The North East 250 explores everything for which Scotland is famous in a unique Scottish road trip taking you through the whisky distilleries of Speyside, the spectacular mountain passes of the Cairngorms National Park, the famous castles of Royal Deeside, the Granite City of Aberdeen, the rugged North Sea coastline to the east, and the picturesque seaside villages of the Moray Firth Coast..
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Restaurants with harbour views, world famous whisky distilleries that will give you a tour and a free dram, ancient castles that form the backdrop of a Hollywood movie and secluded beaches where you can watch the Northern Lights shimmer. The North East of Scotland is an unforgettable destination.
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From its creation in the wild Highlands of Scotland nearly two hundred years ago, The Glenlivet has always stood out. It was labelled ‘the single malt that started it all’ because it really did. It comes from the first distillery to receive a license to produce spirits legally in the parish of Glenlivet, and is now one of the biggest selling single malt brands in the world.
The family home of the Macpherson-Grants since 1546, Ballindalloch Castle is known today as ‘The Pearl of the North’. Explore and enjoy five hundred years of Highland history, acres of formal gardens, woodlands and riverside walks, the children’s playground, picnic area, tearoom and gift shop.