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The oak bar in The Flying Stag was hewn by TOM ADDY, a local building contractor and brother of architect Ben Addy.
PIECES OF TAXIDERMY
in one corridor!
TOR CONTRACTING AND CROMARBROOKS
quantity surveyors managed the project bringing together over 45 separate contracts for local people form the area, ensuring further connections to Braemar.
A Scottish art collection assembled by
The interiors have been designed by interior designer
He brings a strong Scottish narrative, often local to Braemar itself, through a deft layering of specially designed tweed, tartan and hand-printed wall coverings, rare specimens from the natural world, obscure treasures and whimsical curios and carefully chosen antiques.
HUNDREDS OF ANTLERS
have been ethically sourced by
OF THE HORN SHOP IN BRAEMAR.
were responsible for the restoration and preservation of the entire building and the rear extension. The firm is headed by Ben Addy, who grew up in Aberdeenshire and is a Director of the Cairngorms Trust and a member of the Braemar Mountain Rescue team.
Red squirrels in the children’s room hand knitted by the local
ANTIQUE MIRROR BALL hangs in Elsa’s,
THE COCKTAIL BAR.
The landscaped garden to the rear of the hotel has been designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Gold Award Winner
art historians have lovingly engaged with Scottish history, Victoriana and contemporary art.
The house tweed and tartan have been designed by
who grew up in Royal Deeside. She was inspired by the changing colours of the local landscape around Braemar. The Drawing Room walls are adorned with The Fife Arms tartan, while the bespoke tweed decorates the walls of The Snug in The Flying Stag, as well as some of the bedroom corridors of the hotel.