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Some of Banffshire's Highlights

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RAF Banff Strike Wing Memorial

During World War II, the airfield at Boyndie was built (1943) and hosted a large flight training school, until October 1944 when a squadron of

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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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George Duff Trafalgar Memorial

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War Memorial, Cullen

Inaugurated in 1920 by the Countess of Seafield, the memorial overlooks Cullen Square. The structure is a domed octagonal sandstone building standing 3m tall. One

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Dolphin Sculpture, Portsoy

Sculpture designed by local artist Carn Standing, made from anodised wire shaped as a dolphin to commemorate the Banffshire Coast, Scotland’s Dolphin Coast. The artist

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Needle’s Eye, Tarlair

A sandstone arch emerging from the coastal waters at Tarlair, the Needle’s Eye was originally part of the seabed 600 million years ago before the

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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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Macduff Parish Church & Auld Kirkyard

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Cullen Old Railway Viaduct

Built in 1884 for a single line of railway on the Aberdeen to Elgin route, the viaduct is made up of several separate pieces, an

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St Comb’s Well, Portsoy

St Comb’s well is a natural water spring in the grounds of Portsoy’s cemetery, close to the Burn of Soy and the Links Beach. It

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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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