Alford is on the edge of the Cairngorm National Park, and is situated at the heart of the North East of Scotland, giving easy access to many locations offering a wide variety of things to do or see. There is something for everyone within an easy drive from Alford, making The Haughton Arms Hotel a great base for an activity or tourism holiday.
For A Day Out With The Kids, try this link. Some of the local attractions include the Alford Valley Railway, Grampian Transport Museum, Alford Heritage Centre and Craigievar Castle which are popular visitor attractions, with a range of other archaeological sites, stone circles, and castles (including Balfluig Castle, Castle Fraser and Drum Castle) being within easy reach by road.
Situated in Alford, Haughton Country Park is a large and popular green space with woodland walks. The 18 hole Alford Golf Club is an attractive and pleasant course which has a large local membership.
Even in winter you have easy access to skiing, snowboarding and a lot more, all within an easy scenic drive.
In addition, there are many opportunities for the fishing, shooting and country pursuits within a short drive from the hotel. Ask us if you want some recommendations.