Bothies & Bannocks

Food and Drink Tours with Bothies & Bannocks

Bothies & Bannocks offers chauffeur-driven food and drink tours in the North East of Scotland, giving an authentic taste of local culture, food and landscape. Based in the heart of Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, we are perfectly positioned to deliver some of the finest food tours in Scotland.
The business was born out of a passion for top quality, seasonal produce from the area where I was lucky to have grown up and proud to call home.
Experience the best food and drink Scotland has to offer and meet the producers who work hard to bring such high-quality food to market. Have a browse at our tours page to see examples of the set itinerary foodie tours and experiences we offer. If you are looking for something more unique, then check out our bespoke tours page.
I look forward to welcoming you on tour and cannot wait to share the tastes and stories of Scotland’s food and drink with you.

Calum Lockerbie – Founder, Bothies & Bannocks

Tripadvisor Review
  • star rating  Callum looked after us for a mountain bike weekend in Aberdeenshire. Always on time, great banter and nothing was too difficult. We really enjoyed the two distillery tours... read more

    July 6, 2021

    star rating  If you take beautiful scenery, great mountain biking and add Callum then you end up with something very special. He transported us everywhere from pick up at the airport until... read more

    mike hauck
    June 1, 2021
  • star rating  The communication from Calum prior to the trip was great and the day itself was a great experience. It helped to really appreciate what's on our door step, we... read more

    Naomi B
    October 1, 2021

    star rating  We had a great day out in Aberdeenshire. Calum guided us well through and took us to meet an Angus farmer. Absinthe distillery and he even managed to get a... read more

    Erling H
    November 1, 2019
  • star rating  Spent a great day with Bothies and Bannocks on their Market Day Cook and Dine tour. We started out in Aberdeen and then Calum, the guide, took us on the... read more

    September 12, 2019

    star rating  I contacted Callum via his Web page during lockdown to ask if he could recommend things to do in Aboyne for my husband's 40th. His communication and knowledge of the... read more

    September 7, 2020
  • star rating  Bought as a birthday gift for my wife and did not disappoint. Fun and interesting day out starting at Banchory Farmers Market and on to cooking the bought products and... read more

    Doug M
    September 1, 2021

    star rating  Had a fine day out at Ballater food market, having nibbles and buying food for return to Aberdeen and rest of day at professional kitchens where we cooked a 3... read more

    September 30, 2019
  • star rating  We had a wonderful time and memorable day. We were impressed by the entrepreneurial spirit and kindness of those we met. In spite of the wind and heavy rain we... read more

    February 17, 2020

    star rating  We had a fantastic few days being shown around the foodie hot spots of Aberdeenshire with Calum. We'd never met the guy before and it was such an easy experience,... read more

    July 2, 2021
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