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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

Nelson Tower

Forres, Moray, IV36

The most northerly built monument to Nelson in Scotland with spectacular views across Forres, Findhorn Bay and the Moray...

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...

Grassic Gibbon Centre

Arbuthnott, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1PB

The Centre is devoted to the life and times of Lewis Grassic Gibbon who grew up in Arbuthnott, Kincardineshire and was...

Ratings:
  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 3 stars

St Ninian's Church

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...

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...

Banff

Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

There has been a settlement here since the 12th century. The town has many notable 17th and 18th century buildings, an...

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...

Findhorn Heritage Centre

Moray, IV36 3YL

Findhorn Village Heritage Centre traces the history of a once busy trading port which has now become a haven for...

Invercauld Bridge

Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35

This handsome bridge over the River Dee was built in 1752 to carry the Military Road that lead north to Corgarff Castle and...

Aikey Brae Stone Circle

Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3BL

The most complete recumbent stone circle in the north-east, it includes a massive recumbent stone weighing some 22 tons.

Mortlach Parish Kirk

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...

Pluscarden Abbey

Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3UA

Founded in 1230, Pluscarden fell into disrepair after the Reformation. It was bought by the Catholic Marquis of Bute in 1897...

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  • Visit Scotland Reviews Available 2 stars

Kinneff Old Kirk

Kinneff, Nr Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, DD10 0TJ

Kinneff Kirk, rebuilt in 1738, is famous for having been the hiding place of the 'Honours of Scotland'; the crown, sceptre...

Kinord Cross-Slab

Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

This beautiful 9th century Pictish cross-slab is on the north side of Loch Kinord in the Muir of Dinnet National Nature...

1 Nelson Tower Forres, Moray, IV36
2 Craigellachie Bridge by Aberlour, Moray, AB38
3 Grassic Gibbon Centre Arbuthnott, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1PB 3 stars
4 St Ninian's Church Nr Fochabers, Morayshire, Scotland, UK
5 Elgin Elgin, Scotland, UK
6 Banff Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
7 Portsoy Banffshire, Scotland, UK
8 Findhorn Heritage Centre Moray, IV36 3YL
9 Invercauld Bridge Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35
10 Aikey Brae Stone Circle Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3BL
11 Mortlach Parish Kirk Dufftown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
12 Pluscarden Abbey Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 3UA 2 stars
13 Kinneff Old Kirk Kinneff, Nr Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, DD10 0TJ
14 Kinord Cross-Slab Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34

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