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Upcoming events

Your last chance this year to MEET THE BEES.

Bee talks and hive visits at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.

Come along and the beekeepers from Udny Provender will introduce you to the lovely bees that live at Formartines and make our delicious Haddo Honey.

Bee suits provided for those visiting the hive.


Please gather outside at your preferred time to take part.





 Back by popular demand Saturday 6th July! A unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the Bees that live at Formartine's.
Our beekeepers - Ewen & Liz from Udny Provender will be here to chat about all things Bee and get you suited up to look inside the hives.
We have 5 sessions that are free to attend, just come along and join in, at 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Please note there are a limited number of protective Bee suits for adults and children that will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Fathers day is fast approaching...

Why not treat dad to some goodies from the shop, make a  beer box full of his favourites or pick up a selection of little gifts

Or bring him for lunch, keep it chilled with a laid back meal on the deck soaking up the sun. 

Fathers Day 16th June

This Friday the 12th of April marks Formartine's 7th birthday!

Come along for some delicious brunch, lunch and cake and celebrate with us!

Formartine's will be closed on Monday 1st of April for the day to perform our end of year stock take. We will reopen on Tuesday 2nd of April.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

This Mother's Day why not treat mum to a delicious lunch out. We will have a lovely Sunday Roast available as well as a selection of other tasty dishes to choose from. Mum will also get a free pud with her main meal on Mothering Sunday!

Don't leave buying a gift to the last minute this year, pop into the shop to discover a choice of beautiful gifts that mum will love. Whether it's fine treats, range of gins or one of our many gorgeous plants and pots. Why not make up a hamper for mum which we will pack for you! You can even get an Afternoon Tea voucher to use whenever you please!

Looking for some cool and interesting house plants? Come to Formartines for our pop-up shop with Fiona from the Potting Shed. Fiona will be selling loads of great, quirky and unusual houseplants as well as offering advice and tips about caring for them.

Kay from Claddach Farm will be here to chat to you about her lovely goats milk soap made from their own herd of goats and the guys from Green Tree Kombucha will be sampling their range of cool natural kombucha drinks, made in Aberdeenshire!


Our fine food hall is stocked with local artisanal products, including produce from our own estate & smokehouse. The range of hand-selected delicacies includes everything for a gourmet feast,  we also have a great range of gifts and art.

Open 09:30 to 17:30,  7 days. 

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Our eatery boasts the best of local and seasonal produce with the perfect atmosphere for a relaxing breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea.  Excellent coffee and own bake cakes all day.

Open 9:30 to 17:30, 7 Days.

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Explore the great outdoors of rural Aberdeenshire with our stunning woodland walks around Haddo Trout Lake. Discover the beautiful natural scenery while enjoying a leisurely stroll on our paths, and even bring your dog to join in the fun.

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With plenty of activities to inspire young explorers of all ages, our secure children’s play area will provide hours of entertainment and lots of peace and quiet for parents and grandparents.

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