Set in 44 acres of gardens and woodland, Thainstone House is just 15 minutes from Aberdeen Dyce International Airport. The hotel has a luxury spa and fitness centre, and a free parking. The spacious rooms feature satellite TV and tea and coffee facilities.

All rooms have an en-suite bathroom, and some have scenic views of the gardens and Aberdeenshire countryside. Set in an impressive 18th-century building, Thainstone House features a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room.

There are also beauty rooms, offering a range of spa treatments. The 2 AA Rosette-awarded Green Lady restaurant serves a menu with dishes made with local produce, and features an extensive wine list. Stockman’s Bar offers a broad whiskey collection and a menu of burgers and steaks.

On the outskirts of Inverurie, Thainstone House is a 10-minute drive from both the Inverurie Golf Club and Kintore Golf Course. Inverurie Railway Station is 10 minutes away, offering direct trains to Aberdeen centre.