The Garden Cottage

Garden Cottage is a substantial stone-built house, dating probably from about 1770.  It has been successively a mill, a coachhouse, two houses for gardeners and the Head Gamekeeper's house and workshop.  It was converted into a holiday house in 2009, accommodating up to 7 guests.

It stands in the heart of the gardens of Druminnor Castle with fine views to south and east.  Guests are encouraged to walk in the gardens.   



  • Ground floor - sitting room (open log fire), dining room / kitchen (wood-burning stove), cloakroom.
  • First floor - 4 bedrooms, all ensuite; 3 twin/double, 1 single, i.e. 7 up to guests.  (2 additional beds can be provided if required.)& nbsp;
  • Facilities: all usual kitchen facilities (inlc. oven, hob, microwave), clothes washer/drier, dishwasher, iron & board, [etc etc], books, local maps, games, DVD player, BBQ, garden seats and table.
  • Provided: all bedding, towels, soap, loo paper, cleaning materials etc. 
  • Communications: [land phone, Sky TV, broadband WiFi].  Please note: mobile reception inside the house is poor. 
  • Heating is electric (underfloor on Ground floor, radiators on First), supplemented by the log-burning fire and stove in the reception rooms.  A supply of logs will be provided, and replenished on request.  Logs will be charged for as consumed.   
  • Electricity is metered and will be charged for by unit consumed during the period of occupation. 
  • Water: the tap water comes from a spring on the former estate and supplies 18 houses.  It is frequently tested and is significantly purer than mains water.  It has a low ph value (acid).  


To make a reservation please send us a request with (a) the property you wish to take and (b) your preferred dates, either by

  • phone - 01464 861248
  • email:
  • or post - Administrator, Druminnor, Rhynie, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB544LX.

We will confirm the reservation on receipt of your enquiry.

The reservation will become a firm booking when we receive your deposit.