There are so many reasons to escape to the wild for a luxury stay but here’s our top ten picks as to why your next luxury Highland escape should be at the Tower O’Ess …
1. Unique & Stylish Design
Beautiful and stylish design is around every corner at the Tower O’Ess. From the bathroom’s spacious double ended roll top slipper bath to the elegantly furnished sitting room, there is no angle that disappoints. The Tower O’Ess will simply take your breath away.
2. Secluded & Private Location
Nestled on the banks of the River Tanar surrounded by towering Scots Pine trees, the Tower O’Ess is ideal for romantic getaways or for those who want an idyllic escape to recharge their batteries, reconnect with nature, unwind and explore.
3. Stunning Location
Set within the beautiful Scottish Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park which is the UK’s largest National Park, the Tower O’Ess nestled by the River Tanar is the perfect stepping off point from which to explore the great outdoors, breathe in fresh air and enjoy rooftop terrace drinks whilst gazing at the starriest of night skies.
4. Dog Friendly
One or two well-behaved dogs are not only welcomed but encouraged to accompany you on your stay in the Tower O’Ess. They too can explore all the delights we have to offer from woodland walks to river romps and of course the best accommodation in which to rest their pampered paws.
5. Spectacular Highland Walks
Set off the beaten track you will experience the Scottish wilderness like never before at the Tower O’Ess. Venture deep into our beautiful estate where you will discover hundreds of miles of walking tracks through woodlands, forests and mountain trails. For the more adventurous there is a challenging but beautiful scenic hike through the Caledonia Pine Forest to Scotland’s most easterly Munro, Mount Keen - so you can even bag a Munro!
6. Wild Swimming
Whether you are a wild swimming expert or yet to take your first plunge, few things are more refreshing or beautiful than the cool, clear and winding waters of the River Tanar - which stretch all the way upstream from the Tower O’Ess to Mount Keen. We will help you pick the best spot!
7. Adventurous Activities
With over 25,000 acres to explore, you can quench your passion for adventure at the Tower O’Ess. If you are looking for a unique adventure, we can provide tailored experiences to suit like a Land Rover Safari’s deep into the rugged heather moorland, Salmon Fishing on the majestic River Dee and horse riding up off beaten tracks to the top of Craigendinnie Hill. The Tower O’Ess is the perfect stepping off point to explore the great outdoors.
8. Green Credentials
When taking a well-earned holiday, it is nice to know where you are staying is eco-friendly. With electric car and bike charging, the latest energy efficient heating systems and innovative insulation technologies you can sleep easy knowing that you have reduced your environmental impact without sacrificing any comfort.
9. Food & Culture
The Tower O’Ess sits on Royal Deeside just a stone’s throw from Aboyne, Ballater, Braemar and Balmoral. From award winning restaurants to local pubs and craft shops the heritage, landscape, food and traditions all combine to create a place that feels like home.
10. And finally because holidays matter!
Getting away from everyday life is good for both your physical and mental health. Vacations allow you to relax, reconnect and revivify so why not come and indulge, unwind, and enjoy a unique stay with us on the ultimate luxurious Scottish Highland Escape, at the Tower O’Ess.