Where the bar is open, and the fire is on.

Join us and get cosy inside during the colder months, or bathe in the Scottish sunshine and enjoy drinks and al fresco dining during summer, in our beer garden. The Boat Country Inn offers a perfect place all year round to stop for refreshments along the Speyside Way. Our bar is is always open and our team are ready to welcome and serve you during your stay, visit, or quick stop, before continuing on your journey.

The lounge is a cosy corner to share a drink and recount stories of the day. Browse the cocktail menu or order a flight of whisky together. Our Whisky selection has something for all palates, Speyside, Lowland, Island, just ask the team for what’s on the shelf.

Beer, lager and wine are plentiful with craft beer, red, white and rose wine hand selected by our manager on the menu.

Roaring log fire at the Boat Hotel
Selection of draught beer
Whisky Tasting

The Boat isn’t just a country inn, hotel, bar and restaurant. We offer experiences to make your stay even more enjoyable. Book our whisky and chocolate tasting, where you will be guided through four different expressions of whisky. At the end of the tasting, you’ll know which expressions you enjoy and be able to choose from hundreds of whiskies available behind our well-stocked bar.

You’ll experience a pre-selected flight of malt whisky and Scottish handmade chocolate that complement each other perfectly. All for £70 for two people.

Whiskey barrels
Whiskey over ice

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Our Whisky Tasting. An experience we hope you’ll remember…

Special Offers

Whether it’s last minute, a long awaited trip away, family celebration, staycation or a workcation. Take us up on an Aviemore Hotel Deal today. It’s that warm hug after a day out and about….


Stay with us for only £99 per room, B&B & Dinner, until February 2024

There’s no better time to book a cosy Winter retreat with rooms for just £99 dinner, bed and breakfast for two*. Once they’re gone they’re gone! Applies to bookings made between 20th & 28th November…



If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone special, why not consider the Boat Gift Vouchers. Vouchers are available in increments of £20, are valid for 12 months from date of issue.

The Boat Gift Vouchers


Get cosy this winter with offers on 1,2,3 or 5-night stays

Thinking of booking a Winter getaway? We all need something to look forward to when the nights draw in… Frosty days, autumnal forest walks, breathtaking scenery and wildlife to behold across the Cairngorms National Park.…

Fireplace at the Boat Inn

Staycation Hotel Offer

Stay 2 nights and save 15% off our best available rate

A moment to explore, a moment to share, a moment to enjoy. Let us make your moment a cosy one. With log fires burning, warming cocktails or coffee and a range of specials from steak…

Warm Up Your Creativity


Join us this winter at The Boat Hotel for a series of enchanting craft workshops that will warm your heart and ignite your creativity. Embrace the season’s charm as you indulge in the art of…

Festive Packages

Join us to celebrate with our selection of festive packages

We’ve started adding our festive packages and offers to the website… So whatever the festive occasion, whether it’s the office Christmas party, Christmas Dinner for all the family, a festive getaway or seeing in 2024…

Celebrate Burns Night with our 2 or 3-Course Set Menu

25TH – 28TH JANUARY 2024

Two or Three course Burns night supper in our Scottish restaurant Available 25st to 28th January 2024 £32.95 pp – 3 courses £27.95 pp – 2 courses Children up to 7 years old -£10 Is…

Enjoy A Romantic 3 Course Meal


This Valentine’s week treat your loved one to a three course romantic meal with a glass of champagne at The Boat Country Inn, near Aviemore. This romantic setting in the heart of the Cairngorms National…