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OldMeldrum is a small town in the Grampian Highlands, Aberdeenshire, near to Inverurie, close to the main road from Aberdeen to Banff, in north-east Scotland. OldMeldrum was created a burgh in 1672. Durring Christmas in 1307 the earl of Buchanís army were housed in Old Meldrum, prior to their defeat at the hand of Robert the Bruce on Barra Hill, which overlooks the town standing 634 ft high. OldMeldrum has had a settlement in the area since prehistoric times and an Iron Age hill fort once stood on Barra Hill. The town lies around the main square it has a Town Hall with clock tower, library, shops, amenities, pubs, Inns, b&bís, holiday cottages, guesthouses and hotels; one dating back to 1673. The church of St. Matthew and St. George was built in 1863 with an octagonal spire beside the nave and chancel. OldMeldrum is surrounded by beautiful countryside with the Grampian and Cairngorm ranges, the area is abundant with historic buildings and castles. To the north is Meldrum House with Golf Club The OldMeldrum Golf Club has is a challenging 18-hole course which has been played for 120 years. The Glengarioch Distillery dates back to 1797 producing a single malt whiskey, it is open to visitors for tours.

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Meldrum Arms (0.35 miles)

Meldrum Arms
The Meldrum Arms hotel is located in Oldmeldrum. It is only 15 minutes drive from Dyce Airport and 5 minutes from Inverurie Train Station.
The Meldrum Arms hotel offers en suite accommodation in either double, twin, or ... More | visit website
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Meldrum House Hotel, Golf & Country Estate (0.98 miles)

Meldrum House Hotel, Golf & Country Estate

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We are one of Scotland's finest Country House Hotels set in 350 acres of mature woodland and rolling parkland. We have a relaxed home from home atmosphere.Our 18 hole Golf ... More

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The Globe Inn (4.27 miles)

The Globe Inn

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The Globe Inn, is well situated in the Aberdeenshire village of Tarves, a short drive from Aberdeen, Bridge of Don Exhibition Centre or Aberdeen Airport, Dyce.Stay in our new en-suite ... More

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Kintore Arms Hotel (4.45 miles)

Kintore Arms Hotel

Situated in the historic town of Inverurie, The Kintore Arms Hotel dates back to 1855 and is still an integral part of the community.
The KA as it is affectionately known, boasts a number of public ... More | visit website

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Thainstone House Hotel (6.19 miles)

Thainstone House Hotel

Sitting resplendent in 44 acres of private garden and lush meadowland, Thainstone House Hotel has been lovingly designed to provide superb levels of hospitality. In the very heart of rural Aberdeenshire, you find yourself in ... More | visit website

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Newmachar Hotel (6.70 miles)

Newmachar Hotel
The commuter village of Newmachar is situated only 7 miles from the centre of Aberdeen and a five minute drive from the airport. Convenient for businessmen as well as those looking to explore the whisky ... More | visit website
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Kintore Arms Inn (7.04 miles)

Kintore Arms Inn
Situated in the heart of Kintore our family run Inn is a popular meting place for both locals and visitors. Our passionate chefs serve good quality scottish dishes from hearty traditional fayre and much loved favourites ... More | visit website
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Pittodrie House Hotel (7.13 miles)

Pittodrie House Hotel

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A 17th Century family house built on 15th century foundations, Pittodrie House is one of the most historic hotels in Scotland, set in a 2400 acre country estate. Pittodrie Estate is ... More

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Bennachie Lodge Hotel (8.39 miles)

Bennachie Lodge Hotel

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Bennachie Lodge Hotel was originally a Manse built to accompany Kemnay Church in the late 1700's before it was converted into a hotel in 1971. Since acquiring the hotel in ... More

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Burnett Arms Hotel (8.55 miles)

Burnett Arms Hotel

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A family run style hotel, only 20 minutes from Aberdeen city centre and 15 minutes from the airport.Excelent location for both business and tourist guests with various castles, country persuits ... More

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