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  1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Aberdeen
  4. Duff House

From Aberdeen: North East of Scotland Coastal Tour

Product ID: 351866
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Discover the beauty of the Scottish coastline with this scenic day trip along the northeastern coast from Aberdeen. Admire the Georgian architecture of Duff House, visit the charming village of Pennan, and explore Scotland's first lighthouse.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the stunning architecture and design of Duff House
  • See some of the exhibitions of the National Gallery of Scotland
  • Explore the inner workings of the first lighthouse in Scotland
  • Breathe the fresh air in one of Scotland’s prettiest coastal villages
Full description
Explore the northeastern coast of Scotland on a day trip from Aberdeen. Travel through Aberdeenshire countryside towards the historic town of Banff, known for its silver work and beautiful architecture.

Stop to explore Duff House and learn about the building’s turbulent history. Visit the exhibition of the Scottish National Gallery on the top floor of the house. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious lunch of freshly-prepared local food at Duff House Café.

The tour will continue along the coastal route, visiting the charming village of Pennan that hugs the rugged cliffs. Wander through this pretty village, before continuing to your next stop in Fraserburgh.

Here you’ll visit the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses, to admire its unique collection of lighthouse memorabilia, lenses, and technology. Enjoy a guided tour of Kinnaird Lighthouse that takes you into the light itself. Walk outside and take in the 360-degree views of the town, harbor, and the North Sea.
Includes
  • 7-hour tour
  • Transportation from Aberdeen
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to Duff house (£9 per person)
  • Entry to the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses (£9 per person)
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet inside the Craftsman Company.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Know before you go
• The tour will take place rain or shine. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing.
• Occasionally due to weather or road conditions it may not be possible to access Pennan.
• There are spiral stairs in Kinnaird Lighthouse and no elevator access.