The Buchan area, sometimes referred to as “Land of the big sky” is a land steeped in rich culture, heritage and natural beauty. With one of the highest concentration of ancient monuments and standing stones in mainland UK, Buchan's rich history is as unique as its climate; low rainfall and clean air make it ideal for a plethora of outdoor pursuits. Please download the leaflet, click on any of the links, or alternatively browse using the left-hand-side navigation menu.
Group & Coach Visits
Aden Country Park is the ideal base or starting point for your tour of the Buchan area. Coach parking is available, as is an award winning café, tourist information, and friendly advice from the museum guides.
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Places of Interest
There are a vast amount of local attractions in Buchan and the surrounding area to explore. So if your interests include castles, golf courses, nature & wildlife, stone circles, or many other local attractions, look no further.
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Towns & Villages
The Buchan area is comprised of many picturesque towns and villages such as Strichen, Old Deer, Maud and Cruden Bay. In contrast Buchan also contains Aberdeenshire’s largest town, Peterhead, all of which offer a range of outdoor pursuits.
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If you would prefer to take a guided tour around Buchan, by road or sea, then you’re in luck. Operators will happily take you to castles, stone circles, quaint fishing villages, or even puffin, whale and dolphin spotting!
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Dining & Accommodation
While you’re in the Buchan area there are a number of superb cafés or restaurants to try. Equally if you plan to stay for longer, there is a great range of accommodation including hotels, caravan sites, B&Bs or self-catering options
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Rather than us tell you about the other fantastic attractions on offer in Buchan and the surrounding area we thought we’d just point you in the right direction with some website links.
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