Welcome to the ultimate road trip to the heart of Scotland


Experience a journey of stunning scenic contrasts and explore the rich heritage and culture of the heart of Scotland – all in one amazing route.

The North East 250 explores everything for which Scotland is famous in a unique 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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Read Rachel's blog post about her travels along the North East 250.
We are so glad you loved it Rachel Nicole - UK Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog 😀My HUGE post on Exploring Aberdeenshire on the North East 250 Route with VisitAberdeenshire - www.rachelnicole.co.uk/2018/07/aberdeenshire-north-east-250-route.html

ft. Dunnottar Castle, Portsoy Ice Cream, Balmoral Castle & Estate, Aberdeenshire Highland Beef, Kilmarnock Arms Hotel, Peterhead Prison Museum, Museum of Scottish Lighthouses & The Bay Fish & Chips
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Gordon Castle Walled Garden Charity Day tomorrow - Sat 14th July. The Walled Garden is looking sensational at this time of year. Your entry fee will generously be donated to charity and the food in the cafe is SO good. Highly recommend you pay a visit if you're passing by on the North East 250 🥀🌺🌻🌼🌷🌱🌲 Let us know if you spot the amazing straw horse and cart too - post your pics below 👇👇👇C H A R I T Y 🌸 D A Y

Tomorrow (14th July) is our charity day and we’ve teamed up with Scotland's Gardens Scheme so that everyone's entry fee into the garden tomorrow will go to local charities. Entry will be £5 and the garden will be open from 10am - 5pm.

The scheme supports over 250 charities Scotland wide, many of which are small and local, and can really reap the benefits from this donation.

Pop along and visit us 🌿🌷🌼🍀🌺🥀🍃🌻
www.gordoncastle.co.uk/garden/visit-the-garden/
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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.

 

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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.

 

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