The true character of the North-East unfolds at our festivals and shows. The pride of all livestock is displayed before an appreciative audience at the local Turriff Show.
The excellence of breeding whether it is in Aberdeen Angus Cattle, the native breeds of Highland and Shetland Ponies, sheep, poultry, rabbits, pigeons or goats can be viewed every year.
Turiff Pipe Band championships is a great spectacle in the Highland Games circuit which includes The Lonach and Royal Braemar Highland gatherings where Scottish traditional music dance and athletic trophies are contested and won.
The Taste of Grampian and our local farmers markets showcase the wealth of Aberdeenshire’s larder that is cooked to perfection in our wide selection of restraunts.
Activities abound here, whether you wish to fish the Deveron or try some adventurous North Sea angling while watching dolphins on the Moray coast.
Visit the Portsoy Traditional Boat festival, Macduff Marine Aquatium and Fraserburgh Lighouse Museum display a maritime way of life past and present here in the north-east of Scotland.
Stroll over some of Scotland’s finest golf courses at Duff House Royal, Cruden Bay, Royal Aberdeen challenging championship standards or the less formidable Turriff or Tairlair, all in unspoilt settings.