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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...

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...

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...

Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS)

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

Picturesque 16th century castle with magnificent interiors and painted ceilings, family portraits and furniture....

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Inveravon Church

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

Duffus Castle (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH

Of the finest examples of a 12th century motte and bailey castle in Scotland with a very fine early 14th century stone...

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.

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

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...

Provost Skene's House

Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS

Provost Skene's House is currently closed due to the Marischal Square Development surrounding the building.

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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

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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Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

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

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
1 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
2 Corgarff Castle (HS) Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP 4 stars
3 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
5 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
6 Inveravon Church Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
7 Duffus Castle (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH
8 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
9 Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery (HS) Forres, Morayshire, IV36 2RR 4 stars
10 St Machar's Cathedral Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ
11 Provost Skene's House Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS 3 stars
12 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
13 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
14 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
15 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars

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