Welcome to the Argyle Guest House

 Built in 1891 Argyle House is steeped in history, first known as the Argyle Temperance Hotel. It has evolved to a cosy bed and breakfast retreat in this charming village which is centrally located in the Cairngorm National park. Although the building is old it offers modern conveniences with central heating and double glazing.Tomintoul, located on the Crown Estate of Glenlivet, is the highest village in the highlands, lying at a height of 1170 ft (356m), and proudly claims to be the North East gateway to the park. Putting you on the doorstep of some of the most wonderful scenery and activities that Scotland has to offer!!Argyle Guest House provides the perfect base whatever your Activity - Weather you are just taking in the sites or doing something more strenuous Tomintoul has something for everyone. In the heart of the Whisky trail we are close to many world famous distilleries withThe Glenlivet and Glenfiddich close bye. Tomintoul is now also proudly the home of the worlds largest bottle of whiskey at a huge 105 liters , next door to us is the Whisky castle which has over 500 single malts so something to suit everyone's taste.For the two wheeled enthusiasts we are a regular stop on the Coast to Coast MTB cycle route as well as Lands End, John O' Groats for the road cyclists. Those who wish to take things a little easier could do a days riding on one of the Glenlivet Estate's many cycle trails which cater for all levels. For the thrill seekers the Lecht Ski Centre offers two downhill MTB tracks as well as fantastic skiing in the winter monthsDiscovering the the local area on two legs puts to in the heart of the Cairngorm's National Park with all it has to offer. The Glenlivet Estate also offers wonderful walks all around the village. Argyle House also provides a regular stop for those walking the Tomintoul Spur of the Speyside Way. You can also explore on four legs with Rosie at Highland Hooves pony trekking centre.If none of the above is for you then spending a day's fly fishing on the River A'an or the Spey for salmon could be your thing. If all things wild are more up your street then a guided landrover tour with David will get you close to all the wee and not so wee beasties lurking about.Things to do :Lecht Ski Centre  

Only 6 miles away for those who are sports enthusiasts is the Lecht Ski centre which has summer activities as well as winter skiing. A great family outdoor experience.www.lecht.co.uk

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Glenlivet Estate and Distillery Tomintoul lies on the Glenlivet Estate which compromises of 23 000 hectares which incorporate the world famous Glenlivet Distillery. There is a plethora of things to do for families and outdoor enthusiasts, including marked cycling trails, hiking trails, and fishing. Please click on the web site below for further information.www.glenlivetestate.co.uk

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Speyside Way The Speyside Way is one of four official Long Distance Routes in Scotland, linking Buckie on the Moray coast to Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorms. This includes the challenging Tomintoul Spur where we can provide you with restful accommodation after an exhilarating day in the country.www.speysideway.org

 

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THE WHISKEY CASTLE The Collection of Scotland's Malt Whiskies to buy at the Whisky Castle is quite outstanding, with every working Scottish Distillery represented by multiple expressions of fine Malts wherever possible. In addition we stock many rare whiskies from those distilleries at present mothballed or those long gone. We specialize in non-chill filtered and non caramelized Independent bottling. The Whisky Castle at Tomintoul has been a whisky shop for over a hundred years, serving local people and travellers taking the A939 through the central Highlands of Scotland. Tomintoul is reputed to be the highest village in the Highlands and is at the heart of Scotland's Cairngorm National Park. Come and Visit! : Open Mon thro Sat 9am - 5.30pm : Sun 12.30pm - 5.30pmWhisky Castle Ltd. 6 Main Street, Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Moray, Scotland. AB37 9EX. Tel : 01807580213www.whiskycastle.com

 

 

 Tomintoul Glenlivet Highland Holidays   Escape to Glenlivet and the Cairngorms and enjoy the peace and quiet of a remote Scottish Highland Estate.Wide open spaces, stunning scenery and rich wildlife all combine to provide an ideal antidote to the pace of modern living.Here you will find friendly, local folk who always have the time to help visitors discover the many treasures of Glenlivet and the Cairngorms. Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands, lies at the heart of Glenlivet - part of the Crown Estate. All the main attractions in the National Park are within easy reach of Glenlivet because of its central position halfway between Aviemore and Royal Deeside.
Glenlivet is the ideal base for your stay in the Cairngorms National Parkwww.highland-holidays-scotland.co.uk

 

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The Cairngorms National Park is the largest in the UK. Here you'll find thriving communities, unique wildlife and plants, moorlands, forests, rivers, lochs and arctic mountain landscape  www.cairngorms.co.uk

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