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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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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

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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Dunnottar Castle

Stonehaven, AB39 2TL

A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.

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Maiden Stone

Inverurie, Scotland, UK

Formaston Cross Slab

The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

Formaston Cross Slab

Spynie Palace (HS)

Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ

Residence of the bishops of Moray from the 14th century to 1686. Massive tower with spectacular rooftop views over Spynie…

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Inveravon Pictish Stones

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

Girdle Ness Lighthouse

Aberdeen, AB11 8QX

The wrecking of the whaling ship Oscar here in 1813 with the loss of all but two of her crew of 45 led to the building of...

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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

Leith Hall and Garden (NTS)

Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ

This beautiful house was the home of the Leith family for almost 300 years. There is a superb garden and extensive grounds.

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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...

Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

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

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Bridge of Dye

Aberdeenshire, AB31

Built in 1680 this is one of the oldest bridges in the north-east. Tolls were once levied for its upkeep.

Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Lit in 1897 and decommissioned in 2007, Tod Head lies south of Stonehaven and near Catterline.

St Machar's Cathedral

Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ

This handsome fortress church of the Bishops of Aberdeen was mostly built in the 15th century. Now only half its original...

1 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
2 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
3 Dunnottar Castle Stonehaven, AB39 2TL
4 Maiden Stone Inverurie, Scotland, UK
5 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
6 Spynie Palace (HS) Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ 4 stars
7 Inveravon Pictish Stones Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
8 Girdle Ness Lighthouse Aberdeen, AB11 8QX
9 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
10 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
11 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
12 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
13 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
14 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
15 St Machar's Cathedral Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ

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