Stonehaven lies on the main road and rail routes, fifteen miles south of Aberdeen This proximity and its good transport links have ensured that Stonehaven has benefitted from the oil wealth generated by its northern neighbor over the past quarter century. But despite this the town had maintained its own very distinctive character and charm.
Getting There: Stonehaven is very easily reached from the major east coast cities in Scotland.
From Aberdeen, it’s just 20 minutes by train, with departures regular throughout the day From Dundee, approximately 50 minutes by train (again – regular departures as it’s on the main Edinburgh-Aberdeen line Edinburgh by train is 2 hours away
Conducted tours round this famous property are available on certain days while the gardens are open all the year round
Some 3 miles east of Banchory and 14 miles from Stonehaven, this is a real fairy-tale castle – a definite must.
Fettercairn Distillery is just a few miles south of Stonehaven. This was originally founded in 1824 and reconstructed after damage 1887 – 1890
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