Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray
Subcategory: Abbeys, Churches & Cathedrals or Castles & Stately Homes
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...
Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP
An early 15th century tower enlarged between 1584 and 1589 with a large mansion round a courtyard. Noted for its highly...
Monymusk, Nr Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
Originally an Augustinian Priory, established by the Earl of Mar in 1170, St Mary's was sensitively restored in 1929. The...
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.
Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3UA
Founded in 1230, Pluscarden fell into disrepair after the Reformation. It was bought by the Catholic Marquis of Bute in...
Kinneff, Nr Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
Kinneff Kirk, rebuilt in 1738, is famous for having been the hiding place of the 'Honours of Scotland'; the crown, sceptre...
Near Glenkindie, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8
This fine laird's house was built in 1590 by John Gordon and Helen Carnegie. A good example of a Z-plan tower house.
Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH
Set in a beautiful riverside setting, this fine hall house, built in the 16th and 17th centuries, is famed for its fine...
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'.
Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 3NW
The former parish church of Auchindoir, St Mary's was built in the late 13th century. It has exceptionally fine doorways.
Dufftown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
Built on one of the earliest Christian sites in North-East Scotland, Mortlach dates from the 13th century. There are two...
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...
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB
The Highland holiday home of the Royal Family since 1852. Exhibitions of paintings, artwork and royal tartans. Ballroom,...
Nr Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland, UK
This low, unassuming building is the oldest, post Reformation Roman Catholic church in Scotland. It was built in 1755, a...
|1||Spynie Palace (HS)||Nr. Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8XJ|
|2||Tolquhon Castle (HS)||Tarves, Aberdeenshire, AB4 0LP|
|3||St Mary's Church (Monymusk)||Monymusk, Nr Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK|
|4||Balvenie Castle (HS)||Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH|
|5||Pluscarden Abbey||Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3UA|
|6||Kinneff Old Kirk||Kinneff, Nr Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK|
|7||Glenbuchat Castle (HS)||Near Glenkindie, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8|
|8||Huntly Castle (HS)||Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH|
|9||Kildrummy Castle (HS)||Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA|
|10||St Mary's Kirk (Auchindoir) (HS)||Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 3NW|
|11||Mortlach Parish Kirk||Dufftown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK|
|12||St Machar's Cathedral||Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ|
|13||Balmoral Castle||Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB|
|14||St Ninian's Church||Nr Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland, UK|
|15||Corgarff Castle (HS)||Corgarff, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, AB36 8YP|
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