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Some of Banffshire's Highlights

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Cullen Harbour

Built comparatively recently, to a design by Thomas Telford in 1817, Cullen Harbour is best suited to boats with a smaller draft. Tidally influenced, Cullen’s

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Longman Hill

Site of a Bronze Age barrow with 360° views of local countryside and extensive views over the Moray Firth. This would have been a major

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Banff Castle

A Georgian period mansion house designed by John Adam, and situated on the site of Banff’s original motte and bailey fortress. The outer walls and

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Fairies of Drybridge, Buckie

The magical world is alive and well at Drybridge, a wee hamlet just south of Buckie, where faeries and dragons and trees that speak are

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Fordyce Castle

Constructed in 1592 by a Provost of Aberdeen, Thomas Menzies of Kirkbill Durn, the castle still looks as impressive as it might have when built.

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Macduff Parish Church & Auld Kirkyard

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Macduff Shipyards

Begun in 1940, Macduff Shipyards was the brainchild of John Watt of Gardenstown, building clinker lifeboats and then post-war transitioning to fishing vessels. The shipyard

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Mercat Cross, Banff

A gorgeous stone mast capped with a cross representing Christ flanked by two ladies, possibly representing the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene, and above the

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Biggar Fountain, Banff

Erected in 1878 in honour of Walter Biggar, a local herring exporter, the fountain stands on the original site of the Mercat Cross, at the

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Whitehills Lighthouse

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