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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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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...

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...

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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Ballindalloch Castle

Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX

Ballindalloch is situated in majestic hills surrounded by the rivers Spey and Avon. A much loved family home lived in...

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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.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Maiden Stone

Inverurie, Scotland, UK

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

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...

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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Culsh Souterrain (HS)

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved underground passage, with roofing slabs intact over the large chamber and entrance. About 2,000 years old.

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.

Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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

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.

Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

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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1 St Machar's Cathedral Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ
2 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
4 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
5 Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS) Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR 4 stars
6 Maiden Stone Inverurie, Scotland, UK
7 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
8 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
9 Drum Castle (NTS) by Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5EY 4 stars
10 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
11 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32
12 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
13 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
14 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
15 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars

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