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Maiden Stone

Inverurie, Scotland, UK

Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

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

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...

Inveravon Church

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX

Discover the history and legends of Bennachie. Learn about the colonists of the 1800's and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft...

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...

Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS)

Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR

Built in 1890 this distillery is a perfectly preserved time capsule of the distiller's art.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Sunhoney Stone Circle

Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32

A particularly fine recumbent stone circle, with nine standing stones and a cup-marked recumbent stone with flanking pillars.

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.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

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…

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

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

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Auchindoun Castle (HS)

Keith, AB55 4DR

Auchindoun Castle is a 15th century L-Plan tower castle located in Auchindoun near Dufftown in the Moray region of Scotland.

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'.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS)

Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A circle of eight stones enclosing an area consecrated by fires on which eight small cairns were later built.

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.

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars
1 Maiden Stone Inverurie, Scotland, UK
2 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Inveravon Church Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
5 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
6 Udny Mort House Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41
7 Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS) Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR 4 stars
8 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32
9 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
10 Spynie Palace (HS) Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ 4 stars
11 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
12 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
13 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars
14 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
15 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars

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