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FORGLEN
Retreat , Relax and Reconnect in the hidden gem that is Forglen. MORE INFORMATION BOOK ONLINE

Our Cottages

We invite you to come to stay in the comfortable country cottages which form part of this beautiful unspoilt estate on the outskirts of Turriff in Aberdeenshire .

Free Wifi

All our cottages are equipped with free wifi for those moments when you need to be connected with the outside world .

Dog Friendly

We are happy to welcome the well behaved 4 legged members of your family to share the living areas of our cottages, so they too can enjoy the space and freedom at Forglen .

Relax & Reconnect

Escape to Forglen and take time to relax and reconnect with family, friends, nature and yourself . Take time to walk in our ancient woodlands , discover the wildlife of the area and soak in the heritage and beauty of this unspoilt estate .

About Us

If you’re looking for a fantastic place to get away from it all and relax surrounded by nature , you’re in the right place. The Estate offers breathtaking views in a truly wonderful setting, offering you the slower, gentler pace of North East Scottish country life, a perfect holiday, away from today’s hectic lifestyle.

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Our Location

The private estate, woodlands, gardens and river Deveron are wonderful for walks with several tracks to explore around the estate . You can expect to see deer, Highland Cattle, red squirrels and perhaps a badger or fox . Look above you and you may see buzzards, sparrow hawks, osprey, herons and many others during your stay. The woodlands have many ancient trees – Douglas firs and Elms as well as beautiful rhodendron bushes which add lots of colour in the early summer .

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Testimonials

Steph Mcilhiney
Steph Mcilhiney
28. February, 2021.
Susan MacLellan
Susan MacLellan
24. February, 2021.
My favourite local place to go for walks and just to get out. Highly recommended
Anna Greaves
Anna Greaves
11. July, 2020.
A beautiful place to visit with lots of woodland walks and river walks. A lovely place for family holidays with cottages to suit all family gatherings. Highly recommend and will visit again.
Karen Mansilla
Karen Mansilla
26. October, 2019.
Heather Thomson
Heather Thomson
6. October, 2019.
Forglen Lodge really lovely house. Comfortable and clean. Everything you needed in the house.
D & A
D & A
25. August, 2018.
Nice walks and gardens open to pedestrians and holidaymakers staying in the estate cottages
Pamina Jayne Wallace
Pamina Jayne Wallace
23. June, 2018.
This is a stunningly beautiful part of the North of Scotland.
Louwrens Abercrombie
Louwrens Abercrombie
22. June, 2018.
Adam M
Adam M
24. May, 2017.
SWISH
SWISH
1. February, 2017.
Very friendly staff very helpful nice walks

F.A.Q regarding your stay at Forglen

What can we explore in the estate?

As a guest at Forglen there are lots of walking tracks  through the extensive woodlands and along the River Deveron for you to enjoy .  You can also explore the magnificent Glen Garden walk and guests in our holiday cottages will also be given access to our private walled garden for the duration of their stay .  We just ask that you follow the outdoor access code , keep dogs at heel or on a leash near wildlife or stock and respect those areas marked private .

What's around the estate?

The estate is only a mile outside the bustling agricultural town of Turriff . Turriff has been recognised as one of the UK and Scotland’s most vibrant High Streets with family butchers , bakers , ironmongery , boutiques , a Department store , gift shops as well as several cafes and restaurants providing both eat in and takeaway options .  There is a swimming pool and a large public park , the Haughs with a popular children’s playpark , The Den,  and a Boating Pond open during summer months .

Are we family friendly?

Our cottages  from the 2 person Bothy to the 8 Person Smiddy , offer options for families of every size .  The Garden Cottage with the Bothy just a minutes walk away offer the solution when you want to be on holiday with the family but not all in the same cottage !   We can provide high chairs and travel cots on request .

Can we bring our dog to your cottages ?

Yes, we allow a  well behaved dog to join you  in our cottages . However , we would ask that dogs are not allowed on the beds or sofas .  Additional charges may be incurred if any damage occurs or if additional cleaning is required .