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Friday, 23 December 2022

Season's Greetings from Dalriada Lodges

We'd like to wish all of our guests and Dalriada friends a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous New Year.
The McAlpine family look forward to welcoming you again in 2023.

Willow and Raven aren't too impressed with their Christmas outfits thi…

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Monday, 19 December 2022

Stonehaven's Fireball Festival

Fire festivals, ceremonies and traditions are part of all cultures, and probably have been since Neolithic man first appreciated fire.The unpredictable behaviour of a flickering flame can be hypnotising. Most ceremonies use fire as a purifying force, a so…

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Thursday, 1 December 2022

Countdown to Christmas Dalriada Guest's Recommendations

We've had the privilege of welcoming guests from all over the world at Dalriada Lodges over the last 5 years. Their reasons for visiting have been varied with some on a life long mission to visit Scotland, others have been celebrating birthdays and annive…

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Thursday, 29 September 2022

Dalriada Coastal Illustration Artwork

We are so pleased to share with you our new artwork installation taking pride of place at our communal seating area.

The illustration was commissioned by Tanya March at Tanya March Illustrations and she has done an amazing job in capturing Dalriada and t…

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Wednesday, 14 September 2022

“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers"

If like us … and Anne Shirley of Anne of Green Gables … you love Autumn, then Dalriada is the place for you. The low Autumn sun casts a lingering, glowing light on our luxury lodges and their surroundings.    

We’re lucky in the north east of Scotland th…

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Tuesday, 12 July 2022

Summer in Stonehaven with the Family

Scottish Schools are out, Summer is here, the sun is shining, the temperatures are rising and the kids might be bored already! Here are a few of our favourite things to do to keep the kids (young and old) entertained while you are staying at Dalriada Luxu…

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