Your Visit

The Barn is open year round and we look forward to welcoming you to one of our events or just for a day out! Alongside our busy events programme, there is lots to do while you are here. We are home to the excellent Buchanans Bistro where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends or quick slice of cake and good coffee. There’s our Gallery which is home to a programme of exhibitions and events which you can drop in on anytime or there is our Wild Garden which is just behind the venue itself. There you can walk the narrow paths, smell the wild flowers or just sit by the small pond whiling the hours away.

Our address is

the Barn
Burn O Bennie
AB31 5QA

Box Office: 01330 825431

General Enquiries: 01330 826520

Bistro: 01330 826530

Email: mail@woodendbarn.co.uk

Opening Hours:

Box Office: 12pm – 4pm, Tues – Sat
If you book your tickets online, please bring proof of your purchase by either printing off your confirmation email or showing it at the door on a smartphone or tablet.

Gallery: 12pm – 4pm, Tues – Sat. Times may vary on so please call ahead. We are also happy to open at other times if possible.

Buchanans Bistro: 9am – 5pm Monday, 9am – 10pm Tuesday – Sunday
(Please note new Buchanans opening details: Evenings – On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday they offer early evening suppers and pre concert menus only. On Friday and Saturday their full evening menu is available from 6pm onwards. Sociable Sunday supper is available at 6pm.)

There are no general admission fees. Tickets prices for events and workshops may apply

Find Us

Woodend Barn is located on the edge of Banchory in Aberdeenshire and easily reachable by bus or car from towns across the region. It is also within easy reach of Aberdeen City, located just 5mins walk from the bus stop or less than 20miles if driving.

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You can catch the 201, 202, or 203 buses from Aberdeen to Banchory, and alight at the stop by the Tesco.

For updates on plane, train and bus times please visit the following links.

Aberdeen Airport

Bus Timetables

Train Timetables


We welcome everyone and are fully accessible by wheelchair.
Staff are always available to help visitors.
We have an induction loop for the hard of hearing.
If you prefer, please phone in advance for us to arrange a guided tour.