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In the footsteps of a King...Macbeth in Royal Deeside

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Lumphanan on Royal Deeside is strongly connected with Macbeth, no not the Macbeth that Shakespeare embellished as an evil tyrant, but the real King Macbeth, who ruled Scotland from 1040–1057.  

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Flying High over Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Deeside Gliding Club just outside Aboyne, Royal Deeside has become popular with gliding enthusiasts from across Britain and Europe. Due to the surrounding terrain, its location is fortunate to possess very stable air currents so is renowned for being the foremost Wave soaring site in the British Isles. It is the only gliding airfield in Scotland to have a tarmac runway, of which it has two in parallel, which run east west. With a dedicated parking and picnic area visitors can watch gliders take to the skies and soar on the currents.)  A glider is simply a heavier-than-air aircraft that is supported...

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Horse and Coaches to Horsepower in Royal Deeside

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Known as the oldest village in Royal Deeside, it has a long and illustrious history. For centuries it overlooked one of the most important fords across the River Dee, as it lay on the direct route north from the Cairn O' Mount road.   In 1296, Edward I of England's 35,000 strong army not only crossed the River Dee here they also camped around the village, consuming an entire year's supplies of food and drink in a single day! It was also the most direct drove route for cattle moving from northern Aberdeenshire down to markets further south. However when the Dee was...

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Royal Deeside PassporTour

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Ready for Easter Weekend and launches Saturday at Milton of Crathes and the Family Fun Day and also Sunday at Braemar Castle for their "Shake hands with the past" event.
This easy to use A6 pocket sized, 128 page travel book hopes to assist the visitors and locals alike to uncover iconic Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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