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Fife Arms Hotel

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We are open for bookings and are running holidays and trips

We remain true to our values and we're reopening in a considered way, that respects each of you as individual travellers, while in equal measure respecting the communities that we visit.

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*Style: Luxury Hotel
*Price Point: ££££
*Location: Braemar | Scotland

*Capacity: 92
*Rooms: 46
*Bathrooms: Ensuite

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One of Scotland’s most stylish 5-star hotels re-launched in 2018 by world-renowned art collectors Hauser & Wirth, the Fife Arms offers a wonderful contemporary fusion of elegance, tradition and charm. Located in the heart of Royal Deeside and the Highland village of Braemar (9 miles from the Queens residence at Balmoral Castle), the hotel dates back to the 19th century when it acted as a Victorian coaching Inn to many of Queen Victoria’s illustrious guests.

Revamped for the 21st-century luxury traveller, the hotel stands out for its design-led attention to detail. The Fife Arms is a celebration of contemporary art with over 14,000 pieces carefully selected and integrated across the hotel. Expect individually designed Scottish themed rooms, a priceless international art collection and to top it off an outstanding locally sourced food and drink offering. The Fife Arms represents Highland hospitality at its very best.

Accommodation Highlights

  • Each stylish bedroom in the hotel is unique and tells a story about Braemar and its fascinating history.
  • The Albamhor spa offers the perfect way to unwind and relax after a day in the outdoors.
  • Joining the friendly locals for a pint or two in the hotel's famous Flying Stag bar is not to be missed.

Unique Experiences

Master the art of Fly Fishing

Master the art of fishing on the famous River Dee.  Your ghillie will swear you to secrecy today as you’re shown the top fishing spots the locals prefer to keep secret as you blend expert tuition and knowledge with the gentle relaxation of a day on the river.  Why not celebrate the days catch too with a private whisky tasting on the banks of the river.

Sky High in the Cairngorms

Take to the skies with a thrilling helicopter ride to see the Cairngorms in their full glory and enjoy a private chef lunch at a remote Highland bothy, in the middle of the grouse moors.  The largest National Park in the UK, the Cairngorms is home to five of the UK’s six highest mountains and covering an expanse of 1467 square miles, represents an area of outstanding beauty rich in wildlife and natural history.

Private Foraging Adventure

Perfect for adults and children alike, enjoy a hands-on foraging adventure led by a passionate local expert to learn about the areas plants and vegetation as you identify and share the taste of plants that can be transformed into teas, tinctures, condiments or cosmetics.  For something extra special, why not have the hotel’s chef incorporate some of your foraged ingredients in a celebratory evening meal.

Private Scottish Themed Evening

Celebrate your stay in Scotland with a Scottish themed evening in the comfort of the hotel’s private dining room complete with kilts, live folk music and some traditional Scottish ceilidh dancing. Don’t worry if you don’t know the steps, the band will talk you through each dance and our expert local guides are always there to lend a hand!

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