Boasting a shared lounge and views of mountain, Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast is a bed and breakfast set in a historic building in Dufftown, 23 km from Huntly Castle. Featuring luggage storage space, this property also provides guests with DVD player. Elgin Cathedral is 29 km from the bed and breakfast and Leith Hall Garden & Estate is 34 km away. All units in the bed and breakfast are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and a hair dryer, units at the bed and breakfast also boast free WiFi. At the bed and breakfast, every unit is fitted with bed linen and towels. As an added convenience, the bed and breakfast offers packed lunches for guests to bring on excursions and other trips off-property. Kildrummy Castle is 37 km from Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast, while Grantown Museum is 41 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

FREE parking!


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Room type
Number of guests
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 double bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Dufftown
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  • Staffylover
    Australia Australia
    Friendly and engaging hosts Nice breakfast Lots of local reference guides available for review Loads of whisky knowledge (handy for our visit) Wash clothes (a rarity in Europe/UK) Shower was hot and had good water pressure.
  • Kishor
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    It's the hosts that makes a stay and Steve and Joanna could not have been more welcoming. Great location Clean Equipped with everything you need Super breakfasts We will both be returning, when it's not as scarry a drive....
  • Daniel
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The accommodation, lounge area and breakfast were all first class. Warm and welcoming hosts.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property surroundings

Facilities of Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • TV
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Carpeted
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 18:30


From 08:00 to 10:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please inform Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast

  • Room options at Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Twin/Double

  • Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast is 150 yards from the centre of Dufftown. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Gowanbrae Bed and Breakfast offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):