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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

A recumbent stone circle, with a massive recumbent stone and flankers. In the kirkyard at Midmar Kirk.

Covesea Skerries Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse marking the skerries, a site of several shipwrecks, was built in 1846. There is a good walk along the coast...

Craigievar Castle (NTS)

Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF

This fairytale-like castle is one of the most perfect tower houses of its period in Scotland.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Kildrummy Castle (HS)

Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA

Scotland's most complete 13th century castle was a stronghold of the Earls of Mar. Known as the 'Queen of Highlands Castle'.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

An early 15th century tower, expanded in the 1580s.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A recumbent stone circle about 4,000 years old. Car parking nearby.

Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

Migvie Stone

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A handsome 9th century Pictish cross-slab with on one side a large cross and on the other a horse and rider.

Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

17th century hunting lodge, Hanoverian garrison and home to Clan Farquharson.

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Castle Fraser (NTS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD

One of the most spectacular of the Castles of Mar, this Fraser stronghold has a magnificent great hall, fine portraits and…

Drum Castle (NTS)

by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY

One of Scotland's oldest houses, with a 13th century keep and Jacobean mansion. Superb furniture and paintings. Delightful…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Kinnaird Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Scotland’s first mainland light house, completed in 1787, was really a 16th century castle with a light placed on top of...

Rattray Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This lighthouse, built in 1895, marked a particularly dangerous part of the east coast. Just half a mile offshore and...

Maiden Stone

Inverurie, Scotland, UK

Balmoral Castle

Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

The Highland holiday home of the Royal Family since 1852. Exhibitions of paintings, artwork and royal tartans.

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1 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
2 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Craigievar Castle (NTS) Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF 3 stars
4 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars
5 Tolquhon Castle (HS) Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP 3 stars
6 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
7 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
8 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
9 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
10 Castle Fraser (NTS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD
11 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
12 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
14 Maiden Stone Inverurie, Scotland, UK
15 Balmoral Castle Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB 5 stars

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