“We booked Newseat for a long awaited summer holiday of three family groups.”
The place was immaculate, kitchen very well equipped which was great for us as we mostly cooked and ate in. The large dining table created a lovely central hub and we thought the dining space worked really well. There were plenty of bathrooms, comfortable beds, cosy furnishings: generally a great large country house that didn’t ever feel like a squeeze or that anyone got a short straw with the bedrooms.
The location is quite simply stunning. The view from this house is astonishing, we were lucky enough to have wonderful weather and just sitting in the front garden surveying the terrain was a special treat. Our host was very accommodating and allowed one of our party in early to drop off luggage. Plenty to see and do in the surrounding area: we loved the falcon centre at Huntly, Leith Castle gardens, a trip to Aberdeen and the world class art gallery, trips to Findlatter and Sandend beach and fabulous drives to Ballater, the Cairngorms and Findhorn. Good for Pictish relics and circles as well as Tap’o North fort which you can climb and sits majestically just behind the house. We would love to return.
- Geraldine Lynch, Sep 2021