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Showcase Tours

At Scotland Unveiled, we have created a series of Scottish showcase tours designed to awaken your senses which feature the best of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Discover dramatic castles like Dunnottar and Balmoral, savour whisky at Glen Garioch and Royal Lochnagar and eat at the best restaurants Scotland has to offer.
Aberdeen City
Unveil the history and culture of Aberdeen, The Granite City bounded by the two majestic rivers, the Don and Dee.

Your tour begins in Old Aberdeen, an ancient royal burgh. Walk along the original cobbled streets taking in the iconic architecture of Aberdeen University the fifth oldest university in the UK, founded in 1495, continuing on to the majestic St. Machar's Cathedral where it's rumoured part of William Wallace is interred...
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Aberdeen Town House
The Mearns
Unveil The Mearns, the land of the great Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon and the setting of his classic novel Sunset Song. Your tour begins with a visit to Stonehaven.

From its beginnings as an Iron Age fishing village, Stonehaven has been voted the best seaside town in Scotland. Enjoy morning coffee at the picturesque Stonehaven harbour, once an important medieval trading port and even a haven for pirates...
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Dunnottar castle
The Mearns
Unveil The Mearns, the land of the great Scottish writer Lewis Grassic Gibbon and the setting of his classic novel Sunset Song. Your tour begins with a visit to Stonehaven.

From its beginnings as an Iron Age fishing village, Stonehaven has been voted the best seaside town in Scotland. Enjoy morning coffee at the picturesque Stonehaven harbour, once an important medieval trading port and even a haven for pirates...
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Royal Deeside
Unveil the majesty of Royal Deeside, the land of ancient forest covered glens, castles and wilderness, which has become synonymous with Queen Victoria.

Your tour begins with morning coffee in the picturesque village of Ballater before heading to Braemar Castle, built in 1628 by the Earl of Mar. Enjoy the stunning location of Braemar, nestled in the middle of the Cairngorm mountains, then lunch at the superb Fife Arms hotel..
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Balmoral Castle
Taste of Aberdeenshire
Unveil the taste of Aberdeenshire. Blessed with beautiful, unspoilt landscapes, fertile land, clean air and crystal clear waters, Aberdeenshire is synonymous with superb food and fine whiskies.

Your tour starts with a visit to the 13th century Fyvie Castle, which was once home to the young Charles I. Walk round the walled garden, home to many native fruits, then discover all about the ghosts, legends and folklore of this fortress...
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Fyvie Castle
Taste of Aberdeenshire
Unveil the taste of Aberdeenshire. Blessed with beautiful, unspoilt landscapes, fertile land, clean air and crystal clear waters, Aberdeenshire is synonymous with superb food and fine whiskies.

Your tour starts with a visit to the 13th century Fyvie Castle, which was once home to the young Charles I. Walk round the walled garden, home to many native fruits, then discover all about the ghosts, legends and folklore of this fortress...
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Castle Country
Unveil Scotland's castle country. Aberdeenshire is home to 263 castles, more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK.

From the iron age defences, to the Medieval castles, and the Jacobean fortified mansions. Your tour begins with morning coffee at the award winning restaurant at The Mains of Drum, before arriving at Drum Castle. Set in ancient oak forests, the seat of the chief of Clan Irvine was built around a 13th century tower, with well-groomed gardens an addition of the 18th century...
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Drum Castle
Spirit of Aberdeenshire
Unveil the spirit of Aberdeenshire and find out why this region is not just about whisky, but is on the vanguard of the craft beer and gin resurgence.

Your tour starts with a visit to BrewDog in Ellon, now a world leader in the craft beer phenomenon. The tour takes in the brewhouse, the Lone Wolf distillery, warehouse, packaging lines and even the HQ offices. Find out how their provocative beers have taken the craft beer world by storm, and how BrewDog have held the record on several occasions for brewing the world's strongest beer.
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Brewdog Brewery
Spirit of Aberdeenshire
Unveil the spirit of Aberdeenshire and find out why this region is not just about whisky, but is on the vanguard of the craft beer and gin resurgence.

Your tour starts with a visit to BrewDog in Ellon, now a world leader in the craft beer phenomenon. The tour takes in the brewhouse, the Lone Wolf distillery, warehouse, packaging lines and even the HQ offices. Find out how their provocative beers have taken the craft beer world by storm, and how BrewDog have held the record on several occasions for brewing the world's strongest beer.
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