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Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

From the Cairngorm Mountains, the land slopes gradually from east to north to a coastal plain with a beautiful coastline. Beyond the mountains lies the undulating Grampian region, dominated by heather moors and forests, river valleys and fertile farmland.


Map of Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray

St Cyrus Beach © Copyright David Hayes Coastal Trail »

From St Cyrus on the edge of Grampian, via the turning point at Kinnaird Head and on to Findhorn on the Moray coast, the coastline of this area runs for more than 150 miles.

© Copyright Haddo Trout Fishery Fishing in Aberdeenshire »

Host to three important salmon and sea trout rivers, the Dee, Don and Deveron, Aberdeenshire offers some classic game fishing opportunities. Sea angling is also good along its rich and varied coastline.

© Copyright Fraserburgh Golf Club Best Golf Courses »

One of the finest areas in Scotland for golf, Aberdeenshire has many superb links and parkland courses.

© Copyright Balmoral Estates Royal Deeside »

The valley of the River Dee attained its royal credentials when Prince Albert chose to build a new Balmoral Castle there.

Sands of Forvie National Nature Reserve  © Copyright David Hayes Wildlife of Aberdeenshire »

The sandy beaches, shingle strands and cliffs that flank the coastal fringe of this huge area have excellent wildlife-watching opportunities.

© Copyright Ace Adventure Adventure »

A real Scotland adventure in stunning scenery can take many forms. It may well involve water – everything from gentle canoeing to the adrenalin rush of white water rafting!