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Formaston Cross Slab

The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

Formaston Cross Slab

Dunnottar Castle

Stonehaven, AB39 2TL

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

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Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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

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...

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.

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.

Fyvie Castle (NTS)

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS

Superb castle, dating from 13th century, with rich portrait collection, an equally fine collection of arms and armour, and…

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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...

Tolquhon Castle (HS)

Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP

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

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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...

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...

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...

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.

Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

A well-preserved recumbent stone circle, with good views to the south and west.

1 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
2 Dunnottar Castle Stonehaven, AB39 2TL
3 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
4 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
5 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
6 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
7 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
8 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars
9 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Tolquhon Castle (HS) Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP 3 stars
11 St Machar's Cathedral Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ
12 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
13 Udny Mort House Udny Green, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41
14 Auchindoun Castle (HS) Keith, AB55 4DR
15 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

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