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Kingennie Boat House - Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland

Kingennie Boat House in Broughty Ferry
Kingennie Boat House Kingennie Boat House - Perfect retreat for couples
Kingennie Boat House - Cosy Lounge
Kingennie Boat House - Cosy living room with doors opening out onto decking
Kingennie Boat House - Open plan dining and kitchen area Kingennie Boat House - Fully equipped kitchen
Kingennie Boat House - Double bedroom with balcony Kingennie Boat House - En-suite bathroom
Forbes of Kingennie - Restaurant / Bar at Kingennie Forbes of Kingennie - 4 well stocked trout fishing pools with coarse fishing available too
18 hole Kingennie golf course on-site Forbes of Kingennie - Golf course on-site
  • Charming, romantic and lavishly furnished Boathouse
  • Idyllic waterside property on country resort
  • Balconies off the lounge & bedroom offer beautiful views over the mature woodland and fishing ponds
  • Perfect retreat for couples
  • Superb country retreat and resort with wide range of facilities
  • Country Club House restaurant & bars on site
  • Excellent fishing - Trout fishing
  • 18 hole Kingennie golf course on-site
  • Excellent range of on site facilities for all ages
  • Close to Dundee and Tayside
  • Close to several famous Scottish golf courses
  • Angus Glens provide great local outdoor activities
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Property Overview
Property Location

Situated just 5 miles from Dundee, Kingennie resort is an ideal choice for your holiday, whether you are keen on golf, fishing, or simply relaxing in the countryside.

On-site at Kingennie there is an 18 hole golf course with separate putting green and driving range.  There is also excellent trout and coarse fishing in four well-stocked pools. The Waterside Restaurant and Cairn O’Mount bar are open daily where you can enjoy great food and drink as well as great views of the fishing ponds and the countryside beyond.

There is also a thistle maze and a play park for the children. Plenty of outdoor activities are available locally including cycling, tennis, pony-trekking and even falconry. There is also plenty to see and do in the historic city of Dundee, set on the River Tay which is only minutes away.  Kingennie really has something for everyone.

Kingennie Boathouse - The 'Boat House' is set slightly apart from the other properties on the water’s edge, providing a truly romantic and relaxing getaway suitable for honeymoons or anniversaries. This lavishly furnished 1 bedroom cottage has stone-clad walls in the lounge with a feature fireplace and a jacuzzi bath in the ensuite. From the lounge and the master bedroom there are also stunning views over the woodland and the fishing pool.

Alternative accommodation available at the same location:

Kingennie Woodland Lodges - 2 bedrooms, sleeping 4/5
Kingennie Lakeside Lodges - 3 bedrooms, sleeping 6
Kingennie Bards Neuk - 3 ensuite bedrooms, sleeping 6

Golf - Golfing enthusiasts could scarcely pick a more ideal location, with world famous golf courses nearby at Carnoustie and St Andrews and over 30 quality golf courses within an hour’s drive.

Kingennie golf course, opened in summer 2007, surrounds the Forbes of Kingennie Estate, and has been designed to be a challenge for all levels of golfer. Beautiful panoramic views of the Tay Estuary and St Andrews. To complement the golf course a Driving Range with Target Golf and an 18-hole putting green also built to USGA standards is available.

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Kingennie Fishing - 4 well stocked trout fishing pools with coarse fishing available too, created by Mike Forbes, former Scottish National Fly Fishing champion. It is home to some of Scotland's most famous trout fishing lakes providing excellent fishing for experts and novices alike throughout the year. Whatever your preference, fly fishing for trout, or bait fishing, both options are available at Kingennie and only a short walk from your holiday lodge. Good for weekend breaks or family holidays.
Property Facilities
Local Area & Highlights
  • Please click here for a map of Forbes of Kingennie
  • Former boat house built in 1855
  • Fully restored to provide luxury accommodation
  • Idyllic waterside hideaway - Sleeping 2
  • The master bedroom is furnished with a 'Tempur' NASA designed bed, featuring a unique 'body shape moulding' mattress providing you with the best nights sleep
  • The luxurious en-suite bathroom features a 'Waterlilly' Jacuzzi bath
  • Living room features stone-clad walls with feature fireplace
  • Plasma screen digital TV
  • Opening out onto a balcony with views over the mature woodlands and fishing ponds
  • Fully equipped kitchen - oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine
  • Please note this lodge is not suitable for children
  • Sorry no pets
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Information pack provide to all guests upon arrival
  • Freshly laundered linen, towels and tea towels provided
  • Kingennie is just six miles by road from Dundee
  • Aberdeen (65 miles), Perth (23 miles), Edinburgh (62 miles), Glasgow (82 miles)
  • Olympia Leisure Centre - Dundee
  • Broughty Ferry Beach - awarded the Blue Flag
  • Arbroath West Links - Kerr's Miniature Railway
  • Glamis Castle - Ancestral home of the Earl of Strathmore for over 600 years
  • Tank Driving Scotland - Auchterhouse
  • The Davidson Legacy - Aberlemno
  • Broughty Ferry Castle - Imposing castle at the mouth of the River Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory
  • Discovery Point - Explore Captain Scott's famous polar exploration Ship Discovery
  • Camperdown Wildlife Centre Popular zoo with a fantastic 'Pirates Play Area' and 'Carnival area'
  • Battlefield LIVE is an authentic combat entertainment suitable for anyone of 8 years or over
  • Broughty Ferry - wander round the streets of the seafront esplanade, many boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants
  • The beauty of the Glens of Angus and foothills of the Grampians
  • Great hill walking area to serious mountaineering and skiing
  • Birdwatching and nature pursuits to loch and river fishing
  • Highland adventure outdoor pursuits centre featuring canoeing and abseiling, and excellent off-road horse riding and trekking
On-site Facilities
Local Facilities & Options
  • Great 'On-site facilities' include restaurant & bar - open from 9am until late everyday
  • The 'Country House' with beautiful views of the countryside - informal dining and family dining at one of the best restaurants in Angus and Dundee
  • Enjoy a fabulous meal in the 'Waterside Restaurant' - Superb fresh local produce with good old fashioned home baking daily. The impressive centrepiece of the restaurant is a stunning two-pool freshwater aquarium, which contains five species of trout along with carp, roach and bream
  • Bar meals in the new Cairn o’ Mount bar
  • Excellent facilities for weddings, conferences & parties & corporate events
  • The Inglesmaldie function suite and Macnabs bar
  • FREE Wi-Fi in the bar and restaurant
  • 'SKY SPORTS' in the bar
  • Excellent trout fly fishing (8 species) & roach & bream fishing in 4 well stocked fishing lakes
  • Kingennie 18 hole golf course, driving range & putting greens
  • Childrens play park
  • Large challenging 'Thistle Maze'
  • Three-pool aquarium
  • Dundee airport offers direct flights to London City Airport
  • 50% deposit required, balance due 4 weeks beforehand
  • 4.00pm arrival, 10.00am departure
  • Flexible start dates
  • Short breaks available outside school holiday dates
  • Information pack provide to all guests upon arrival
  • Freshly laundered linen, towels and tea towels provided
  • Group bookings available
  • Golf & fishing packages available
  • Booking Terms: Click here to view full booking and hire conditions
For further information please contact Waterside Breaks on 01252 339020