Not many hotels offer a happy marriage between 13th century atmosphere and 21st century comfort.
Step forward Meldrum House in Aberdeenshire, an award-winning hotel which happily combines a 13th century baronial mansion house with luxurious, contemporary rooms and a beautiful parkland golf course.
Set in a 240 acres Highland estate just a few short miles from Aberdeen city centre, enjoy all that Meldrum House has to offer with today’s Big Deal for an overnight escape. Breakfast is included, and the option of adding on dinner.
Flexible Aberdeenshire escape
This flexible Big Deal from Meldrum House is available Sunday to Friday until the end of June and has two options:
Option one is for an overnight stay for two in a Stable superior double room, and option two includes a £20 per person dinner allowance towards the bar or restaurant menu.
With both options you will enjoy a full Scottish breakfast.
Historic country house hotel
Meldrum House is a charming 13th century baronial mansion house, 240-acre estate and world class golf course in the heart of tranquil Aberdeenshire.
Although it offers an escape into rural bliss, the hotel is actually only a short drive from the centre of Aberdeen, meaning you can enjoy city attractions too.
You will be staying in The Stables, a luxury hideaway adjacent to the Manor house offering thirteen large double rooms. Each room is individually decorated in a contemporary Scottish style with a beautiful en-suite bathroom.
Rooms are designed for ultimate comfort with a super comfy double bed, bathrobe for relaxing in and iPod dock. Other facilities include a television, complimentary refreshments, hairdryer, iron with ironing board and free WiFi.
Locally sourced, seasonal dining
The 2 Red Rosette Dining Room at Meldrum House offers a real treat for the palate. The Executive Chef takes great pride in crafting dishes from locally sourced North Eastern produce and goes out of his way to find what’s fresh in season to create a memorable culinary experience.
Menus change seasonally but mains might include the Sutherlands cod loin, the guinea fowl, the twice baked Lochnagar soufflé and a range of twenty one day aged steaks from Presly’s of Oldmeldrum.
Guests may also choose to dine on the bar menu at the newly-launched 1236 at the Cave Bar.
Stunning golf course
The Meldrum’s golf course is one of the most beautiful parkland courses in the country. Its mature woodland backdrop, meticulous landscaping and abundant wildlife help create a golf experience like no other. This includes manicured greens, cross-cut fairways, water features, dog-legs and bunkers.
See & do
The surrounding area of Meldrum House has plenty to offer, including castles and historic houses, museums, distilleries, gardens and walks. Lochter Activity Centre offers plenty of fun and exhilarating outdoor pursuits.
If you fancy a bit of a shop, then Inverurie and Aberdeen are both within convenient reach.
Meldrum House has an excellent average 4.5 rating on TripAdvisor. Here is some praise from recent guests, which we’ve edited for length:
‘Stayed over 2 nights at this gorgeous hotel. Beautiful aspects add to the ambience of the whole place. The main house is homely and quirky with beautiful lounge areas and a rustic bar. The rooms are all well appointed and spacious. The food is wonderful, well prepared and beautifully served by extremely friendly and attentive staff.’
‘Stayed here en-route to Inverness, we got a last minute deal and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and service we received for the price we paid. Highly recommended. The real fireplace at reception was wonderful, the reception staff were pleasant, efficient, well presented and professional…’
‘Lovely and clean room. We were in a club king room which was beautifully furnished with lovely full height windows overlooking the grounds. Modern clean bathroom with walk-in drencher shower. Large comfy bed with plump pillows… breakfast had a large choice and was all beautifully cooked and made with high quality ingredients. Our third time staying here and most definitely be back.’
Mellow out at Meldrum
If you’ve been looking for a getaway that includes a country house setting, luxury rooms, quality dining, woodland strolls and maybe even the chance to enjoy a spot of golf, then you have found it.
So grab today’s Big Deal from Meldrum House Country Hotel & Golf Course and recharge your batteries on a blissful Aberdeenshire escape.