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Welcome to Ellon

We have a broad range of accommodation available from hotels to caravan and camping. 



Balmacassie House Bed and Breakfast

Local, comfortable and friendly Bed & Breakfast .This is an old farmhouseS built in 1895 with spacious rooms and welcoming atmosphere.


Buchan Hotel

Family owned and managed, The Buchan Hotel and Restaurant in Ellon offers the best in traditional Scottish hospitality.
Located in the picturesque town of Ellon, we’re close to the River Ythan, with its famous estuary and excellent fishing beats. Breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals are served daily.

Relax in our public bar where the atmosphere is both warm and friendly. Catch up with local stories from some of our regulars who are always willing to extend a good Scottish welcome.


New Inn

The New Inn Hotel is an historic old coaching inn built in 1704 overlooking the River Ythan in Ellon.

Among our many facilities we can offer fine dining in The Corn Kist Restaurant, the relaxing environment of our lounge bar, and comfortable accommodation in one of our luxury rooms. In addition, we have two large function suites which are suitable for any occasion.

Just 16 miles from Aberdeen, this historic old coaching inn was built in 1704 and overlooks the River Ythan. There is free Wi-Fi throughout New Inn Hotel, and free private parking on site.

Delicious meals are served in Cornkist Restaurant, with its stained glass windows and range of dining options. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, high tea, snacks, and à la carte dinner.


Station Hotel

The Station hotel is a captivating 16 roomed hotel in Ellon, Aberdeenshire. It is one of Aberdeenshires most established hotels. Dating from 1891, the Station Hotel in Ellon has been run as a family business ever since.

Ellon probably derives its name from the Gaelic 'Eilean' meaning island, is ideally located in one of the most beautiful areas of Britain - the North East of Scotland. Thanks to the oil industry, Aberdeenshire is also one of the most prosperous.

Ellon is just 14 miles north of Aberdeen and combines all the advantages of having a major thriving city on its doorstep with a tranquil rural setting. Ellon is a peaceful little town in beautiful scottish countryside. 


Collieston & Slains


Beehive Cottage Self Catering

Beehive Cottage is a fully equipped two bedroom self catering accomodation sleeping up to five people. We are on the route of the North East 250, overlooking the Sands of Forvie nature reserve and Cotehill Loch and just 2 minutes from the seaside village of Collieston.

Collieston has a family friendly beach and ice cream shop. Other beaches at Newburgh, Hackley Bay, Cruden Bay and of course Aberdeen are within easy reach. Several golf courses withing 10 minutes drive including Trump International Links

Great location as a base for family cycling due to an extensive network of very quiet B roads. There are National Trust attractions close by, lots of castles, gardens and parks including Haddo House, Pitmedden Gardens, Aden Country Park, Crathes, Craigevar, Drum and Fraser Castles.

The town of Ellon is 10 minutes away and offers a selection of take-aways, restaurants, pubs and local amenities including a large Tesco. Newburgh is 5 mins away and has a decent pub, corner shop etc. Fine dining at award winning restaurants 'Eat on the Green' and the 'Cock and Bull' are both a short drive away.


Little Links Self Catering

Little Links Cottage at Collieston is an original fishing cottage dating back to 1880. With its fantastic sea views looking over the old harbour and sandy beach.

This cottage is 5 miles from Newburgh, Cruden bay and Ellon golf clubs 7 miles from Donald trumps course.

Cruden Bay


By The Bay Bed and Breakfast

By The Bay Bed & Breakfast is a completely new facility, converted from a one hundred-year-old large family house. The finest quality materials and exercising every care in providing an exceptionally high standard of accommodation throughout. The proprietors live in the property adjoining and will be available 24/7 to ensure visitor’s needs are completely satisfied.


Kilmarnock Arms Hotel

In the heart of Cruden Bay, steeped in history. With Bram Stoker a regular visitor in the late 1800's this small but perfectly formed 19 bedroom hotel prides itself on locally sourced traditional fayre with a modern twist.

With the world renowned Cruden Bay Golf Club, picturesque beach, historic harbour and Slains Castle just a short stroll from the hotel, whether your stay is for business or pleasure, our relaxed and friendly atmosphere will have you feeling this is your home from home in Aberdeenshire.


St. Olaf Hotel

St Olaf Hotel, located in the costal Buchan village of Cruden Bay is just 20 minutes north of Aberdeen and less than 10 minutes south of Peterhead,

The St. Olaf Hotel is an ideal location for, business people, tourists and holiday makers. The hotel overlooks the Cruden Bay Golf Course, which is always rated in the top 100 courses in the world, it’s only a few minutes walk from the Hotel to the spectacular club house.



Aikenshill House Bed and Breakfast

Aikenshill House AA/STB 5 star property located to the south of Ellon just off the A90 offers modern living in a traditional wrapping. Set in its own grounds with commanding views across the Buchan countryside . 

This spacious and well-appointed guest house affords stunning views over rolling sand dunes as well as easy access to some of Scotland’s most beautiful countryside and top visitor attractions.

Set in two acres, Aikenshill is the premium option for those looking for Bed and Breakfast in the North East. Just 500m from Trump International Golf Links, Aikenshill is ideally located for those travelling to the North East to play a round on some of the best courses in Scotland.



Ythan View Hotel

A family run hotel, with a warm and friendly atmosphere, which serves the local community and outlying areas.

We have a well established restaurant serving home cooked food to suit all tastes and diets.

Our rooms are well looked after and will provide you with a comfortable stay in this child friendly establishment.

The Ythanview has been in the good beer guide since 1999 with a choice of real ales always available. We also have a large selection of Malt Whiskey including our own “Lairds”.

Village interests, such as fishing, shooting, cricket and football, are all topics keenly discussed in the bar. The hotel is also the headquarters of the Methlick Cricket Club (MCC).

Situated in Methlick, Aberdeenshire, we are close to many historic sites, areas of natural beauty, and activity centres, e.g. golf, fishing and skiing.



Newburgh Inn

You will feel right at home in our family Inn. We have made the extra effort to make it as homely as we can, from food and rooms to decor. Perfect for business or pleasure.

Whilst staying you may want to visit one of the many castles or whisky distilleries. We are surrounded by around 20 excellent golf courses. Or you could take a wander around the nature reserve and beach only 5 minutes from our front door to see the seals, orcas or blue whales, or the squirrels, birds of prey, deer and the 100’s of other wildlife there is to see on our doorstep.

Pitmedden & Udny


Linsmohr Hotel

The Linsmohr Hotel & Restaurant is a family run establishment in Pitmedden. Conveniently located between Ellon and Inverurie, and just 14 miles from the City of Aberdeen.

We offer a fantastic range of freshly cooked dishes, from a diverse menu to suit all tastes. The Linsmohr Hotel & Restaurant is suitable for any kind of get together with family or friends, so come along, relax and let us take care of you. As well as the fantastic menu, there are also exciting weekly specials, and regular special offers. No matter what your reason for getting together, make it special by coming to the Linsmohr. Fantastic food, lovely surroundings and excellent service. Like most customers, you will want to return again and again. Take a look at our menus here.

We also have a range of single, double and family guest rooms. Rooms are bright, fresh and spacious, and have everything you need to make your stay a pleasant one.



Aberdeen Arms Hotel

A welcoming, friendly independent hotel and pub in the small Aberdeenshire village of Tarves. Opened in 1810, Aberdeen Arms Hotel offers quality accommodation, food and drink.
We offer a popular public bar (the only one in the village), a lounge bar and restaurant, a function hall and four comfortable bedrooms all with televisions, Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.
We also offer outside catering and a mobile bar for any event or occasion.

Our hotel is located right in the middle of Tarves, which is five miles from Ellon; 20 miles from the vibrant city of Aberdeen and is close to Haddo House and Country Park and also the ruins of Tolquhon Castle.

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