Welcome to Cardhu Country House

At the very heart of the Whisky Trail.

Cardhu Country House is an exclusive rural retreat in Speyside's Whisky Country, offering luxury bed and breakfast and fully-catered accommodation. We have six en-suite guest rooms with a guest lounge, dining room and gardens.

The House was originally built in 1868 as the manse of Knockando Parish Church, and it sits in its own stunning, walled garden with views of the local hills, mountains and rolling countryside.

We are located in the Spey Valley close to Aberlour and at the very heart of the Whisky Trail, where more than half of Scotland's malt whisky distilleries are to be found and just a mile from the River Spey, famous for its salmon fishing. The Speyside Way, the long-distance walking and cycling route linking the Cairngorms to the Moray Coast, is a short walk away.

Rooms and Rates

Stylishly furnished and extremely comfortable.

We have six individually designed, en-suite bedrooms decorated to a high standard with a mixture of classic and contemporary features.

Named after local Speyside distilleries, all our rooms are stylishly furnished and extremely comfortable. All rooms have free wifi, televisions and hospitality trays. Four rooms have super king-sized beds with the option to arrange these beds as spacious singles on request.

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Our food is prepared using local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients.

We have an excellent reputation for the quality of our food, and our delicious menus have options to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

Whether it is a full, hearty breakfast or something lighter to start the day, we have you covered. Evening meals include a range of platters featuring locally sourced Scottish meats, cheeses and fish.


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Speyside and Beyond

There is much to see and do in this beautiful part of the Highlands.

While the Highlands is famous for its long history of whisky production and world class golf courses, there are many more reasons to take a holiday here. From the most glorious fine sandy beaches and idyllic fishing villages to mountain trails and ski slopes, it’s an ideal place to get away from it all and take in Scottish culture at its best. 

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