Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Alford

Enjoy the history and other features of Alford. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, restaurants and bars. Craigievar Castle and Castle Fraser are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Alford

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Alford a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Inverurie Golf Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Lecht Ski Resort (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Newmachar Golf Club (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Storybook Glen (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alford

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Morven (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Mount Keen (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Kirkhill Forest (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Ben Rinnes (21 mi / 33.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Alford

Fly into Aberdeen (ABZ), the closest airport, located 21.8 mi (35.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Alford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 91 vacation rentals near Alford. From 46 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Alford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kildrummy Castle: 154 vacation rentals
  • Craigievar Castle: 116 vacation rentals
  • Alford Valley Steam Railway: 121 vacation rentals
  • Haughton Country Park: 123 vacation rentals
  • Craigievar Castle: 146 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 46 Houses in Alford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 35 rentals available
  • Cottages: 35 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Alford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.