Tag: grampian

  • Tolquhon

    The remnants of Tolquhon Castle are situated in the parish of Tarves, 15 miles north of Aberdeen, on the A920. Tolquhon was one of the most picturesque castles in the Grampian countryside. The original tower house stands in a corner while the newer 16th century structure is the main castle, a striking edifice that could be well defended. The inner courtyard walls had gun loops and arrow ...

  • Elgin Cathedral

    The two imposing towers that flank the magnificent entrance and processional doorway to the main chapel are still intact. The striking structure greets you from a distance as you approach Elgin Cathedral. One cannot believe that the exquisite Elgin Cathedral, ornately decorated with great skill, was in use for just three centuries. The glorious ruins, among the most spectacular in Scotland, ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...