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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.

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...

Huntly Castle (HS)

Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Set in a beautiful riverside setting, this fine hall house was built in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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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...

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...

Brig O'Dee

Garthdee, Scotland, UK

Migvie Stone

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A handsome 9th century Pictish cross-slab with on one side a large cross and on the other a horse and rider.

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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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...

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

Formaston Cross Slab

The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

Formaston Cross Slab

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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

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...

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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1 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
2 Rattray Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
3 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
4 Girdle Ness Lighthouse Aberdeen, AB11 8QX
5 Buchan Ness Lighthouse Scotland, UK
6 Brig O'Dee Garthdee, Scotland, UK
7 Migvie Stone by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
8 St Machar's Cathedral Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB24 1RQ
9 Provost Skene's House Guestrow, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB10 1AS 3 stars
10 Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Scotland, UK
11 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
12 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
13 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
14 Duffus Castle (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 5RH
15 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars

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