotel is set in the peaceful village of Insch, in the heart of Aberdeenshire.Just 20 minutes from Aberdeen and Aberdeen airport by train and only 40 minutes by car.

Relax in the tranquil surroundings and enjoy a century-old traditional hotel.

Loch Insch Fishery

On the A96 Aberdeen to Huntly, 11 miles North of Inverurie, South of the village of Colpy.
The fishery is signposted from the main road – turn up the farm road leading to the fishery car park. (Approx. 1/2 Mile)