Attractions

Museum in Strathdon

Grampian Transport Museum

This museum houses a fascinating collection of vintage vehicles, including a Triumph Bonne­ville in excellent nick, a couple of Model T Fords (including one used by Drambuie), a Ferrari F40 and an Aston Martin V8 Mk…
Castle in Strathdon

Castle Fraser

The impressive 16th- to 17th-century Castle Fraser, 16 miles west of Aberdeen, is the ancestral home of the Fraser family. The largely Victorian interior includes the great hall (with a hidden opening where the lair…
Castle in Strathdon

Craigievar Castle

A superb example of the original Scottish Baronial style, Craigievar has managed to survive pretty much unchanged since its completion in the 17th century. The lower half is a plain tower house, the upper half sprou…
Castle in Strathdon

Kildrummy Castle

Nine miles west of Alford lie the extensive remains of this 13th-century castle, former seat of the Earl of Mar and once one of Scotland’s most impressive fortresses. After the 1715 Jacobite rebellion the earl was e…