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  • Castles

    Dunnottar

    Less than two miles south of Stonehaven and fifteen miles from Aberdeen, on the east coast of Scotland, are the spectacular ruins of Dunnottar Castle. It stands on an enormous flat-topped rock with sheer cliffs on three sides overlooking the North Sea. A sense of drama fills you as you wander around the expanse dotted with remnants of Scotland’s historic past. You are surrounded by sea with ...

  • Culture

    Scottish Newspapers

    Newspapers can be useful sources of information no matter what country you are in. They can keep you updated as to what is happening globally and locally, as well as provide details regarding events that you may want to include in your itinerary. There is a wealth of information available to you through Scotland's newspapers, some of which are local to the area or town you may be visiting, ...

  • Aberdeen and Grampian

    Aberdeen

    Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city. Situated at the mouth of the Dee River, it is known for its granite quarries, fishing industry and sea port. Aberdeen is also known as the Oil Capital of Europe due to the abundant supply of crude oil which is found in the North Sea.

  • Regions

    Cities

    Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city. Situated at the mouth of the Dee River, it is known for its granite quarries and fishing industry and sea port. Aberdeen is also known as the Oil Capital of Europe due to the abundant supply of crude oil which is found in the North Sea. | More...Dundee has been established as some form of settlement since prehistoric times as Pictish ...

  • Regions

    Aberdeen & Grampian has a multi-faceted appeal, offering the glitz of the city of Aberdeen as well as the quaint atmosphere of small fishing villages. With a variety of attractions, including distilleries and castles, plus destinations such as Aberlour, Elgin, Banff and Cruden Bay, Aberdeen & Grampian is just waiting to be explored.

  • Regions

    Aberdeen and Grampian

    Grampian is a long establish region in Scotland and its capital, Aberdeen, is the third largest in that country. Aberdeen is not only an economically thriving city of culture and business, but it also has a romantic value. The granite walls of magnificent buildings in Old Aberdeen provide sparkling splendor in the rain, an enchanting skyline in the evenings, and a feeling of ...