Scotland's Best B&Bs
Aberdeenshire has many Cultural places to visit, both within the City itself and in the principal towns in the area, all within easy travelling whether it be by car our public transport.
Beautiful Georgian Mansion and Art Gallery forming part of the National Gallery of Scotland, Situated on the Banks of the River Deveron in Banff. The House was built by William Adam between 1735 and 1740 for the Earl of Fife. The stunning grounds are an attraction in their own right with walks around the Gorge of the River Deveron. Has a Café and Shop on the ground floor.
B&Bs near Duff House - Brandon Lodge near Portsoy
Dating from 1545, this is the oldest surviving town house in Aberdeen. Re-opened in October 2021 after major renovations, it now showcases some of the pioneering people of Aberdeen and the North-East of Scotland. Open daily. Free admission.
The city’s award winning Museum, Contains exhibits of the modern oil industry as well as the City’s fishing and shipping history. overlooking the Harbour, it tells the story of the city’s maritime and shipbuilding heritage, it also incorporates Provost Ross’s House dating from 1593. Free admission.
One of the city’s most popular visitor attractions housing an important fine art collection with good examples of 19th,20th and 21st century works of art, it also houses a substantial display of decorative art. Reopened in 2019 after major refurbishment. Free admission. Cafe and concert hall.