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Dunnottar Castle

Located in Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 1.3 miles away.

Dramatically located on a rocky headland overlooking the North Sea. The ruins of Dunnottar Castle are spread over a three acre area surrounded by sheer cliffs which drop to the sea fifty metres below. The castle largely...

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Crathes Castle

Located in Crathes, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 11.0 miles away.

Located to the east of Scotland in Aberdeenshire. Crathes Castle was built in the sixteenth century. The land was given as a gift to the Burnett of Leys family by King Robert the Bruce in 1323. There are nearly fours acr...

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Marischal College & Museum, Aberdeen University

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 13.5 miles away.

Founded in 1593, a college of Aberdeen University. 'The second-largest granite structure in the world' (source: Marischal Museum website). Built in the nineteenth century on the site of a much earlier Franciscan Friary w...

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St Machars Cathedral

Located in Aberdeen, Aberdeen, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 14.8 miles away.

A place of worship founded in the the sixth century by St. Machar, a companion of St. Columba. A Norman cathedral was built here in the twelfth century. There has been considerable restoration work in recent years...

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House of Dun

Located in Montrose, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 20.5 miles away.

Georgian Family House close to Montrose in east Scotland. Victorian gardens overlooking the Montrose Basin. Includes: Lady Augusta Walk, adventure playground, Victorian walled garden, terraced gardens, woodland dog walk...

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Edzell Castle and Gardens

Located in Edzell, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 20.7 miles away.

Dating from around 1100 and now a ruin. Edzell Castle was the seat of the Lindsay family. As Jacobites, the Lindsay family were on the losing side after the 1715 Jacobite Rising and the castle was gradually destroyed. Th...

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Arbroath Abbey

Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 31.1 miles away.

Founded in 1178 by a Scottish King who was buried before the high altar of the church in 1214. Arbroath is made from distinctive red sandstone. The Abbey was once the richest in Scotland but fell into ruin after the Scot...

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Arbroath Harbour

Located in Arbroath, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 31.5 miles away.

On the North Sea coast in eastern Scotland. Harbour built in mid-nineteenth century. Famed for its 'Arbroath Smokies', haddock that is smoked over wood-chip fires. Today, there is a marina here...

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Leith Hall Castle

Located in Kennethmont, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 34.0 miles away.

A typical Scottish lairdís residence. Begun in the 1650s. Leith Hall is set on nearly three hundred acres of land. In addition to interesting furniture, artwork, china and tapestry, there's a military exhibition titled '...

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Slains Castle

Located in Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 34.4 miles away.

Sited on the north eastern coast of Scotland. Built at the end of the sixteenth century. Fell into disrepair in the twentieth century...

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Glamis Castle

Located in Glamis, Angus, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 38.2 miles away.

Childhood home of the Queen Mother. Birthplace of Princess Margaret. Glamis Castle features on the Scottish ten pound note. Many legends surround the castle including those of the 'monster of Glamis', the ghost of the 'G...

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Balmoral Castle and Estate

Located in Ballater, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 38.9 miles away.

Royal estate within Deeside Lochnagar NSA which, in turn, is within Cairngorms National Park. As a result of its location, this is often referred to as 'Royal Deeside'. 50,000 acres bought in 1848. The area is famous for...

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Huntly Castle

Located in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 40.3 miles away.

Originally a twelfth century motte and bailey castle. Rebuilt in the fifteenth century. In decay by the eighteenth century. Occupied by British troops in the 1740s Jacobite Uprising. Managed by Historic Scotland...

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Corgarff Castle

Located in Corgarff, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 41.0 miles away.

Built during the sixteenth century. Located in Aberdeenshire, east Scotland. Converted into barracks in 1748 after the 1745 Jacobite uprising. Briefly a farmhouse from 1802. Restored and managed by Historic Scotland...

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Tay Rail Bridge

Located in Dundee, Dundee, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 46.7 miles away.

On the east coast of Scotland. Railway bridge 2.25 miles (3.5 km) long!. Note: there's also a road bridge here called the Tay Road Bridge which is 1.4 miles (2.25 km) long...

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The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews

Located in St. Andrews, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 48.0 miles away.

One of the world's oldest golf clubs. St Andrews is viewed as the home of world golf. Founded in 1754, King William IV became its patron in 1834...

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St Andrew's Castle

Located in St. Andrews, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 48.2 miles away.

Begun in the twelfth century as a home to the bishops of St Andrew's. Located on the coast and looks out across the North Sea. Houses the notorious 'bottle dungeon' which can be seen to this day. Managed by Historic Scot...

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St Andrew's Cathedral

Located in St. Andrews, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 48.3 miles away.

Founded in 1158. St Andrew's Cathedral at the time was the largest cathedral in Scotland. St Andrew's took 150 years to build, was consecrated in 1318 by Robert the Bruce and fell into disuse after the Reformation. There...

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St Andrew's University

Located in St. Andrews, Fife, The Lowlands, Scotland

Approximately 48.7 miles away.

Founded around 1410. The oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest in the UK. Located in Fife, to the east of Scotland. Alumni include Alex Salmond (First Minister of Scotland 2007) and further back Edward Jenne...

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Portsoy Harbour

Located in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, The Highlands & Islands, Scotland

Approximately 53.1 miles away.

The harbour was built by the Earl of Seafield in 1825 and was one of the main harbours engaged in herring fishing. Portsoy marble, used in the Palace of Versailles, is found on the coast of the Moray Firth near the fishi...

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