Glen Tanar
Capture the spirit

Glen Tanar Estate

Situated in a beautiful glen at the heart of Royal Deeside and within the spectacular Cairngorms National Park, Glen Tanar Estate offers some of Scotland's most stunning scenery.

Experience True Scottish Hospitality

We aim to make you feel at home, whether you stay in one of our luxury self-catering holiday cottages, enjoy one of the many outdoor activities on the estate, use us as a base to explore Aberdeenshire or have chosen our ballroom as the venue for your wedding or event. We'll do our best to make your visit unforgettable.

Book our holiday cottages directly from us, online or by phone - no agents so the price here is the very best you can get.

Wildlife Photography 2014

We have new opportunities for wildlife photographers this year, including Hen Harriers, Ospreys and Golden Eagles.
Details on our Wildlife Photography page.

Aidan O’Rourke - Musician of the Year

Aidan O'Rourke, who stayed in Glen Tanar during the Atomic Doric Festival event last year, has won BBC Radio 2 Musician of the Year at the 2014 Folk Awards. Many congratulations and we look forward to seeing him again soon.

Snow Gate Webcams

For visitors wishing to check the winter road conditions an additional webcam has now been installed at Cairn o’ Mount on the B974 Banchory-Fettercairn road to add to the one at Braemar on the A93.

Facebook page

If you're a fan of social networking you can now connect with us on our Facebook page - we hope you'll "Like" us!

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We send out an email newsletter at approximately 2 month intervals about developments in the Glen and including accommodation and activity offers. Subscribe to it here.

Read our blog - News from Glen Tanar

for the latest events in the Glen.


You'll find yourself amongst majestic mountains, dark rushing rivers, unique wildlife and historic castles. Our holiday cottages provide an ideal setting from which to explore this dramatic landscape, whether climbing the hills, riding on the estate on horseback or mountain bike, or fishing the rivers.