Grampian Travel Guide

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Fraserburgh

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Stonehaven

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Banff

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Turriff

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Aboyne

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Fyvie

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Aberdeen

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  • Crathes Castle

    Aberdeen Things to Do

    This fairytale castle is a superb example of a 16th-century four-storey defensive granite tower. The lower storeys with their thick walls and narrow windows still have their defensive appearance. The upper stories with their corbelling, gargoyles and turrets add the fairytale element.The Burnett family built the castle following the gifting of...

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  • Skene House Rosemont Hotel

    Aberdeen Hotels

    Skene House Apartments was so nice, an impressive layout , nice bedrooms !, Fantastic and modernised...

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  • Maritime Museum

    Aberdeen Things to Do

    Shiprow winds its cobbled way down from Castlegate to the north side of Aberdeen harbour. Just off this steep road is the strikingly modern glass facade of the Maritime Museum. It combines a modern airy museum with Aberdeen’s oldest surviving building, that of Old Provost Ross’s House with its labyrinthine corridors, low doorways and small rooms.On...

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Fraserburgh

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  • Original and best

    Fraserburgh Restaurants

    Not a restaurant, just a wee shop that still makes it's own ice cream. Now I've tasted many and most are mmm nice, but this local secret is mmmmmmmmmmm very nice and also very original, I've never tasted anything similar...anywhere....ever.

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  • Tufted Duck Hotel

    Fraserburgh Hotels

    Corsekelly Place, St. Combs, Fraserburgh AB43 8ZS

  • Running the Gauntlet

    Fraserburgh Local Customs

    On an extremely windy day, venture down to the breakwater and instead of oooing and aaaing as the waves crash over, sometimes up to 100 ft, try running, with friends, towards the lighthouse/beacon at the end and back and the winner is whoever is the driest!

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Stonehaven

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  • Visit the location of Hamlet

    Stonehaven Things to Do

    Our first visit to Dunnottar Castle was when my sons were little boys, they had lots of fun scrambling around the ruined castle pretending to be the heros of the past amid the film props. It took me a long time to return, but finally did on a sunny Sunday in November. Dunnottar Castle sits one hundred and sixty feet perched on a massive cliff rock,...

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  • Getting there

    Stonehaven Transportation

    Stonehaven is very easily reached from the major east coast cities in Scotland.From Aberdeen, it's just 20 minutes by train, with departures regular throughout the day - and cost is just £3.90 single. By bus, it's closer to an hour to one hour and ten minutes, so best way is the train.From Dundee, approximately 50 minutes by train (again - regular...

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  • Town and Harbour

    Stonehaven Things to Do

    Stonehaven (or Stonehyve in the 16th century) developed as as Iron Age fishing port and lies about 20 miles south of Aberdeen. The castle is the main attraction but the harbour and Toll Booth Museum (oldest structure in the town itself) is well worth spending time - especially as the best restaurants and pubs are to be found round the waterfront....

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Banff

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  • Georgian elegance in Banff

    Banff Things to Do

    Duff House is a Georgian mansion designed by William Adam (the father of the more famous Robert Adam), and is part of Historic Scotland as well as an outlier of the national gallery of Scotland. So an elegant house, built to impress (until the money ran out!) filled with some good paintings of the period, especially work by Raeburn. The house is...

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  • Fife Lodge Hotel

    Banff Hotels

    Sandyhill Rd, Banff, AB45 1BE, uk

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Great Tree in the Castle Grounds

    Banff Things to Do

    We had a pleasant stroll through the castle grounds, there is not much left of the castle just some ruins, but the grounds have interesting Georgian buildings. What caught my eye was the lovely Araucaria tree, which I thought was a Norfolk Pine planted by the President of Argentina, thank you Trekki for the correction. Must have been some time ago...

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Turriff

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  • Excellent

    Turriff Restaurants

    Small place and busy on a Saturday. We got in early, so we were OK.Friendly & efficient service. The were 11 of us, and the staff coped well, although one of our Norwegian contingent didn't feel ready for curry and his chicken & chips didn't look so exciting.Can't comment on the prices properly because one of the others sneaked off and paid the...

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  • The Old Post Office Museum

    Turriff Things to Do

    The museum has a permanent display of local history, including many old photos of the town.One of the locals is always on hand to give you a free guided tour, but brush up on your Scottish dialect first though!

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  • Fife Arms Hotel

    Turriff Things to Do

    The Fife Arms Hotel is a country Inn built in 1770 and overlooks the market Place of Turriff. This became famous as the location of a riot in November 1913 when an attempt was made to sell the "Turra Coo" a white cow that had been seized from a local farmer for non-payment of National Insurance contributions.Eventually the cow was purchased by the...

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Aboyne

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Fyvie

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  • Excellent scenery around the Castle...

    Fyvie Things to Do

    The grounds of the Castle used to consist of just bog land until the eighteenth century when William Gordon had an ambitious plan to plant out the area with hardwood trees such as oak, beech and ash, creating park land and hunting grounds. Most of the trees are over 200 years old. The grounds are open all year there are nice picnic areas and wide...

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  • Don't let the kids clown around

    Fyvie Warnings and Dangers

    The wall is on the low side looking steeply down on beautiful woodland of 200 years. Adults can see the great trees perfectly well = but do watch out if you have children with you - they do tend to climb around and it could be dangerous here for them.

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  • To retain your memories buy a guide book

    Fyvie Local Customs

    Visiting inside Fyvie Castle is a memorable experience with its Victorian and Edwardian furnished rooms. Most of, but not all Historic Scotland properties have a "no photography" policy. Remember - memories fade with time so buy a Guide Book so you can look back on the wonderful rooms of Fyvie Castle.

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