The Forbes Arms Hotel is a well-known landmark to Sportsmen visitors and tourists in this charming part of rural Aberdeenshire.
Situated just beyond the bridge over the river Don the Forbes Arms Hotel offers modern hotel facilities including comfortable en suite letting bedrooms with free WI-FI popular bars and a charming restaurant with a conservatory style extension overlooking the River. The hotel gardens run down to the river and are popular for alfresco dining.
The Hotel has fishing rights for the river right outside the hotel and a beat to the right a stretch of aprox 1 mile fishing for salmon and brown trout. Other fishing can be arranged and the hotel can offer a dinner bed and breakfast plus fishing package if required.
Bridge of Alford is a small country village nestling in the Vale of Alford on the banks of the River Don and is surrounded by the Hills of Bennachie and Coreen. Despite this tranquillity the City of Aberdeen is only a 40 minute drive away.
The Forbes Arms Hotel enjoys a highly visible location in the village and is ideally situated to benefit from sportsmen and visitors to the area together with local patronage. The area is reputed to be where the world famous Aberdeen Angus breed of cattle originates and has many attractions to offer the visitor including a Heritage Centre Transport Museum Steam Railway a Country Park incorporating an historic battlefield and a golf course all within easy reach of the hotel on the banks of the River Don.