Haddo Arts Festival takes place at Haddo House and Country Park near Ellon in Aberdeenshire. We are within easy reach of most of Aberdeenshire, and less than 20 miles from Aberdeen City Centre.
There is a range of food and drink available on site, with a fully stocked bar during performances and special festival suppers and meals on offer.
There is ample free car-parking available on site, with disabled parking directly adjacent to the Canadian Hall. All performances are wheelchair accessible.
ARRIVING BY CAR
FROM ABERDEEN (approx 30min) - at the B&Q/Blackdog roundabout take the left turn signposted to Tarves. Continue following signs for Tarves, then brown tourist signs for Haddo House
FROM ELLON (approx 10min) - from town centre follow signs for Methlick and the B9005. Once out of Ellon, cross the Ythan bridge then continue straight on, following brown tourist signs to Haddo House.
FROM INVERURIE (approx 20min) - take the B9170 via Oldmeldrum towards Methlick, turn right at Formartine's cafe, following the brown tourist signs for Haddo House.
Please Note - many satnav systems won't give correct driving directions to Haddo, and may try to send you down private roads. Please follow the directions above or the brown road signs to get to the main entrance. Please do not use any road or track marked 'for estate vehicles only'.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT Public transport to the area is limited, and no buses come direct to Haddo. It is possible to catch a bus to Tarves or Methlick, both of which are approximately 2 miles away from Haddo. There are regular buses to Ellon from Aberdeen, Fraserburgh and Peterhead (to town centre or park and ride) and there are several taxi companies in Ellon which will pick you up at the bus stop.
CYCLE ROUTES National Cycle Route 1 runs beside the park. Access to Haddo is either along on the main entrance drive, or there is a traffic-free route through the park itself accessed via the Craigie Wood car park.