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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle

Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK

Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

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

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...

Balmoral Castle

Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

The Highland holiday home of the Royal Family since 1852. Exhibitions of paintings, artwork and royal tartans.

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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.

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...

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

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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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...

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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Inveravon Church

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

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.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Buchan Ness Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

This prominent lighthouse on the point of Buchan Ness was completed in 1827.

Some of its buildings were slightly damaged...

Formaston Cross Slab

The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

Formaston Cross Slab

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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1 Mulloch (9Stanes) Stone Circle Garrol Wood, Banchory, Scotland, UK
2 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
3 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
4 Balmoral Castle Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB 5 stars
5 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
6 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Crathes Castle and Garden (NTS) Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ 4 stars
8 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
9 Girdle Ness Lighthouse Aberdeen, AB11 8QX
10 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
11 Inveravon Church Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
12 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars
13 Buchan Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
14 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
15 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars

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