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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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Huntly Castle (HS)

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Set in a beautiful riverside setting, this fine hall house was built in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Haddo House and Garden (NTS)

Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ

This elegant mansion, home of the earls and marquesses of Aberdeen, is noted for its fine furniture and paintings. It has…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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.

Udny Mort House

Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41

This extraordinary building was built in 1832 to thwart the resurrectionists. Coffins were left inside the building until...

Delgatie Castle

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD

11th century castle with fine Painted ceilings dating 1592 and 1597. Unique baby’s four poster bed, displays of dolls...

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Corgarff Castle (HS)

Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP

An isolated tower house in the Cairngorms that was a residence of the high-status Forbes family.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Balvenie Castle (HS)

Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH

A fine 13th century castle, added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. Visited by Mary Queen of Scots in 1562.

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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...

Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

Well of the Lecht

Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK

An attractive plaque, beside the well on the A939 records how five companies of the 33rd Regiment built this section of...

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

Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

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

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Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

The best known of a group of recumbent stone circles, enclosing a ring cairn. Beside it is a small burial enclosure.

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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

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…

1 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
2 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
3 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
4 Udny Mort House Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41
5 Delgatie Castle Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
6 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
7 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars
8 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
9 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
10 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
11 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars
12 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
13 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
14 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
15 Castle Fraser (NTS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD

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