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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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...

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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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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  • 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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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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Tod Head Lighthouse

Scotland, UK

Lit in 1897 and decommissioned in 2007, Tod Head lies south of Stonehaven and near Catterline.

Elgin Cathedral (HS)

Elgin, Moray, IV30 1HU

The superb remains of a majestic and beautiful 13th century cathedral, almost destroyed in 1390 by Alexander Stewart.

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 4 stars

Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

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

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...

Relugas Bridge, River Findhorn

Relugas, Scotland, UK

Craigellachie Bridge

by Aberlour, Moray, AB38

One of Thomas Telford's finest creations, this important bridge across the River Spey was built between 1812 and 1815. It...

Tyrebagger Stone Circle

Stoneywood, Aberdeen, AB22

Beautifully sited on the shoulder of the hill, this recumbent stone circle, has an exceptionally large recumbent stone of...

Portsoy

Banffshire, Scotland, UK

A burgh since 1550, Portsoy has a most attractive harbour dating from 1692, with fine 18th century warehouses. From here a...

The Peel of Lumphanan

Lumphanan, Scotland, UK

Elgin

Elgin, Scotland, UK

This historic town has retained its medieval layout. In the High Street are superb late 17th century merchant's houses with...

1 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5HX
2 Huntly Castle (HS) Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH 4 stars
3 Fyvie Castle (NTS) Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 8JS 4 stars
4 Ballindalloch Castle Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9AX 4 stars
5 Haddo House and Garden (NTS) Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7EQ 4 stars
6 Tod Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
7 Elgin Cathedral (HS) Elgin, Moray, IV30 1HU 4 stars
8 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
9 Kinnaird Head Lighthouse Scotland, UK
10 Relugas Bridge, River Findhorn Relugas, Scotland, UK
11 Craigellachie Bridge by Aberlour, Moray, AB38
12 Tyrebagger Stone Circle Stoneywood, Aberdeen, AB22
13 Portsoy Banffshire, Scotland, UK
14 The Peel of Lumphanan Lumphanan, Scotland, UK
15 Elgin Elgin, Scotland, UK

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