Rod, Reel & the River Dee

Fly fishing in the River

The River Dee is the lifeblood of Deeside and runs from high in the Cairngorm mountains to the city of Aberdeen and the North Sea. In the latest episode of the Visit the North East of Scotland podcast,  I am speaking with Debbie Cooper, development and promotions officer for the Dee District Salmon Fishery board […]

Photography in the Aberdeenshire Landscape

Landscape Photography

Taking pictures is something most of us like to do. The cameras on our mobile phones make it easy and accessible, but what makes a good image? In today’s episode of the Visit the North East of Scotland Podcast, I’m speaking with Martin Bennie an Aberdeenshire based Photographer who has a passion for landscape photography.  […]

Working towards a sustainable future

Taking our sustainability efforts to the next level and working toward Green Tourism Accreditation We have always been aware that we should take care to operate our business as responsibly as we can and to look after our environment, not only within the business setting but also in our wider community.  We show visitors to […]

Day trips for the family in Aberdeenshire

Are you looking for something to do with the family? Here are some of our favourites for you to try the next time you are planning a day out.  Most of these sites are open, do double check opening times to make sure.  Also Dunnottar Castle, Edzell Castle & Kildrummy Castle will need to be […]

Staycation in Aberdeenshire

Making the most of vacationing in Aberdeenshire just got easier with the release of a new audio tour app Grampian Escapes Audio Tours app As we start to open up Scotland and we are able to explore a little further, staycationing is likely to remain for many of us this year.  But if you feel […]

Festivals & Events in the North East

Cultural events in Aberdeenshire   In this episode we are speaking with Vivien Rae who has spent years volunteering in groups and on committees providing events in and round the Portsoy area of Aberdeenshire.  We are very lucky to have a wide range of activities and events in the county, and in pre-covid, there was […]

Coastal Villages in Aberdeenshire

Pennan is a tour location on our day trips from Aberdeen

Exploring the coastal route in Aberdeenshire is filled with stops at traditional fishing villages and busy market towns dotted beside the North Sea. We are talking with David McCubbin who is passionate about supporting smaller villages along the North East Coastal Route to become thriving communities for residents and visitors alike. David moved up to […]

Food & Drink Tourism in the North East of Scotland

Cullen home of the Cullen Skink

Discovering Food & Drink in the North East of Scotland Calum Lockerbie- Owner / Guide Food and drink tourism is a growing activity in Aberdeenshire and the North East of Scotland.  Food is a wonderful way to get under the skin of a place and learn more about an area’s culture and people through the […]

Culinary Aberdeenshire

Aberdeen’s culinary prowess Aberdeen is emerging as a foodie destination in Scotland.  Not only is the region a top producer of high quality food & drink but we also have a select few restaurants which are listed or come recommended by the Michelin Guide!  One restaurant which is recommended by the guide is The Rothesay […]

Agriculture & Food and more

Aberdeenshire’s Agriculture and Food production Alasdair Brodie is a Blue Badge Guide for Scotland with a live long passion for Agriculture, Whisky and Highlands Games.  In this episode of our Visit the North East of Scoltand Podcast, Alasdair talks about how Aberdeenshire was transformed from rough grazing land to a very productive agricultural region producing […]