What’s so stunning about Stonehaven?

With our picturesque harbour, lovely family friendly beaches, amazing castle and historic sites, fantastic walks, woods, open-air swimming pool and independent shops there is something in Stonehaven for everyone. On top of that there are great places to eat, drink and stay, many of which are award-winning. In Stonehaven you can have a day out of the ordinary exploring and making memories. Better still, come for a weekend or make a week of it!

We have some superb annual events for you to experience:-

> our Feein’ Market brings the whole town together in the Market Square with stalls, fund raisers and traditional Scottish Dancing displays

> the Stonehaven Folk Festival attracts visitors and performers from around the world to enjoy the music and laughter in many a pub

> we celebrate our town’s famous son, RW Thompson (inventor of the pneumatic tyre), with a Vintage Car Rally each summer

> the Beer Festival is one of Scotland’s largest - over 3 days you can sample more than 120 different beers, listen to live music and soak up the atmosphere

> the spectacularly unique Hogmanay Fireball Ceremony sees fireball swingers parade up and down the High Street in the historic old town to welcome in the New Year at midnight and culminates in a stunning firework display over the Harbour

Easily accessible by rail or road and only a half hour car trip from Aberdeen International Airport, experience Stunning Stonehaven – you’ll fall in love with it too. Share your experiences using the hashtag #stunningstonehaven on Instagram.

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