Local Attractions

Woodend Barn

Woodend Barn was founded in 1994 as a community arts venue, and has since grown into the nationally renowned, innovative and exciting hub for creativity it is today.

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Bridge of Feugh

The Bridge of Feugh is a short walk from the centre of Banchory and well worth the trip. Watch the salmon leap, or not...

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Scolty Tower

Banchory's famous landmark, Scolty Tower was built in memory of local man General William Burnett who fought alongside Wellington in the Napoleonic Wars.

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Crathes & Drum Castles

Crathes Castle is the seat of the ancient family of Burnett of Leys. It is of special interest because of its painted ceilings and fine furniture, and for the ancient Horn of Leys which was gifted to the Leys Family by Robert the Bruce.

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Royal Deeside Railway

The Royal Deeside Railway Preservation Society Visitor Centre is located at the Milton Arts and Crafts Village, 3 miles from Banchory on the A93 Banchory to Aberdeen Road.

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Belwade Farm

North East of Scotland Stables and Visitor Centre for the World Horse Welfare.

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Banchory Museum

Banchory Museum is a centre of excellence for the traditional culture of the Dee Valley. Permanent exhibition of the life of Scott Skinner, mesolithic Deeside and the people of Banchory.

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Recreation Grounds

Have a go at tennis, bowling or putting right in the heart of the village.

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Sports Centre & Pool

Not only for wet days. The Sports Centre is open for hire all year round. Swimming pool sessions throughout the summer.

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Scolty Woodland Park

An impressive 158 hectare area, lying on the lower and middle slopes between 70m and 260m of the prominent Scolty Hill (299m).

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Banchory Bassline Murals

 Banchory Bassline Murals are a series of artworks found on routes to Scott Skinner Square. Take a stroll along Smiddy Wynd and Postie Walk

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