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Historic Attractions in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

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Sueno's Stone (HS)

Forres, Moray, IV36 3WX

At over 6m high, Scotland's tallest sculpted standing stone. Its carvings include rare battle scenes.

Brig O'Dee

Garthdee, Scotland, UK

Eslie the Greater Stone Circle

Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31

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

Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS)

Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A circle of eight stones enclosing an area consecrated by fires on which eight small cairns were later built.

Peterhead Prison Museum

South Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 2ZX

Peterhead Prison Museum

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...

Formaston Cross Slab

The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR

Formaston Cross Slab

Maiden Stone

Inverurie, Scotland, UK

Inveravon Pictish Stones

Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK

Culsh Souterrain (HS)

by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved underground passage, with roofing slabs intact over the large chamber and entrance. About 2,000 years old.

Midmar Kirk Stone Circle

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51

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

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.

Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS)

Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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

Bridge of Dye

Aberdeenshire, AB31

Built in 1680 this is one of the oldest bridges in the north-east. Tolls were once levied for its upkeep.

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...

1 Sueno's Stone (HS) Forres, Moray, IV36 3WX
2 Brig O'Dee Garthdee, Scotland, UK
3 Eslie the Greater Stone Circle Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31
4 Cullerlie Stone Circle (HS) Skene, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
5 Peterhead Prison Museum South Road, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 2ZX
6 Well of the Lecht Nr. Tomintoul, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland, UK
7 Formaston Cross Slab The Lodge on the Loch, Aboyne, AB34 5BR
8 Maiden Stone Inverurie, Scotland, UK
9 Inveravon Pictish Stones Inveravon, Ballindalloch, Scotland, UK
10 Culsh Souterrain (HS) by Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
11 Midmar Kirk Stone Circle Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51
12 Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
13 Easter Aquhorthies Stone Circle (HS) Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK
14 Bridge of Dye Aberdeenshire, AB31
15 Chapel of St Fergus Stones Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

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