Photo courtesy of Ellon Castle Gardens

Aberdeenshire Council has an extensive website, but we've picked out some of the most requested shortcuts so that you can get straight to what you need to know.

Aberdeenshire Council

Links below are provided for ease of reference:-
Area Offices and Contact Details - if you're going to complain, make sure you're talking to the right people.
Community Empowerment - want to know how to get involved or how to do asset transfers?
Council Tax - everything you ever wanted to know about council tax is here
Facts, figures and information about Ellon - check out the data the council collects on your behalf to help make decisions about Ellon.
Leisure, Sports and Culture - from swimming pools to Shakespeare - your route to recreation starts here.
Planning Applications - access the applications AND share your views where they count. Don't be shy.
Recycling-what bins to put out and when plus recycling centre opening times and rules.
Roads and Travel-check for roadworks and view gritting routes in your area.
Road Faults-report potholes, faulty street lights and zombies or request salt pile top-ups. Just be ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN before you report zombies.

Community Councils

Click on the photo to find out more about Community Councils and which one belongs to you or click on a link below to go straight to the CC of your choice. Remember, these people want to look after your interests and do it for free, so be gentle.
Foveran CC
Methlick CC
Slains & Collieston CC
Tarves CC
Udny CC
Ythan CC


Here you'll find the local councillors for our area.

Ellon Academy

Ellon's modern, well equipped community campus includes the Academy for 11 to 18 year olds and beyond.

Ellon Advice Bureau

Gordon Rural Action provides free, impartial and confidential advice to the people of Ellon, Huntly and Inverurie and their rural heartlands.

Ellon Library

Public library offering internet access as well as books, a well stocked local history room, cultural and learning events and stories and play for children.

St. Mary's On The Rock Ellon Resource centre

Churches and centres of worship within the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney of the Scottish Episcopal Church

Ellon Swimming Pool

The indoor 25m and training pools are at the heart of campus facilities, which include multiple sports halls and outdoor courts - used by both the Academy and the people of Ellon.

Contact Us

We are a voluntary virtual team. Please contact us using the email below.


Email: visitellon@gmail.com


Aberdeenshire Council
Ythan Community Council 
Visit Aberdeenshire

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