Granite City, the gateway to the Highlands - this north-eastern part of Scotland has a plethora of incentive options that embrace both the Scottish landscape and its culinary delights.
Clash of the Titans
Mar Lodge estate is made up of more than 29,000 hectares of astonishing Scottish landscape featuring heather-covered moorland, Caledonian pine forest, towering mountains and the Quoich wetlands, home to wading birds.
Accompanied by a ranger, groups can walk five kilometres through stunning scenery to an area where red deer frequently rut. Here, they’ll witness the magnificent stags showing-off to one another and listen to their roars echo through the glens, as they strive for dominance.
Visit the Mar Lodge Estate website to learn more about the events they offer.
The Kilted Chef
Offering a unique experience for guests of all cooking abilities, Craig Wilson, the ‘kilted chef’ from Eat on the Green restaurant in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, brings groups into his busy kitchen for a full-day of tuition, followed by a four-course dinner.
Groups can experience the excitement of a working restaurant kitchen whilst discovering the secrets behind some traditional Scottish gastronomic delights.
Visit the Eat on the Green restaurant website to learn more.
Nestled in the valley of Forgue, deep in the East Highland hills, is GlenDronach, one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, creating the finest richly-sherried Single Malt whisky for nearly 200 years.
The GlenDronach Premium Tasting Tour begins with a guided distillery Discovery Tour and is followed by an exclusive tasting of the GlenDronach whisky product.
Visit the GlenDronach website to learn more.
Aberdeenshire Highland Beef
Join Grace on her farm and meet her majestic herd of Highland Cattle that are adored worldwide.
Groups can experience for themselves the beauty of one of Scotland’s most iconic and native breeds of cattle whilst enjoying some Scottish hospitality. Taste Aberdeenshire Highland beef, accompanied by Scottish craft beer and Scottish gin, also brewed on site.
To learn more, see the Aberdeenshire Highland Beef website.