On Aberdeenshire’s northern coast, Carmelite House offers ensuite rooms within 10 minutes’ walk of the elegant 18th-century Duff House. In Banff’s attractive town centre, this guest house provides free parking and WiFi and freshly cooked Scottish breakfasts. Each room has a flat-screen TV, and tea and coffee facilities. Most rooms have an ensuite shower, with hairdryer and toiletries provided. Ironing and laundry services are also available. As well as a cooked Scottish breakfast, Carmelite House serves porridge, toast and a buffet selection of cereals, muesli, bread rolls, oatcakes, yoghurts and fruit. There is also a range of teas and coffee. Packed lunches can be provided on request. Banff lies around 45 miles north of Aberdeen, with the Cairngorms National Park around 70 minutes’ drive away. The neighbouring town of Macduff is home to the Royal Tarlair Golf Club and the Macduff Marine Aquarium, both within a 5-minute drive of this guest house.