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“Lady Macbeth Retreat”

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Perkhill Holiday Cottages
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Great stay at Lady MacBeths rest. great location, great accommodation, cottage had everything we needed and will definately be back ....if you read these reviews and have doubts ...well dont,,,,its great. Thanks Pippa youve done a great job on the cottage i used to visit as a teenager.....we will be back soon x

Room Tip: great value for money....you only get what you pay for and this was worth every penny
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled with family
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thank you so much for your review Stuart. It was lovely to meet you and the family - especially as you knew Sunnybrae Cottage before we renovated it. So happy that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Pippa.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Just returned from 3 week driving tour of Northern Scotland. Spent a great week at Perkhill Cottages staying in Macbeths Retreat. Beautiful cottage with attention to detail. Greeted by Pipa with explanation of cottage and the area. Thanks for the treats and beer. Also had tour with Alex showing us his cattle and farming operation. We highly recommend this cottage for its quality and being in the hills of Scotland. Very central for taking day trips in the Aberdeenshire area. Again Thanks Pipa and Alex for allowing us to stay in your beautiful cottage.
Harvey and Terry Fraser. Ontario, Canada.

Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Hi there to our Canadian visitors! Thank you both so much for writing a review and it was lovely to meet you both! Alex is very proud of his Aberdeen Angus cattle and enjoyed showing you guys around, especially with your farming backgrounds. Best wishes from bonny Scotland. Pippa and Alex.

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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just home from yet another fantastic week away. This is now our 3rd stay with Perkhill (and our second at King Duncan View), yet again it was perfect. The weather was so good to us with sun nearly every day. All the premises at Perkhill have everything you need, clean and so peaceful.
I say this on every visit, but I really didn't want to come home, and the icing on the cake for us was the late night drive up to Glenshee and photograph the Milkyway on a perfect night.
If you are looking for that perfect, relaxing holiday/break. Somewhere so you can escape the day to day life, maybe use as a base to visit a beautiful part of Scotland and know help is on hand if needed but at the same time left alone to enjoy your holiday then this is the place for you.

Thank you Pippa and Alex for opening your home for us. You know we will be back (as long as you'll have us again) Eamonn, Mandy and the dogs xx

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We are just back home after a 3 night stay in Lady Macbeth's Retreat, and are already wishing we were still there! Perfect for a family getaway and get together, the accommodation is spacious and immaculately kept, with everything you could need on hand. Pippa helpfully provided a travel cot and high chair for our baby, who loved the dogs! Thanks Pippa, and we hope to be back at some point in the future!

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Wasn't the weather perfect for the wedding! It was lovely to meet you all (especially your wee boy) and I hope you can visit again soon. Best wishes Pippa x

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stayed here with my kids and family and it was a perfect bolthole; set on a working farm. Pippa (owner) was a great host and her husband showed me and the kids around the farm and into the cow sheds where he told us all about the cows/bulls and introduced us to a 4day old calf which my kids loved.

We stayed in King Duncans view and it was a great size with plenty of space.

We would all happily go back and hope to do so sometime in the future.

Stayed: April 2016
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you so much for your review Darren. It was great to meet you all. The calf is doing very well! Hope to see you again. Best wishes Pippa.

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I've just read the other reviews and now stuck for what to write as they've all pinched "my" accolades. We stayed at King Duncan's retreat over the bank holiday weekend to attend the Lonach Highland Gathering. The house is traditional granite outside but modern and fully (yes, fully) equipped inside in a thoughtful and romantic manner - albeit we had 5 children! Clever touches like a welcome pack, plenty logs for the wood burner and a BBQ all provided. Bedrooms are very large and some nice outside space too. Landlady very hospitable and welcoming. It's only 15 minutes from Aboyne (local decent sized town) and perfectly situated to explore Royal Deeside.

We'll be back!

  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled with family
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

I hope you have recovered from your long day marching as a Lonarch Highlander! The Lonarch Games is a fantastic day out - especially when the sun shines! It was lovely to meet you all and hope we will see again next year. Thank you very much for the review. Pippa.

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed for a week at King Duncan's View and was really impressed with everything about the place. It is immaculately clean and the kitchen appliances work exceptionally well. The views out across forests to the mountains are amazing. The jam provided was lovely. Pippa and Alex are friendly hosts and it was nice to meet the newest member of their family (Lulu the puppy). Would certainly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with family
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Pippa D, Owner at Perkhill Holiday Cottages, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you so much for your review. Lulu is doing very well and running us all ragged! So pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you all again. Pippa x

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Additional Information about Perkhill Holiday Cottages

Address: Perkhill, Lumphanan | Lumphanan, Banchory AB31 4RB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Banchory
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Speciality Lodging in Banchory
Price Range: $70 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perkhill Holiday Cottages are located on a working farm 2 miles outside the historic village of Lumphanan in Royal Deeside. All 3 properties were recently renovated and furnished to a high standard (Grade 4 awarded) and have all the comforts of home.Macbeths Retreat and Lady Macbeths Rest both have 2 rooms and King Duncans View has 3 with disabled access. A perfect location to explore our beautiful countryside. ... more   less 
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