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Visitor attractions and information - Aberdeen

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Attractions Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB10 1FQ. Tel: 01224 523700. The gallery is situated in the heart of the city, with its impressive architecture, fine collections and excellent special exhibitions, it attracts some 300,000 visitors a year. There is a most impressive collection of 20th century British art with work by Stanley Spencer, Ben Nicholson and Francis Bacon, and works by French Impressionists and Post Impressionists Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Bonnard, Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas.www.aagm.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Attractions Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY. Tel: 01224 337700. The exhibitions bring the North Sea experience to life using models, real equipment and computer displays. Visitors can discover what it is like to live and work on a huge oil platform in the middle of the North Sea. There are models of fast clipper ships, fishing displays and outstanding views of the harbour. Location: In the centre of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Aberlour

Attractions Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Dufftown Road, Craigellachie, Aberlour AB38 9RS. Tel: 01340 871108. The centre offers the visitor the chance to savour the sights, sounds and smells of the busy workshops and have a go at building our 'demonstration' cask. You can watch our skilled coopers and apprentices at work. The visitor centre is equipped to cater for wheelchair users. www.speysidecooperage.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Aberlour.

Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre

Attractions Balvenie Castle, Glen Fiddich, Dufftown, Banffshire AB55. Tel: 01340 820 121. Balvenie is a castle of enclosure, with a massive 13th century curtain wall, built in a strategically significant position in the Glen. It was first owned by the powerful Comyn Earls of Buchan, then added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. The property is managed by Historic Scotland. About 5 miles east of Aberlour.

Balvenie Castle

Attractions Ladycroft Agricultural Museum, a mile east of Archiestown, displays horse-drawn vehicles, distinctive farm tools. About 2 miles northwest of Aberlour.

Ladycroft Agricultural Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Aboyne

Attractions Aboyne has 2 Restaurants, 2 Banks, Post Office, 3 Churches, a Health Centre/Hospital, Chemist (Tel: 01339 886445) & Supermarket. Location: In the centre of Aboyne.

Aboyne

Attractions Aboyne Golf Course is an immaculately maintained 18 hole course set in beautiful highland surroundings offering what many believe to be the best test of golf in the region. Golf Road, Formaston Park, Aboyne. Tel: 013398 86328. Location: In the centre of Aboyne.

Aboyne Golf Course

Attractions The Aboyne Highland Games feature an extensive variety of traditional events - HEAVYWEIGHT EVENTS - HIGHLAND DANCING - HILL RACE - TUG-O-WAR - LIGHT EVENTS - MASSED PIPE BANDS. The Annual Games are held on the Green of Charleston where a handsome iron gateway was erected to celebrate the Millennium. Tel: 013398 81209. www.aboynegames.com. Location: In the centre of Aboyne.

Aboyne Highland Games

Attractions Aboyne and Deeside Festival aims to provide the best in music, arts, theatre, conversation with national, international and local performers.Tel: 013398 85222.

Aboyne and Deeside Festival

AttractionsDeeside Gliding Club is situated near the town of Aboyne. Provides training courses and trial lessons. Tel: 013398 85339. Location: On the outskirts of Aboyne.

Deeside Gliding Club

Attractions There is an Outdoor centre at Finzean providing equipment, facilities and supervision for Canoeing, Kayaking, Rafting, Climbing and Walking. Tel: 01330 850332. About 6 miles south of Aboyne.

Finzean

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Visitor attractions and information - Ballater

Attractions McEwan Gallery, Royal Deeside, Ballater. Tel: 013397 55429. Paintings, prints, pottery and books. www.mcewangallery.com. Location: On the outskirts of Ballater.

McEwan Gallery

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Balmoral Castle and gardens. Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate. Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Estate has been the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family ever since. The Estate extends to just over 50,000 acres of heather clad hills and ancient Caledonian woodland, and the beautiful River Dee is nearby. www.balmoralcastle.com. About 7 miles west of Ballater.

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB. Tel: 01339 742273. A tiny distillery, established in 1845 by John Begg and visited by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and her two princely sons. They tasted the Fine malt whisky which found a very royal approval. Today there are special exhibitions, a fine, new Visitors' centre, a special exhibition of Queen Victoria's visit, an illicit still hidden away in a cave and the opportunity to relax in the coffee shop or browse in the gift shop, all set in the natural outstanding beauty of Royal Deeside. About 7 miles west of Ballater.

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

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Visitor attractions and information - Banchory

Crathes Castle

AttractionsCrathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5QJ. Tel: 01330 844525. Crathes is a magnificent 16th-century tower house standing on an estate granted to the Burnett family in 1323 by King Robert the Bruce. It has a profusion of turrets, gargoyles and towers, and is surrounded by superb gardens including ancient sculpted yew trees. About 3 miles east of Banchory.

Crathes Castle

Attractions The Peel Ring of Lumphanan is all that remains of a 12th c. motte and bailey castle. Lumphanan was held by the Durwards in the 13th c. and was visited by Edward I in 1296. Lumphanan was occupied as late as 1782. About 10 miles northwest of Banchory.

The Peel Ring of Lumphanan

Attractions Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB10 1FQ. Tel: 01224 523700. The gallery is situated in the heart of the city, with its impressive architecture, fine collections and excellent special exhibitions, it attracts some 300,000 visitors a year. There is a most impressive collection of 20th century British art with work by Stanley Spencer, Ben Nicholson and Francis Bacon, and works by French Impressionists and Post Impressionists Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Bonnard, Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas. www.aagm.co.uk. About 12 miles east of Banchory.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Attractions Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY. Tel: 01224 337700. The exhibitions bring the North Sea experience to life using models, real equipment and computer displays. Visitors can discover what it is like to live and work on a huge oil platform in the middle of the North Sea. There are models of fast clipper ships, fishing displays and outstanding views of the harbour. About 12 miles east of Banchory.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Banff

Attractions Banff Museum, High Street, Banff. AB45 1AE. Tel: 01771 622906. One of Scotland's oldest Museums, founded in 1828. See an electro-type copy of the Deskford Carnyx, a unique 2000-year-old war trumpet as well as an award-winning natural history display. Local geology, arms and armour and a nationally important collection of Banff silver. Location: In the centre of Banff.

Banff Museum

Attractions Duff House, Banff, AB45 3SX. Tel 01261 818181. Duff House was designed by William Adam and built between 1735 and 1740 as the seat of the Earls Fife. Duff House is a treasure house and cultural arts centre. Story-tellers, musicians and artists are at home here and Duff House organises a regular artistic programme of exhibitions, music and lectures. www.duffhouse.com. Location: On the outskirts of Banff.

Duff House

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Visitor attractions and information - Braemar

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Balmoral Castle and gardens. Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate. Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Estate has been the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family ever since. The Estate extends to just over 50,000 acres of heather clad hills and ancient Caledonian woodland, and the beautiful River Dee is nearby. www.balmoralcastle.com. About 7 miles east of Braemar.

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB. Tel: 01339 742273. A tiny distillery, established in 1845 by John Begg and visited by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and her two princely sons. They tasted the fine malt whisky which found a very royal approval. Today there are special exhibitions, a fine, new Visitors' centre, a special exhibition of Queen Victoria's visit, an illicit still hidden away in a cave and the opportunity to relax in the coffee shop or browse in the gift shop, all set in the natural outstanding beauty of Royal Deeside. About 7 miles east of Braemar.

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Attractions Braemar Highland Heritage Centre, The Mews, Invercauld Road, BRAEMAR AB35 5YL. Tel: 013397 41944. An informative and interesting journey through Braemar's tradition and history. Exhibits feature the Highland Gathering, Queen Victoria, Balmoral Castle (just 8 miles down the road) and the history of the area. It contains a clan heritage shop. Location: In the centre of Braemar.

Braemar Highland Heritage Centre

Attractions Glenshee Ski Centre, Cairnwell, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5XU. Tel: 013397 41320. Glenshee Ski Centre offers the UK's most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities. Glenshee's impressive 21 lifts and 36 runs offer an amazing diversity of natural terrain for all standards of skiers and snowboarders. www.ski-glenshee.co.uk. About 10 miles south of Braemar.

Glenshee Ski Centre

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Visitor attractions and information - Buckie

Attractions Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre, Freuchny Road, Buckie AB56 1TT. Tel: 01542 834646. The Buckie Drifter is a purpose built museum that covers the maritime heritage of Buckie and the Moray Firth, including the herring fishing industry and steam drifters, with displays that recreate life on the quayside in the 1920s. The former Anstruther Oakley class lifeboat The Doctors can be seen on display outside. Harbour tours can also be arranged. Location: On the outskirts of Buckie.

Buckie Drifter Maritime Heritage Centre

AttractionsTugnet Ice House, Tugnet, Spey Bay, Fochabers IV32 7DU. Tel: 01309 673 701. Tugnet Ice House is part of The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society Wildlife Centre in Spey Bay. It is the largest remaining ice house in the country. Inside, the high, domed ceilings, cobbled floors, chilly temperatures and echoes give the feeling of being inside a cave. Once the focus of a thriving coastal salmon fishery, the building is now preserved as a reminder of this past prosperity. At the height of the salmon fishery, it was used to store river ice throughout the year, which was packed with the salmon to preserve them on their long journey to market. About 5 miles west of Buckie.

Tugnet Ice House

AttractionsBaxters Highland Village, Fochabers. Tel: 01343 820666. Baxters Highland Village welcomes over 220,000 visitors a year. Set on the banks of the River Spey, near the small village of Fochabers, we have something for every member of the family. www.baxters.com. About 6 miles southwest of Buckie.

Baxters Highland Village

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Visitor attractions and information - Corgarff

Attractions Corgarff Castle, Corgarff Tel 01975 651460. Corgarff is a medieval tower house, a small, stark tower inside a star-shaped curtain wall standing in a wild and lonely spot at the head of Strathdon. Corgarff was modified by the government after the 2nd Jacobite rising, adding a single story builing to each end, and building the star shaped wall, dotted with vertical gunloops. It sits on a long rise, approached by a single road to guard the River Dee. About 2 miles west of Corgarff.

Corgarff Castle

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Balmoral Castle and gardens. Set amongst the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, in the shadows of Lochnagar is the Balmoral Estate. Purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, the Estate has been the Scottish Home of the British Royal Family ever since. The Estate extends to just over 50,000 acres of heather clad hills and ancient Caledonian woodland, and the beautiful River Dee is nearby. www.balmoralcastle.com. About 10 miles south of Corgarff.

Balmoral Castle

Attractions Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Ballater, Aberdeenshire AB35 5TB. Tel: 01339 742273. A tiny distillery, established in 1845 by John Begg and visited by Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and her two princely sons. They tasted the Fine malt whisky which found a very royal approval. Today there are special exhibitions, a fine, new Visitors' centre, a special exhibition of Queen Victoria's visit, an illicit still hidden away in a cave and the opportunity to relax in the coffee shop or browse in the gift shop, all set in the natural outstanding beauty of Royal Deeside. About 10 miles south of Corgarff.

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

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Visitor attractions and information - Cults

Attractions Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, Grampian, AB10 1FQ. Tel: 01224 523700. The gallery is situated in the heart of the city, with its impressive architecture, fine collections and excellent special exhibitions, it attracts some 300,000 visitors a year. There is a most impressive collection of 20th century British art with work by Stanley Spencer, Ben Nicholson and Francis Bacon, and works by French Impressionists and Post Impressionists Monet, Renoir, Sisley, Bonnard, Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas. www.aagm.co.uk. About 4 miles southwest of Cults.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Attractions Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY. Tel: 01224 337700. The exhibitions bring the North Sea experience to life using models, real equipment and computer displays. Visitors can discover what it is like to live and work on a huge oil platform in the middle of the North Sea. There are models of fast clipper ships, fishing displays and outstanding views of the harbour. About 4 miles southwest of Cults.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Dufftown

AttractionsThe Glenfiddich Distillery Dufftown, Banffshire AB55 4DH. Tel: 01340 820 373. Visits to our distillery are free. Each visit starts with a film about the history of Glenfiddich, after which we show you the very heart of our operation. Feel the heat rising from the mash tun and discover the giant washbacks, hand-made from Douglas fir and five metres high. www.glenfiddich.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Dufftown.

The Glenfiddich Distillery

Attractions Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Dufftown Road, Craigellachie, Aberlour AB38 9RS. Tel: 01340 871108. The centre offers the visitor the chance to savour the sights, sounds and smells of the busy workshops and have a go at building our 'demonstration' cask. You can watch our skilled coopers and apprentices at work. The visitor centre is equipped to cater for wheelchair users. www.speysidecooperage.co.uk. About 3 miles northwest of Dufftown.

Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre

Attractions Balvenie Castle, Glen Fiddich, Dufftown, Banffshire AB55. Tel: 01340 820 121. Balvenie is a castle of enclosure, with a massive 13th century curtain wall, built in a strategically significant position in the Glen. It was first owned by the powerful Comyn Earls of Buchan, then added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. The property is managed by Historic Scotland. Location: On the outskirts of Dufftown.

Balvenie Castle

Attractions Ladycroft Agricultural Museum, a mile east of Archiestown, displays horse-drawn vehicles, distinctive farm tools. About 7 miles northwest of Dufftown.

Ladycroft Agricultural Museum

Attractions The Keith and Dufftown Railway is an eleven mile line linking the World's Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, to the market town of Keith. The line passes through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery, with forest and farmland, lochs and glens, castles and distilleries. www.keith-dufftown.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Dufftown.

The Keith and Dufftown Railway

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Visitor attractions and information - Elgin

Attractions Elgin Cathedral. Tel 01343 547171. One of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, Elgin Cathedral is a magnificent ruin, much of which dates back to the 13th century. Its many outstanding architectural features include the country’s finest octagonal chapter house. Location: In the centre of Elgin.

Elgin Cathedral

Attractions The Moray Motor Museum , Elgin. Housed in converted mill buildings at Bridge Street, the museum is home to a collection of vintage motor cars and motorcycles. Sports cars from the 1950's, motorcycles from the 1930's to the present and various bicycles form the main collection. A 1928 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 is the main attraction of the museum. It also features an old water mill, dating back to 1230, which has been fully restored and is now in full working order. Location: In the centre of Elgin.

The Moray Motor Museum

Attractions Spynie Palace, near Elgin. Tel 01343 546358. For five centuries, Spynie Palace was the residence of the Bishops of Moray. The beauty of the surroundings and the substantial wildlife and birdsong make the Palace a wonderful place to visit. About 2 miles north of Elgin.

Spynie Palace

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Visitor attractions and information - Ellon

Attractions Slains Castle is a large imposing ruin, set on the dramatic cliff tops about 1 mile from Cruden Bay. It is one of the most famous castles in Scotland, first erected in 1597 by the 9th Earl of Erroll. About 6 miles east of Ellon.

Slains Castle

Attractions Forvie National Nature Reserve, Sands of Forvie. This huge area of sand dunes and coastal heath lies next to the Ythan Estuary. The estuary, riverside and seacliffs combine to make this a particularly rich area for a variety of plants and wildlife. In particular, it supports the largest colony of breeding eider duck in Britain and attracts large numbers of geese and waders in winter. About 5 miles east of Ellon.

Forvie National Nature Reserve

Attractions Pitmedden Garden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD. Tel: 01651 842352. The Garden was laid out in 1675 by Pitmedden's first baronet, Sir Alexander Seton, and was re-created by the National Trust for Scotland in the 1950s. Pitmedden features over 5 miles of box hedging arranged in intricate patterns to form six parterres, filled with some 40,000 plants bursting with colour in the summer months. About 4 miles west of Ellon.

Pitmedden Garden

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Visitor attractions and information - Forres

AttractionsThe Nelson Tower, Grant Park, Forres. The tower is a short walk (ten to fifteen minutes) from the car park up to the top of Cluny Hill, along well maintained paths. When you get to the tower you will be able to climb the 96 steps to the viewing area on the roof. Location: On the outskirts of Forres.

The Nelson Tower

Attractions Sueno's Stone, Forres. The stone stands on a major road junction located on the northeast edge of Forres. It is a massive 23 feet (7 metres) high. Dating from the 9th century, it is the largest known Pictish sculptured stone. On one side is a large cross, on the other side are scenes of fighting and killing, dead and decapitated bodies...almost 100 figures in all. Location: On the outskirts of Forres.

Sueno's Stone

Attractions Brodie Castle, Brodie, Forres, Moray IV36 2TE. Tel: 01309 641371. Brodie Castle is a handsome Scottish castle, the embodiment of 16th century grandeur. Set in peaceful parkland, this fine 16th century tower house is home to a superb collection of porcelain, furniture, English, continental and Chinese porcelain, and and a major collection of paintings. The magnificent library contains around 6,000 volumes. About 3 miles west of Forres.

Brodie Castle

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Visitor attractions and information - Inverurie

AttractionsPitmedden Garden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD. Tel: 01651 842352. The Garden was laid out in 1675 by Pitmedden's first baronet, Sir Alexander Seton, and was re-created by the National Trust for Scotland in the 1950s. Pitmedden features over 5 miles of box hedging arranged in intricate patterns to form six parterres, filled with some 40,000 plants bursting with colour in the summer months. About 9 miles northeast of Inverurie.

Pitmedden Garden

AttractionsCarnegie Inverurie Museum, The Square, Inverurie AB51 3SN. Tel: 01771 622906. A local history museum, collections also include archaeological material and Eskimo carvings of international importance. There is a display of railway (GNSR) memorabilia and temporary exhibitions change regularly. Location: In the centre of Inverurie.

Carnegie Inverurie Museum

Attractions Brandsbutt Pictish Stone, Inverurie. The Brandsbutt Stone was found in pieces and built into a drystane dyke, it has been restored and now sits in a housing estate in Inverurie. It is dated between 500AD and 900AD. The position of the original Circle is now marked by a kerbstone ring. A sign can be seen from the A96 at Inverurie showing the stone's whereabouts. Location: On the outskirts of Inverurie.

Brandsbutt Pictish Stone

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Visitor attractions and information - Keith

Attractions Strathisla Scotch Whisky Distillery, Keith, Banffshire AB55 3BS. Tel: 01542 783042. The Strathisla Distillery, the oldest working distillery in the Scottish Highlands, lies in a hollow on the banks of the River Isla in the Banffshire market town of Keith, renowned for its "holy wells" and natural springs. Strathisla Single Malt Scotch Whisky has a distinctively mellow and honeyed flavour, greatly enjoyed by lovers of single malts. Location: In the centre of Keith.

Strathisla Scotch Whisky Distillery

Attractions The Keith and Dufftown Railway is an eleven mile line linking the World's Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, to the market town of Keith. The line passes through some of Scotland's most picturesque scenery, with forest and farmland, lochs and glens, castles and distilleries. www. keith-dufftown.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Keith.

The Keith and Dufftown Railway

Keith hotels

Visitor attractions and information - Lossiemouth

Attractions Elgin Cathedral. Tel 01343 547171. One of Scotland’s most beautiful medieval buildings, Elgin Cathedral is a magnificent ruin, much of which dates back to the 13th century. Its many outstanding architectural features include the country’s finest octagonal chapter house. About 5 miles south of Lossiemouth.

Elgin Cathedral

Attractions The Moray Motor Museum , Elgin. Housed in converted mill buildings at Bridge Street, the museum is home to a collection of vintage motor cars and motorcycles. Sports cars from the 1950's, motorcycles from the 1930's to the present and various bicycles form the main collection. A 1928 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 is the main attraction of the museum. It also features an old water mill, dating back to 1230, which has been fully restored and is now in full working order. About 5 miles south of Lossiemouth.

Moray Motor Museum

Attractions Spynie Palace, near Elgin. Tel 01343 546358. For five centuries, Spynie Palace was the residence of the Bishops of Moray. The beauty of the surroundings and the substantial wildlife and birdsong make the Palace a wonderful place to visit. About 3 miles south of Lossiemouth.

Spynie Palace

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Visitor attractions and information - Peterhead

Attractions The Old Salmon Fish House, Golf Road, Peterhead AB42 6NF. Tel: 01779 476209. The Old Salmon Fish House was built on the banks of the River Ugie in 1585. It has been used by salmon fishermen for over 100 years. Although it is not a museum, the public are welcome to see for themselves the ancient craft of salmon smoking and to buy the products offered direct from the Fish House. www.ugie-salmon.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Peterhead.

The Old Salmon Fish House

Attractions Arbuthnot Museum, St. Peter Street, Peterhead AB42 1QD.Tel 01779 477778. Discover the wealth of Peterhead's maritime history in one of Aberdeenshire's oldest museums including an important collection of Inuit Artifacts, Arctic animals, including a Polar Bear and Whaling. Location: In the centre of Peterhead.

Arbuthnot Museum

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Visitor attractions and information - Rothes

Attractions Glen Grant Whisky Distillery, Elgin Road, Rothes AB38 7BS. Tel: 01340 832 118. Discover the mysteries of malt whisky making, and the extraordinary life and times of the distillery's most famous guardian, Major James Grant, then relax and appreciate the subtle flavours of Glen Grant for yourself in 'Major Grants Study'. Location: In the centre of Rothes.

Glen Grant Whisky Distillery

Attractions Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre, Dufftown Road, Craigellachie, Aberlour AB38 9RS. Tel: 01340 871108. Savour the sights, sounds and smells of our bustling workshops and why not have a go at building our 'demonstration' cask. Watch our skilled coopers and apprentices at work. Our visitor centre is equipped to cater for wheelchair users. www.speysidecooperage.co.uk. About 4 miles south of Rothes.

Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre

Attractions Balvenie Castle, Glen Fiddich, Dufftown, Banffshire AB55. Tel: 01340 820 121. Balvenie is a castle of enclosure, with a massive 13th century curtain wall, built in a strategically significant position in the Glen. It was first owned by the powerful Comyn Earls of Buchan, then added to in the 15th and 16th centuries. The property is managed by Historic Scotland. About 7 miles south of Rothes.

Balvenie Castle

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