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Alford - Nestled quietly in the Vale of Alford this pretty country town is edged by the ancient River Don. The hustle and bustle of Aberdeen is only a leisurely 40 minute drive away, though in the valley peace and tranquillity are paramount. Alford cottages offer visitors an escape from the noise and pace of city life. The cottages in Alford have everything you need for the perfect Scottish holiday, beautiful scenery, hills and rivers and of course Scottish hospitality.

Things to Do

There is plenty to do here no matter where your interests lie. The Cairngorms offer hill walking, you can fish in the river and there are a number of local museums to enable you to indulge in some historical discovery. Apartments in Alford are great for using as a base for exploring the region. When you go out and about you will encounter ancient stone circles and old stones covered in Pictish symbols. All of the holiday accommodation in Alford is ideally located for you to be able to see all of the sites and attractions of the area.

Enjoy the Area
Alford is where the famous Aberdeen Angus cattle were first bred, and in commemoration of this there is a large bronze statue of one of the regions prize winning bulls that can be seen as you enter the town. Holiday rentals in Alford are ideal for visitors who want to get to know the area. All of the holiday homes in Alford offer a comfortable and relaxing escape from the pressures of daily life and work commitments, taking you out of the stressful everyday environment and allowing you to escape to a quiet, picturesque valley in the beautiful north east of Scotland, somewhere you will want to come back to again and again for your family holiday or well deserved break.

More Travel information about Alford

Alford self-catering holiday rentals are set in and around a village in Aberdeenshire, towards the northeast of the country. It’s found in a landscape of rolling hills and dense forest, with all kinds of options for outdoor recreation available close by. The River Don flows close to self-catering cottages in Alford, and draws fishers in search of some excellent trout and salmon fishing. If you’d like to get a glimpse of the area’s rich history then you could make your way south from self-catering holiday homes in Alford to the National Trust owned Cragievar Castle, which is known for its pinkish hue and dates to 1626.

If you’re a golf enthusiast visiting Alford self-catering holiday home crofts then you’ll have an excellent choice of courses within a short drive. The closest to cottages in cottages in Alford is the town’s own nine-hole course, but there are other options, including a number of links courses – Huntly, Lumphanon and Dufftown all come highly recommended. Meanwhile, within an hour of Alford self-catering holiday accommodatio

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