Bed and Breakfast

North East Scotland near Aberdeen
Convenient for golf, castles, gardens and whisky distilleries.
Wonderful breakfasts, home-grown local produce.

Savock House bed and breakfast Location map

Savock
Newburgh
Ellon
Aberdeenshire
Scotland

Cruden Bay

Savock is situated on the north-east coast of Scotland, 20 minutes from Aberdeen airport. Sheltered among mature trees, the 150-year old Victorian house is the family home of George and Pat Booth who, together with their son Andrew, farm the surrounding land. Savock has three rooms available for bed and breakfast guests.Hospitality plays a key role in the Booth family: They also run a farm shop and coffee shop The Store at nearby Foveran, selling home-produced Aberdeen-Angus beef and lamb, locally sourced produce and an array of deli products.

Savock is within easy reach of the championship golf courses at Royal Aberdeen, Murcar and Cruden Bay and Trump International Golf Links at Menie. This links course promises to be both challenging and beautiful for golfers of all levels. Moreover, as a past captain of Aberdeen Ladies Golf Club, Pat is happy to welcome golfers and arrange their itineraries and tee times.

Sitting room

There are several good restaurants nearby. Pat's generous breakfast will set you up for the day.

The area has many places of interest, including some of the most notable castles in Scotland, whisky distilleries, and world-renowned birdwatching. The country's largest colony of eider duck can be found on the nearby Ythan Estuary.

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Guests are welcome to relax in the drawing room and read the many books and brochures with local information on the area.

Accommodation:

Bedroom View from a bedroom window

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Twin bedroom with bathroom en suite.

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View towards Forvie Sands and the coast from a bedroom window in the early morning.

Bedroom Bedroom

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Twin bedroom with private bathroom next door.

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Twin bedroom with private bathroom next door.

Breakfast:

A generous full Scottish breakfast is served in the Dining Room.

All ingredients are locally produced or home-grown; Fruit and fruit juice, Porridge, cereal, toast and breads, honey and preserves, free range eggs (poached, scrambled etc.), The Store sausages and bacon, mushroom, tomatoes.

With advance notice special diets can be catered for.

Dinner at Savock can be arranged with prior notice.

The Booth's farm shop, The Store at Foveran, specialises in local produce and in their own naturally produced Aberdeen Angus beef ("The best sirloin we've ever eaten!" - Editor), and they have a mail-order service too.

Tariff:

Slains Castle

Twin: from £85 per night, based on two people sharing, and including welcoming refreshments and fully cooked breakfast.
Single: from £55 including welcoming refreshments and fully cooked breakfast.

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The ruins of Slains Castle, about 15 minutes away, are on the edge of cliffs just north of Cruden Bay (Boswell and Dr Johnson visited in 1780 and Bram Stoker was inspired to write Dracula while staying here).

To enquire or to book:

Please contact:
Pat Booth

Savock
Newburgh
Ellon
Aberdeenshire, AB41 6BA
Scotland, UK

Tel/Fax: 01358 789602
or from outside the UK:
Tel/Fax: 44 1358 789602

Please tell George and Pat you found Savock through About Scotland!

Directions

From Aberdeen:
Located just off the A90, 10 miles north of Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). Follow the signs for A90 Peterhead, when you reach the village of Foveran, turn left at the sign for Ardo. Drive past the park on your left and houses for one mile, 2 clump of trees on right hand side – signposted Savock.
If using GPS, this will take you to our neighbours farm, so please follow the directions above

Map of the area:

Map of Aberdeenshire

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