Durn House

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Durn house is an elegant grade B listed 18th Century Georgian Mansion House offering very high quality accommodation along the Banffshire Coast, North East Scotland.


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 offers a unique opportunity to relax in an intimate country house where you can be assured of a warm welcome, excellent food, (breakfast and evening dining), and a stunning location. All guest rooms are large, individually styled with antiques and luxury fabrics.

At Durn House we excel in intimate gatherings for all kinds of celebrations, with exclusive use offers for up to 100 people.


A Warm Welcome

If you are looking for a special venue for an Anniversary, Birthday, Family Reunion, Business Event, our luxurious Country Mansion Guest House in the medieval and historic coastal town of Portsoy, is a wonderful place for a perfect exclusive event.

Every detail of your special event is carefully managed by our expert team to ensure that all your requirements are catered for and run smoothly; so you can have the perfect day.

We are famous for being one of the best four star luxury Guest Houses in Aberdeenshire.



A Dining Experience

We pride ourselves on offering culinary delicacies, culinary experiences and culinary treats.


Durn House has a reputation for ‘Fabulous Food’. All our menus are designed and prepared by our Head Chef and his team, in house, using the freshest local ingredients from the best suppliers in Aberdeenshire.


Experience luxury at Lunch, Afternoon Tea and the Evening Dining.


Full Alcohol Licence

Durn House has a full alcohol license and we serve popular local distillery whisky, various fine wines, and many other well known alcoholic and soft drinks. Drinks can be ordered with dinner or from our fully licensed bar.

The bar can also be used for various functions.


Your dream wedding​

A wedding ceremony and wedding reception venue in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire.

For a day you’ll treasure, you need a classic and charming venue to look after you and your guests from the moment you arrive, until the last guest leaves the dancefloor.

Durn House is a traditional 18th Century Georgian Country House. Steeped in sophistication, glamour, and history, Durn House has been restored to its former glory creating a unique and intimate Wedding Venue.


Just for you

Exclusive Use – Take over Durn House for the day or weekend and enjoy your wedding with no interruptions. 

Exclusive use hire includes all guest bedrooms and public areas, breakfast for all overnight guests the morning after your event, plus use of the beautiful gardens and grounds.

Have you ever wanted to hold your own Mansion House Party?

The ideal exclusive use venue hire, sleeping up to 16, Durn House can also be hired for your perfect house party wedding or special occasion.

We offer a tailored and individual service for events both large and small.

Semi-private use is available for functions and events, such as conferences, funeral teas, birthdays, hen parties, stag parties and grown up getaways.

Conference Rooms

The Eden Room

The Eden Room

The Eden Room is a particularly striking room at Durn House.
The Eden Room makes the ideal setting for Afternoon Teas, private functions such as baby showers, birthday parties, funeral teas and wedding receptions.
In the Eden room, there is an original Georgian stone fireplace, original sash and a trio of Palladian style windows, original glass window panes, original wood panelling, doors and brass door handles.
The wallpaper is Adam’s Eden, by Adam Calkin, and was chosen as it is similar design of other 1770 country house wallpapers - although Adam’s Eden has a delightful modern twist.

  • Min Capacity: 4
  • Max Capacity: 26
  • Set up styles: Theatre,Boardroom,Banquet,Dinner Dance
  • Facilities
    • Teas/Coffee

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