Inns: pubs which are usually found in the country, and which may also provide accommodation.

Black Bull Inn (Inverurie)

This old staging inn is now a family-run small hotel and friendly local pub with a separate pool room. The pub has no less than three pool teams, five darts teams (three mens and two womens), hence the later hours on darts night, which is Tuesday.

Boat Inn (Aboyne)

Popular riverside inn with a food oriented lounge. Junior diners (and adults!) may request to see the model train, complete with sound effects, traverse the entire pub at picture-rail height upon completion of their meal.

Bognie Arms (Huntly)

The Bognie Arms is a Country Inn located just outside Huntly in Forgue, Aberdeenshire. They are primarily a country pub with a few rooms available for overnight stays, and have additional facilities including a function hall, café and home cooked food.

Country Park Inn (Mintlaw)

Public bar, restaurant and diner with accommodation near to Aden country park.

Creel Inn (Catterline, Stonehaven)

Set in a scenic clifftop location, the view from rear garden of this small village inn and seafood restaurant is strongly recommended. The Creel is primarily a food venue but the bar area serves as the village local with up to three beers, two in winter, usually from Scottish micros.

Crown Inn (Turriff)

Well established family run Inn with seven en suite rooms available for bed and breakfast. 

Deeside Inn (Ballater)

The Inn offers two hand-pulled ales.

Four Mile House (Kingswells)

Large country inn in the old village, now bypassed with cycle path passing outside. Bar area is called the Smiddy. Separate conservatory is popular for funeral teas as Aberdeen Crematorium is only about a mile away. One changing beer.

Garlogie Inn (Westhill)

This roadside inn dates from the early 19th century and has been run by the Quinn family for well over 30 years. Numerous extensions have been added to the original building, forming a large restaurant area, and the pub has a reputation for excellent food and booking is advised.

Glen Avon (Tomintoul)

Wood-lined, rustic bar forming part of a small family run hotel in the highest village in the Highlands. Wide range of home cooked food featuring local produce with vegetarian choices available. Two real ales are now available all year round.

Glenkindie Arms (Alford)

Currently closed for major refurbishment.

Globe Inn (Aberdeen)

This convivial open plan reverted to private ownership in November 2018 after being run by Belhaven for several years. Three new Angram pumps were installed and now serve beers from a variety of Scottish breweries.

Great Scot (St. Cyrus Village Inn)

Great Scot Village pub and beer garden in St. Cyrus Village Inn

Highlander Inn (Craigellachie)

Picturesque whisky and cask ale bar on Speyside's Whisky Trail, close to the Speyside Way which runs along the car park. Popular with tourists, walkers and fishermen and is very busy during whisky festivals and the tourist season.

Kildrummy Inn (Alford)

The Kildrummy Inn is located in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire on the main A97 Donside road heading to Strathdon just a couple of minutes drive from the Mossat junction. The old coaching Inn dates back to the 1850's. Lounge bar and restaurant with 4 letting bedrooms.

New Inn (Aberchirder)

Traditional, welcoming inn with wood-burning stoves, candlelit areas and vintage atmosphere, offering a changing selection of five quality ales from local and national breweries.

PS. Aberchirder is known locally as Foggieloan or Foggie.

Newburgh Inn (Newburgh)

Situated on the southern outskirts of Newburgh, the inn features a separate bar and restaurant connected by a corridor. The single nationally sourced ale is on sale in both bars. Also features a small but rather good craft beer bottle selection. Formerly the Ythan Hotel and known as Briggies.

Old Mill Inn (Brodie)

This gem is a spacious, family-friendly pub-restaurant with cosy fireside area, smart restaurant, function room and a charming conservatory with views of old water-mill and garden. Unfortunately, the handpumps have been removed with the publican now desiring to run a restaurant and not a pub.

Pennan Inn (Pennan)

Small hotel in coastal village reached by a windy, steep narrow road. Village is probably most famous for featuring in the 80s movie Local Hero with the famous red telephone box.

Redgarth (Oldmeldrum)

This local inn and pub has excellent views of the eastern Grampian mountains. A warm welcome is guaranteed. Under the same ownership for over 30 years and the emphasis is on excellent quality beers.

Saltoun Inn (Fraserburgh)

A Wetherspoon renovation of the historic (and long derelict) Saltoun Arms Hotel, built 1801, comprising several interconnecting low ceiling rooms, including a lounge area to the left of the entrance, which does not have a bar.

Shepherds Rest (Westhill)

Situated around half a mile from the village across the busy A944, this pub was built in 2000 but has been extended since then. It has a large, rustic-style interior with plenty of nooks and crannies providing some privacy if preferred.

Station Hotel (Maud, Mintlaw)

Lounge/public bar and guest house.

Taversoe (Rousay, Orkney)

The Taversoe is a 3 bedroom inn serving one beer from either of the Orkney breweries.

White Horse Inn (Balmedie)

A newly refurbished bar and restaurant with rooms.