Durn house is an elegant grade B listed 18th century Georgian Mansion House offering 'boutique style' accommodation along the Banffshire Coast, North East Scotland ... The Dolphin Coast.
Steeped in history, Durn House was believed to have been built by Sir James Dunbar of Durn in circ. 1770. The house has retained many of its original features with huge open fires, superb plasterwork, magnificent stone spiral staircase and very large rooms. Durn House has many important historical links including the Battle of Culloden, as well as being home to the famous Scottish Astronomer James Ferguson.
Durn House offers a unique opportunity to relax in an intimate country house where you can be assured of a warm welcome, excellent food and a stunning location. Set in its own grounds on a quiet country road, and by a small stream, Durn House is within easy strolling distance of Portsoy Village, an historic Scottish Fishing Village with its famous 17th Century harbour and coastal views.
Durn House is the ideal location to relax and spend time visiting many local attractions as well as exploring neighbouring favourites including whisky and castle trails, local wildlife, mountains and superb scenery. Whatever your requirements, we can also provide packaged breaks for those who enjoy field sports, gold, walking or activity breaks as well as the more relaxing alternatives.
Durn house also provides the ideal setting for private functions, including weddings, where the emphasis is on elegance and intimacy.
With huge log fires in the chillier months, and the sea close by, Durn house is an ideal escape.
Landmarks within 10 miles with distances (Straight Line)
| Arnbath Hill - 0.94
|| Durn Hill - 1.25
|| Cowhythe Hill - 1.35
| Whyntie Hill - 1.98
|| Fordyce Hill - 2.11
|| Crannoch Hill - 3.82
| Hill of Culbirnie - 3.87
|| Cotton Hill - 4.26
|| Corn Hill - 5.37
| Gallow Hill - 5.63