Aberdeen and the Northeast Features

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Aberdeen and the Northeast Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Glorious castles: With more than 75 castles, some Victorian and others dating back to the 13th century, this area has everything from ravaged... Read more

  • Which Castle Is Right for You?

    We admit it—there are almost too many castles in this part of Scotland. Because it's nearly impossible to see all of them, we've noted the prime... Read more

  • Balmoral, Queen Victoria's Retreat

    Some credit Sir Walter Scott with having opened up Scotland for tourism through his poems and novels. But it was probably Queen Victoria (1819–1901)... Read more

  • Language and the Scots

    "Much," said Doctor Johnson, "may be made of a Scotchman if he be caught young." This quote sums up, even today, the attitude of some English... Read more

  • Great Itineraries

    Although the Grampian area isn't huge, it has many different terrains. To get a real flavor of this most authentic of Scottish regions, sample... Read more

  • Whisky, the Water of Life

    Conjured from an innocuous mix of malted barley, water, and yeast, malt whisky is for many synonymous with Scotland. Clans produced whisky for... Read more

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