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Don Valley - Explore the historic facts


Don Valley, comforts on the North of Royal Deeside, with many historic facts and attractions. Being the second river in Aberdeen and one of the ideal river for trout fishing, Valley of Don remains a most sought after place for a relaxed and tranquil holiday experience. Relatively less visited corner of North East, this valley treasures medieval castles, pictish stone circles and Iron-Age hill forts making it an archaeologist's dream place. Being an archaeological site you can find Britain's stone circles and many other ancient and historic sites here.

The Local tourist offices have free leaflets on the region's archaeological sites, with background information and details of how to find them. The main sites are included in the tourist board's Stone Circle Trail. There's also a well-signposted Castle Trail, which includes the area's main castles. One of these castles, Corgarff, stands at the southern end of the notorious Lecht Road, which runs from Cock Bridge to Tomintoul. This area, known as The Lecht, is one of Scotland's main ski centers

How to reach Very well connected with rail and road routes to all nearby locations, trains and buses to Inverurie from Aberdeen and Inverness is available.

Travel around Though buses are available to move around, but we recommend you to have your own transport to avoid any hassles. While Bus No. 219 operates from Alford to Strathdon (Mon-Sat).


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