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Aberdeenshire and Moray From the high Cairngorms down to a superb coastline, this north-east corner of Scotland has castles and distilleries aplenty, as well as a heritage bound up with farming and fishing. Aberdeen, the Granite City Scotland’s third-largest city, the silver granite of Aberdeen gives a distinctive ambience. Its sea-going heritage can be explored at the city’s Maritime Museum, while the Art Gallery in Schoolhill is also a popular attraction. Aberdeen’s beach and extensive promenade offers a range of leisure attractions, including Scotland’s largest permanent funfair.

Moray Firth - Beaches and Dolphins This north-facing coastline is one of the most unspoilt and dramatic stretches of coastline anywhere in Scotland. It offers rugged cliff sections, such as Troup Head near Banff, with its gannet colony, and bays and coves where communities like Gardenstown (Gamrie) and Pennan sit close to the shore. There are magnificent beaches, for

How to use this folder This folder is full of information on the best places to visit in this area. At the front you will find leaflets and information on local attractions, followed by a new section on More Great Things to See & Do and Places to Eat. For information on attractions further afield, have a look at the national map and ‘Things to See and Do in the Rest of Scotland’ listing at the centre of this folder. This is followed by leaflets on other attractions, many of which may be within easy reach of where you are staying.

example at Lossiemouth and Burghead, and anywhere along the Moray Coastal Trail there is the chance of seeing the local bottlenose dolphins.

Castle Trail Grampian has a fine selection of castles which have survived intact, including such gems as Craigievar, near Alford, standing much as the 17th-century masons left it, and Crathes, another fine towerhouse with a magnificent garden. Admire the stunning collection of paintings and furniture at the magnificent Duff House or relive Scotland’s military past at Corgaff Castle.

Moray for Malt Whisky With their distinct pagoda roofs and tell-tale plume of steam above the trees, Moray’s malt whisky distilleries Ce dossier contient une multitude d’informations sur les meilleurs endroits à visiter. Merci de laisser ces documents à la disposition de nos futurs visiteurs. Nous vous souhaitons un excellent séjour et espérons vous revoir bientôt ici en Ecosse. www.bienvenueenecosse.com In dieser Mappe finden Sie viele Informationen über die wichtigsten Ausflugsziele und Aktivitäten. Im Interesse anderer Gäste möchten wir Sie bitten, die Mappe nicht aus dem Zimmer zu entfernen. Wir wünschen Ihnen einen angenehmen Aufenthalt in Schottland und hoffen, daß Sie uns bald wieder besuchen werden. www.willkommeninschottland.com Questo raccoglitore e’ pieno di informazioni sui posti migliori da visitare. Siete pregati di lasciare qui il volantino per ospiti futuri. Grazie.Vi auguriamo una splendida permanenza, e ritornare ancora in Scozia.

Front cover photographs - Findochty; Macduff Marine Aquarium; Aberlour Distillery; Braemar Castle. Background photograph - Sunnyside Beach, near Cullen.

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are very much part of the landscape. A host of distilleries have good visitor facilities, including tours and tastings.

Royal Deeside Queen Victoria and Albert gave the Deeside area a cachet which survives to this day. Balmoral Castle’s ballroom and grounds are open to view when royal parties are not in residence. There are plenty of other places of interest for visitors seeking the special wild atmosphere of Deeside. Mar Lodge offers a fine choice of walks and trails. The end of the public road near the Linn of Dee is the start for all kinds of excursions in the Eastern Cairngorms.

Salmon, Golf and Cashmere Kinnaird Head in Fraserburgh is the setting for the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses. Johnstons of Elgin is a major cashmere producer (with mill and shop). Alford has the Grampian Transport Museum, while Pitmedden near Ellon has a unique heraldic garden. There are over 50 golf courses in the Aberdeenshire area, including many classic coastal links, some at world-class standard.

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Angling is popular, with a good choice of stocked fisheries. The Dee, Don and Spey are the best-known rivers, other waters such as the Ythan, Ugie, Deveron and Lossie all offer sport. The sandy beaches at places like Aberdeen, Newburgh, Fraserburgh, Banff and points west all attract surfers throughout the year.

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Please double check dates of events before planning to visit. This is not a complete list of events - for further details contact local VisitScotland Information Centres.

25 June: Benromach European Pipe Band Championships, Forres

30 July: Banchory Show

25 April-2 May: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

End June tbc: The Moray Walking Festival

6 August: Wildhearts Wolftrek

9 July: Forres Highland Games

11 August: Ballater Highland Games

4 June: Taste of Grampian, Inverurie

16 July: Tomintoul Highland Games

10-12 June: TMSA Keith Festival

19 July: Stonehaven Highland Games

27 August: Lonach Highland Gathering & Games

18 June: Oldmeldrum Sports & Highland Games

3 September: Braemar Gathering

19 June: Aberdeen Highland Games

26 July-6 August: Aberdeen International Youth Festival

25-26 June: Scottish Traditional Boats Festival

30 July: Dufftown Highland Games

31 Dec: Stonehaven Fireball Festival

11 January: Burning of the Clavie, Burghead 23-24 April: Run Balmoral

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6 August: Aboyne Highland Gathering

September tbc: Moray Marathon

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Cairngorms National Park Welcome to The Cairngorms National Park in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. The largest National Park in Britain offers a broad base of accommodation, activity and attractions - making this the no.1 holiday destination in the UK. If you are looking for outdoor activities then you have hit the jackpot! There are so many to choose from… on the mountain, down in the valley, on the golf course or on your bike, there is something for everyone.

There are attractions catering for all ages and all weathers. The area has some of the best known attractions in the Scottish Highlands. The local towns and villages have a great range of small independent shops, restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all your needs. For full information on events, things to do, places to eat drink and shop have a look at visitcairngorms.com

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Aberdeenshire and Moray The maps on the page opposite highlight some of many things to see and do in Aberdeenshire and Moray. The numbers relate to the listings overleaf. For information on attractions further afield, please see the national map and ‘Things to See and Do across Scotland’ list at the centre of the folder.

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Things to See and Do in Aberdeenshire and Moray Leaflets for many of the attractions in Aberdeenshire and Moray can be found directly after this page. Locations are shown on the map opposite. (NTS) National Trust for Scotland; (FCS) Forestry Commission Scotland Cairn O’Mount

1 Mar Lodge Estate (NTS) l Large estate in the heart of the Cairngorms

National Park. Look out for Red Deer, Golden Eagles and other spectacular wildlife. Estate open all year, daily. Tel: 01339 720163. www.nts.org.uk AB35 5YJ

6 Aberlour Distillery l Offering bespoke exclusive whisky tours &

tutored tastings for the whisky connoisseur check leaflet for opening times throughout the year. T: 01340 881249 www.aberlour.com

2 Braemar Castle l Built 1628. Guided or audio tours of 12

Ballroom with photographic exhibition, gardens, grounds and displays. Audio tour in five languages. Balmoral Collection gift shop & large coffee shop. Tel: 013397 42534. www.balmoralcastle.com

porcelain and collection of paintings. Estate includes gardens, a nature trail and a children’s adventure playground. Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01309 641371. www.nts.org.uk IV36 2TE

11 The Glen Moray Distillery l A warm welcome awaits at this friendly

furnished rooms. Great stories of the Earls of Mar, Jacobites, soldiers and Clan Farquharson. Check opening times, April to October, at www.braemarcastle.co.uk

3 Balmoral Estate l Scottish home to the Royal Family. Castle

10 Brodie Castle (NTS) l Ancient seat of the Brodies. Fine furniture,

and informal distillery in Elgin. Tours, visitor centre and coffee shop, see our leaflet or visit www.glenmoray.com Tel: 01343 550900.

7 Glen Grant Distillery & Gardens l The only Malt Distillery named after its

founding owners. Discover the story behind Single Malt Whisky as it Should Be. Take a leisurely stroll in our beautifully restored Victorian Garden. Tel: 01340 832118/123. www.glengrant.com AB38 7BS

12 Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere Visitor l Centre Enjoy a Mill Tour and see for yourself quality in the making. Our spectacular 5* visitor destination centre hosts a home store, luxury clothing and a coffee shop serving delicious local food. Open all year. IV30 4AF Tel. 01343 554099. www.johnstonscashmere.com

8 Logie Steading l Contemporary Art, Secondhand Books, Crafts,

4 Tomintoul Gallery l Gallery/studio of batik fine artist Jane Lannagan.

Jewellery, Antique Furniture, Gifts, Farm & Garden Shop, Whisky & Wine, Heritage Centre and renowned Olive Tree Café. Logie House Gardens and River Findhorn walks. Tel 01309 611378. www.logie.co.uk

13 Discover Historic Scotland with our l Explorer Pass

Original work, prints, cards. Also paintings by local artists, ceramics, glassware, metalwork and turned wood. Interesting tasteful gifts. Tel. 01807 580458. www.tomintoulgallery.co.uk AB37 9HA

Admire the striking collection of paintings and furniture at the grand Duff House or enjoy the tranquillity and inspiring architecture of Elgin Cathedral, the Lantern of the North. T: 0131 668 8999. www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/explorer

9 Brodie Countryfare l A wonderful day out for all the family. Enjoy

5 The Glenlivet Distillery l Enjoy a FREE standard distillery tour of the

top Womenswear, Menswear, Gifts & Interiors, Scottish Gifts, Toys, Foodhall & Deli and newly built Family Restaurant. Open Mon - Sun 9.30am - 5.30pm (5pm winter). IV36 2TD Tel: 01309 641555. www.brodiecountryfare.com

14 Baxters Highland Village l Visit our speciality foodhall stocked with

Baxters products, and also our gift, whisky and cook-shops, plus museum. Enjoy our famous pancakes in the restaurant. Tel 01343 820666. www.baxters.com

world famous single malt located in Speyside. We also offer specialist tours and tastings. Coffee Shop and Gift Shop. Open 14 Mar to 11 Nov. T: 01340 821720. www.theglenlivet.com

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15 WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre l See the Moray Firth Bottlenose dolphins

wild and free. Visit our Centre in Spey Bay, interactive exhibition, icehouse tours, binocular hire plus café, shop. Call 01343 820339 for details. IV32 7PJ. www.whales.org/scottishdolphincentre

22 Fyvie Castle (NTS) l Superb castle with 5 towers, dating from

13th century. Fine collection of portraits including works by Batoni, Raeburn, Romney and Gainsborough. Beautiful grounds, a 1903 racquet court, bowling alley. Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01651 891266. www.nts.org.uk AB53 8JS

Mar. Fine furniture, paintings and great hall. Walled garden. Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01330 833463. www.nts.org.uk AB51 7LD

30 Finzean Estate Farm Shop & l Tearoom

16 Strathisla Distillery l Discover the craft of whisky making and the art of blending at this historic distillery, est. 1786. Enjoy great whisky tours and specialist tastings at the Home of the world famous Chivas Regal blended whisky. Gift Shop. Open 14 Mar to 11 Nov (call for winter opening) T: 01542 783044. www.chivas.com

29 Castle Fraser and Garden (NTS) l One of the most spectacular of the Castles of

Home of the Painting Laird, the Victorian landscape artist, Joseph Farquharson. Fabulous homemade, seasonal food served in this award winning Farm Shop with gift shop and gallery. Tel: 01330 850710. www.finzean.com

23 Haddo House (NTS) l 6 miles west of Ellon. Designed in 1732 by

William Adam. Terrace garden and large country park to explore. Shop and tearoom. Open Mar to Oct. House: guided tours only (pre-booking necessary). Tel: 01651 851440. www.nts.org.uk AB41 7EQ

l Typical Scottish laird’s residence brimming with 17 Leith Hall Garden & Estate (NTS)

family treasures. Military Museum and Fine Collection. Garden with many flowering trees, shrubs, roses and fruit, open all year daily. Hall open Apr to Oct, by guided tours only. Tel: 01464 831216. www.nts.org.uk AB54 4NQ

18 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) l Discover the history and legends of Bennachie. Learn about the colonists of the 1800’s and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft high Pictish gravestone. Closed Mondays. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

19 Macduff Marine Aquarium l Explore the underwater world of the Moray Firth. Meet hundreds of amazing local sea creatures, get interactive with seashore survivors and see divers, feed shows and fishy presentations. Tel: 01261 833369. www.macduff-aquarium.org.uk AB44 1SL

20 Fraserburgh Heritage Centre l Great way to experience the vibrant story of

Fraserburgh for over 400 years, fishing, people and so much more. Fascinating hands on activities for all. Tel: 01346 512888. AB43 9DT www.fraserburghheritage.com

l Explore Aberdeenshire’s unique landscape, 21 Forests of Aberdeenshire (FCS)

fascinating forts, follies, ancient standing stones and incredible wildlife. Walk to the top of Scolty Hill and discover the General Burnett Monument or visit Cambus O’ May for fantastic views of Deeside. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

24 Pitmedden Garden (NTS) l Spectacular garden, thousands of colourful

annual bedding plants that make up an elaborate summer spectacle. Also Museum of Farming Life, great for kids. Open May to Sept. Tel: 01651 842352. www.nts.org.uk AB41 7PD

25 Lochter Activity Centre l Lochter Activity Centre offers an exciting day

31 Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate l (NTS) Impressive 16th century castle with magnificent interiors and painted ceilings. Colourful gardens and estate to explore, cafe and shop. Open all year. Tel: 01330 844525. www.nts.org.uk AB31 5QJ

out for all the Family with everything from Karting, Clay Shooting, Segways and much more or come and relax in our cafe or take a cast on one of our Trout Ponds. Contact 01651 872 000 info@lochter.co.uk www.lochter.co.uk

26 The Gordon Highlanders Museum l Discover the 200-year history of the “Finest

Regiment in the World” at this multi-award winning museum including excellent Tea Room and Beautiful Gardens. T: (01224) 311200. www.gordonhighlanders.com AB15 7XH

l is an affiliation of regional archives, registrars,

27 “Routes to Your North East Roots” family history societies and other organisations that hold and promote genealogical resources to visitors from both home and abroad. www.northeastscotlandroots.com

28 Drum Castle, Garden & Estate (NTS) l Discover the unique castle, beautiful Garden of Historic Roses and children’s adventure playground. Currently hosting art from Aberdeen Art Gallery. Open April to Sept (garden until Oct). Tel: 01330 700334. www.nts.org.uk AB31 5EY

32 Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool l Splashy, healthy FUN for kids and adults,

whatever the weather! Swim in clean seawater heated to 29˚C. Sheltered sun terraces, on-site café, kiddies’ paddling pool. Open 28 May 4 Sept 2016. www.stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk or tel 01569 762134 (in season). AB39 2RD

33 Dunnottar Castle l Visit dramatic and evocative Dunnottar Castle,

a ruined cliff top fortress that holds many rich secrets of Scotland’s colourful past. Open all year (weather permitting). Tel: 01569 762173. www.dunnottarcastle.co.uk AB39 2TL

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Find all you want to do in Aberdeenshire and Moray, in one place. VisitScotland Information Centres have details of everything to see and do in Scotland. Our friendly experts can tell you about hidden gems, arrange accommodation or book tickets for events activities and transport across Scotland. So whatever you’re looking for, there’s only one place to go. ABERDEEN (23 Union St) ALFORD (Transport Museum) BALLATER (CNPA, Ground Floor, Albert Memorial Hall) BANFF (Collie Lodge)

BRAEMAR (Mar Road) DUFFTOWN ELGIN (Elgin Library) FRASERBURGH (Kinnaird Head) HUNTLY (9A The Square)

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Balmoral SCOTTISH HOME TO THE ROYAL FAMILY

■ Castle Ballroom with treasures illustrating over 160 years of Royal ownership.

■ See the gardens where the flowers, fruit and vegetables are grown for the Royal guests.

■ Enjoy a series of waymarked trails which lead you

around some of the best view points on the estate.

■ Relax in our 100 seat licensed coffee shop and enjoy a light meal or snack.

■ Landrover and trailer ride from the ticket office to the tour start point and back included in your admission.

■ Audio Tour available in five languages (FR, DE, IT, ES, & GB) included in your admission.

■ Loan of wheelchairs and Battricars included in your admission (subject to availability).

Dogs are welcome in the grounds & gardens on a lead

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Queen Highland Queen - the special exhibition at Balmoral for the 2016 season will provide a unique insight into the Balmoral traditions upheld by the Monarch for over 160 years

Balmoral Holiday Cottages Situated in stunning locations on the 50,000 acre Balmoral Estate, we have a range of holiday cottages for rent. From cosy cottages for two up to a hunting lodge built for Queen Victoria that sleeps up to twelve people. Please contact the Estates Office or website for further details.

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Experience...

Discover something for all the family New...Coffee Shop Try our range of Illy Italian coffees, tantalise your tastebuds with homebakes and relax in peaceful surroundings.

Whisky Tour See the museum, follow the distilling

process, hear from Major Grant and savour a tasting

Gardens Walk around secluded Victorian Gardens, see

the waterfall, glimpse deer and red squirrels - enjoy a picnic

Shop Choose from exclusive Glen Grant

merchandise. Buy our range of quality single malt whiskies OPENING TIMES OPENING TIMES

Mid January - Mid- December December (inclusive) Mid January - Mid December February (inclusive)

Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5pm Open Daily Mon-Sat 9.30am - 5pm; (Last tour 4pm) Apriluntil until Sun 12 noon - 5pm. From May Sunday 9.30am 5pm April October October (inclusive) the distillery will be (Last tour 4pm) open on Sun from 9.30am.to 5pm. Outwith Sunday 12pm - 5pm (Last tour 4pm)

Last tour 4pm

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Whisky as it should be...

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Logie Steading Open all year round

CafĂŠ, Art & Gifts, Crafts, Whisky & Wine, Heritage Centre, Antiques & Restoration, Vintage Accessories, Secondhand Books, Farm & Garden Shop, Logie House Gardens, River Walk

Promoting Scottish Craftsmanship and local produce


Promoting Scottish Craftsmanship and local produce The Olive Tree Café Great homemade food sourced locally and seasonally. Everything is freshly prepared with vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. To book a table or for more info call 01309 611733. www.the-olive-tree-cafe.co.uk

Logie Steading Bookshop Secondhand books of all ages and for all ages! We have an eclectic mix of subjects and prices to suit all depths of pockets. 01309 611373 • helen.trussell@btinternet.com

Logie Steading Farm & Garden Shop Ever growing range of hardy plants, grown in Scotland for Scottish gardens. Fabulous Longhorn beef, “the old fashioned flavour” and other yummy specially sourced goodies. 01309 611222 • plants@logie.co.uk www.logie.co.uk

Giles Pearson Antiques Selection of antique country furniture for sale. Restoration service: specialising in cane and rush seating. Giles occasionally works off site so please ring before coming. 07842 599367 • gilespearsonantiques@gmail.com www.gilespearsonantiques.co.uk

Logie Steading Art Gallery Approachable contemporary art: paintings, prints, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics from Scotland and further afield.

River Findhorn Heritage Centre

01309 611378 • gallery@logie.co.uk www.logie.co.uk

Explore the fact and fable about the River Findhorn – discover what happened at Randolph’s Leap. Lots of fascinating stories about the river and many of the folk who lived nearby.

Logie Steading Whisky & Wine

01309 611378 • heritagecentre@logie.co.uk www.logie.co.uk

An Independent ‘Whisky Wine & Spirit Shop’ specialising in providing a personal & knowledgeable service. Choose something special from the extensive range of Single Malts, Spirits, Liqueur, Wines, Gifts & More! Private tastings by arrangement.. 01309 611348 • info@logiewhisky.co.uk www.logiewhisky.co.uk

Logie House Gardens The different areas of the garden – from dry sandy banks to boggy areas by the burn – are planted with a wide variety of hardy plants, ensuring year round interest.

My Secret Dressing Room A beautiful selection of new, pre-loved, and vintage accessories and gifts for ladies’ dressing rooms. Pretty or practical: find the perfect finishing touches. 01309 611319 dressingscotland@gmail.com • logie.co.uk

Hellygog Textiles, paintings, crafts and art: beautiful things from imaginative hearts. The working studio and shop of Mr and Mrs Hellygog including work from over 60 local makers. 01309 611799 • jude@hellygog.co.uk www.hellygog.co.uk

Cairngorm Leaf & Bean

Entry: £2.00 • Children: Free garden@logie.co.uk • www.logie.co.uk

Play Park and River Walk There is a choice of a short circular route or longer walks to Randolph’s Leap and Sluie. Access to the walk along the spectacular River Findhorn is through the play park where there are twirling swings and balancing challenges.

Open all year round March – Christmas Every Day 10.30 (Café opens at 10am) – 5pm (4pm Winter) Jan & Feb Open Fri – Sun, 10.30 – 4pm

Highland roasted coffee beans – or ground to your particular requirements; luxurious hot chocolates and teas complimented by unique accessories and gifts.

Outside theatre and other events throughout the year – see website for details

01309 611700 sharon@cainrgormleafandbean.co.uk www.cairngormleafandbean.co.uk

All the businesses are independent, and enthusiastically run by their owners

Logie Steading Visitor Centre | Forres | Moray | IV36 2QN panny@logie.co.uk | www.logie.co.uk


DISCOVER...... THE PERFECT DAY OUT AT BRODIE COUNTRYFARE One Of Scotland's Top Independent Department Stores Ladies Fashion & Occasionwear • Menswear • Leisurewear Gifts & Interiors • Traditional Scottish Foodhall • Delicatessen Family Restaurant • Scottish Gifts • Toys & Games • Stationery • Accessories

Shop online at www.brodiecountryfare.com


Family Restaurant The brand new family restaurant provides the ideal opportunity for a speciality coffee or a meal with family or friends. Every dish is freshly prepared on the premises using only the finest ingredients from the rich natural larder of the North East of Scotland.

“A recommended, relaxing day out to spend with family and friends� Open 7 Days All Year 9.30am to 5.30pm (5pm winter)

Foodhall and Delicatessen Brodie Countryfare has built its reputation on quality, a theme which extends to everything. The Delicatessen tempts every taste. The aroma of freshly ground coffee and freshly squeezed oranges fills the air. Meats, cheeses, hand made chocolates, honey and a huge range of dried fruits are in abundance. The Foodhall stocks the best selection of all Scottish and Speyside products and delicacies from around the world.

Brodie Countryfare Brodie, By Forres, Morayshire Scotland 1V36 2TD Telephone 01309 641555 Facsimile 01309 641499 Email: enquiries@brodiecountryfare.com Shop online at www.brodiecountryfare.com

A Magical Toy Town A magical Toy Town of specially selected toys and games for children of all ages from babies to teens. Games, books, kites, wooden toys and exciting activity packs. With our regular toy promotions and events, there is fun and games all year round!

Menswear The Menswear department offers the latest in fashionable casual wear for men, including a wide selection of shirts, casual trousers and sweatshirts for you to create an individual look. Cutting edge brands include Gant, McGregor and Tommy Hilfiger. Menswear also stocks a selected range of performance outdoor jackets and accessories.

Traditional and Innovative The Gifts department combines traditional Scottish gifts with an exclusive collection of contemporary and design led gifts. The gift department provides kitchenware and accessories, bathroom and candle shop, luxury cushions and throws and an exciting collection of exclusive furniture as well as hundreds of gift ideas. There is certainly something for everyone and you will find the service second to none.

Style The contemporary womenswear department has one of the largest collections of ladies fashion in the North including some of the leading labels in ladies fashion. From casualwear to eveningwear, coats to shoes, knitwear or accessories you will be spoilt for choice.


My name is Graham Coull and I am the manager here at Glen Moray Distillery. I am only the fifth manager in the distillery’s history and look forward to welcoming you. Glen Moray has been distilled on the banks of the River Lossie since 1897 by a small, dedicated team of craftsmen. In over a century of distilling at Glen Moray, much has changed. However, the ingredients, processes and the skills of those responsible for producing this finest quality single malt whisky have remained constant. Glen Moray is a very high quality single Speyside malt with a smooth warming taste - I’m sure you will soon find your own favorite from the range. Enjoy your visit!

Graham Coull Glen Moray Distillery Manager


Visitor Centre

Visitors are welcome to view the distillery where the Visitor Centre offers you an unforgettable insight into how water and barley are transformed into the “water of life”...

A Shop offers you a full range of Glen Moray Single Malt whiskies to purchase, including some single cask bottlings and other vintages unique to the distillery. Our friendly staff are on hand to help with your selection. A Coffee Shop serves a full range of meals. Relax in one of the leather armchairs r af aafter fter your tour or finish your tasting and decide which expression to buy to take home.

Tours & tasting There are regular daily tours of the distillery, covering the history of GLEN MORAY and the malt whisky making process. You can meet some of the craftsmen responsible for ensuring that the very high quality of GLEN MORAY is sustained. The tour includes a tasting of some of the GLEN MORAY range, or you can just have a tasting if you don’t have time for a full tour.

Fifth chapter tours You can also pre-book a more in depth tour of the distillery, followed by an informal tutored tasting of GLEN MORAY across the last 5 decades with the Distillery Manager, Graham Coull.

GLEN MORAY is available in a range of ages and vintages that will appeal to new malt drinkers as well as connoisseurs looking for something a bit more special.

Visitor Information Opening Times Monday – Friday 09.00 - 17.00 Saturdays (May to September) 10.00 - 16.30 Closed Christmas and New Year Period

Tours Monday – Friday Saturdays

09.30, 11.00, 12.30, 14.00 and 15.30 10.30, 12.00, 13.30, 15.00

Admission Coffee Shop and Shop: Adult admission charge: Under 18’s: Fifth Chapter Tour:

Free £5 (includes tour and tasting) Free £30 min of 4 persons (advance bookings only)

Large groups:

Bookings advisable

Bruceland Road • Elgin IV30 1YE • 01343 550900 www.glenmoray.com

GLEN MORAY is proud to be one of only 8 distilleries and a cooperage on the prestigious Malt Whisky Trail.

Malt Whisky Trail

PART OF THE MALT WHISKY TRAIL

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CASHMERE HERITAGE CENTRE, CLOTHING, COFFEE SHOP AND FREE GUIDED MILL TOURS OPEN 7 DAYS JOHNSTONSCASHMERE.COM

NEWMILL ELGIN MORAY IV30 4AF EASTFIELD MILLS MANSFIELD ROAD HAWICK TD9 8AA Shop only: 4 PILMOUR LINKS ST. ANDREWS KY16 9JG


Johnstons of Elgin has over two hundred years of tradition and expertise in textile manufacturing. Since 1797 the company has produced the finest woven and knitted products from the finest of fibres. A unique family business with tradition and heritage at its core, Johnstons of Elgin will continue to push the boundaries of textile and knitwear manufacturing, while always remaining true to its history. Utilising some of the most advanced textile equipment in the world, the company employs over 900 people at its two sites. The basic production process, and the superb quality of the finished product, has remained constant in our two centuries of manufacturing. A Royal Warrant of Appointment as suppliers of Tweed to HRH The Prince of Wales gives the ultimate seal of approval; it demonstrates the highest level of service, quality and excellence. Visitors are welcome to find out more about the production process on one of our free mill tours, available in our factories in Elgin and Hawick. Our 5* visitor destinations each have a heritage centre, shop and coffee shop. So why not come and explore the Johnstons of Elgin story for yourself, stop off for a pot of tea and a homemade scone. Or visit our beautiful shop on Pilmour Links, in the picturesque town of St Andrews, which has been awarded a 5* Tourist Shop, the only one in town! Our recent success and dedication to our craft has led to the opening of our new store on 77 New Bond Street, London.

7 7 NEW BOND STREET LO N D O N W 1 S 1RY T. + 4 4 ( 0 ) 2 0 7 6 2 9 8983

NEWMILL ELGIN IV30 4AF T. +44 (0)1343 554099

The softest cashmere from China and Mongolia, and fine lambswool, is spun, dyed and woven at the original mill on the banks of the River Lossie in Elgin, where Johnstons of Elgin has manufactured for over 200 years. The only remaining British mill to convert natural, raw material into the finished product, Johnstons of Elgin utilises the traditional skills of craftsmen and women, alongside innovative technology and contemporary design. One of the world’s foremost producers of cashmere woven and knitted garments, Johnstons of Elgin is continuing its company tradition of creating luxury British products, of the finest quality, for an international market.

Les plus purs cachemires chinois et mongols ainsi que la fine laine d’agneau sont filés, teints et tissés chez Johnstons, manufacture écossaise de tissu de qualité. Établie en 1797 au bord de la Lossie à Newmill, Elgin, elle est aujourd’hui la seule filature Britannique à produire des tissus luxueux et des produits finis à base de matières brutes naturelles. Son secret : la fusion de l’expérience et de l’expertise de ses artisans et de la technologie de pointe et le design contemporain. Ainsi, Johnstons, spécialiste en cachemire et un des producteurs de tissus les plus éminents, continue la tradition de l’entreprise de créer des produits Britanniques de luxe et de première qualité appréciés dans le monde entier. Reinstes Cashmere aus China und Mongolien und feinste Lammwolle werden in der Textilmanufaktur Johnstons gesponnen, gefärbt und zu edlen Stoffen verarbeitet. Vor 200 Jahren in Newmill am Ufer des Lossie in Elgin gegründet ist Johnstons heute die einzige Weberei Großbritanniens, in der noch natürliche Rohstoffe zu fertigen Produkten verarbeitet werden. Dabei setzen wir auf traditionelles Handwerk und langjährige Erfahrung sowie modernste Technologie und zeitloses Design. Wir sind einer der weltführenden Kaschmirspezialisten und Hersteller von luxuriösen Stoffen höchster Qualität für den internationalen Markt und führen somit unsere bewährte Firmentradition fort. Il Cashmere piú puro proveniente dalla Cina e dalla Mongolia e lana d’agnello di altissima qualitá vengono filati, tinti e tessuti dall’azienda Johnstons, fondata duecento anni fa a Newmill, presso il fiume Lossie nella città di Elgin. Johnstons é l’unica azienda britannica a trasformare materiali greggi in prodotti completamente finiti, impiegando i metodi tradizionali dei propri artigiani, le tecnologie piú moderne e design contemporaneo. Specialisti del cashmere e tra i piú importanti produttori al mondo, la Johnstons continua la sua tradizione aziendale creando prodotti britannici di lusso e di altissima qualitá destinati al mercato internazionale. ロシー川沿いに位置するジョンストンズ社は、希少な中国産のカシミヤ、厳選さ れたラムウールから糸を作り、染め、そして生地へと生産します. ジョンストンズ社は200年以上の歴史を誇る現在、英国では唯一、原料の輸入から最終製品 を一つの自社工場内で生産する稀な一貫生産工場であり、古くから受け継がれる職人技術と 近代技術、そしてデザイン力を最大限に融合させこれらの希少な原料を製品として作り上げ ています. ジョンストンズ社はカシミヤの専門家として、また世界における生産の先駆者として、世界 の市場に向けて最高の品質の英国製商品を絶えずお届けしています.

MANSFIELD ROAD HAWICK TD9 8AA T. +44 (0)1450 360549

4 PILMOUR LINKS ST. ANDREWS KY16 9JG T. +44 (0)1334 472216

FINEST CASHMERE MADE IN SCOTLAND BY APPOINTMENT TO HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES, DUKE OF ROTHESAY MANUFACTURERS OF ESTATE TWEED WOOLLEN FABRIC JOHNSTONS OF ELGIN MORAY, SCOTLAND

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4 FEDERAL STREET NANTUCKET MASSACHUSET TS 02554 USA T. +1 508 228 5450


Discover 5000 Years of History Admire the striking collection of paintings and furniture at the grand Duff House or enjoy the tranquility and inspiring architecture of Elgin Cathedral, the Lantern of the North.

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3 Elgin Cathedral Postcode: IV30 1HU Tel: 01343 547 171 Opening Hours: Open all year Closed Thu & Fri during winter

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4 Huntly Castle Postcode: AB54 4SH Tel: 01466 793 191 Opening Hours: Open all year Closed Thu & Fri during winter

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5 Kildrummy Castle Postcode: AB33 8RA Tel: 01975 571 331 Opening Hours: Open summer only

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go explore Historic Scotland cares for the very best of Scottish heritage including the country’s finest castles, palaces, abbeys and prehistoric sites. Whether you’re on a long holiday or short break, our Regional Explorer Passes are an easy and great value way to see over 77 fantastic historic attractions.

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1 Blackness Castle

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35 Castle Campbell and Gardens

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37 Dunblane Cathedral

6 Edinburgh Castle

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39 Inchmahome Priory

8 Seton Collegiate Church

40 Iona Abbey and Nunnery

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52 Meigle Sculptured Stones Museum

21 New Abbey Corn Mill

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22 Sweetheart Abbey

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HIGHLAND VILLAGE FOCHABERS, MORAY

For a flavour of Scotland visit Baxters for a great family day out!

Restaurant | Museum | Whisky Shop | Cook Shop | Food Cellar | Gifts & Clothing

Step back in time as you enter the o  ld grocery shop, originally opened by George Baxter in 1868 and discover the history of the Baxter family story. Our shops stock the full range of Baxters and Audrey Baxter Signature products, along with a selection of other fine foods, wines and Scottish malts, as well as a variety of quality gifts, cookware, clothing and seasonal items. Sample delicious, home cooked Scottish food in our excellent restaurant, including Baxters famous soups, pancakes fresh from the griddle and home baked pastries in a relaxed and friendly environment.

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For four generations, the Baxter family have been producing some of the UK’s finest soups, preserves, condiments, beetroot, chutneys and a wide range of other fine quality food products. Today, 146 years on, each recipe is carefully developed with the

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personal guidance of Audrey Baxter and our dedicated team of experienced chefs. Inspired by the Baxter family ’s passion for great tasting food, they work tirelessly and meticulously to create new products and ranges.

Situated just off the A96 between Aberdeen and Inverness

Open 7 days aOpen week 7, all days year a round. week 10am - 5pm. Free parking for cars and coaches with full access for disabled customers.

10am-5pm Baxters Highland Village, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7LD. Tel: 01343 820666 Free parking for cars and coaches with full access for disabled customers.

Baxters Highland Village Fochabers, Moray IV32 7LD. Tel: 01343 820666

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SCOTTISH DOLPHIN CENTRE SPEY BAY, MORAY FIRTH, IV32 7PJ

FREE ENTRY

FREE ENTRY WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE

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THE SCOTTISH DOLPHIN CENTRE • • • • • • •

Join us in our cafe!

Landbased dolphin watching Experience the ‘Dry Dive’ & tour Scotland’s largest surviving Ice house Wildlife wanders around the reserve Binocular hire Watch out for ospreys, otters, seals and more with our wildlife cams Really Wild Festival, kids activities, music nights, pirate day, talks & walks Gift shop and cafe

Discount for Coach Parties & Groups • Breakfast • Lunch • Soup • Sandwiches/Paninis • Coffee • Tea • Cakes • Traybakes

Opening Times

April - October: 7 days a week 10:30am - 5:00pm Call 01343 820339 for winter opening times

HOW TO FIND US

Scottish Dolphin Centre Spey Bay, Moray IV32 7PJ

Spey Bay Lossiemouth Moray Firth

Halfway between Inverness and Aberdeen. Turn off the A96 at the Spey Bay roundabout between Mosstodloch and Fochabers onto the B9104. Follow the brown tourism sign for the Scottish Dolphin Centre, continue until the end and take the right hand fork straight down to the Centre car park.

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A WORLD WHERE EVERY WHALE AND DOLPHIN IS SAFE AND FREE Images: Centre & Black Napweed © WDC. Dolphin with calf, Otter, Osprey © WDC/Charlie Phillips .Children in front of whale & destination photo © Alex Mitchell


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WELCOME TO THE HOME OF CHIVAS REGAL. Over 200 years of craftsmanship and skill have gone into making Strathisla one of the ďŹ nest malts in the world, so special it is at the heart of the famous Chivas Regal Blended Scotch Whisky.

STRATHISLA DISTILLERY VISITOR CENTRE, SEAFIELD AVENUE, KEITH AB55 5BS www.chivas.com | email: strathisla.admin@pernod-ricard.com | Tel. 01542 783 044


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DISTILLERY TOURS • EXCLUSIVE TASTINGS • GIFT SHOP

OPEN 14th MARCH to 11th NOVEMBER 2016 Mon to Sat: 9.30am-5pm Sun: 12-5pm (Last tour at 4pm daily)

WINTER from 16th NOVEMBER Mon to Fri by appointment

DAILY TOURS & SHOP • AT STRATHISLA WE OFFER A RANGE OF DISTILLERY TOURS AND SPECIAL TASTINGS. The regular daily tour starts every 30 minutes throughout the day. Admission: £7.50 (under 18s free) • THE DISTILLERY SHOP is open to the public and offers a wide range of whiskies, including our Special Cask Strength Edition Malts.

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In addition to the regular tour we offer a selection of exciting whisky experiences that explore the different aspects of single malt and blended whiskies. This includes a chance to nose and sample some exclusive and rare whiskies. Call for details. Pre-booking essential and for over 18s only.

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We regret that children under the age of eight are not permitted on tour for their safety, but are most welcome in the visitor centre accompanied by an adult.

Visit www.chivas.com for more about our tours

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Tracing your family roots in the North East of Scotland? www.northeastscotlandroots.com

Elspet’s roots in the North East Scotland... “Sailed today on Allan Liner “Numidian”. This is the way that a chapter in many a Scots life would have ended and a new one abroad would have begun – travelling on a ship to a new country. Places like America, Australia and New Zealand offered many Scots an escape from poverty, and a fresh start. We know from the original Register of the Poor for Peterhead (which is kept at Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives) that Elspet Jane Niddrie was only 4 when she sailed for America in 1912. She left behind her dying mother and an adult half-sister who were unable to care for her.

It is apparent from the original record that “20 November 1912 Passage paid as her mother’s illness had progressed, a to Boston USA and sent to Aunt... more lasting decision needed to be made sailed today on Allan Liner to secure Elspet’s future. The solution was ‘Numidan’.” for the child to be sent to her Aunt, Jane Elspet’s mother, Sarah Niddrie, passed Lemmon (née Niddrie) who had away in 1914. Elspet herself appears in emigrated to the USA in 1904. the USA Federal census of 1920 living First, however, the Parish Council had to with her Aunt’s family in Massachusetts. get her agreement. It was probably at this We know that Elspet had a long and time that Elspet’s photograph was taken happy life as one of her granddaughters, so that a copy could be sent to her Aunt in who lives in the USA, got in touch with us America. Another copy was stuck into the when she stumbled across this story on Register of the Poor. www.northeastscotlandroots.com Whether it was the photograph, Elspet’s Elspet was always proud of her roots in circumstance, or simply the fact that she North East Scotland… was family, her Aunt agreed to the Parish Council’s request. ...What’s your connection? And so the last chapter in Elspet’s life in Scotland ended with the Inspector of the Poor writing in her record;


Aberdeen City Council, Registration Office for Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships: www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/Births/bir/bir_Home.asp Business Hub 3, Ground Floor South, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AB t: (01224) 522616 e: searchroom@aberdeencity.gov.uk Aberdeenshire Council, Registration Office for Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships: www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/births-deaths-and-marriage/ Available throughout Aberdeenshire: Stonehaven, Banchory, Inverurie, Huntly, Banff, Ellon, Peterhead and Fraserburgh t: (01466) 795040 e: registrars@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society: www.anesfhs.org.uk 158-164 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5BD t: (01224) 646323 e: enquiries@anesfhs.org.uk

Aberdeenshire Libraries: www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/information/local_studies.asp Meldrum Meg Way, The Meadows Industrial Estate, Oldmeldrum, AB51 0GN t: (01651) 871219 e: local.studies@aberdeenshire.gov.uk Deceased Online: www.deceasedonline.com blog: deceasedonlineblog.blogspot.co.uk/ Family History Society of Buchan: www.buchanroots.co.uk 22 Harbour Street, Peterhead, AB42 1DJ t: (01779) 478950 e: info@buchanroots.co.uk Gordon Highlanders Museum: www.gordonhighlanders.com St. Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, AB15 7XH t: (01224) 311200 e: museum@gordonhighlanders.com

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives: www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/archives Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AQ t: (01224) 522513 e: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Museum of Scottish Lighthouses: www.lighthousemuseum.org Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9DU t: (01346) 511022 e: info@lighthousemuseum.org

Aberdeen City Libraries – Local Studies: www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/localstudies/ Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GW t: (01224) 652543 e: localstudies@aberdeencity.gov.uk

NHS Grampian Archives: www.nhsgrampian.org Special Collections Centre, The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, Bedford Road, Aberdeen AB24 3AA t: (01224) 274912 e: grampian.archives@nhs.net

Aberdeen Maritime Museum: www.aberdeenships.com Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY t: (01224) 337700 e: info@aberdeenships.com Aberdeen University Special Collections: www.abdn.ac.uk/library The Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, Bedford Road, Aberdeen AB24 3AA t: (01224) 272598 e: speclib@abdn.ac.uk Aberdeenshire Museums Service: www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/museums Station Road, Mintlaw, Peterhead, AB42 5EE t: (01771) 622807 e: museums@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Robert Gordon's College www.rgc.aberdeen.sch.uk The Archive, Robert Gordon’s College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE t: (01224) 646346 e: p.hartley@rgc.aberdeen.sch.uk Robert Gordon University Archive: www.rgu.ac.uk Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FR t: (01224) 262882 e: archives@rgu.aberdeen.sch.uk Salmon Bothy, Portsoy: www.salmonbothy.org.uk Links Road, Portsoy, Banff, AB45 2SS t: (01261) 842951 e: contact@salmonbothy.org.uk Scottish Tourist Guides Association: www.stga.co.uk Norie’s House, 18b Broad Street, Stirling FK8 1EF t: (01786) 451953 e: bookings@stga.co.uk

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Discover more great days out with our free Trust Trails App

Enjoy great value days out all year round with National Trust for Scotland membership

Our easy-to-use maps, unique trails, GPS-tracked walks and full property descriptions equip you with all you need to explore more than 80 amazing Trust places. www.nts.org.uk/TrustTrailsApp

From only £3.55 per month* you can enjoy free access to hundreds of places throughout the UK plus 3 glossy magazines per year packed with inspirational articles and much more. Join at any of our attractions or visit our website. *2015 prices, first year introductory offer for new members when paying by direct debit

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 700334

AB31 5EY (off A93, 3m west of Peterculter, 8m east of Banchory, 10m west of Aberdeen)

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 844525

AB31 5QJ (on A93, 3m east of Banchory and 15m west of Aberdeen)

The late 13th-century tower, fine adjoining Jacobean mansion house and the additions of Victorian lairds make Drum unique. It boasts a superb collection of furniture and paintings, the Garden of Historic Roses and woodland trails. The castle is hosting a collection of contemporary art on loan from Aberdeen Art Gallery while the city centre attraction undergoes a major refurbishment. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Adventure play area • Events

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 833463

4055 PP 135m 10/15

AB51 7LD (off A944, 4m north of Dunecht and 16m west of Aberdeen)

One of the grandest Castles of Mar, this magnificent building was completed in 1636 by two master mason families. It contains an evocative Great Hall, fine furniture and paintings. In the grounds, enjoy the beautiful secluded walled garden and extensive woodland walks with impressive views of the castle.

This late 16th-century castle is sure to provide a memorable experience with its intriguing round towers and overhanging turrets. The land was gifted to the Burnett family by Robert the Bruce and you can still see their badge of office, the ivory Horn of Leys, hanging in the High Hall. Some rooms retain their magnificent original painted ceilings. Situated at the heart of Royal Deeside, Crathes is ideal for a family day out. The famous gardens feature great yew hedges and a colourful double herbaceous border. Further afield, the large estate offers six separate trails to enjoy.

• Courtyard tearoom • Shop • Picnic area • Adventure playground • Events

• Courtyard café • Shop • Plant sales• Picnic area • Adventure play area • Events

FOLLOW US:

@N_T_S

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For opening hours and admission prices visit www.nts.org.uk The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty is a charity registered in Scotland, Charity Number SC 007410


Craigievar Castle

Tel 01339 883635

AB33 8JF (on A980, 6m south of Alford and 15m north of Banchory)

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01651 891266

AB53 8JS (off A947, 8m south-east of Turriff and 25m north-west of Aberdeen)

This fairytale castle, a fine example of Scottish Baronial architecture, seems to have grown naturally out of the rolling hills. The great tower stands just as it did when completed in 1626. Enjoy the grounds and waymarked trails which give beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. • Picnic area • Shop • Events

The charm of Fyvie ranges from its 13th-century origins to its opulent Edwardian interiors. It houses a superb collection of arms, armour and paintings, including works by Raeburn and Gainsborough. Stroll around the picturesque loch, or visit the restored 1903 racquets court and bowling alley. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Events

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate

Tel 01464 831216

AB54 4NQ (on B9002, 1m west of Kennethmont, 7m from Huntly and 34m north-west of Aberdeen)

Built over three centuries, Leith Hall provides a fascinating insight into the Leith-Hay family. Discover the curious collections on show, including the ‘boxing squirrels’. In the highest altitude garden in the Trust you’ll find a huge variety of flowering trees, shrubs, roses, fruit and vegetables, providing interest all year round.

Pitmedden Garden

Tel 01651 842352

AB41 7PD (on A920, 1m west of Pitmedden village and 14m north of Aberdeen)

• Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Plant sales • Events

Haddo House

Tel 01651 851440

AB41 7EQ (off B999, near Tarves, 10m north-west of Ellon and 19m north of Aberdeen)

This elegant mansion house boasts sumptuous Victorian interiors beneath a crisp Georgian exterior. Noted for fine furniture and paintings, Haddo also has a delightful terrace garden, leading to a country park with lakes, walks and monuments. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Events

In the stunning Great Garden thousands of colourful annual bedding plants make up the elaborate re-creations of parterre designs of the 17th century. The adjoining Museum of Farming Life brings the agricultural past to life. Visitors can also enjoy woodland walks and herb and wildlife gardens. • Picnic area • Shop • Tearoom • Events


Craigievar Castle

Tel 01339 883635

AB33 8JF (on A980, 6m south of Alford and 15m north of Banchory)

Fyvie Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01651 891266

AB53 8JS (off A947, 8m south-east of Turriff and 25m north-west of Aberdeen)

This fairytale castle, a fine example of Scottish Baronial architecture, seems to have grown naturally out of the rolling hills. The great tower stands just as it did when completed in 1626. Enjoy the grounds and waymarked trails which give beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. • Picnic area • Shop • Events

The charm of Fyvie ranges from its 13th-century origins to its opulent Edwardian interiors. It houses a superb collection of arms, armour and paintings, including works by Raeburn and Gainsborough. Stroll around the picturesque loch, or visit the restored 1903 racquets court and bowling alley. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Events

Leith Hall, Garden & Estate

Tel 01464 831216

AB54 4NQ (on B9002, 1m west of Kennethmont, 7m from Huntly and 34m north-west of Aberdeen)

Built over three centuries, Leith Hall provides a fascinating insight into the Leith-Hay family. Discover the curious collections on show, including the ‘boxing squirrels’. In the highest altitude garden in the Trust you’ll find a huge variety of flowering trees, shrubs, roses, fruit and vegetables, providing interest all year round.

Pitmedden Garden

Tel 01651 842352

AB41 7PD (on A920, 1m west of Pitmedden village and 14m north of Aberdeen)

• Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Plant sales • Events

Haddo House

Tel 01651 851440

AB41 7EQ (off B999, near Tarves, 10m north-west of Ellon and 19m north of Aberdeen)

This elegant mansion house boasts sumptuous Victorian interiors beneath a crisp Georgian exterior. Noted for fine furniture and paintings, Haddo also has a delightful terrace garden, leading to a country park with lakes, walks and monuments. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Events

In the stunning Great Garden thousands of colourful annual bedding plants make up the elaborate re-creations of parterre designs of the 17th century. The adjoining Museum of Farming Life brings the agricultural past to life. Visitors can also enjoy woodland walks and herb and wildlife gardens. • Picnic area • Shop • Tearoom • Events


Discover more great days out with our free Trust Trails App

Enjoy great value days out all year round with National Trust for Scotland membership

Our easy-to-use maps, unique trails, GPS-tracked walks and full property descriptions equip you with all you need to explore more than 80 amazing Trust places. www.nts.org.uk/TrustTrailsApp

From only £3.55 per month* you can enjoy free access to hundreds of places throughout the UK plus 3 glossy magazines per year packed with inspirational articles and much more. Join at any of our attractions or visit our website. *2015 prices, first year introductory offer for new members when paying by direct debit

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 700334

AB31 5EY (off A93, 3m west of Peterculter, 8m east of Banchory, 10m west of Aberdeen)

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 844525

AB31 5QJ (on A93, 3m east of Banchory and 15m west of Aberdeen)

The late 13th-century tower, fine adjoining Jacobean mansion house and the additions of Victorian lairds make Drum unique. It boasts a superb collection of furniture and paintings, the Garden of Historic Roses and woodland trails. The castle is hosting a collection of contemporary art on loan from Aberdeen Art Gallery while the city centre attraction undergoes a major refurbishment. • Shop • Tearoom • Picnic area • Adventure play area • Events

Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate

Tel 01330 833463

4055 PP 135m 10/15

AB51 7LD (off A944, 4m north of Dunecht and 16m west of Aberdeen)

One of the grandest Castles of Mar, this magnificent building was completed in 1636 by two master mason families. It contains an evocative Great Hall, fine furniture and paintings. In the grounds, enjoy the beautiful secluded walled garden and extensive woodland walks with impressive views of the castle.

This late 16th-century castle is sure to provide a memorable experience with its intriguing round towers and overhanging turrets. The land was gifted to the Burnett family by Robert the Bruce and you can still see their badge of office, the ivory Horn of Leys, hanging in the High Hall. Some rooms retain their magnificent original painted ceilings. Situated at the heart of Royal Deeside, Crathes is ideal for a family day out. The famous gardens feature great yew hedges and a colourful double herbaceous border. Further afield, the large estate offers six separate trails to enjoy.

• Courtyard tearoom • Shop • Picnic area • Adventure playground • Events

• Courtyard café • Shop • Plant sales• Picnic area • Adventure play area • Events

FOLLOW US:

@N_T_S

National Trust for Scotland

For opening hours and admission prices visit www.nts.org.uk The National Trust for Scotland for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty is a charity registered in Scotland, Charity Number SC 007410


stonehaven

heated open air pool

OPEN DAILY 28 MAY–4 SEPTEMBER 2016 HEALTHY, SPLASHY FUN FOR ALL AGES Huge Olympic-size Pool & Lido Clean sea water @ 29°C Sheltered sun terraces Warmer than the Med! Fun sessions Paddling pool Lane swimming and quiet swims Midnight swims – swim beneath the stars! Tickets valid all day On-site café FREE parking

– babies to grannies

2015 Tripadvisor reviews: Brill. Retro chic! Super relax and kids heaven. Lovely, clean, open air pool - we’ll be back soon. A great afternoon out…. clean facilities and friendly staff. Fantastic pool. …nothing to beat the joy of swimming in an outdoor pool on a miserable day when… the water is so hot that steam is rising from the surface.

www.stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk

Operated to a high standard by Aberdeenshire Council. The Friends of the Pool maintain, enhance and promote the pool


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No internet access? Then please call 01569 762134 (763162 pre-season)

UNIQUE venue for parties, barbecues, corporate and other events! The Pool is available outside normal opening times for exclusive use – call the numbers above for prices and availability or email: exclusiveuse@stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk

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** Juniors, seniors, students (with ID), special needs swimmers & adult concession card holders: Discount ticket price. Special needs carers FREE. Junior concession card half the discount ticket price.

t Special 12-session and season tickets available. t Reduced prices Mon-Fri after 5pm. t Full wheelchair access, hoist and friendly assistance for swimmers with special needs. t Great discounts for pre-booked school groups! Contact schoolvisits@stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk or call 01569 762134 (763162 pre-season) t Other pre-booked groups (10+): 15% discount

How to get there:

Stonehaven is 15 miles south of Aberdeen, 50 miles north of Dundee, 16 miles from Royal Deeside (Banchory) and is easily reached by car, train and bus. The Pool is well-signposted from the A90 and the main road through the town. It is at the north end of the seafront, adjacent to the recently-refurbished caravan park. There is ample FREE parking and buses stop nearby.

Sat Nav: AB39 2RD

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BALLINDALLOCH CASTLE & GARDENS

Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9AX

BALLATER HIGHLAND GAMES Monaltrie Park, Ballater Thursday 11th August 2016

Pipe Bands – Track & field Events Piping – Highland Dancing Hill Race – Tug o’ War Trade Stands – Funfair Tel: 013397 56224 info@ballaterhighlandgames.com www.ballaterhighlandgames.com

Located on the A95, 22 miles S of Elgin & 14 miles NE of Grantown-on-Spey. Open six days a week (closed Saturdays) from Good Friday until 30 September, 10.00am to 5.00pm (last entry 4.00pm) Telephone: 01807 500 205 E-mail: enquiries@ballindallochcastle.co.uk www.ballindallochcastle.co.uk

Little Treasures Toy Museum and Gallery Shop Situated on the B993 (between Inverurie & Kemnay). Only 15 miles north of Aberdeen. Large dolls house display and valuable collection of vintage toys Open by appointment (this may change in 2016). For appointment - tel 01467 641696. Solos, families, schools groups, coach parties all welcome (contact Emily for more information/booking). ejilt@btinternet.com www.littletreasures.uk.com


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Things to See and Do in the Rest of Scotland Each of the attractions listed below has a grid reference which relates to the map opposite (e.g. R20). The attractions are

ordered clockwise within each area. Leaflets for many of the attractions follow. (NTS) National Trust for Scotland (FCS) Forestry Commission Scotland

Inverness, Northern Highlands, Orkney and Shetland H11 Torridon (NTS) n Superb mountain scenery. Countryside Centre open April to Sept. Tel: 01445 791221. www.nts.org.uk IV22 2EZ

H12 Lochcarron Weavers Shop n Traditional Scottish Clothing, Knitwear,

Q5 The Castle & Gardens of Mey n The Queen Mother’s home in Caithness. Castle

and gardens open. Also animal centre, gift shop, tearoom and viewing tower. Tel: 01847 851473. www.castleofmey.org.uk KW14 8XH

Accessories, Tartans, Tweeds and made to measure kilts. April - End October Mon - Sat 9am-5pm. Winter - Mon - Fri 10am-4pm, Sat by appointment. Tel: 01520 722212. lochcarronweavers@lochcarron.com IV54 8YH

collection, lemurs, meerkats and zebra. Chicks hatching weekly. Picnic area. Tea room and shop. Drumsmittal, just 5 minutes from Inverness across Kessock Bridge. Open 10am-6pm. Tel: 01463 731656.

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R5 M12 Orkney Islands - Day Tours from John O’Groats and Inverness

Fascinating day tours of the Orkney Islands leave John O’Groats and Inverness every summer morning. See Skara Brae, Scapa Flow, the Standing Stones and much more! Tel: 01955 611353. Book online at www.jogferry.co.uk

P7 Lhaiday Caithness Croft, Dunbeath n N9 Dunrobin Castle and Gardens n Wonderful displays of paintings, tapestries,

n The Highland’s only working perfumery, coffee H10 The Perfume Studio

shop with home-made food and stunning views, gift shop and landscape photography studios. Easter to end Oct - closed Mondays. IV22 2JL Tel: 01445 731618. www.perfume-studio.com

Museum (NTS)

Birthplace, in 1802, of Hugh Miller, stonemason, eminent geologist, editor and writer. Discover giant fossils and hunt for mystery objects. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01381 600245. www.nts.org.uk IV11 8XA

M12 Black Isle Wildlife Park n Meet friendly animals. Delightful waterfowl

H10 Inverewe Garden (NTS) n Oasis of the North with exotic plants and trees from around the globe. New for 2016: Explore Inverewe House. Garden open all year. Visitor centre and restaurant open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01445 712952. www.nts.org.uk IV22 2LG

N11 Hugh Miller’s Birthplace Cottage & n

furniture, silver and ceremonial robes. Magnificent formal gardens. Pictish Stones, Gift Shop, Tea Room, Falconry displays (ring for details). Tel: 01408 633177. Email: info@dunrobincastle.co.uk www.dunrobincastle.co.uk

J13 Glen Affric (FCS) n Glen Affric has been described as ‘the most

beautiful glen in Scotland’. It contains one of the largest ancient Caledonian pinewoods in Scotland as well as lochs, moorland and mountains. A special place to spend a day exploring. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

L14 Cruise Loch Ness n Explore the world famous Loch Ness. Daily

departures from Fort Augustus with a variety of tours from 1 hour cruises to 90 min exhilarating fast RIB trips, we have something for every age and budget. Sat Nav: PH32 4BD Tel: 01320 366277. www.cruiselochness.com

K6 Smoo Cave, Durness n M6 Strathnaver Museum, Bettyhill n Q3 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village n K11 Rogie Falls (FCS) n Step back 5000 years and explore one of Europe’s Rogie Falls is a beautiful spot off the main road best-preserved historic settlements. See stone furniture, jewellery, tools and unexplained ritual objects left behind by Neolithic villagers. www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/places

to Ullapool to stop for a walk and a picnic. There are lots of waymarked walks with seating at viewpoints overlooking the falls, and a bridge crossing the gorge near the falls. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

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L13 Fiddler’s Highland Restaurant n Multi-award Winning Whisky Bar with over 600 Malt Whiskies, Loch Ness Brewery Beer and Scottish Craft Spirits. Good Highland Food, served by friendly staff. Fiddler’s - a great part of your visit to Loch Ness. Tel. 01456 450678. www.fiddledrum.co.uk IV63 6TX

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L13 The Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition M12 Dolphin Spirit Inverness M12 Culloden (NTS) n n n Experience the World Famous Exhibition, a 5 Star Experience the wildlife of the beautiful Moray Firth, Experience the Battle of Culloden at this (VisitScotland) Attraction. Browse the Whisky, Nessie, Cashmere and Kiltmaker Shops. Ancestral Names. Loch Cruises, Cobbs Cafe and Restaurant. Tel: 01456 450 573. www.lochness.com IV63 6XP

L13 Highland Riding Centre n BHS approved. Family fun for all ages and abilities. Ride in the hills overlooking the sweep and mystery of Loch Ness! Splash through the bay! Children’s lead rides. Borlum, Drumnadrochit, Inverness IV63 6XN. Tel: 01456 450220. www.borlum.com

L13 Urquhart Castle n Explore the dramatic ruins of this great fortress.

Enjoy the panoramic views across the brooding Loch Ness, see fascinating artefacts and discover the turbulent history of this iconic stronghold. www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/places

home to bottlenose dolphins, aboard the spacious Dolphin Spirit Boat. Tel: 0754 480 0620 www.dolphinspirit.co.uk IV1 1FF

interactive Visitor Centre. Tour the battlefield. Shop and restaurant. Open Feb to Dec. Tel: 01463 796090. www.nts.org.uk IV2 5EU

N11 Culbin (FCS) M12 Frankie & Lola’s n n Climb Hill 99, Culbin’s highest sand dune at While the kids rumble in the jungle with us in our Safari-themed softplay, parents can enjoy great coffee, homebaking and delicious food from our bistro. Tel: 01463 262362. IV2 6BZ. www.frankieandlolas.co.uk

M12 Eden Court n Each year Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

presents a programme of over 400 live theatre performances, 2000 cinema screenings and also offers the largest conference facilities in the area. Box Office: 01463 234234. IV3 5SA www.eden-court.co.uk

99 feet. Here, a state-of-the-art viewpoint will take you high into the treetop canopy. This trail has been designed as accessible for walkers of all ages and for wheelchair users. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

N13 Tomatin Distillery Visitor Centre n Situated on the A9 between Inverness & Aviemore. For opening times, tours, taste, DVD viewing. Tel: 01463 248144. Email: visitors@tomatin.com IV13 7YT

M12 n Q21 n M21 Highland Experience Tours n N12 Cawdor Castle & Gardens n We specialise in friendly groups/unique routes that Highland home of the Thanes of Cawdor for over offer the perfect way to explore and discover the glorious scenery, fascinating history and wonderful heritage of Scotland. www.highlandexperience.com Inverness IV1 1HG Tel: 01463 719222. Edinburgh EH1 1RE Tel: 0131 226 1414. Glasgow G1 1QX Tel: 0141 221 3737.

600 years. Fine paintings, tapestries and furniture. Courtyard café, shops, nature trails, events. Open daily 1st May-2nd Oct 10am-5.30pm (last admission 5pm). IV12 5RD Tel: 01667 404401. www.cawdorcastle.com

Looking east towards Nairn

Cairngorms, Aberdeen and Tayside P12 Logie Steading n Contemporary Art, Secondhand Books, Crafts,

Jewellery, Antique Furniture, Gifts, Farm & Garden Shop, Whisky & Wine, Heritage Centre and renowned Olive Tree Café. Logie House Gardens and River Findhorn walks. Tel 01309 611378. www.logie.co.uk

P11 Brodie Countryfare n A wonderful day out for all the family. Enjoy

top Womenswear, Menswear, Gifts & Interiors, Scottish Gifts, Toys, Foodhall & Deli and newly built Family Restaurant. Open Mon - Sun 9.30am - 5.30pm (5pm winter). IV36 2TD Tel: 01309 641555. www.brodiecountryfare.com

P11 Brodie Castle (NTS) n Ancient seat of the Brodies. Fine furniture,

porcelain and collection of paintings. Estate includes gardens, a nature trail and a children’s adventure playground. Open April - Oct. Tel: 01309 641371. www.nts.org.uk IV36 2TE

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Q11 The Glen Moray Distillery n A warm welcome awaits at this friendly and

informal distillery in Elgin. Tours, visitor centre and coffee shop, see our leaflet or visit www.glenmoray.com Tel: 01343 550900.

Q11 n S19 n S24 Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere n Visitor Centre

Experience the world of luxury. Take a mill tour, enjoy our beautiful shops and browse our latest collections before sampling delicious local food in the coffee shop. Open all year. Tel: 01343 554099. IV30 4AF. Tel: 01334 472216, KY16 9JG. Tel: 01450 360549, TD9 8AA. www.johnstonscashmere.com

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Q11 Baxters Highland Village n Visit our speciality foodhall stocked with Baxters

products, and also our gift, whisky and cook-shops, plus museum. Enjoy our famous pancakes in the restaurant. Tel 01343 820666. www.baxters.com

Q11 WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre n See the Moray Firth Bottlenose dolphins wild and

free. Visit our Centre in Spey Bay, interactive exhibition, icehouse tours, binocular hire plus café, shop. Call 01343 820339 for details. IV32 7PJ. www.whales.org/scottishdolphincentre

Q12 Glen Grant Distillery & Gardens n The only Malt Distillery named after its founding

owners. Discover the story behind Single Malt Whisky as it Should Be. Take a leisurely stroll in our beautifully restored Victorian Garden. Tel: 01340 832118/123. www.glengrant.com AB38 7BS

Q12 The Glenlivet Distillery n 5* visitor attraction. Enjoy a FREE standard

distillery tour of the world famous single malt located in Speyside. We also offer specialist tours and tastings. Coffee Shop and Gift Shop. Open 14 Mar to 11 Nov. T: 01340 821720. www.theglenlivet.com

T13 Pitmedden Garden (NTS) n Spectacular garden with thousands of colourful

P15 Mar Lodge Estate (NTS) n Large estate in the heart of the Cairngorms

T14 Forests of Aberdeenshire (FCS) n Explore Aberdeenshire’s unique landscape,

Q13 Tomintoul Gallery n Gallery/studio of batik fine artist Jane Lannagan.

annual bedding plants that make up an elaborate summer spectacle. Museum of Farming Life - great for kids. Open May to Sept. Tel: 01651 842352. www.nts.org.uk AB41 7PD

fascinating forts, follies, ancient standing stones and incredible wildlife. Walk to the top of Scolty Hill and discover the General Burnett Monument or visit Cambus O’ May for fantastic views of Deeside. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

T14 Castle Fraser & Garden (NTS) n One of the most spectacular of the Castles

National Park. Look out for Red Deer, Golden Eagles and other spectacular wildlife. Estate open all year, daily. Tel: 01339 720163. www.nts.org.uk AB35 5YJ

Original work, prints, cards. Also paintings by local artists, ceramics, glassware, metalwork and turned wood. Interesting tasteful gifts. Tel. 01807 580458. www.tomintoulgallery.co.uk AB37 9HA

P13 The Speyside Centre n Family run attraction with Gift Shop, The Wee

Whisky Shop, Whisky Tasting Room, Garden Centre specializing in heather, Exhibition, Antiques, Red Squirrel/ Bird watching area, Play Area & famous Clootie Dumpling Restaurant. Tel: 01479 851359. PH26 3PA

of Mar. Fine furniture, paintings and great hall. Walled garden. Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01330 833463. www.nts.org.uk AB51 7LD

T14 Drum Castle, Garden & Estate (NTS) n Discover the unique castle, beautiful Garden

of Historic Roses and children’s adventure playground. Currently hosting art from Aberdeen Art Gallery. Open April to Sept (garden until Oct). Tel: 01330 700334. www.nts.org.uk AB31 5EY

Q12 Aberlour Distillery n 5* visitor attraction. Offering bespoke exclusive

RSPB Scotland nature reserves

Offering quiet enjoyment or a great family day out, explore, discover and enjoy some of the wildest and most beautiful areas of the UK with RSPB Scotland. rspb.org.uk T: 0131 3174100.

N13 Landmark Forest Adventure Park n Rollercoaster, watercoaster, Wonder Wood,

whisky tours & tutored tastings for the whisky connoisseur - check leaflet for opening times throughout the year. T: 01340 881249. www.aberlour.com

the ‘Lost Labyrinth’, ‘parachute jump’, 2 aerial rope courses, ‘Bamboozeleum’, climbing wall, Tree Top Trail, shop, restaurant and more. PH23 3AJ Tel: 0800 731 3446. www.landmarkpark.co.uk

R12 Strathisla Distillery n 5* visitor attraction. Discover the craft of whisky

making and the art of blending at this historic distillery, est. 1786. Enjoy great whisky tours and specialist tastings at the Home of the world famous Chivas Regal blended whisky. Gift Shop. Open 14 Mar to 11 Nov (call for winter opening). T: 01542 783044. www.chivas.com

T14 Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate n (NTS)

Impressive 16th century castle with magnificent interiors and painted ceilings. Colourful gardens and estate to explore, cafe and shop. Open all year. Tel: 01330 844525. www.nts.org.uk AB31 5QJ

N14 Macdonald Aviemore Resort n 5 restaurants, bars, fresh baking, Costa coffee. Fully supervised children’s activities, Leisure pool with wave machine and waterslide, 3D cinema, soft play. Luxury brand shopping, championship golf course. Tel: 0844 879 9152. www.MacdonaldHotels.co.uk/Aviemore

T12 Fyvie Castle (NTS) n Superb castle with 5 towers, dating from 13th

century. Fine collection of portraits including works by Batoni, Raeburn, Romney and Gainsborough. Beautiful grounds, a 1903 racquet court, bowling alley. Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01651 891266. www.nts.org.uk AB53 8JS

N14 Aviemore Quad Bike Treks n Quad treks on off-road tracks and trails. T15 Stonehaven Heated Open Air Pool n Splashy, healthy FUN for kids and adults, whatever the weather! Swim in clean seawater heated to 29˚C. Sheltered sun terraces, on-site café, kiddies’ paddling pool. Open 28 May - 4 Sept 2016. www.stonehavenopenairpool.co.uk or tel 01569 762134 (in season). AB39 2RD

Stunning views of mountain and moorland scenery. Also corporate/group packages, training. Rothiemurchus Tel: 01479 812345. PH22 1QH www.quadtreksaviemore.com

T15 Dunnottar Castle n Visit dramatic and evocative Dunnottar Castle,

T12 Haddo House (NTS) n 6 miles west of Ellon. Designed in 1732 by William Adam. Terrace garden and large country park to explore. Shop and tearoom. Open April to Oct. House: guided tours only (pre-booking necessary). Tel: 01651 851440. www.nts.org.uk AB41 7EQ

S13 Leith Hall Garden & Estate (NTS) n Typical Scottish laird’s residence brimming with

a ruined cliff top fortress that holds many rich secrets of Scotland’s colourful past. Open all year (weather permitting). Tel: 01569 762173. www.dunnottarcastle.co.uk AB39 2TL

N14 Rothiemurchus Q14 Balmoral Estate n n Activities on land, water and in the air at “one Scottish home to the Royal Family. Castle Ballroom with photographic exhibition, gardens, grounds and displays. Audio tour in five languages. Balmoral Collection gift shop & large coffee shop. Tel: 013397 42534. www.balmoralcastle.com

of the 100 Most Amazing Places in the UK”. Loch an Eilein voted “U.K.’s Best Picnic Site”. 1 mile from Aviemore. Tel: 01479 812345. www.rothiemurchus.net Rothiemurchus, by Aviemore, PH22 1QH

family treasures. Military Museum and Fine Collection. Garden with many flowering trees, shrubs, roses and fruit, open all year daily. Hall open Apr to Oct, by guided tours only. Tel: 01464 831216. www.nts.org.uk AB54 4NQ

S13 Bennachie Visitor Centre (FCS) n Discover the history and legends of Bennachie.

Learn about the colonists of the 1800’s and see the Maiden Stone, a 10-ft high Pictish gravestone. Closed Mondays. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

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P14 Glenmore Forest Park (FCS) n Situated in the Cairngorms National Park, the

impressive pinewoods and the spectacular Loch Morlich make this a must visit destination. The visitor centre and cafe are a great place to relax and take in the stunning surroundings. www.forestry.gov.uk/glenmoreforestpark

N16 Linn of Tummel (NTS) N18 Crieff Visitor Centre n n Peaceful woodland walk. Home to a rich variety of wildlife. Open: all year, daily. Tel: 01796 473233. www.nts.org.uk PH16 5NP

N16 Queen’s View Visitor Centre (FCS) n The new visitor centre has been designed to

N17 Highland Safaris n Winner of the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ in

Scotland. Red Deer & Barn Owl Encounter, 4 x 4 Safaris, Café and Shop, Gold Panning Centre, Walking and Biking trails. Open all year. Tel. 01887 820071. www.highlandsafaris.net PH15 2JQ

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N14 Loch Insh Watersports & Boathouse Restaurant

Wildlife Passenger Boat (12 seater), Watersports, River Trips, Ski Slope, Archery, Fishing, Bikes. Hire/instruction. 3 Play Areas for Children, Lochside trail. Restaurant, bar, gift shop. Wheelchair access. Tel: 01540 651272. www.lochinsh.com PH21 1NU

N17 Red Deer Centre n From the shelter of the Red Deer Barn, stroke, feed and photograph these magnificent animals with our Safari Ranger. Meet our Barn Owl in a hands-on demonstration. Open all year. Tel. 01887 820071. www.highlandsafaris.net PH15 2JQ

n Set in the majestic Cairngorms National Park, N14 RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

RZSS Highland Wildlife Park covers 200 acres and is home to over 200 amazing animals from polar bears to Amur tigers, snow leopards and red pandas. Open year-round. highlandwildlifepark.org.uk T: 01540 651 270

N17 Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery n Discover Dewar’s authentic Scotch experience

- tour the distillery and warehouse, explore the heritage exhibition and sample a wee dram. Shop and cafe on site. Open all year. Tel: 01887 822010. PH15 2EB

M14 Highland Folk Museum in n Newtonmore

Step back into highland history at our award winning 80 acre site complete with 1700’s Township,1930’s sweetie shop (with all your favourites), working croft and much much more. Open Easter to end October. Tel: 01540 673551. PH20 1AY

L15 Quad Bike Tours n Quad biking, off road buggies and 4x4 experiences

N17 The Scottish Crannog Centre n Experience the Iron Age - life over the Loch

circa 500BC. Artefacts, exhibition, guided tours, light refreshments, craft events and gift shop. 2016: open daily 26 March - 31 October. Tel: 01887 830583. Email: info@crannog.co.uk www.crannog.co.uk Kenmore PH15 2HY

M17 Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve (NTS) Walking routes for both the experienced and for families. Site open all year, daily. Tel: 01567 820988. www.nts.org.uk FK21 8TY

saints and queens. You’ll follow woodland walks that give you spectacular views of the mountains and lochs that make this part of Scotland so memorable. www.forestry.gov.uk/tayforestpark

N18 Auchingarrich Wildlife Centre n Set in 100 acres of beautiful Perthshire,

Killiecrankie, 1689. Visitor centre open April to Oct. Tel: 01796 473233. www.nts.org.uk PH16 5LG

collection of rare and unusual plants. Open April to Sept. Tel: 01738 625535. www.nts.org.uk PH2 7BB

Q18 Cairn O’Mohr Winery n Free tastings of our delicious award-winning fruit

wines and cider, fermented from local fruits, leaves and flowers. Seasonal tours and cafe. Open daily. Tel: 01821 642 781. www.cairnomohr.co.uk PH2 7SP

S16 House of Dun & Montrose Basin n

N18 Tay Forest Park (FCS) n You’ll discover legends about demons and dragons,

N16 Killiecrankie (NTS) n Beautiful wooded gorge near site of Battle of

Q18 Branklyn Garden (NTS) n Small but magnificent garden with an impressive

House contains a museum of J. M. Barrie’s achievements, and houses a Peter Pan display with willow crocodile and Peter Pan playroom. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01575 572646. www.nts.org.uk DD8 4BX

n Situated on the A9 eleven miles North of Pitlochry n it comprises Country Clothing Halls, Cashmere Hall, Country Living Department, Fishing Tackle Shop, Foodhall, Restaurant and Gallery. Tel: 01796 483236. Open 7 days. PH18 5TW

the dramatic Black Linn Falls. Near Dunkeld. Open: all year, daily. Tel: 01350 728641. www.nts.org.uk PH8 0HX

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set in 50,000 acres of private Highland Estate. Mountain tracks, forest, waterfalls, & castles. Tel: 08450 945513. www.quadbiketours.co.uk

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P17 The Hermitage (NTS) n Woodland walk to Ossian’s Hall overlooking

R17 J. M. Barrie’s Birthplace Kirriemuir n

M14 The Harris Tweed Shop n Iconic Harris tweeds, Designer, Classic and

Traditional clothing along with stunning accessories for Ladies and Gents. Come and visit. Main Street, Newtonmore, PH20 1DD www.harristweedshop.com Tel: 01540 670188.

Watch glassmakers at work, then have a go at creating your own paperweight or glass painting (Mon-Fri). Also Restaurant, Gift Shop & Garden Centre. www.crieff.co.uk PH7 4HQ Tel: 01764 654014. Open 7 days. Free parking.

complement the famous view - a sweeping vista which takes in Loch Tummel. There’s also a welcoming cafe and splendid gift shop. www.forestry.gov.uk/tayforestpark

P14 CairnGorm Mountain n Journey up Scotland’s only funicular railway! Admire stunning scenery on a guided walk or mountain bike descent and enjoy delicious dishes at the UK’s highest restaurant. Save 10% when you buy your funicular ticket online using the code f0ld3r. www.cairngormmountain.org / 01479 861261.

Home of Caithness Glass

Auchingarrich offers a varied selection of animals, a hatchery, indoor and outdoor play areas, soft play barn, family fishery and Torlum Coffee Shop. A great day out for all the family.

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Impressive Georgian House, overlooking Montrose Basin, set in formal gardens. Explore courtyard buildings, woodland walks and a recreated Victorian Walled Garden. House open Apr to Sept, by guided tours only. Tel: 01674 810264. www.nts.org.uk DD10 9LQ

S17 Barry Mill (NTS) n Last water-powered meal mill to work in Angus,

once producing oatmeal and animal feed. Regular milling demonstrations. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01241 856761. www.nts.org.uk DD7 7RJ

R18 Overgate Shopping Centre n Overgate is Tayside’s leading shopping destination. Home to more than 60 fashion, beauty, lifestyle, home and leisure brands including Debenhams, H&M, Next and Primark. www.overgate.co.uk

R18 ScotKart Indoor Karting and n Combat City

Just off the A90 Kingsway ring road, Dundee, guaranteed racing whatever the weather on 40MPH Karts, PLUS Scotland’s largest indoor laser tag arena for all the family. Tel: 01382 624510. DD2 4SH www.scotkart.co.uk

R18 Leisure & Culture Dundee n Award-winning museums, art galleries, a wildlife

centre, leisure & sports centres, golf courses and much more - just some of our amazing attractions in Dundee! www.leisureandculturedundee.com

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West Highlands and Islands D12 The Three Chimneys Restaurant n Retreat, Eat, Sleep. Come and discover our iconic

G14 Duisdale House Hotel & Restaurant J16 Nevis Range Mountain Gondola n n 2 AA Rosette Restaurant perfect for evening dining All seasons attraction, scenic ride to 650m beside

D12 Dunvegan Castle & Gardens n Dunvegan Castle has been the home of the chiefs

F14 Duncan House Fine Jewellery Gallery n

Scottish restaurant with rooms. Find us on the shores of Loch Dunvegan in the wilds of north west Skye. www.threechimneys.co.uk Tel: +44 (0) 1470 511258. IV55 8ZT

of clan MacLeod for 800 years. Open 1 April 15 October, 10am-5.30pm (last admission 5pm). Open by Appointment 16 October - 31 March. Tel: 01470 521206. www.dunvegancastle.com

D12 Skyeskyns 5 star Exhibition Tannery n and Showroom

Visit Scotland’s only exhibition tannery. Discover leather-making skills. See unparalleled range of natural and specialist lambskin fleeces, sheepskin and woollen clothing and accessories. Open all year, daily 10-6 (5:30 winter). Tel: 01470 592 237. www.skyeskyns.co.uk

D12 Visit Waternish n Visit Waternish, for great food and drink, a variety of fine arts and crafts, breathtaking natural beauty and scenery, wonderful wildlife and a warm welcome. www.visit-waternish.co.uk

F12 Stardust Boat Trips n Spectacular scenery & wildlife, witness the White

Tailed Sea Eagle in flight, dolphins, seals, whales and & many other sea birds. Tours from PORTREE harbour (IV51 9DD) from £18. Booking advisable. www.skyeboat-trips.co.uk T: 077 98 74 38 58 / 077 95 38 55 81.

H12 Attadale Gardens n 20 acres of outstanding water gardens with Monet bridges, old rhododendrons, unusual trees, fern collection, conservatory, kitchen garden and sculpture with views of Skye. Tel: 01520 722603. www.attadalegardens.com IV54 8YX

n Voted ‘Best Wildlife Experience in UK’, Daily G13 Seaprobe Atlantis

Telegraph. All the Scenery & Wildlife, above & below the waves. Spectacular Scenery, Seals, Otters, Seabirds, WWII Shipwreck, Fish, Jellyfish & more. Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AE. T: 01471 822 716. www.seaprobeatlantis.com

- light snacks, lunches and traditional afternoon teas - modern Scottish cuisine. Private luxury yacht offering daily sailing April to September. www.duisdale.com Tel: 01471 833202.

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Outstanding jewellery and knives by Garth Duncan artist and master goldsmith. Original designs handmade by Garth here in his shop on the beautiful Isle of Skye. Tel: 01471 866 366. www.duncan-house.com

F14 AquaXplore & Island Cruiser n Exhilarating wildlife and sightseeing adventures to the remote Small Isles. Regular sightings: whales, dolphins, sharks, puffins, eagles, seals. Fantastic value from £25. Open 7 days. Booking Essential. Tel: 01471 866244. IV49 9BJ

F14 Bella Jane Boat Trips n Experience the Unforgettable. Loch Coruisk, the

Armadale Castle and Museum of the Isles. Gift Shops and Restaurant. Open 7 days April October 9:30-5:30 (last entry 5pm). IV45 8RS. Tel: 01471 844305. www.clandonald.com

F14 Ragamuffin: On the pier@Armadale K17 Glencoe and Dalness (NTS) n n Wonderful knitwear • beautiful clothes • gorgeous Spectacular mountain scenery and some of gifts. Summer 9am - 6pm 7 days. Winter Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm. Tel: 01471 844217.

G15 Western Isles Cruises n Sail with us to the most remote part of the

n The Kylerhea otter hide is in a spectacular location with fantastic views across to Glenelg and the Kintail mountains. Observe wild otters and other animals in their natural environment. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

G13 Isle of Skye Ferry n A great day out! Take the original ferry crossing to the Isle of Skye for your chance to see eagles, otters, seals and dolphins. No need to book. Open Easter to mid October.

H16 Glenfinnan Monument (NTS) n At head of Loch Shiel, with views of Glenfinnan

Viaduct. Monument to the final Jacobite Rising. An exhibition in the Visitor Centre tells the story of the ’45 and Bonnie Prince Charlie. Cafe and picnic area. Open Apr - Oct. Tel: 01397 722250. www.nts.org.uk PH37 4LT

n PH33 7JL. One family’s amazing collection of

beautiful crystals, rare gemstones and ancient fossils collected from around the world. A real eye-opener! Tel: 01397 772283. www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.co.uk

H18 The Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary, Oban n A great family day out in the stunning surroundings of Loch Creran! We’re home to a spectacular aquarium as well as Scotland’s leading seal hospital. www.visitsealife.co.uk/oban or call 01631 720386.

G19 Seafari Adventures (Oban) n Exceptional marine wildlife tours to Corryvreckan Whirlpool. Porpoise, dolphins, whales, seals, eagles. Also Whale-watching, Day tours to Iona & Staffa. Whirlpool Specials for the adventurous. www.seafari.co.uk/Oban Tel. 01852 300003. PA34 4RF

G18 Duart Castle, Isle of Mull n J16 Snowgoose Mountain Centre n Explore the breathtaking 13th century, island Adventure breaks, courses & guiding. Try kayaking & canoeing on lochs, river & sea, dinghy sailing, high mountain walking, summer & winter climbing. Paddlesports gear hire. PH33 7JH Tel: 01397 772467.

J16 n G15 The Jacobite Steam Train n Fort William to Mallaig (return). Voted “The

world’s greatest railway journey” for four years in succession by Wanderlust Magazine. Runs: Monday to Friday (weekends in high season) May October. Departing 10.15 and 14.30.

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the finest walking and climbing country in the Highlands. Visitor Centre and cafe. Open all year. Tel: 01855 811307. www.nts.org.uk PH49 4HX

highlands and take in the breathtaking scenery and wildlife. www.westernislescruises.co.uk Tel: 07939 386330 - 01687 462233

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G13 Kylerhea, Isle of Skye (FCS)

indoor ice wall. Cafe, bar & shop. Rock and ice climbing instruction. Tel: 01855 831100. www.ice-factor.co.uk

G14 Clan Donald Skye n Visit our 40 acre Woodland Garden, ruins of

scenery. Visit the Great Glen for world class biking & walking trails or have a flutter at Allt Mhuic Butterfly Reserve. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

of Glomach. Estate open all year, daily. Tel: 01599 511231. www.nts.org.uk IV40 8HQ

J16 Ice Factor n Ice, Rock, Air, Pure Adventure. World’s biggest

seals, the dramatic Cuillins with Skye’s premier classic boat trip. Trips from £16(1.5hr), £22(3hr). Choice of time ashore. Open 7 days. Booking Essential. Tel: 01471 866244. IV49 9BJ

J15 Forests of Lochaber (FCS) n Explore some of Highland Scotland’s most dramatic

H14 Kintail & Morvich (NTS) n See the Five Sisters of Kintail and the Falls

Ben Nevis. Mountain walks, restaurant & bar, excellent mountain biking & winter ski area, ropes courses, tubing slide. Open daily 9/10am - 5/6pm (closed mid Nov-mid Dec). 01397 705825. PH33 6SQ nevisrange.co.uk

home of the Clan Maclean. Stately rooms, museum, dungeons, tearoom & shop. Coastal walks. Summer events calendar. Open 3rd April (Sun-Thurs) then daily 1st May - 18th Oct. T: 01680 812309. duartcastle.com PA64 6AP

F17 Mull Eagle Watch (FCS) n Mull is one of the best places in Europe to enjoy

unique and spectacular views of white-tailed sea eagles. Advanced booking essential for viewing hide visits, tel. 01680 812 556 (open April - Sept). www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

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H19 Arduaine Garden (NTS) n Coastal garden with a collection of plants

and flowers from around the world. Coastal viewpoint and flower garden. Open April - Sept. Tel: 01852 200366. www.nts.org.uk PA34 4XQ

J19 Inveraray Jail n Face the Judge in the magnificent Courtrooom,

K18 The Green Welly Stop, Tyndrum n World famous self-service restaurant, licensed

J19 Argyll Adventure n Horse Riding, Pony Rides, Riding Lessons,

J20 The Cowal Peninsula n Arrive by the quick and frequent ferry from

meet the Warders, get locked up, join the Prisoners, try out the cells and sample the punishments. Open all year. (01499) 302381. www.inverarayjail.co.uk PA32 8TX

with good home-made food. Specialist shops for outdoor clothing, whisky, food & gifts. Petrol station. See leaflet for more details. Tel: 01838 400271. FK20 8RY

J19 Argyll Forest Park (FCS) n This magnificent stretch of mountains, lochs

and glens was the first designated Forest Park in the UK. Enjoy the numerous waymarked trails for a walk or leisurely cycle. www.forestry.gov.uk/argyllforestpark

J19 Inveraray Castle and Garden n Headquarters of Clan Campbell since early 15th

century, rebuilt in 18th century. Fine furniture and paintings. Gift shop. Tearoom. Open 1st April 31st October. Tel: 01499 302203. www.inveraray-castle.com PA32 8XE

Paintballing, Paintball Range, Crossbow Range, Laser Blast, Climbing Walls, Bungee Trampoline, Cafe and Picnic Area. Tel: 01499 302611. PA32 8XT

J19 Argyll Holidays n 8 stunning parks offering beautiful scenery and a

range of accommodation and activities. Whether you’re looking to relax or for adventure, there’s something for everyone. Contact: 0845 459 9772 or www.argyllholidays.com

Gourock or drive via Loch Lomond. Visit the website for full information. www.visitcowal.co.uk

J20 Benmore Botanic Garden n Magnificent mountainside 120 acre Garden with

dramatic scenery. Steeped in history, it is home to a world-famous plant collection and unique Victorian fernery. Café, shop, plant sales. Free parking. Open daily 1 Mar - 31 Oct. Tel: 01369 706261. www.rbge.org.uk/benmore

H21 Portavadie, Loch Fyne n Sitting on the shores of Loch Fyne, Portavadie

is a hidden gem set amid stunning scenery. As well as a world-class marina, it offers accommodation, restaurants, new Spa & Leisure Experience, shopping, kayaking, bike hire and more. T: 01700 811075. www.portavadie.com

Benmore Botanic Gardens

South East Scotland Q24 Grey Mare’s Tail Nature Reserve (NTS) n Q21 The Scotch Whisky Experience n A paradise for botanists, wildlife enthusiasts and 5 Star. Marvel at The World’s Largest Collection walkers. Enjoy dramatic views of the 60m waterfall - the 5th highest in the UK. Open all year. Tel: 07713 786230. www.nts.org.uk DG10 9LH

of Scotch Whisky. Whisky Tour, Bar, Tastings & Shop. Over 300 Whiskies. Whisky and food at Amber restaurant. Tel: 0131 220 0441. EH1 2NE

Q21 Camera Obscura & World of Illusions n Come and play in our unique, historic tower, packed with hands-on exhibits, amazing optical illusions and mind-boggling special effects. Fun for all ages. Tel: 0131 226 3709.

Q23 Dawyck Botanic Garden n Dawyck is a five star Garden with one of

Scotland’s finest tree collections, renowned for its woodland walks and seasonal displays. 65 acres. Visitor centre, exhibitions, café, shop. Free parking. Open daily 1 Feb to 30 Nov. Tel: 01721 760254. www.rbge.org.uk/dawyck

Q23 Tweed Valley Forest Park (FCS) n Glentress Peel is the stunning gateway building

for the Forest Park. Facilities include a cafe, bike hire & shop, wildlife viewing, walking & biking trails. www.forestry.gov.uk/glentress and www.7stanesmountainbiking.com

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Q21 Edinburgh Castle Q21 Maid of the Forth Boat Trips/ n n Don’t miss Scotland’s Number 1 visitor attraction. See the Scottish Crown Jewels, Mons Meg, One O’clock Gun and more. Book online for fast track entry at www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk

Q21 n M21 Robert Graham Whisky & Cigars n Robert Graham est. 1874 is a national premium whisky and cigars merchant and multi awardwinning independent whisky bottler. Edinburgh 0131 556 2791, Glasgow 0141 248 7283, shop online www.robertgraham1874.com

Inchcolm Ferry

Cruise ‘n Relax boat trips on the Forth or Cruise ‘n Explore Inchcolm Island. Seals and Puffins, Evening Jazz/BBQ Cruises, Open Easter-October. Infoline 0131 331 5000. Book online at www.maidoftheforth.co.uk

S19 The British Golf Museum n The British Golf Museum has re-opened. 5 star

museum with stunning new galleries, shop selling official Open merchandise and 80 seat Café at the Museum. Tel: 01334 460046. KY16 9AB www.britishgolfmuseum.co.uk

Q20 Deep Sea World n Scotland’s national aquarium features the UK’s

longest underwater tunnel, 12ft sand tiger sharks, seals and over 2,000 incredible creatures. Tel: 01383 411880. www.deepseaworld.com

R18 Tentsmuir (FCS) n Whether on bicycle or foot, there are many

Q21 The Royal Yacht Britannia n Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction (VisitScotland).

Enjoy an audio tour, in 27 languages, of five decks of The Queen’s former floating palace. Free parking. Buses every 10 minutes from city centre. Tel: 0131 555 5566. www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk EH6 6JJ

different routes for you to explore at Tentsmuir. Follow the seashell path along the dunes for sea, sand and seals, or explore deeper into the forest where roe deer and red squirrels live. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

P20 Royal Burgh of Culross (NTS) n Picturesque royal burgh on north shore of the

Forth providing a striking introduction to 16th & 17th century Scottish domestic life. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01383 880359. www.nts.org.uk KY12 8JH

Q19 Falkland Palace & Garden (NTS) n 16th century royal palace set in a medieval village.

R19 Hill of Tarvit Mansion and Kingarrock n Hickory Golf (NTS)

Edwardian mansionhouse filled with antiques and fine paintings. Play Edwardian style hickory golf and explore the impressive garden with colourful borders and sunken rose garden. Garden open all year. House Apr to Oct. Tel: 01334 653127. www.nts.org.uk KY15 5PB

Former country residence and hunting lodge of the Stuart kings and queens including Mary, Queen of Scots. Includes the oldest royal tennis court in Britain. Open March to Oct. Tel: 01337 857397. www.nts.org.uk KY15 7BU

Q21 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh n A world-leading Garden, home to one of the

S19 Kellie Castle & Garden (NTS) n Fine 14th century castle with magnificent plaster

largest plant collections and 10 magnificent Glasshouses. Visitor centre, restaurant, shop, events, exhibitions, guided walks. Free Garden entry. Open daily at 10am (excl 1 Jan & 25 Dec). T: 0131 248 2909. www.rbge.org.uk

ceilings and painted panelling. Arts and Crafts Garden. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01333 720271. www.nts.org.uk KY10 2RF

n Famously the Home of Golf, Fife’s coastline is R19 Fife… Discover the perfect escape

laced with beaches and picturesque villages. Vivid reminders of Fife’s historic importance are evident in our castles, palaces and abbeys and you’ll enjoy sampling the fabulous natural larder. www.welcometofife.com

P21 Linlithgow Palace n Step inside this former royal residence and

birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots where the water fountain once flowed with wine and monarchs celebrated great occasions. Enjoy the serenity of the beautiful Linlithgow Peel. www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/places

R19 Scottish Deer Centre, Cupar n Deer, birds of prey and wolves combine with a

treetop walkway and adventure playground for a great family day out! Great shopping and coffee shop. Open every day. Tel: 01337 810391. KY15 4NQ

S20 Scottish Seabird Centre n Control the cameras to see amazing wildlife in its natural habitat. Discovery Centre, Seabird Café, gift shop and seasonal boat trips. Open all year. Tel: 01620 890202. www.seabird.org

S21 Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot (NTS) n Oldest mechanically working water driven mill in Scotland. Explorer packs available for families. Open May to Sept. Guided tours only. Tel: 01620 860426. www.nts.org.uk EH40 3DS

U21 St Abbs Head National Nature n Reserve (NTS)

Spectacular clifftop scenery with a wealth of wildlife. Nature Centre open April to Oct. Tel: 01890 771443. www.nts.org.uk TD14 5QF

South West Scotland R26 Gretna Gateway Outlet Village n One minute from the M6/M74/A75, Gretna

Gateway – quality brands, outlet prices all year round, 50 stores, 5 cafes and ample free parking. Tel: 01461 339028. www.gretnagateway.com DG16 5GG

Q26 Thomas Carlyle’s Birthplace (NTS) n Thomas Carlyle, influential writer and historian,

was born here in 1795, and the house is furnished in contemporary style. Open June to Sept. Tel: 01576 300666. www.nts.org.uk DG11 3DG

N27 Rockcliffe (NTS) n Pretty stretch of coastline, which is home to a

variety of birds, flowers and butterflies. Open all year. Tel: 01556 503702 for details or visit www.nts.org.uk DG7 1RX

N27 Threave Estate (NTS) n Magnificent 64-acre garden, with colourful displays

all year round. Also explore Threave House and the wider countryside estate. House open Apr to Oct, by guided tours only. Shop, restaurant, visitor centre open all year round. Tel: 01556 502575. www.nts.org.uk DG7 1RX

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N27 Broughton House and Garden (NTS) n This was the home and studio of artist EA Hornel and contains many of his works. From the studio, gaze out to the enchanting Japanese inspired garden. Open April to Oct. Tel: 01557 330437. www.nts.org.uk DG6 4JX

M27 Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre n offer adventure and recreational activities for all the family in the heart of Dumfries & Galloway. Open all year, booking essential. Cafe on site. Tel: 01557 840217. DG7 2ES www.lagganoutdoor.co.uk

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L27 Creetown Gem Rock Museum n A beautiful and inspiring collection of gemstones, crystals, minerals and fossils this extensive collection has many world class exhibits. Quality gift shop, working silversmith/lapidary and tea room serving home baking. DG8 7HJ Tel: 01671 820357. www.gemrock.net

J28 Logan Botanic Garden n Five star Logan is Scotland’s most exotic Garden,

warmed by the Gulf Stream. Spectacular collection of southern hemisphere plants. Conservatory, visitor centre, café, shop, plant sales. Free parking. Open daily 15 Mar to 31 Oct. Tel: 01776 860231. www.rbge.org.uk/logan

n UK’s first ‘Dark Sky Park’ with 300 square miles K26 Galloway Forest Park (FCS)

of mixed landscape to explore! Recently re-developed visitor centres at Clatteringshaws, Glentrool and Kirroughtree with stunning views, waymarked trails and fantastic cafes offering local produce. www.forestry.gov.uk/gallowayforestpark

K25 Souter Johnnie’s Cottage (NTS) n Home of John Davidson, village souter (cobbler) in Kirkoswald, the original Souter Johnnie in Robert Burns’ Tam O’Shanter. Open April to Sept. Tel: 01655 760603. www.nts.org.uk KA19 8HY

K24 Culzean Castle & Country Park (NTS) n With fascinating history and beautiful surroundings, enjoy a perfect day out for all the family. Explore the brand new play area, Adventure Cove. Open all year (Castle: April to Oct). Tel: 01655 884455. www.nts.org.uk KA19 8LE

J23 Woods of Arran (FCS) n Giants’ graves, waterfalls, red squirrels and much

more await you in the woods of Arran. Waymarked walks provide the perfect background to enjoy the scenery, wildlife and history of ‘Scotland in miniature’. www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland

J23 Brodick Castle & Country Park (NTS) n Spend a day exploring the garden and large country park. Superb silver, porcelain and paintings. Floral and woodland gardens. Castle open April to Oct; Country park open all year. Tel: 01770 302202. www.nts.org.uk KA27 8HY

n Visit Wilsontown and discover how family disputes P22 Wilsontown Ironworks (FCS)

and bad management finally led to the ironworks closing in 1812. There is not much left of the ironworks, but there are lovely walks, plenty of birds and butterflies and wildflowers to enjoy. www.forestry.gov.uk/wilsontown

L20 The Scottish Wool Centre n Daily demonstrations and shows including dog

and duck on from April to October. Clothing for all the family, food hall and gifts. Whisky shop and Restaurant. Tel: 01877 382 850. FK8 3UQ

L19 Ben Lomond (NTS) n Exhilarating walks and spectacular views across Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Open: all year, daily. Tel: 01360 870224. www.nts.org.uk G63 0AR

L19 Loch Katrine n - a special experience for everyone. Cruises on the classic steamship ‘Sir Walter Scott’ and on ‘Lady of the Lake’. Cycle Hire, Restaurant and Gift Shop. Sailings Year Round. Tel: 01877 376315/6. www.lochkatrine.com

L21 Antartex Shopping Village n High street fashions, golf, Cashmere and knitwear,

homewares, food & gifts, whisky shop with free tastings! Restaurant serving full meals or snacks Free Parking, Open every day. Tel: 01389 752 393. G83 0TP

L20 Loch Lomond Sea Life Aquarium n Take a fascinating journey from the shores of Loch Lomond to the ocean depths through 7 themed zones. Over 1500 creatures including Scotland’s only giant Green Sea Turtle! www.visitsealife. co.uk/Loch-Lomond or call 01389 721 500.

L20 Sweeney’s Cruises, Loch Lomond n 4-Star Loch Cruises operating from Balloch village

N20 Blair Drummond Safari Park n Drive through Animal Reserves, Chimp Island,

Sea Lion Shows, Bird of Prey, Adventure Playground, Restaurant & much more. FK9 4UR T: 01786 841456. www.blairdrummond.com

and Loch Lomond Shores complex. Open all year offering 45min, 1&2 hour cruises, waterbus services and private charters. Tel: 01389 752376. www.sweeneyscruises.com info@sweeneyscruises.com G83 8SW

L20 Cruise Loch Lomond n Scenery, Wildlife, Live Commentary, Outdoor

L24 Robert Burns Birthplace Museum n (NTS)

Interactive Museum holding the most important Burns collection in the world. Site includes cafe, shop, Burns Cottage, Burns Monument and Garden. Alloway, Auld Kirk, Brig o’Doon, all nearby. Site open all year. Tel: 01292 443700. www.nts.org.uk KA7 4PQ

Adventure & Bike Hire ~ join one of our award winning cruises. Departures from Tarbet, Luss, Inversnaid and Rowardennan. Tel: 01301 702356. www.cruiselochlomond.co.uk

L20 Glengoyne Distillery n Glengoyne is open all year for distillery tours,

tastings, in-depth masterclasses, blending sessions and superb whisky shop. Glengoyne is situated on the A81 close to Glasgow, Stirling and Loch Lomond. Tel: 01360 550254. www.glengoyne.com

L24 Heads of Ayr Farm Park (Scotland) Ltd n Find inspiration and exhilaration amongst bristling n Fun and adventure for all the family. Meet lots L20 Queen Elizabeth Forest Park (FCS)

of animals, play on jumping pillows and bumper boats, explore Camelot Castle, Buccaneer Bay and our giant indoor soft play. www.headsofayrfarmpark.co.uk KA7 4LD

wooded hills and sparkling lochs. The best place to start your forest adventure is from the Lodge Forest Visitor Centre in Aberfoyle with stunning panoramic views from the cafe. www.forestry.gov.uk/qefp

M24 Cumnock Factory Outlet n Ayrshire’s best shopping experience featuring

N20 Stirling Castle n Step back in time to Renaissance Scotland and

meet the characters of the Royal Stewart Court. Enjoy the magnificent artistry and stunning surroundings of this iconic castle. www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk T: 01786 450000.

N20 Alloa Tower (NTS) n Beautifully restored and furnished Tower House.

Open Apr to Oct. Tel: 01259 211701 for details or visit www.nts.org.uk FK10 1PP

N20 Battle of Bannockburn (NTS) n The Visitor Centre harnesses 3D technology

to let you experience the famous battle in 1314 like never before. Open all year. Book online in advance at www.battleofbannockburn.com Tel: 01786 812664. FK7 0LJ

clothing, homeware, cookware and gifts from over 50 quality brands. Car & Coach parking is available. Open 7 days. www.cumnockfactoryoutlet.co.uk Tel: 01290 421 121. KA18 3AL.

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Forest Activity Area Floating Tap

Treetop Trail

Tilted Room

Forest Adventure Park

Vortex Tunnel Timber Extraction Exhibit

Growing Shrinking Room

fun, discovery and adventure in the Highlands

Wee Monkey Trail

Forest Safari

Wildlife Feeding Area

Teeny Farm Ride Remote Controlled Trucks Haggis Farm Shooting Gallery

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Eat out? Eat in? We have two great catering outlets on site that offer a wide range of family friendly food. Choose from snack sized meals or homemade specials: there is something for everyone. We use local produce and suppliers whenever we can. Please check our website for our seasonal menus.

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Whether you are here on holiday, or day tripping from home, this treasure trove of gifts, souvenirs, food and books is always worth a visit. Something for all ages Open all year (except Christmas Day & 1st Jan)

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Pinewood Grill

Home made soups and specials- our local butchers Scottish beef burgers and minute steak rolls- fries, salads, baked potatoes, sandwiches and lots and lots of Ice Cream…… Open late March to late October - see website for dates (may close at quieter times or in poor weather) Picnics – please note that there is a seating area for own picnics behind the Pinewood Grill, all other tables are reserved for the use of pinewood grill or restaurant customers.

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Opening times vary - generally 10/11am until 5/6pm or 7pm in peak periods. Please check the website www.landmarkpark.co.uk or on site noticeboard for full details - or telephone 01479 841613. Last admission to attractions 1hr before closing. Please allow 3-5 hours for your visit. Main attractions closed early Nov to late Mar. Most other attractions, shop and restaurant open all winter subject to weather please call in advance.

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Kids Zone First Aid Station

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Perth

• • Edinburgh •

• Please be aware that on rare occasions attractions may close due to conditions outwith our control • Unless most attractions close for a significant part of the day there will be no refunds • Groups are very welcome - booking recommended, please phone ahead to allow best possible service • In winter the Park may close due to bad weather. Please phone ahead before setting out on 01479 841613 • Disabled Access: All areas except the Ropes Courses, Skydive, Fire Tower, Watercoaster and Ant City are accessible for wheelchairs • Closed 25th December and 1st January • Well behaved dogs are welcome - usual conditions apply. Please phone to check important details in advance of visit as we cannot be held responsible for the effect of subsequent changes or error corrections

online tickets (Available March to Oct)

www.landmarkpark.co.uk

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge, Inverness-shire - Sat Nav: PH23 3AJ


bamboozeleum

With so much to see and do Landmark really is the Perfect Family Day out. From tiny tots to teens, grown-ups to grandparents there is something for everyone. With great value week and season tickets available you can come back again and again! *

Enter a magical world packed with mystifying and dazzling exhibits, weird and wonderful illusions, perplexing puzzles and bewildering special effects all for you to experience and have fun with. New exhibits added regularly. All amazing! - Graeme Wilkins, Lochgilphead So cool. Really smart Joyce Cattanach, Dunbar

runaway timber train Don’t miss our Family Rollercoaster.... sit tight and enjoy the ride as it twists and turns through the trees. A compact coaster with thrills for all ages*

wonderwood

Brill for kids - Nicola Roberts / Bob MacRae, Invergordon (1.1m min height with adult over 18. Otherwise 1.4m)

*

Where seeing is not believing !

In a strange corner of this ancient forest nothing is as it seems…Take a trip through the Crazy Cabins and prepare for a world of weirdness – A spinning Vortex Tunnel, a Wonky Room where you walk at mad angles and a Bizarre Room where you grow and shrink like Alice in Wonderland…There’s loads of weird and wonderful oddness. Don’t miss it –

wildwatercoaster

One of our biggest and most exciting attractions – a firm family favourite. The Wildwatercoaster, The Falcon, The Wildcat and The Otter - try them all if you dare! - you may get wet!

Kids and us loved it! - Sarah Mollins, Crieff

lost labyrinth

Awesome & Fun - Erin Stevens, Australia Awesome! - Josh Andrew, Turriff

Under 1.2m must be accompanied by another person of 1.2m or taller. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. See web site for other conditions.

eve nts at landmark Easter Eggstravaganza - meet the Easter Bunny and take part in her humungous Easter Egg Hunt Summer - exciting events to be announced – check web site regularly! October is the Spook-tacular Spook-fest month – scary goings-on and weirdness everywhere – come in costume 29th and 30th October and post a photo of your costumed selves taken here on those dates on our FB page and enter a draw for a Family Day Pass for 2017 Our Famous Foam weekend – finish our main season with foamy fun on the Wildwatercoaster Amazing fun!

RopeworX*

Test your monkey genes on Landmark’s famous High-wire challenge course. (1.5m min height)

Skydive*

Beyond white knuckle – the ultimate dare – the ultimate achievement. (1.5m min height 17st/110kg max weight)

Pinnacle*

Conquer Landmark’s 10 metre climbing wall with eight routes to beat. 17st/110kg max weight, 22”/56cm min waist)

Tarzan Trail*

A ropes course for little people (or larger people if they like!) set just a bit closer to the ground. (1.1m min height)

Book tickets online◊ and fast track ∆ into the park

Are you brave enough to follow the footsteps of the Lost Explorer…through seething, bubbling mud pools, thick fog, past a giant crocodile, through a strange magical waterfall to the safety of The Lost Explorers Amazing Tree Mansion? Amazing! - Marshall Family, Eyemouth The Lost Labyrinth is so realistic. Awesome! - Neve Scott, Inverurie

Adventure Land

Two floors of climby, jumpy, slidey fun for younger guests (and supervising adults) a twisty climbing tower, Shootin Gallery*, mini diggers*, remote controlled trucks* and Mini Car Forest Safari’(Free)

*

( £1 coin charge)

Nature Trail

Fire TOwer Wee Monkey Trail

Amazing view, see for miles from the top of the UK’s tallest wooden tower. Free telescope and viewfinder.

Wee Monkey Trail – A new ropes course for teeny tots – if they can walk they can go on the Wee Monkey Trail!

*These attractions close for the winter late October to late March.

- do it at www.landmarkpark.co.uk

Take in the beauty and tranquillity of the 10,000 year old forest. Red Squirrel Nature Trail, Treetop Trail and wildlife feeding area. You might see a rare Red Squirrel.

◊ ∆

Online tickets available March to October Fast Track between 10-1pm daily


bamboozeleum

With so much to see and do Landmark really is the Perfect Family Day out. From tiny tots to teens, grown-ups to grandparents there is something for everyone. With great value week and season tickets available you can come back again and again! *

Enter a magical world packed with mystifying and dazzling exhibits, weird and wonderful illusions, perplexing puzzles and bewildering special effects all for you to experience and have fun with. New exhibits added regularly. All amazing! - Graeme Wilkins, Lochgilphead So cool. Really smart Joyce Cattanach, Dunbar

runaway timber train Don’t miss our Family Rollercoaster.... sit tight and enjoy the ride as it twists and turns through the trees. A compact coaster with thrills for all ages*

wonderwood

Brill for kids - Nicola Roberts / Bob MacRae, Invergordon (1.1m min height with adult over 18. Otherwise 1.4m)

*

Where seeing is not believing !

In a strange corner of this ancient forest nothing is as it seems…Take a trip through the Crazy Cabins and prepare for a world of weirdness – A spinning Vortex Tunnel, a Wonky Room where you walk at mad angles and a Bizarre Room where you grow and shrink like Alice in Wonderland…There’s loads of weird and wonderful oddness. Don’t miss it –

wildwatercoaster

One of our biggest and most exciting attractions – a firm family favourite. The Wildwatercoaster, The Falcon, The Wildcat and The Otter - try them all if you dare! - you may get wet!

Kids and us loved it! - Sarah Mollins, Crieff

lost labyrinth

Awesome & Fun - Erin Stevens, Australia Awesome! - Josh Andrew, Turriff

Under 1.2m must be accompanied by another person of 1.2m or taller. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. See web site for other conditions.

eve nts at landmark Easter Eggstravaganza - meet the Easter Bunny and take part in her humungous Easter Egg Hunt Summer - exciting events to be announced – check web site regularly! October is the Spook-tacular Spook-fest month – scary goings-on and weirdness everywhere – come in costume 29th and 30th October and post a photo of your costumed selves taken here on those dates on our FB page and enter a draw for a Family Day Pass for 2017 Our Famous Foam weekend – finish our main season with foamy fun on the Wildwatercoaster Amazing fun!

RopeworX*

Test your monkey genes on Landmark’s famous High-wire challenge course. (1.5m min height)

Skydive*

Beyond white knuckle – the ultimate dare – the ultimate achievement. (1.5m min height 17st/110kg max weight)

Pinnacle*

Conquer Landmark’s 10 metre climbing wall with eight routes to beat. 17st/110kg max weight, 22”/56cm min waist)

Tarzan Trail*

A ropes course for little people (or larger people if they like!) set just a bit closer to the ground. (1.1m min height)

Book tickets online◊ and fast track ∆ into the park

Are you brave enough to follow the footsteps of the Lost Explorer…through seething, bubbling mud pools, thick fog, past a giant crocodile, through a strange magical waterfall to the safety of The Lost Explorers Amazing Tree Mansion? Amazing! - Marshall Family, Eyemouth The Lost Labyrinth is so realistic. Awesome! - Neve Scott, Inverurie

Adventure Land

Two floors of climby, jumpy, slidey fun for younger guests (and supervising adults) a twisty climbing tower, Shootin Gallery*, mini diggers*, remote controlled trucks* and Mini Car Forest Safari’(Free)

*

( £1 coin charge)

Nature Trail

Fire TOwer Wee Monkey Trail

Amazing view, see for miles from the top of the UK’s tallest wooden tower. Free telescope and viewfinder.

Wee Monkey Trail – A new ropes course for teeny tots – if they can walk they can go on the Wee Monkey Trail!

*These attractions close for the winter late October to late March.

- do it at www.landmarkpark.co.uk

Take in the beauty and tranquillity of the 10,000 year old forest. Red Squirrel Nature Trail, Treetop Trail and wildlife feeding area. You might see a rare Red Squirrel.

◊ ∆

Online tickets available March to October Fast Track between 10-1pm daily


Cone Kiln

Landmark

Something cool coming here soon !! - see website for details

Forest Activity Area Floating Tap

Treetop Trail

Tilted Room

Forest Adventure Park

Vortex Tunnel Timber Extraction Exhibit

Growing Shrinking Room

fun, discovery and adventure in the Highlands

Wee Monkey Trail

Forest Safari

Wildlife Feeding Area

Teeny Farm Ride Remote Controlled Trucks Haggis Farm Shooting Gallery

Car Park 2

Mini Diggers Reception

Car Park

Emergency Assembly Point

Eat out? Eat in? We have two great catering outlets on site that offer a wide range of family friendly food. Choose from snack sized meals or homemade specials: there is something for everyone. We use local produce and suppliers whenever we can. Please check our website for our seasonal menus.

Shop

Whether you are here on holiday, or day tripping from home, this treasure trove of gifts, souvenirs, food and books is always worth a visit. Something for all ages Open all year (except Christmas Day & 1st Jan)

Xplore Store

Scottish Thistle Award WINNER

Pinewood Grill

Home made soups and specials- our local butchers Scottish beef burgers and minute steak rolls- fries, salads, baked potatoes, sandwiches and lots and lots of Ice Cream…… Open late March to late October - see website for dates (may close at quieter times or in poor weather) Picnics – please note that there is a seating area for own picnics behind the Pinewood Grill, all other tables are reserved for the use of pinewood grill or restaurant customers.

OPEN all year (except Christmas Day and 1st Jan)

Opening times vary - generally 10/11am until 5/6pm or 7pm in peak periods. Please check the website www.landmarkpark.co.uk or on site noticeboard for full details - or telephone 01479 841613. Last admission to attractions 1hr before closing. Please allow 3-5 hours for your visit. Main attractions closed early Nov to late Mar. Most other attractions, shop and restaurant open all winter subject to weather please call in advance.

BOOK Your day, week, or season tickets online

★ Please note that between late March and late October access to all areas

of Landmark is covered by the admission ticket – there are no free admission areas. Ticket covers all attractions, all day*.

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(*except mini diggers & remote controlled trucks £1 charge).

Family rates available. Great Value MULTI VISIT TICKETS available. Under 4’s and over 80’s FREE. Please ask about birthday parties. A9 road still not shown on location map. Linking Perth to Aviemore to close to Carrbridge to Inverness. See current one.

(Please note that for operational reasons manned attractions open later in the morning than the rest of the Park and some attractions close earlier than the park to allow time to clear. To avoid disappointment check local notices and try to visit the popular attractions early in your day).

Free infoline 0800-731-3446

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Home made fish and chips, a burger roll or a salad? You choose. Cook’s specials and lots more over lunchtime and of course a great selection of delicious home baking all day. Open all year* (*except Christmas Day and 1st Jan)

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If it’s not fun, it’s not in... fun, educational, active and simply mind boggling goodies for boys and girls of all ages. Open late

Foresters Restaurant

•Runaway Timber Train •Wildwatercoaster •bamboozeleum •The Lost Labyrinth •Wonderwood •climbing Wall •ropeworx •Skydive • Treetop Trail •and much more....

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Kids Zone First Aid Station

Dundee Stirling Glasgow

Perth

• • Edinburgh •

• Please be aware that on rare occasions attractions may close due to conditions outwith our control • Unless most attractions close for a significant part of the day there will be no refunds • Groups are very welcome - booking recommended, please phone ahead to allow best possible service • In winter the Park may close due to bad weather. Please phone ahead before setting out on 01479 841613 • Disabled Access: All areas except the Ropes Courses, Skydive, Fire Tower, Watercoaster and Ant City are accessible for wheelchairs • Closed 25th December and 1st January • Well behaved dogs are welcome - usual conditions apply. Please phone to check important details in advance of visit as we cannot be held responsible for the effect of subsequent changes or error corrections

online tickets (Available March to Oct)

www.landmarkpark.co.uk

Landmark Forest Adventure Park, Carrbridge, Inverness-shire - Sat Nav: PH23 3AJ


“Best British FAMILY Day Out”

Sophie Campbell

The Telegraph


Hot or not? Our heat-cam will show you who is ‘cool!’

COME AND PLAY in our historic tower packed full with a huge range of mind boggling exhibits, amazing optical illusions, pictures, puzzles and special effects that you can interact with and take part in. Extremely enjoyable, lots of fun for all ages, unforgettable, and completely different to anything you have experienced before. LIGHT FANTASTIC Gaze in wonder at our stunning holograms. These entrancing 3D pictures appear, change, then disappear. See how your eyes can be fooled with brilliant visual effects.

Become a child again as you play with our optical toys

Hear the magical cats sing

Get involved, play, touch everything!

You’ll love the rotating Vortex Tunnel’

See and feel sparks fly at the Giant Plasmaball

LA GALErIE mAGIQuE Venez jouer à chat perché avec votre ombre, serrer la main avec votre fantôme et découvrir un nouveau “moi” dans la machine de Protée, et encore bien d’autres activités tactiles.

Meet your Ugly Sister or your Siamese Twin

LA LumIErE FANTASTIQuE Vous ne pourrez être qu’en admiration devant ces extraordinaires hologrammes qui constituent la plus grande exposition européenne. EDImbOurG EN PHOTO Ne pas manquer cette fascinante visite intéractive d’Edimbourg dont vous découvrirez les multiples visages sous differents angles, grâce à la mise en place d’un espace tridimensionnel mais aussi d’un univers de pointe qui, grâce à des “caméoscopes” que vous pourrez régler vous-même, vous permettra de vous plonger au coeur de la capitale.

So many strange things to do, see, and take part in

Turn yourself into a monkey, a baby ...


EDINBURGH VISION Discover extraordinary views of Edinburgh from Victorian and 3D cityscapes to the most powerful viewcams which you control. Sheer enjoyment and surprises at every turn.

Capture your shadows – great fun!

Laugh lots as you see yourself in our magic mirrors Shake hands with your ghost!

MAGIC GALLERY Enjoy a whole gallery of wonderful things to see and do, full of mind blowing optical illusions. Chase the fish as you splash around in our virtual fishpond. Discover Fabulous photo the magic eye opportunities to pictSwap heads and WOW YOUR noses, and lots FRIENDS more hands on fun! See yourself shrink and grow

GALLErIA mAGICA Acchiappate la vostra ombra, stringete la mano al vostro fantasma, scoprite dei nuovi voi nella morfomacchina, ed altro divertimento interattivo.

mAGISCHE GALErIE Fangen Sie ihren Schatten, schütteln Sie die Hand ihres Schattens, entdecken Sie ein neues Selbst in der morphing maschine und viele andere Vergnügen.

GALErIA mAGICA Atrape su sombra, dése la mano con su fantasma, descubra su nuevo yo con la máquina morfeadora, y mucha más entretención a su alcance.

LuCE FANTASTICA Ammirate i nostri stupendi ologrammi, il numero più vasto in mostra in Europa.

PHANTASTISCHES LICHT Sie werden unsere sensationellen Hologramme in Verwunderung anstarren, die größte Ausstellung Europas.

LuZ FANTASTICA ud. mirará fijamente con admiración nuestros magníficos hologramas, la muestra más grande de Europa.

EDImburGO IN TELECAmErA Interagite con una gamma affascinante di immagini di Edimburgo dai panorami della città in 3 dimensioni alle più sofisticate telecamere dal vivo da voi controllate.

EDINburGH DurCH DIE kAmErA benutzen Sie eine faszinierende Ansammlung von bildern von Edinburgh, von 3D-Stadtlandschaften bis zu hochentwickelten live viewcams (kameras), die Sie selber steuern.

EDImburGO A TrAVES DE LA CAmArA Interactúe con una fascinante presentación de imágenes de Edimburgo, desde panoramas de la ciudad en 3D hasta vistas computarizadas más sofisticadas, que ud.puede controlar.

Get married, renew your vows or become best friends forever with the amazing 'AutoWed'

Find your way through the Mirror Maze

... or even change sex in the morph machine


The CAMERA OBSCURA SHOW The essential Edinburgh tour. If you only have time for one Edinburgh tour this is it! The Victorian ‘EYE IN THE SKY’ - For over 175 years the amazing Camera Obscura has fascinated visitors with its live moving panorama of the city. LIVE SHOW - You will be captivated by this unique experience as your guide entertains you with stories of Edinburgh’s exciting past. HANDS ON FUN - Spy on people and even pick them up in your hand!

Free Telescopes

Enjoy spectacular 360° rooftop panoramas. Spy on the city in superb detail through powerful free telescopes. Viewing panels identify all the sights.

LA CAmErA ObSCurA Depuis plus de 175 ans, cette “Camera Obscura” n’a pas manqué de fasciner ses visiteurs en les transportant dans chaque recoin de la ville. A votre tour de venir vivre cette unique et étourdissante expèrience, avec un guide qui vous fera découvrir les histoires du passé captivant que fut celui d’Edimbourg. Il vous suffira de pénétrer dans cette “chambre noire” où il vous sera possible d’ espionner vos semblables lilliputiens que vous pourrez même tenir dans votre main!

CAmErA ObSCurA Seit 175 Jahren hat die verblüffende Camera Obscura besucher mit ihrem lebendigen Panorama der Stadt fasziniert. Auch Sie werden von diesem einzigartigen Erlebnis gefesselt sein, während ihr Führer Sie mit Geschichten über Edinburghs aufregende Vergangenheit unterhält. kommen Sie herein, beobachten Sie menschen, und Sie können Sie sogar auf ihre Hand nehmen!

CAmErA OSCurA Da 175 anni l’incredibile Camera Oscura affascina il visitatore con il suo panorama in movim ento della città. Anche voi verrete incantati da questa esperienza unica mentre la vostra guida vi diverte con storie dello stimolante passato di Edimburgo. Venite dentro, spiate la gente e prendeteli anche in mano!

1835-2010

175

YEARS ENTERTAINING OUR VISITORS

CAmErA ObSCurA La increíble Camera Obscura ha fascinado a los visitantes durante 175 años con su panorama móvil y en vivo de la ciudad. ud.también será cautivado por esta experiencia única mientras su guía lo entretiene con historias del pasado de Edimburgo. ¡Entre y espíe a la gente, incluso cójala con sus manos!

Rooftop view of Edinburgh Castle

The ROOFTOP EXPERIENCE

Trip Advisor Attraction Awards 2013 #1 in Scotland #2 in the UK!

OuTLOOk TOWEr Venez découvrir des vues spectaculaires sur un champ de vision de 360° grâce à nos télescopes qui sont gratuits. bLICk übEr DIE DäCHEr Genießen Sie eine spektakuläre 360°Aussicht durch kostenlose Teleskope. VISTE DAL TETTO Gustatevi 360° viste spettacolari con telescopi gratuiti. VISTAS DESDE LA TErrAZA Disfrute de 360° de vistas espectaculares con telescopios gratis.

CAMERA OBSCURA GIFTSHOP Where shopping is fun! Our shop is a must with its fabulous range of highly unusual gifts, games, puzzles and holograms.

OPEN EVERY DAY April to June: 09:30 - 19:00 July & August: 09:30 - 21:00 September & October: 09:30 - 19:00 November to march: 10:00 - 18:00 Late opening during holidays. Admission Charge

Camera Obscura

CAMERA OBSCURA

Ne pas manquer notre boutique, où vous trouverez une gamme extraordinaire d’idées de cadeaux originales, ainsi que d’hologrammes fascinants. unser Geschäft ist ein muß mit seiner fabelhaften Auswahl an ungewöhnlichen Geschenkideen und aufregenden hologrammen. Il nostro negozio è una fermata immancabile con la sua gamma favolosa di idee regalo e fantastici ologrammi. No se pierda nuestra tienda que hay que ver con su fabulosa variedad de ideas para regalos y fascinantes hologramas.

Next to the Castle

Castlehill, The royal mile, Edinburgh EH1 2ND. Tel: 0131 226 3709. Fax: 0131 225 4239 Email: info@camera-obscura.co.uk www.camera-obscura.co.uk Information en Français dans toutes les salles

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A85

A9 A85

Crieff

Perth

Opening times

For a small fee, you can...

We are open daily from 19th March – 30th October 2016. Doors open: 10am to 5:30pm, last entry 4:30pm.

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A91

A84 A84

11

Dunblane

10

9

M9

Edinburgh

Ticket type

M80

Adults A82 A739

Falkirk

Cumbernauld

M9

Price £12.25

Senior Citizens

£12.50

M8 Students (ID required)

£13.55

Disabled (15 years & over)

£7.60

Carers (proof of ID required)

£7.60

M73

M9 Linlithgow

Bathgate

M8

* Please note, children 2 years and under go free.

Included in the ticket price

Price

Adults*

£10.30

Children (3-14)

£8.00

Senior A90Citizens

£9.30

Children 2 years and under

Free

M90

£15.25

Children (3-14 years)*

Ticket types*

Dunfermline

A985

M80

Ticket prices

Full restaurant and bar facilities

Kinross Mini kiosks and cafes

Coach bookings

Stirling

Glasgow

M90

To book Birthday Parties or Corporate Events with or without catering, email enquiries@blairdrummond.com

A91

.

B9076

M9

Have your face painted Get glitter tattoos Enjoy fun fair rides Drive mini diggers and tractors

Have the Lions share

A9

A820

A811

A90

M90

Free car and coach parking Wild animal reserves Macaque drive-thru Sea Lion presentation Bird of Prey displays and centre Boat Trip around Chimp Island Pets Farm Lemur Land and Bug Land Elephant habitat with public viewing gallery Rhino, Lion, Tiger and Giraffe viewing areas Adventure play area Pirate ship with buried treasure Giant Astraglide, Splashcats and “Flying Fox” Picnic and BBQ areas

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Livingston

A90

* Please note, discounted rates apply for coach parties of 15 or more. One free adult with every ten paying children. Coach Bookings can be made online or call 0845 272 0006. A71

Visit our website for info about... Education Seasonal Memberships Animal Experiences and Adoptions Hawk Walks

Useful information Children (3-14 years) must be accompanied by an adult Pets are not permitted but free kennels are provided A Safari Bus is available for visitors without transport

(or unsuitable vehicles like convertibles or motorcycles)

All major debit/credit cards accepted

(with the exception of American Express)

The Safari Park is wheelchair accessible

(apart from the boat trip)

Public bus services run every hour

(Stirling and Callander)


THE HOME OF COUNTRY CLOTHING

THE HOME OF COUNTRY CLOTHING THE HOUSE OF BRUAR IS SCOTLAND’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS COUNTRY STORE UNRIVALLED MENSWEAR HALL AND FISHING TACKLE SHOP COUNTRY LIVING GIFT DEPARTMENT AND PRESENT SHOP

INCORPORATING LADIES COUNTRY CLOTHING HALLS FOOD HALL & DELICATESSEN WITH BUTCHERY

CONTEMPORARY RURAL ART GALLERY

SHOE & HAND BAG DEPARTMENT

600 SEATER RESTAURANT

SCOTLAND’S LARGEST CASHMERE HALL

THE SALE SHOP

Our new catalogue has been launched, please ring 01796 483236 or visit our website to request your copy. The House of Bruar by Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TW. Telephone: 01796 483236 Email: office@houseofbruar.com

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