19th Century Victorian House overlooking the village green in the centre of Aboyne on Royal Deeside.


Tigh na Geald - or House on the Hill is a beautiful Victorian house overlooking the village green in the centre of Aboyne on Royal Deeside. With Aberdeen and Balmoral only 30 minutes away on either side, it is the perfect base for visiting the many attractions in the area. Among them the Royal Estates, the many historic castles and whisky distilleries seem to be favourite but the ancient university city of Aberdeen, now the oil capital of Europe is also fascinating. The location of the house is very well situated, set back from the road, looking south across the village to the hills beyond. There is a choice of large double ensuite rooms or twin ensuite rooms which have French doors which open directly onto a veranda.

History to the present day

The house is late Victorian in design and generous with space. The staircase and doors are all in the original wooden pine. The sitting rooms have original open fires, which are lit on chilly evenings or wet days. 

Food and Drinks

A full English breakfast included which is served at any time to suit guests. Evening meals and packed lunches are also available on request and are freshly prepared to requirements.

Grounds and gardens

The large gardens are available to guests with table tennis in the Summer House and croquet on the lawns. Tigh na Geald is within walking distance of the shops, pubs and restaurants of Aboyne. 

Other facilities

The verandah has ample space for waders, wet clothes, bikes etc. and the kitchen Aga is available for drying out wet clothes. Free Wi Fi available.


Free broadband access (wired)

Shared gardens

Woodland walks


Luggage storage

Food and Drinks

Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Nearby Recreations

Recommended walks

Museums (a short drive)

Historic houses


Golf course (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)


20th century buildings

Breakfast Included

Parking (free)

Children welcome

Historic Property

Age restrictions

Children welcome

Minimum age 5

Tigh na Geald B&B, Royal Deeside - Reviews


Based on 3 reviews
Service 5.0
Rooms 5.0
Food 5.0
Value 5.0
Overall Experience 5.0

Fantastic B & B Owners Mr & Mrs Chambers are great hosts highly recommended.
Mr Edward C

Faultless hospitality. thank you.
Mrs Sheila R

Julia and Kit Chambers are really interested in provding for their guests. I definitely would go back again.
Mrs Elizabeth d

Arrival Info

Address: Tigh na Geald, Royal Deeside, AberdeenshireAB34 5HY, United Kingdom

Check In: 3.00pm  Check Out: 10.00am

Directions: On the A93 between Aberdeen and Braemar. As you approach the village green look out for the house standing on a small hill to the right coming from Aberdeen and the left coming from Braemar. The house name is easily seen at the gate.

Nearest Train Station: Aberdeen