Eight Acres Hotel offers a selection of hotel guestooms, 52 stylish bedrooms in total, some of which are dog friendly. Room types consist of single, double, family and small suites, some that have views of the extensive grounds.
Due to the history of the building every room is different in size and shape, yet all are finished to the same high standard. The rooms are decorated with neutral and stylish colours and soft furnishings and have that modern Scottish twist.
Dining at Eight Acres means fresh, tasty, carefully prepared food. Using only the best regional ingredients where possible, talented head chef Stuart Aitken and his brigade will look after, prepare and cook for you to sample in the Darroch Restaurant. With views overlooking private woodland and landscaped gardens... this quiet dining room is a real retreat from the outside world.
Your dining experience at Eight Acres from start to finish has plenty of choice to suit any occasion and more importantly your taste buds, with menus incorporating as much Scottish produce as possible.
The gardens have a pond and picnic tables, perfect for a spot of al fresco dining or afternoon tea.
When you come to the spa, relax, unwind and leave feeling truly pampered. Take time for yourself and give yourself the opportunity to completely switch off from the hustle and bustle of normal life. A wide range of treatments will leave you with soft, supple skin, a healthy glow, and a refreshed, positive outlook.
The spa offers a range of pampering spa days. Visit with a group of friends, have a mother and daughter day, treat dad or siblings to a well-deserved massage or give yourself a little ‘me’ time. Choose from a range of treatments including Swedish and hot stone massages, anti-aging facials, reflexology and manicures and pedicures.
Elgin, a former cathedral town located on the shores of the Moray Firth, with a long and fascinating history. Cobbled streets, old buildings and most importantly being in the whisky country all are key attributes to this northern Scottish town.
Being located in the famous whisky region visitors can discover more about Glenmore, Gordon & Macphail and Glen Elgin distilleries. Also renowned is Johnsons of Elgin, the cashmere clothing company where you can visit the mill and see how the raw material is processed into fine cashmere products.
Visitors can also learn about the history of Elgin by visiting the local museum which is one of Britain’s oldest museum dating back since 1843. The historic cathedral in the town centre is an iconic structure and worthwhile seeing.
Away from the local attractions is the large shingle beach and wildlife reserve area, Spey bay. It is a great spot to see dolphins swimming in the Moray Firth and Yellowhammer, Eider, Red Squirrels and other wildlife. For the more adventurous, there’s sailing, quad biking, rock climbing.