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North Lodge and River Cabin

Banchory - Aberdeenshire

Lovingly renovated remote cabin and lodge nestled in charming Aberdeenshire woodland with hot tub and accommodation for six.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
£995-1345 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 4 nights

How to book...

North Lodge and River Cabin is owned and managed by Rachel Sedgwick.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Rachel Sedgwick.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Wonderful rural stay in Aberdeenshire offering great access to some marvellous countryside.
  • Relax and unwind in your own private wood-fired hot tub after a day out exploring.
  • North Lodge is comfy and offers everything you need form a country stay.
  • Your own private River Cabin also has outdoor dining space and BBQ, offering you a nice place to relax and be at one with nature.
  • All bedlinen and towels are provided during your stay, as is unlimited firewood for the barbecue, fireplace and hot tub.
  • Guests can expect a welcome hamper upon arrival.

  You should know...

  • The property is quite remote so a vehicle is advised, although with prior notice your hosts can pick you up from Aberdeen airport.

  The Detail...

In the rustic beauty of a remote Scottish woodland, North Lodge is semi-detached house that was originally home to the caretakers who tended Glen Dye Lodge. Having been lovingly renovated with a flair for design, it is now a tranquil self-catering lodge with high end amenities and sleeping up to six people between three bedrooms.

Forty minutes from Aberdeen by car, North Lodge is a charming place to stay for friends and family looking to escape the trappings of day-to-day life. Soft furniture and a roaring open fire make the living room the perfect place to curl up after a long day of exploring the surrounding forests, while the well-appointed kitchen enables keen chefs to prepare slap up meals using exquisite local ingredients, to be enjoyed around the table inside or even al fresco in the summer months.

Everything in this chalet-style conversion has been considered for your comfort and luxury, from the Wi-Fi connection to the record collection and gramophone. Between two king sized bedrooms and a set of twin singles, almost any configuration can be accommodated in comfort. With authentic, well-crafted fixtures and fittings, and an understated, confident aesthetic, North Lodge is a delight.

Guests can also walk down a private path and head to River Cabin which occupies a slanted wooded riverbank with exquisite views of the surrounding topography. Your own private cabin is finished in industrial-chic corrugated sheet metal and sits on a timber platform. The cabin has a nice outdoor dining area as well as a Big Green Egg barbecue. Its a great place for couples, families and groups of friends looking to spend time in the forests of Northern Scotland, a region famed for its wild, natural appeal.

Cook up a storm on the barbecue, before sinking into the Scandinavian style hot tub by the cabin, both of which are fuelled with unlimited firewood from the estate for the duration of your stay!

Visitors flock to the wilds of Scotland to escape the stress of the city, and North Lodge and River Cabin is the perfect antidote to strife. Drift off to sleep listening to the gentle swaying of the pines and the call of birds, or take an early morning hike while the others are still slumbering, allowing the crisp fresh air to fill your lungs.

After a day of walking youll be ready for a glass of single malt in front of the fire and a long read of one of the lodges many books, while an indoors washer-dryer will ensure that whatever the weather youre always prepared. Being based on the river itself, youll be delighted with the range of activities on offer from trout fishing to canoeing, while those with an interest in history and culture will find endless entertainment in nearby Aboyne, Balmoral and Ballater.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking


  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Markets
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Restaurants
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Wildlife

You will need a car to access local villages/shops etc

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

ABZ - 32 miles/45mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

Weekly breaks from Friday to Friday with a minimum stay of 4 nights



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£995-1345 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 4 nights

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North Lodge and River Cabin is owned and managed by Rachel Sedgwick.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Rachel Sedgwick.

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