Braehead Villa Dufftown - Distillery tours/golf/fishing/walking/cycling/sightseeing.
Located in a quiet but central area of town, built 2005 with all modern conveniences and a ground floor room with full disabled access/Private parking
One twin one double and one triple rooms with television tea/coffee and central heated.
choice of full scottish breakfast - continental and vegetarian.
A very central location for touring the North east of Scotland , On the whisky trail and the castle trail. A stop on the long distance Speyside Way.
Dufftown is one hour from Aberdeen and Inverness airports and thirty minutes from the coast and the hills of speyside.
Many visitors make Dufftown a base for a few days to tour the area and appreciate what it has to offer.
on monday nights there is live scottish music in town and every thursday during the summer there is a scottish Ceilidh, everyone is welcome at these events
A warm welcome awaits from Adam and Liz at Braehead villa.
THE MALT WHISKY CAPITAL
THE whisky capital, it is set amongst the hills of Speyside, where the hillside springs supply the water for the distilleries. The visitor to this area is offered a variety of activities. There is an abundance of wild life, and you may see deer and badger and wild cat, and many different species of birds, there are many birds of prey in the area, and they can be freely seen circling overhead, or perched on a tree or on the fence post.
Lying in the heart of the Malt Whisky Trail, there are SEVEN DISTILLERIES around town, and guided tours provide an interesting insight into the production of the Malt Whisky, with a tasting of the product at the end. A Dram.
Nearby is the SPEYSIDE COOPERAGE where you can see the ancient craft of barrel making.
DUFFTOWN is ideally placed for touring the North East of Scotland. Only a little over an Hour from Aberdeen Airport,
And the same from Inverness Airport, about thirty minutes from the Moray coast, where visitors can have a cruise to see the Moray Dolphins, or follow the Castle trail or Coastal trail.
There are opportunities for walking ,with the long distance Speyside Way or Hill walking, or a pleasant evening walk along by the Dullan water to the Giants Chair, a rock formation.where the water flows through the gorge. There is also a path to the top of Ben Rinnes the highest mountain in the area, at over 2700 feet there are some wonderful views from the top.
For Sport in the area there is clay pigeon shooting, Golf ,with the highest tee in the uk at over 1000 feet, pony trekking, and river fishing and loch fishing.
During the year there are the two whisky festivals one in early May and the other in September, and our famous HIGHLAND GAMES on the last weekend in July
Dufftown is a small town where everyone is made very welcome, there is a Ceilidh every week during the summer where the visitors can enjoy the evening , there are also musical evenings with the local musicians every week, usually on a Monday evening, entry is free and you can enjoy a drink from the bar. Enjoy the tutored whisky nosings and tastings which are very popular..
You will enjoy your stay, where many of our guests return year after year, your visit to Dufftown will be a memorable one.