Forbes of Kingennie


Fantastic retreat close to the Scottish coast

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The perfect place for families, this fishery-turned-luxury holiday resort offers gorgeous accommodation in a beautiful setting and with plenty of onsite activities to keep you entertained. Located on the east coast of Scotland, it’s a good base for exploring some of the most breathtaking coastlines in the country.

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About this place

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Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

  • Indoor play room Indoor play room
  • Bar Bar
  • Golf Golf
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Outdoor play equipment Outdoor play equipment


Eating at Forbes of Kingennie


Eating at Forbes of Kingennie


Eating at Forbes of Kingennie


There are disabled friendly ramps throughout the resort, including for the onsite bar and restaurant. Unfortunately there are no fully accessible lodges ­– however some do have accessibility features. Glen Clova has ramped access leading up to the entrance of the lodge and a downstairs single bedroom with en suite facilities including a disabled access shower.

Location & local area

Where is it and how do you get there?

By road

Take the A90 south from Aberdeen (80 mins) or if traveling from Edinburgh (90 mins) take the M90 north and at Perth take the A90 to Dundee.

By air

‘Scot Airways’ operate three daily direct services flying from London City Airport to Dundee Riverside Airport. Alternatively fly into Edinburgh Airport, which is approximately a one-hour car journey from Kingennie.

By rail

Dundee has regular daily express services between Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Trains are also available from Glasgow via Perth.

About the owners

The Forbes Family

Our history goes back to 1966, when farmer Alistair Graham Forbes brought his wife and son, Cindy and Micheal to Omachie Farmhouse, Kingennie. When Mike was six he caught his first fish in the Buddon Burn, and his passion for fishing was born. Mike converted part of the farm into a fishery and fishing lodges in 1995. The success of this venture encouraged him and his wife Gail to continue to invest and create the resort that you see today. The Forbes family are very passionate about Kingennie and hope to share this passion with all those who visit.

Tips from the owners

Local things to do, places to eat and attractions not to be missed.

  • The V&A Museum of Design opened in Dundee in September 2018, and is a wonderful showcase of Scotland's design heritage and more.

  • Visit Charleton Fruit Farm in Montrose for some lunch, then get to work picking some berries for dessert.

  • Broughty Ferry is home to a lovely beach and is only a five minute drive from the resort.