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Victorian Heritage in Royal Deeside

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It is not that unusual for inspiring monarchs to leave their mark on the land where they once ruled. Scottish place names with royal connections abound, and from the Picts, Scots and Vikings right through to modern times different rulers have brought their regal names to the areas of land where they once held sway. Deeside, particularly because of the association of Queen Victoria, simply became known as Royal Deeside. Historical records show that the area has been a favourite holiday destination of the Royal Family ever since Queen Victoria and Prince Albert first visited and fell in love with...

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Myths and Magic in Royal Deeside

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Crathes Castle - Visit Scotland With Halloween all around us this 31st October, our blog reflects on Myth & Magic of the area. Myths and magic are so tightly woven into Scotland's history that it's sometimes impossible to separate reality from legend. Beyond the official histories are the stories that were passed on by word of mouth, of ghosts and witches and curses... Scottish Witch Hunt from the National Library of Scotland Royal Deeside is no different and has had its fair share of tales, too many to retell here. However when witch-hunting mania swept the northeast of Scotland in the late 16th...

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Scottish Highland Gathering Traditions Are Alive & Well in Aberdeenshire

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The Lonach Gathering has the reputation of being Scotland’s friendliest Highland Games and is a celebration of Scottish history, heritage and culture.

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Wander as you please through Royal Deeside in the Cairngorms.

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Royal Deeside an area blessed with its fair share of unspoilt and special landscape. Part situated within the wonderful setting of the Cairngorms National Park and part in the fresh rolling landscapes of Aberdeenshire, the area really has the best of both environments and worlds.

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The Great Outdoors of Royal Deeside in Scotland's Cairngorm National Park

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Scotland has long been celebrated in paintings, verse, prose and song and why not, with such inspiring scenery, it is easy to understand why.   Home & inspiration of many a film - video from Visit Scotland Royal Deeside is no exception to this, as the area is blessed with its fair share of unspoilt and special landscape. Part situated within the wonderful setting of the Cairngorms National Park and part in the fresh rolling landscapes of Aberdeenshire, the area really has the best of both environments and worlds.   The Cairngorms through the seasons captured in video by Wild Media...

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