The Blue Room
The castle dates from the 13th century and is full of original features but has been extensively improved for modern living! It is an excellent location for exploring the area or for business in Aberdeen or even a wedding at one of the excellent local venues.
The property is about 45 minutes’ drive south of Aberdeen off the main A90. Edinburgh is 2 hours to the south. Royal Deeside is about 20 minutes away, across the Cairn O’Mount pass.
The Blue room is a bright room, overlooking parkland, on the first floor. It has a two extra wide single beds with hanging space.
The ensuite bathroom, for exclusive use by guests, has a large bath and hand held shower attachment.
All linen, towels and basic toiletries will be provided. Duvets and pillows are feather/down, but synthetic may be available. A hairdryer is available, as well as an iron & ironing board.
On the ground floor is a Billiard room with full sized snooker table and selection of board games which guests are welcome to use by separate arrangement. On inclement days or chilly evenings we would be happy to light a fire.
Reasonable Wi-Fi is available throughout the house limited in places by the thickness of the walls!
A full breakfast is provided in our dining room, depending on requirements. A selection of cereals, fruit juices and yoghurt are all available, with home made bread and preserves. A simple cooked breakfast can be provided.
What to do
Please feel free to explore areas of the Estate and gardens on your visit.
Guests have access to the all weather tennis court, parklands and croquet lawn as well, by arrangement with the family.
The location of Thornton means that further exploring Scotland is ideal. Notable places to visit such as Glamis Castle, Dunnotter Castle and Balmoral are all on the footstep of Thornton, as well as the renowned gardens of Crathes Castle. It is possible to get to all the major cities and airports through the nearby train station, less than five miles away.
We accept bookings through our Air BnB page. Availability and more details can be viewed on the link below: