Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Ellon

The parks and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Ellon. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, football games and golfing. Academy and Balmedie Country Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Ellon

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ellon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Aberdeen Golf Club (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • King's Links (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Codonas Amusement Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Newmachar Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Inverurie Golf Club (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Auchmill Golf Course (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ellon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ellon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balmedie Country Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Cruickshank Botanic Garden (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Hazlehead Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Duthie Park Winter Gardens (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Pitmedden Garden (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Sands of Forvie (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ellon

The nearest airport is in Aberdeen (ABZ), located 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ellon?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 82 house rentals around Ellon. From 19 Houses to 40 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ellon is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ellon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ellon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gight Woods: 139 home rentals
  • Haddo Country Park: 143 home rentals
  • Tolquhon Gallery: 136 home rentals
  • Haddo House: 137 home rentals
  • Pitmedden Garden: 135 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ellon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ellon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in Ellon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ellon include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 18 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 18 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ellon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 65 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Ellon.