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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

Delgatie Castle

Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD

11th century castle with fine Painted ceilings dating 1592 and 1597. Unique baby’s four poster bed, displays of dolls...

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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.

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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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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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...

Chapel of St Fergus Stones

Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Two finely carved Pictish stones are set into the east gable of the old kirk. One has a large beast and symbols, the other...

St Mary's Kirk (Auchindoir) (HS)

Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

One of the finest medieval parish churches in Scotland, roofless but otherwise entire.

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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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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Braemar Castle

Braemar, AB35 5XR

17th century hunting lodge, Hanoverian garrison and home to Clan Farquharson.

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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...

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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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.

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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Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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

1 Delgatie Castle Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5TD
2 Sunhoney Stone Circle Echt, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32
3 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
4 Balvenie Castle (HS) Dufftown, Morayshire, AB55 4GH 4 stars
5 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
7 St Mary's Kirk (Auchindoir) (HS) Auchindoir, By Rhynie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
8 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
9 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars
10 Braemar Castle Braemar, AB35 5XR 3 stars
11 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
12 Kildrummy Castle (HS) Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA 3 stars
13 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
14 Leith Hall and Garden (NTS) Kennethmont,, Nr Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4NQ 4 stars
15 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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