This North East region offers a variety of contrasting locations. Aberdeenshire holidays have so much to offer. This area of Scotland is also known as the Grampian Region. Most famous for the city of Aberdeen being the oil capital of Scotland. It is also famed for being know as Granite City due to the stonework used on its buildings. But step out the city and you have a choice of many pretty fishing villages to explore.
There are magnificent beaches, rolling countryside, picturesque villages & towns and incredible hospitality. A holiday of adventure. The towns of Peterhead, Fraserburgh and Stonehaven are the best known. Nearby Stonehaven is the historic Dunnottar Castle.
For something a little more rural, a must visit are Inverurie and Huntly. Not to be missed are the pretty towns of Aboyne, Braemar, Crathes and Ballater.
Why Aberdeenshire holidays? Well, there are many historic castles you should visit around this region. Explore some of the many recommended places to visit. So go see for yourself, you will not be disappointing.
When you visit Aberdeenshire, take time out to visit the amazing Cairngorms National Park. It is 1,800 sq miles of mountains, lochs and glens with spectacular scenery in every direction. It is also a hot spot for winter skiing, hill walking and climbing. Winter in the Cairngorms, it turns into a playground for skiers and snowboarders.
For whisky lovers, Aberdeenshire borders with Moray and the Speyside region. Visit some of the many famous distilleries in the region. Glen Grant, Aberlour, Glenfarclas, Macallan and Tamdhu to name a few.
If you are considering visiting the highlands, this region offers many visitor attractions. It offers a magnificent mountain playground and expanse of gorgeous beaches. It is also home to some magnificent golf courses. Something for everyone.
So pack your bags and visit Aberdeenshire.