Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Alford

Enjoy the history and other features of Alford. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, restaurants and bars. Craigievar Castle and Castle Fraser are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Alford

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Alford a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Inverurie Golf Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Lecht Ski Resort (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Newmachar Golf Club (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Storybook Glen (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Alford

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Morven (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Mount Keen (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Kirkhill Forest (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Ben Rinnes (21 mi / 33.8 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Alford

Fly into Aberdeen (ABZ), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Alford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 83 holiday lettings near Alford. From 46 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alford is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Alford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Craigievar Castle: 108 holiday lettings
  • Kildrummy Castle: 138 holiday lettings
  • Grampian Transport Museum: 115 holiday lettings
  • Castle Fraser: 165 holiday lettings
  • Glendronach Distillery: 213 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 46 Houses in Alford. Our other popular types of Alford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Alford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 71 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Alford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.