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Beauly, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We arrived to a great welcome and Richard & Sandra were most helpful telling us about Fordyce and taking me to see the Joiner's Workshop. The house is beautifully furnished and breakfast was a treat. All in all a most successful visit.

Thank Anne-Mary P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 July 2013

What an amazing place - from our first contact to our farwell, we felt welcomed and in good hands. This truly was an exceptional B&B. Our hosts Richard & Sandra have long experience but still bring an obvious fresh delight to their role. Their tastefully decotrated house & stunning garden are immaculate - obviusly a labour of love. We had...

1Thank Sarah4dyce
Reviewed 25 June 2012

We spent 2 nights at this beautiful house surrounded by a peaceful garden and located in the tiny and quaint village of Fordyce, only a few miles away from the attractive seaside villages of Portsoy and Cullen. Richard and Sandra gave us a very kind and friendly welcome and really made us feel at home. Our room was absolutely comfortable,bright,very...

1Thank Illy67Cremona
Aberdeen, Scotland
Reviewed 13 February 2012

We have just returned home from two superb nights in the care of Richard and Sandra Leith, owner/hosts of Academy House, a very charming 1840’s property. On arrival we were warmly greeted by our hosts who showed us round their immaculately maintained, tastefully decorated and well appointed property, including the very comfortable (TV free) lounge, complete with roaring stove –...

1Thank TwoBlackDogs
Cary, NC
Reviewed 15 September 2011

Sandra and Richard were the perfect hosts. Their B&B is just gorgeous - the grounds beautiful and the rooms large and comfortable. Richard showed us all around the village and told us a lot about the history of the area. We had Sandra and Richard make us dinner one night and it was absolutely delicious. One of the best we...

Thank CaryKaren
Carnoustie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2011

My Husband and I planned a short break, in Fordyce on the recommendation of a friend. We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay, then the Academy House B&B. Sandra and Richard are gracious, friendly and most helpful. The breakfast was superb, the surroundings lovely and peaceful. Our room was very comfortable... a perfect place to have a...

Thank Melmouse
Reviewed 19 August 2011

This B&B lived up to it's 5 star rating. We were greeted with tea in the sitting room and a a roaring fire awaited us when we came down to dinner. The food was excellent and the owners Richard and Sandra could not have made us more welcome. The rooms were spotless and the gardens beautiful. The house is in...

Thank ChrisEdinburgh_10
Reviewed 8 August 2011

Set in Fordyce - lovely historic village with its own castle - short distance to beaches and interesting places to visit. Comfortable - welcoming and good food this is an ideal place to stay if you are looking for a quiet holiday

Thank nanmacpherson

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Additional Information about Academy House

Address: Academy House School Rd., Banff AB45 2SJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Banff
Price Range: €585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Academy House Banff, Scotland
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“Oops - didn't mean to clck the two button for swimming pool and fitness centre as there weren't any! Everything else was excellent though!”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah4dyce, 24 Jul 2013 | Read review
“None really, I would expect the second room (which is en-suite) would be just as good as the room we were in.”
 of 5 bubbles TwoBlackDogs, 13 Feb 2012 | Read review
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