Places of Interest
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Often referred to as Castle Country, the historic Aberdeenshire is home to around a thousand castles or castle ruins, providing a wealth of history to explore. Buchan itself hosts a wide range of castles, each holding a different story to tell.
Banff and Buchan is blessed with some of the best, beautiful, most challenging, and oldest golf courses in the world. With spectacular panoramic views the choice of golf courses is enough to challenge golfers of all abilities.
Nature & Wildlife
Buchan and the surrounding area are fortunate to have some of the most beautiful nature reserves in the UK. Whether it’s the unique moving sand dunes or wonderful wetland, there is a diversity of bird and wildlife resulting from the range of habitats.
Sites of Interest
Buchan offers a range of sites of interest which include monuments, observatories, abbeys, and other natural and manmade landmarks, each with its own fascinating story.
A stone circle is a monument of standing stones arranged in a circle. Aberdeenshire, and the Buchan area in particular has a large amount of prehistoric standing and recumbent stone circles to be explored.
Other Local Attractions
There are a vast amount of other local attractions in Buchan and the surrounding area to explore. If your interests include museums, heritage centres, aquariums, or large mansion houses, look no further.