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Gourock
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Me and my husband stayed at the beautiful, cosy and quirky boathouse on an Itison deal on 27/28th February. Find it difficult to fault as it is just lovely. It has a huge spa bath in the bathroom which takes quite a while to fill so the addition of a walk-in shower would be a bonus for mornings. We ate...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Carol, Thank you for your review of your stay in our Leannan Boathouse. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and I will keep your suggestion about a shower in mind. Hopefully it will be better weather next time you visit! With thanks, Kingennie Management Team

Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We visited the Waterside Restaurant on Sunday 15th March for a Mother's Day meal. We had called to make a table reservation around 2weeks earlier - we were informed that they were fully booked for high teas at the time we had requested, but the member of staff was very polite and accommodating, and after discussion with the chef, our...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to our Waterside restaurant for Mother's Day. We love welcoming back returning customers and it's great to hear that you got married at Forbes of Kingennie and that you would recommend us. I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day and we look forward to seeing you again soon. With...

Stonehaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We have just returned from a weekend at Forbes of Kingennie in the Glen Finlet lodge courtesy of an Itison deal which included canapes and prosecco on arrival. This made it a real bargain but even if we had paid the regular rate it is still very reasonable for a 3 night stay at this time of year. It was...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on your stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the lodge and even managed to fit in some fishing! I have taken on board your comment about the hair drier and will look into the possibility of one in each lodge. We hope to welcome you back soon. With thanks,...

Kilmarnock, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

we have all just returned home from a family weekend away and all I can is forbes of kingennie is a fantastic place to go, from our arrival the girl at reception was very helpful & pleasant. we discovered late Friday night that the pillows were duck feathers which a member of our party is allergic to. we spoke to...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a great time during your stay in our Glen Lyon lodge. We strive to meet all of our guests needs so it's lovely to hear that we were successful with you. I have taken on board your comment about the beds and I will look into that further....

Reviewed 10 March 2015

Just back from 3 night break at forbes and had a great time. Stayed with husband in glen isla lodge and only complaint would be lodge decor was a bit dated and living area would be cramped if 4 people wanted to chill out but for the 2 of us it was really comfortable. There are lodges nearby but we...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay in our Glen Isla lodge. We are currently looking into areas of our older Woodland lodges that need updated and we will take your comments about Glen Isla on board. Some of our newer lodges have more modern furnishings, if you return then you may like to try out our Waterside lodges....

Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We had a lovely long weekend with grandparents and kids at forbes of kingennie. We stayed in Glen Prosen lodge and couldn't fault it at all. The weather was really cold but the lodge was always really nice and warm and i was impressed at all the extras included such as tea, coffee, washing up, hand wash etc. The lodge...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, Thank you for your review. I am happy to hear that you had a great time with us and enjoyed your stay in our Glen Prosen lodge with your family. We will hopefully see you back at the resort soon, fingers crossed for some warmer weather! With thanks, Kingennie Management Team

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Was lucky enough to be at Forbes of Kingennie for a business event. Staff were first class in this family run venue close to the centre of Dundee, but with a real feeling of space and the countryside. A fantastic lunch of local produce was on show and all the boxes for a great venue were ticked. Will be back...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review after your recent visit. We are glad you enjoyed our corporate facilities and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future! Kind regards, Kingennie Management Team

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I just can't rate this place highly enough! What a fantastic long weekend family break we had. We stayed in Glen Logie which has 3 bedrooms and a huge balcony overlooking one of the many fishing ponds. We had booked through Itison, the deal included a bottle of Prosecco and canapés which was promptly delivered to our lodge after check...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Dawn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your long weekend with us. We are so happy to hear that you and your family had a great time. Steven is a strong part of our team so it is lovely to get positive feedback, I will pass it on to him. We look foward to...

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Had an excellent break at the country resort. I cannot it recommend it highly enough. The staff are fantastic and so friendly, knowledgable and helpful and the resort is spotless in terms of cleanliness. The food in the restaurant was amazing, especially the Scottish breakfast which was more than enough food to feed some hungry people (I eat a lot...

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Kingennie, Manager at Forbes of Kingennie, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us. I am thrilled to hear that you had a lovely time and that you would recommend Forbes of Kingennie. I will pass on your praise to our team. We hope to welcome you and your partner back soon. With thanks, Kingennie Management Team

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Just back from a 3 day break at Forbes of Kingennie and loved it! We stayed at the lovely Glen Lee lodge which was a very short walk from reception. From the moment we checked in we enjoyed a very genuine and welcoming friendly service, every team member we met at the resort was so hospitable and smiley, makes a...

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Thank you for writing a review of your stay with us. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time at the resort. We aim to make all of our guests welcome and to meet all of their needs while staying with us, so it is great to get some positive feedback. Thanks for adding your pictures, they look...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Forbes of Kingennie
Forbes of Kingennie
Cuisines: British, Scottish, Bar, Pub
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are looking for an activity holiday with family and friends, a romantic short break, the perfect wedding venue, or somewhere to celebrate that special event, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort has it all. With top-class golf and fishing on the estate, the peaceful and unspoiled environment is also home to some of the very best luxury woodland and lochside lodges in Scotland. Its location makes it the perfect spot to explore Scotland's glorious countryside or play a round or two at the world's best know golf courses nearby. Conference and business meetings and events are all catered for, while sister company Corporate Kingennie can create memorable and effective team building or corporate days out. In the heart of the countryside, Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort nevertheless enjoys easy access to major towns and cities. Dundee is only 6 miles away, while Edinburgh, Perth and Aberdeen are within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forbes of Kingennie

Address: Kingennie, Dundee dd53rd, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dundee
Price Range: RM400 - RM3,242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Forbes of Kingennie 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Forbes Of Kingennie Dundee, Scotland
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“We stayed in Glen Isla - sleeps 4 and can take dogs”
 of 5 bubbles kaimurray500, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the lodges are lovely. We have stayed in a smaller one previously. It is such a lovely resort, you can't go wrong :-)”
 of 5 bubbles HeatherC948, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Wide choice of lodges, speak to the manager to book what suits you best.”
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 of 5 bubbles catherinedA4934VY, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bards Neuk is a lovely home in the woods, close to the ponds and east walk to the club house if u want your meals there.”
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