Attractions in Aberdeenshire and Moray
Museums & Galleries
GRAMPIAN TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE
Award winning museum of the land transport of North East Scotland. Over 100 road vehicle exhibits many working. Travellers Rest tea shop is open daily in July and August, otherwise every Sunday. Outdoor events programme.
BLAIRS MUSEUM & ST. MARY'S CHAPEL
Deeside Road, Blairs, Aberdeen, AB12 5YQ
You can come face to face with over 500 years of Religious History at the Blairs Museum. The museum is set in part of the former Blairs College on the picturesque Royal Deeside. The Blairs Museum has a remarkable collection of embroidered vestments.
KILDRUMMY CASTLE GARDENS
Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8RA
The gardens were designed c1904 by Messrs Backhouse under the direction of David Peary. It is made up of several large pools and magnificent rockwork, dominated by the ruins of Kildrummy Castle. Tea room serving light refreshments.
BRAEMAR HIGHLAND HERITAGE CENTRE
Braemar Mews, Mar Rd, Braemar, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5YL
International award winning film and exhibition featuring Braemar Highland Games, Queen Victoria, Balmoral Castle and the History of Braemar's beautiful area. Specialist clan heritage shop.
Castles & Historic Monuments
Braemar, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5XR
Situated amidst the magnificent splendour of the Cairngorms on Royal Deeside 1/2 mile north east of Braemar on the A93 Aberdeen - Perth scenic route. An impressive fortress built in 1628 by the Earl of Mar.