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Retreat , Relax and Reconnect at Forglen

‘ Forglen is an all-round, outstanding designed landscape that makes a major contribution to local scenery through the sheer extent of its wooded policies and striking architectural features. It provides the setting for Forglen House(private) and two scheduled monuments.’  

Historic Scotland 2011 .

The Estate offers breathtaking views in a truly wonderful setting, and invites you to enjoy the slower, gentler pace of country life in North East Scotland . Here you can retreat for a perfect holiday , relax in the peaceful surroundings and take time to switch off from the outside world and reconnect with family , nature and yourself .

Forglen, formerly the seat of the Ogilvies and Abercrombies is one of the most beautiful country estates in NE Scotland.  The privately owned  estate has the River Deveron running through it and acres of woodland with paths which you can explore during your visit .  Expect to see deer, badgers, Highland Cattle, ferrets, red squirrels,  ducks, buzzards, sparrow hawks, osprey, herons and many other birds during your visit. If you’re very lucky you might even see a Scottish wildcat or a European Pine Marten. It is a working estate with barley grown for the malt whisky trade and managed forestry .

Forglen provides a  magnificent base for your holiday , whether you have come to the area to enjoy some fishing on the Deveron , to visit family nearby or to explore the wider area around Aberdeenshire . Forglen is just on the outskirts of the vibrant small town of Turriff ( also referred to locally as Turra in case you get confused !)

Forglen  is an excellent base from which to explore all that Aberdeenshire has to offer , from castles to coasts , golf to surfing , whisky to gin and some of the best food in the land from Aberdeenshire’s natural larder .

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