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Boat Country Inn & Restaurant , Boat Of Garten

Deshar Rd, Boat Of Garten, PH243BH, UK
Boat Country Inn & Restaurant , Boat Of Garten Boat Country Inn & Restaurant , Boat Of Garten 01479 831 258 Deshar Rd Boat Of Garten
84 out of 100% 75 votes
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  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Activities

Situated in the stunning Cairngorms National Park lies The Boat Country Inn & Restaurant, the perfect setting for a romantic or relaxing getaway from reality.

Claire M.Myhotelbreak
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
  • Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • Pets Allowed
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf in Local Area
  • Activities

Number of Bedrooms: 34

Parking Spaces: 30

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Boat Country Inn & Restaurant in Boat of Garten is nestled in a tranquil picturesque setting deep within the heart of the Cairngorms National Park near Aviemore. This Spey Valley hotel offers beautiful Highland scenery and rural tranquillity. Nearby to the hotel is the famous 18-hole Boat of Garten golf course and the Strathspey Railway, which takes visitors to Aviemore on a nostalgic steam-hauled railway journey. Due to the hotels proximity to Aviemore and the Cairngorm Mountains, The Boat Country Inn makes a great base for skiing and walking breaks.

Each of the 34 bedrooms throughout this historic building offer something for every taste and budget, ranging from Classic Rooms and Deluxe Rooms. For something a little more special, stay in one of the Garden Rooms and enjoy your very own terrace. Each room comes equipped with all the amenities to ensure you have a relaxing and stress-free stay.

Indulge in some hearty, seasonal pub food whilst taking in the perfect, picturesque backdrop of the Scottish Cairngorms at The Boat Country Inn. With cosy log fires and comfortable seating areas, it is the perfect for spending some quality time with loved ones whilst soaking up the unspoilt Scottish surroundings. The fantastic bar area offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for enjoying your favourite tipple from the extensive drinks menu.

The Boat Country Inn & Restaurant in Boat of Garten offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year. Book today with Myhotelbreak!



tick TV
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Internet (Rooms)
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Room Service
tick Cots Supplied
tick Wifi
tick Family Room for 3
tick Family Room for 4
tick Interconnecting Rooms
tick Walk In Showers

Each of 34 rooms offered at The Boat Country Inn are oozing with rural charm and rustic character. There are a variety of room types to suit all occasions, tastes and budgets ranging from Cosy Double Rooms, Classic rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Garden Rooms and Suites. For those of you looking to bring along your furry companion, stay in a Garden Room where both of you can enjoy your own terraced balcony and lawn for a breath of fresh Scottish air. 

Cosy Double Rooms
Cosy Doubles are located across various floors of the hotel, with views towards the back over the village as well as the side across the gardens. These rooms offer a wide range of amenities such as comfortable queen size beds, a desk and flat screen TV. 

Classic Rooms 
The Classic Rooms are the perfect space to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Cairngorms National Park, offering a wide range of amenities with the emphasis placed firmly on comfort.  

Deluxe Rooms
These meticulously appointed rooms overlook the gardens down to the steam railway. They are perfect for something a little more luxurious and special, with sumptuous warmth and graceful acents.

Garden Room 
Relish in the spacious and contemporary feek if the dog-friendly Garden Rooms. These rooms have french doors with access to your very own private terrace, allowing plenty of space for your furry companion. You can also enjoy amenities such as en-suite bathrooms with showers over bath, complimentary toiletries, 32" LCD TV and high speed internet. 

The Speyside Suite 
The Speyside Suite is spacious, individually designed and reflects effortless luxury, the perfect option for a couples romantic night away or family breaks. This room has it's own unique character and charm, with a free-standing bath in the bedroom, seperate lounge and four-poster bed.

Bar & Restaurant

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tick Outdoor Dining Terrace

The Boat Restaurant is where food, wine and location come together beautifully. Offering a hearty, casual pub style menu with a take on Scottish favourites, classic dishes and speciality nights throughout the week. The chef's choice weekend specials menus are sure to dazzle on date nights or add that something special to an evening out. 

Retiring to the pub is an effortless affair at The Boat where you will find an extensive selection of over 50 whiskies and variety of Gins including some locally distilled favourites.

Sample Restaurant Menu

Sample Dessert Menu  

Sample Bar Menu 

Location & Directions

Directions to the Boat Country Inn & Restaurant, Boat Of Garten: 

Boat of Garten is easily accessible from the main A9 road, with nearby connections for bus, rail and air travel. The village lies six miles north east of Aviemore, between the B970 and the A95.

Take the A9 and then exit at the Grantown on Spey / Carrbridge junction. Follow the signs for Boat of Garten / Strathspey Steam Railway.

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Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Quad Biking
tick Horse Riding
tick Nature Reserves
tick Skiing
tick Sailing
tick Cycling
tick Fishing
tick Shooting
tick Whisky Tasting
tick Golf in Local Area
tick Wildlife Watching
tick Climbing

The village of Boat Of Garten is known as the "Osprey Village" due to when ospreys returned to Scotland in the 1950s the largest number of them returned to this village. There is now a splendid visitor centre for people to find out more about ospreys and other wildlife of the area. The championship Boat of Garten Golf course is next to the hotel and permits can be obtained for salmon fishing on the mighty River Spey.

The Highland Wildlife Park Discover Scottish wildlife and endangered animals of the world's mountains and tundra in our spectacular setting. Drive around the Main Reserve in your own car and then investigate the walk-round area on foot.

Dalwhinnie whiskey distillery Explore Scotland’s Famous Whisky Distilleries near The Boat Hotel. Whisky, Scotland's national drink, has been produced in Scotland for hundreds of years, and is one of the country's oldest industries.

Landmark Adventure Park Venture out from your base at The Boat Hotel near Aviemore and visit Landmark Forest Adventure Park at Carrbridge, Inverness-shire. Consistently voted one of Scotland’s favourite kids’ leisure destinations, the Landmark Forest Adventure Park offers rock climbing, ‘skydiving’, flume riding, and much more.

Strathspey Steam Railway Jump aboard the Strathspey Steam Railway to a trip back in time and lets the magic of the steam train take the strain whilst enjoying the scenic beauty of the Cairngorn National Park, departing from Boat Of Garten station adjacent to the hotel.

The Boat Hotel is set in an idyllic village a short walk from the stunning Loch Garten and the many forest and Lochside walks.

The Boat Hotel is a pet-friendly hotel that welcomes dogs weighing 75 pounds and under, and all domestic cats.

For more information on things to see in and do in the area, check out our Destination Guide Here.

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