Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire is a region in Scotland that has over 2,000 years of history. The area is home to many historical sites and landscapes. Many tourists visit the area for these reasons as well as the Scottish culture and food found there.    In these articles I will tell you about some of my favorite places to visit when I'm in Aberdeenshire!
Free guide: 5 Days in Aberdeenshire Travel Itinerary

Explore Aberdeenshire's hidden gems with our 5-day travel itinerary, featuring castles, coastal trails, and ancient stone circles.

Aberdour Bay, near New Aberdour in Aberdeenshire

Explore this beautiful bay complete with stony beach and rock arches just north of New Aberdour.

Gight Castle in Aberdeenshire: A Visitor's Guide

Venture into Gight Castle, Aberdeenshire, the ancestral home of Lord Byron. Explore its rich history, ghostly tales, and the beautiful walk.

Fyvie Castle: A Historical Jewel in North East Scotland

Learn about its 13th-century origins, architectural wonders, and intriguing legends as you journey through this Scottish gem.

Discover the ancient stone circles of Aberdeenshire

Discover the mysterious stone circles of Aberdeenshire, ancient monuments rich in history and folklore.

The Prop of Ythsie: A tribute to the 4th Earl of Aberdeen

This interesting memorial tower exists a short distance from Ellon in northeast Scotland. Lovely walks and views.

Boyndie Visitor Centre & Wind Turbine Walk

We visit the Boyndie Visitor Centre and discover the history of RAF Banff and Boyndie Wind Farm.

Macduff Marine Aquarium in West Aberdeenshire.

A mid February visit to Macduff Aquarium, a brilliant place to explore with a young family in Aberdeenshire.

Is Aberdeen a good place to live? A short guide to Aberdeen

Considering a move to Scotland? Aberdeen is a modern and vibrant city with a lot to offer. Lets investigate!

Golf courses in Aberdeenshire in northeast Scotland.

A comprehensive guide to the best golf courses in the Aberdeenshire area of northeast Scotland.

Review of The Rustic Grill in Turriff for my 40th Birthday

A visit with my family to The Rustic Grill in Turriff, amazing burgers and pulled pork loaded fries!

Boyne Castle, a dangerous ruin but a true hidden gem

Exploring the extremely ruinous Boyne Castle, reclaimed by nature, near Portsoy, Aberdeenshire

Wynford Farm Park - Farm, Playbarn and Café

A visit to Wynford Farm Park, a farm that has diversified with many different activities, including a large softplay frame.

Findlater Castle on the Moray Firth Coast, near Banff

A crumbling ruin of castle situated on the Moray coast near Cullen with a fascinating history and link to Mary Queen of Scots.