Maryculter House

30% off Afternoon Tea in the Great Hall

Maryculter House


Maryculter House is one of the most famous and historic hotels in Aberdeen located on the banks of the River Dee and overlooking the Golf Course of Peterculter.

A 4 Star luxury hotel with a classic reputation for hospitality, from the building’s founding in 1225 by the Knights Templar, this location has been offering hospitality to travellers from far and wide for many years.

The Templar were a French Knights order, that banded together to escort and protect Christian pilgrims crossing Judea on their way to the Holy Land during the time of the Great Crusades.

Men of faith, inspired with a love of God and the Church. The Order of the Knights Templar were granted part of the land of Maryculter, by King William the Lion in 1187.

Steeped in history Maryculter House, boasts beautiful original features and an atmosphere to match.

The oldest part of the hotel dates back to the time of St. John which is the present day’s “Great Hall”

The Poachers Brasserie offers a relaxed style of dining throughout the day 11 – 9pm.
Afternoon Tea is served in the Great Hall.

Maryculter House Hotel, South Deeside Road, Maryculter, Aberdeen. AB12 5GB

Hotel open all year round. 

Afternoon Tea served 2 – 4.30 pm

The Poachers Brasserie offers a relaxed style of dining throughout the day 11 – 9pm


Northern Highlights Pass Offer:

30% off Afternoon Tea with Knights Templar Gin in the Great Hall

Enjoy a 4 star Afternoon Tea served up with a special Knights Templars Gin and Tonic.

Soak up the history and atmosphere of the Great Hall, while enjoying a delicious afternoon tea and special Knights Templar Gin and Tonic.

Classed as a special afternoon tea, the normal cost of this would be £22.

Use your Pass to get 30% off and pay only £15 for this offer.

A drivers pack of Knights Templars Gin & Tonic will be provided for the driver in your party if required.

Pre booking is required and can be made by calling the Hotel direct 01224 732124 or by emailing reception on [email protected] Please quote your Pass code when your booking.


Please note you can not use The Northern Highlights Pass in conjunction with any other offer.

Set in the stunning countryside of Royal Deeside, Belwade Farm is the Aberdeenshire home of World Horse Welfare. Belwade is a great place to discover the charity’s work first hand and spend a day with the family.

Belwade Farm is home to around 65 horses in need at any one time. Here they can undergo rehabilitation before finding loving new homes through World Horse Welfare’s rehoming scheme. Why not come and meet them and find out more about the work World Horse Welfare do to help the horses of today and tomorrow?

World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, A93, Aboyne AB34 5BJ

Opening Hours
The Bistro & Visitor Centre are open all year Wednesday-Sunday, from 10am to 4pm, and admission is free.

Northern Highlights Pass Offer:

15% Off Horse Charity Tour with Scottish Afternoon Tea presented by World Horse Welfare

New for 2020!

Be welcomed along to Belwade Farm the Scottish home to World Horse Welfare.

You will be introduced the charity within our conference room before heading round all local areas of the farm; some of which are not accessible to the general public!

Your dedicated tour guide has a wealth of knowledge to share with you throughout the experience.

The tour will last approximately an hour and a half, you will then visit Belwade Bistro for a delicious Scottish themed afternoon tea, where you will have the opportunity to chat through the experience with other attendees and ask any further questions that you may have.

Your tour guide will cover history, our international work, our campaigns, our work right here in the UK, the role of Belwade Farm, meeting the horses and much more.

Please attend wearing suitable clothing and footwear for the weather conditions on the day.

For further information please give us a call on 013398 85398 or email [email protected]

Maximum booking of 20 online.  However larger groups can be accommodated by telephone booking 013398 85398.

Full Price will be £19.50 per adult, £12.50 per child (12years and under), product not suitable for children 3years and under.

Product will be available to the general public at full price.

Belwade Farm reserves the right to cancel or postpone a tour in the event of severe weather conditions or other instance that may cause safety issues.

Participants are responsible for being at the facility before the start time.  We are unable to wait for late attendees so you would need to join in at whatever stage the tour was at when you arrived.

Belwade Farm accepts bookings online.  For groups larger than 20 or for groups that have any special requirements we ask you do your booking by telephone.  

Bookings are confirmed by email at time of booking and payment.

Ticket purchases become non refundable from 14 days before date booked.  If you choose to cancel before the 14th day you will be refunded minus our administration fee.  Cancellations should be made in writing by email or letter by the person who made the booking.

Belwade Farm will provide a safety brief to all attendees before visiting the farm.  Participants must comply with safety instruction provided.

"To find a house that had been continually occupied since 1225 and with such a history is amazing!"...

J Sutcliffe, TripAdvisor Review

Covid - 19 Update

Maryculter House looks forward to welcoming guests back from the 26th April 2021. Please book in advance.

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