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Aberdeenshire LarderButcher's shop open Monday to Saturday to retail and business customers. Staples like beef and chicken plus locally sourced wild Scottish venison and game. Home delivery service using our own refrigerated van fleet to guarantee freshness.Butchers to the public & businesses. Refrigerated deliveries.Shopping. Takeaway. Delivery.Sandwiches, Sweeties, Juice, Pop, Soft Drinks 
Bare - Zero Waste LivingA wide range of refillable whole foods, household goods and ethically-sourced products, avoiding the unnecessary waste of single use plastics. Environmentally friendly,Eco-friendly grocer using  refillable containers.ShoppingSustainable.
Best WishesCards, gifts, stationery and decorative glassware for all occasions. Famous brand pens and refills. Diaries, address books and notebooks.Cards, gifts, stationery and decorative goods.Shopping
Better Read BooksStationery and gifts. Diaries and notebooks. And a large collection of used books. Secondhand but all well cared for. New & used books plus gifts & stationery.Shopping
British Red CrossCharity shop staffed by volunteers, where you'll find vintage clothes, bestselling books and budget-priced furniture, ornaments and glassware. Donations and purchases help us support people in crisis around the world.Charity Shop.Shopping.
Charity.
Carbri CuriosAntiques, retro and collectables emporium with vintage toys, cameras, books, new and secondhand jewellery. Many examples of modern and antique furniture. A real Curiosity Shop.Antiques & CuriosShopping.
CatwalkersLadies' and gentlemen's fashion for day time or evenings. Buy or hire wedding outfits and kilts for that special occassion.Ladies' and Gents' fashion including kilts and wedding outfits. ShoppingShoes, Boots, Footwear, Clothing, Rainwear, Jumpers, Tops, Suits, Skirts, Dresses, Trousers, Scarf, Fashion, Style, Accessories.
Dress You UpStylish branded and bespoke women's clothing and accessories in a boutique right in the centre of town.Stylish branded and bespoke women's clothing.ShoppingClothing, Rainwear, Jumpers, Tops, Suits, Skirts, Dresses, Trousers, Scarf, Fashion, Style, Accessories.
Elegant BloomsFresh flowers, modern and traditional flower arrangements for all occasions.
FloristShopping.
Ellon Fish ShopQuality fresh fish available daily within four hours of the morning auctions. Shellfish and smoked products available from your local experts.Quality fresh fish, shellfish and smoked products.Shopping.
Ellon Indoor MarketThe biggest emporium of its kind in the area, this shop has everything you need for your home, car and garden. We lead the way in unique styles for home interiors with an extensive range of antiques and furniture - old, new and retro. Our garden range covers every season. Our services don't stop there, check out the tools and hardware, pet and car care departments, they make cleaning your car and DIY tasks around the house a breeze. Used curios of all kinds.Large emporium with everything from antiques to chocolates. Deliveries, too.Shopping. Delivery.Bedding, Bookshop, Bird Seed, Clothing, Logs, Kindling, Screws, Nails, Glue, Used, Repurposed, Gifts, Stationery, Furnishings, Furniture, Watches, Jewellery, Accessories, Sweeties, Juice, Pop, Toys, Arts, Crafts, Automotive, Car, Celebration, Computers, Electrical, Audio Glassware, Home Improvement. Recycling. Recycle.
Ellon Whisky ShopA range of specialist whisky and gin always available.Specialist whisky, gin and more.ShoppingSpirits.
Farmers MarketEllon Farmers Market is held monthly from March to December and features produce and crafts sourced and created in the North East of Scotland with a focus on local quality. Regulars offer fresh vegetables, meat, cheeses, honey, new stalls monthlyMonthly market of produce and crafts from the North East.Shopping. Things to Do. Event.Sustainable.
Floral RequestA wide selection of floral displays and gifts always available with delivery to most of North Aberdeenshire including Ellon, Balmedie, Newburgh, Cruden Bay, Hatton, Maud, New Deer, Auchnagatt, Ythanbank, Methlick, Fyvie, Barthol Chapel, Oldmeldrum, Udny, Pitmedden, Tarves, Inverurie, Rothienorman, Kemnay, Kintore, Insch, Turriff and Huntly.Florist.Shopping
Frasers of EllonTwo floors of furniture, flooring & curtains. Lounge & Dining Furniture, Vinyl, Karndean, Amtico, Laminates & Real Wood Flooring, carpets and rugs. Get expert advice when you need it and our own skilled team of fitters who can install everything we sell. We offer a full made to measure service for curtains & blinds and our bedroom furniture & beds are extremely well priced.Large furniture, flooring and curtain store. Delivery & installaton.Shopping, Delivery.Design, Home Furnishings, Furniture, Carpets, Flooring.
Greens of EllonLarge convenience store and butcher offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, refillable wholefoods, snacks and household goods. Famous in-store deli and butchery with local produce.Minimarket with famous in-store deli and butchery.Shopping. Delivery.Cards, Supermarket. Stationery, Newsagents, Newspaper, Magazine, Sweeties, Juice, Pop, Supermarket, Lottery.
Hey SweetieAll the best sweeties and ice cream flavours, solid or whippy, in tubs and cones to takeaway.Ice cream and sweetie shop TakeawaySoft Drinks, Juice, Pop
Delicious Sandwich & TakeawayTakeaway and cafe. Freshly prepared food, tea and coffee. Made to order sandwiches, paninis, toasties and soup, daily specials and tasty home bakes and cupcakes for your sweet tooth.
Takeaway and cafe with freshly prepared hot & cold food & drinks.Eating Out. Takeaway. Delivery.Soft Drinks.
Howdens Joinery EllonOver 70 inspirational kitchen designs, accessories, worktops, handles, sinks, taps, flooring, doors, piping and a wide range of Lamona appliances exclusive to Howdens.Kitchen and accessory supplies. Design service.Service. Delivery.Design, Bathrooms, Screws, Nails, Glue
Ice DreamsTakeaway and cafe, there's a great range of paninis, wraps, sandwiches, ice cream, cakes and other desserts, washed down with teas, coffees and cold drinks. Takeaway and cafe with freshly prepared hot & cold food & drinks.Eating Out. Takeaway.Soft Drinks. Cupcakes.
J&K ShoesFamily-run footwear store for adults and kids. Casual wear, special occasions, sports shoes, boots and slippers. And we'll use our 25 years of experience to fit your children's shoes properly.Footwear store for adults & kids.Shopping.Trainers.
John Ross ChemistSupport your health and wellbeing with prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice, minor ailment diagnosis and treatment and help with chronic conditions like COPD and asthma.Full service chemist & shop.Service, Shopping,
Health & Wellbeing. Delivery.
Perfume, Toiletries, Soap, Medicines, Shampoo
John Willox Kitchen DesignKitchen design, supply and fitting. At our kitchen showroom in Ellon, you'll find a wide range of kitchen styles on display, brands to suit every pocket and knowledgeable staff to help you realise your ideas.Kitchen design, supply and fitting.Service. Delivery.Paints.
JRD Home and GardenThe home & garden superstore with everything. A huge range of quality and affordable products from over 1000 leading brands. A great place to browse uninterrupted, seek advice from our knowledgeable staff - or think things over in Broomies takeaway and cafe.Home, Garden & DIY Centre with Cafe.ShoppingPaint, Wallpaper, Car Care, Garden Centre, Plants, Pets, Seed, DIY, Tools, Equipment, Wood, Screws, Nails, Glue, Footwear, Gifts, Cards, Stationery, Sweeties, Juice, Pop, Toys, Automotive, Car, Gift, Glassware, Home Improvement, Eating Out, Coffee Shop, Bar, Restaurant, Sandwiches,
Jules Healing GemsCrystals, gems, giftware, incense, essential oils and books. We also have a therapy room offering a range of holistic treatments such as crystal healing, reiki, reflexology, massage, rune stone readings and all kinds of classes. An oasis of spiritual calm.Crystals, gifts & holistic therapy room.Shopping, Health, Well-being.
K & C JewellersStylish collections of jewellery, watches, clocks and giftware always available. Repairs and battery fitting available plus antique and collectable timepieces.Jewellery & timepieces plus repairsShopping, Service
Key n EdgeKey cutting, engraving and picture framing.Key cutting, engraving and framing.Service
Lawrence MilneWe've supplied the full range of painting and decorating services and products to domestic and commercial customers throughout the Grampian area for 80 years. Ames taping, coving, wallpapering, internal and external painting. In store, you can buy paints and wallpaper and our friendly, experienced staff will help you with colour and technical advice.Paints, paper, painting and decorating.Shopping, Service.
McColls - Bridge St.Convenience store selling newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, sweeties, beer, wine, spirits, groceries, bread, snacks and toys.Convenience store and newsagentShopping, Lottery.
McColls - MeiklemillSmall supermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, refillable wholefoods, snacks and household goods. Large free car park.Convenience store and newsagentShopping, Lottery.
Mel's Custom FrocksDressmaking for casual and special occassions. Brides, bridesmaids, mothers and flower girls. Prom dresses, communion outfits and hand-made tote bags. Alterations to men's and women's clothes, bespoke or off the peg. Dressmaking & alterations for casual & special occassionsService
MyriadA showcase for unique gifts from local independent makers and the best place to buy crafting supplies in Ellon.Unique gifts from local makers plus craft supplies.Shopping
NewArc Charity ShopCharity shop staffed by volunteers, where you'll find vintage clothes and bestselling books. Donations and purchases help us rescue pets and wildlife from around Ellon and support their adoption or release.Animal Welfare Charity Shop ShoppingGlassware, Giftware, Retro, Curios, Secondhand.
Paperdoll PhotographyRelaxed, professional studio in the heart of Ellon offering wedding, birthday and special occassion photography, commercial assignments and studio portraits of families and pets. Professional studio plus location work.Service
Rowlands ChemistSupport your health and wellbeing with prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice, minor ailment diagnosis and treatment and help with chronic conditions like COPD and asthma.Full service chemist & shop.Service, Shopping. Health & Wellbeing. Delivery.Perfume, Toiletries, Soap, Medicines, Shampoo
Unique Elements for KidsBaby and children's wear from 0-14 years. Our boutique offers you quality children's apparel at sensible prices, without the sameness of high street chains. Stylish and comfortable, not just the latest fashion.
Boutique children's wear at reasonable prices.Shopping.
Ythan BakeryOpens early for a wide range of high quality takeaway breakfast butties, sandwiches, pies, lunches, teas and coffees as well as freshly baked bread and cakes.Bread, cakes, hot & cold snacks and drinks. Shopping.Groceries, Juice, Pop, Milk.
Aberdeenshire LeasingOur 20 years experience in rental property management, maintenance and repair and local knowledge of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, we offer expert advice and provide landlords with professional, friendly service at a great price.Rental property management, maintenance & repairService
Aberdein and ConsidineEstate and letting agents, lawyers, and independent financial advisers to thousands of private and commercial clients, we provide the full range of services you need across the property, legal and financial sectors.Estate & leasing agents with legal and financial advisors.Service
Al's BarberA traditional barbershop with highly experienced staff who can tame the most unruly hair and beards. Men also welcome.Traditional barbershop.Service, Looking Good.Men's, Salon, Hairdresser.
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI)NHS Grampian major hospital with the full range of care and support and a large A&EMain NHS Grampian hospital.Service. Health & Wellbeing
Artisan HairdresserFresh and exciting unisex hair salon in the heart of Ellon offering simple trims to complex 'dos for special occassions. Ask for your favourite stylist.Unisex Hairdresser.Service.Looking Good, Barber, Beauty Salon, Eyebrows, Hair Salon, Hairdresser, Electrolysis.
Bain Henry ReidOur service is personal to all our clients, whatever their size, and we ensure that every client maintains personal contact with the partner dealing with their affairs. And our network of independent chartered accountants enables us to draw on resources and specialist assistance both nationwide and overseas.Accountancy, book-keeping, consultancy and advice.Service.
Blue Haven Hair & BeautyFor 30 years our exclusive salon experience has served the men, women and children of Ellon. We'll be happy just to trim your hair, or get your hair, make-up and nails ready for the catwalk using only professional products.
Hairdressing and Beauty SalonService.Looking Good, Barber, Beauty Salon, Eyebrows, Hair Salon, Hairdresser, Electrolysis.
Body Logic TherapiesFully qualified in Sports, Advanced Remedial, Remedial, Swedish massages, Reflexology, Oncology. No Hands Massage, Indian Head, Ear Candling and Events Massage. Medical Acupuncture & Kinesio Taping. Sports Injuries. SMTO, CNHC, STO Registered.Qualified in numerous treatments and massage styles. Sports injuries a speciality.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Bonkers Art Tattoo & PiercingRealize your dreams in ink. If you've got a great idea, we can draw it. If not we can help you design it. Together we will create an original piece. Bonkers Art is a combination of professionalism, experience and a relaxed atmosphere.Original designs from your ideas or ours.Service.
Castlepark GarageReliable and affordable MOT testing in Ellon. Simple, hassle free, expert diesel and petrol car servicing and tyre fitting.MOT tests, servicing & tyre fitting.Service.
Cinnamon FringeFrom a light trim to a full hair, make-up and nails makeover, our hairdressing salon has served Ellon since 2003.Hairdressing & Beauty SalonService.Looking Good, Barber, Beauty Salon, Eyebrows, Hair Salon, Hairdresser, Electrolysis.
City Financial ServicesSound, independent advice on the full spectrum of financial products and services available to both the consumer and the business owner Flexible service targeted at the specific financial requirements of your individual lifestyles or businesses.Independent advice on financial products and services.Service.
CrimestoppersCharitable trust that helps prevent and solve crimes. The scheme allows you to give information anonymously about crimes that affect you and your local community.Give information anonymously about crimesCharity.
Service.
Duncan & Todd Opticians/Hearing SpecialistsOur qualified opticians deliver first-class eyecare backed by a large range of men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses.Men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Ellon Car ClinicReliable and affordable MOT testing in Ellon. Simple, hassle free expert diesel and petrol car servicing, tyre fitting and repairs. Best prices around. ECC.MOT tests, servicing, repairs & tyre fitting.Service. Pick up. Delivery.
Ellon Community CampusYou'll find swimming and trainer pools, large and small sports halls, outdoor courts and meeting rooms. The campus houses the Community Centre and Ellon Academy. The campus also plays host to most of the local Community Councils.
Our car park is large and free to use.
Sports centre with pools and communal rooms.Service. Health & Wellbeing. Education.
Balmacassie House Bed & BreakfastLocal, comfortable and friendly Bed & Breakfast on the edge of Ellon. This is an old farmhouse built in 1895 with spacious rooms and welcoming atmosphere.Accommodation.Service.
Accommodation.
Ellon Community Dental ClinicNHS dentist for healthy teeth and gums without the cost. NHS Dentist.Service. Health & Wellbeing
Ellon Community Resilience GroupWe are group of volunteers the first members of which are shown below. You can contact us using the email below (see footer). If you prefer to have a wee chat, feel free to call any of us using the numbers below. In addition we engage with the specialists in Aberdeenshire Council.

Others organisations working with us and who directly help and provide support and guidance includes Ellon Community Council, Grampian Emergency Planning and Scottish Flood Forum.
Charity.








Ellon CyclesServicing and repairing all makes of bicycles for customers in Aberdeenshire, we carry a large range of new parts and accessories to keep your bike safe and road worthy. Established in 2003 by a founder member of Ellon Cycle Club.Servicing and repairing all makes of bicycles. Spares available.Service
Ellon Foot ClinicPodiatry & chiropody practice based in Ellon, AberdeenshirePodiatry & chiropody practice.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Ellon LibraryPublic library offering internet access as well as books, a well stocked local history room, cultural and learning events and stories and play for the children.Books, internet access, local history and kids' groups.Service. History.
Ellon Medical GroupFully equiped health centre where doctors and nurses deliver testing, diagnosis, prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice and help. Wheelchair access in all waiting and consulting rooms and disabled toilet facilities and wheelchair available at reception. There's a hearing loop reception desk and disabled parking spaces nearest the entrance.Health Centre. Testing, diagnosis, prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice and help.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Ellon Parish Church of ScotlandEllon Parish Church of Scotland is the parish church for the beautiful town of Ellon and its surrounding countryside. 
Place of WorshipWorship. History.
Catholic Parish Church of Our Lady and St. John the BaptistWe are a Roman Catholic Church providing Clergy services for the community of Ellon, Aberdeenshire.
Place of WorshipWorship
City Church EllonWe warmly welcome anyone and everyone. Our hope for Ellon – and surrounding areas is for you to come as you are, come and try church.
Place of WorshipWorship
Ellon Baptist ChurchWe are an evangelical, Bible-believing church located in Ellon, north of Aberdeen. We would love you to come and worship with us on Sunday. 
Place of WorshipWorship
Ellon Main Post OfficeCentral depot for posting, delivery and collecton of letters and parcels. Large parcels handled.Central depot for large parcels and collections.Service.
Ellon Post Office, Market StreetPosting letters and parcels, purchase of stamps and Royal Mail services, newspapers and statonery.Sub Post OfficeService.
Ellon Post Office, EsslemontPosting of letters and parcels, purchase of stamps and Royal Mail services, newspapers and statonery.Sub Post OfficeService.
Ellon TimberBuilding supplies including tools and materials like wood, metal and plastics. Plant and machinery hire. Joinery services.Building materials, tools plus machinery hire and joinery services.Shopping.
Service.
Face RenewA range of professional, branded skin analysis and a choice of invasive or non-invasive treatments. Anti-aging, dermal fillers, wrinkle reduction, sweat reduction, cryo-treatments, microdemabrasion, dermaplaning, chemical peel and plasma tightening.
Professional, branded skin analysis with invasive or non-invasive treatments. Service. Health & Wellbeing. Looking Good.
Glenythan Vet GroupDedicated vets, nurses and support staff ensure you and your pet receive the best possible care and attention at all times. Appointments throughout the day at both our branches or house visits when needed. Vets are on call at all times.Veterinary care appointments available in branch or at home.Service.
Gray & GrayOur team of legal and property professionals deal with criminal, family and civil cases, help with contracts and wills and deliver the complete set of estate agency services from valuation and marketing through to negotiation and sale.Estate agents with legal professionals who handle criminal, family and civil cases, contracts and wills.Service
Jenny Gray MakeupBridal, special occasions, parties, fashion, photography and editorial makeup, including TV, special effects, and halloween - all using cruelty-free products.Make up for any occassion, photo shoots, TV and special effects.Service. Looking Good.
Bankford AirBnBSemi-detached, 200 year old property. We've one ensuite double bedroom and tea and coffee facilities available. Situated in the heart of Ellon, we're a stone's throw away from the River Ythan with picturesque walks within yards of the house.
Ensuite room with tea & coffee.Accommodation.
Buchan HotelOverlooking the River Ythan, with its famous estuary and excellent fishing beats this family owned hotel, restaurant and 2 bars. in the centre of Ellon offers ensuite rooms, breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals daily.
Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 2 bars serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out.
Phil Anderson Financial ServicesIndependent financial advice across a range of areas including investments, pensions, savings, mortgages and insurance, all individually tailored to our clients' needs and circumstances.

Independent financial advice. Investments, pensions, savings, mortgages and insuranceService





Presbytery of Gordon (Church of Scotland)Find out more about all the churches within the Presbytery.
Place of WorshipWorship
Raeburn Christie Clarke & WallaceOur team of legal and property professionals deal with criminal, family and civil cases, help with contracts and wills and deliver the complete set of estate agency services from valuation and marketing through to negotiation and sale.Estate agents with legal professionals who handle criminal, family and civil cases, contracts and wills.Service
Recreate Signs & GraphicsSigns, banners and vehicle graphics. Bring us your idea and we'll make it work or ask us to design your graphics for you.Signs, banners and vehicle graphics. Our design or yours.Service
REDZ HairdresserHair styling, beauty treatments and tanning. Eyebrow shaping. Threading. Give us a call or drop by to make an appointment.Hair styling and eyebrows, beauty treatments and tanning.Service. Looking Good.
RoguesHairdressing and make-up salon for ladies and gents of all ages.Hairdressing and make-up salon for ladies and gents of all ages.Service. Looking Good.
Hosefield Livery and B&BA family-run bed and breakfast on an equestrian small-holding set in 13 acres of beautiful Aberdeenshire just outside of the historic town of Ellon.Bed and breakfast in 13 acres of smallholding and livery stables.Service. Accommodation.
SafetestSimple and cost-effective safety testing, commercial and domestic, Portable Appliance Testing (PAT), and planned maintenance. Emergency lighting inspections, fire alarm servicing, fire extinguisher servicing and thermographic surveys.Cost-effective safety testing and planned maintenance. Commercial and domestic.
Service
Schoolhill Dental PracticeFully qualified, registered and insured dentists & dental hygienists provide a high standard of care.  Using only professional materials, we offer a range of treatments including implants, restorations, fillings, periodontal (gums), veneers, extractions, root canal work, crowns, bridgework and tooth whitening.Private practice. Implants, root canal work, veneers, fillings, peridontal, restorations, extractions, crowns, bridgework and whitening.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
St. Mary's On The Rock Episcopal Church, Ellon
St. James-the-Less, Cruden Bay
Churches within the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney of the Scottish Episcopal Church.
Place of WorshipWorship. History.
Skin Deep School of Modern MusicTuition in a wide range of musical instruments including drums, guitar and keyboard. We'll even show you how to record your music. And we have great success with the nationally accredited exams.Tuition in drums, guitar, keyboard and recording.Service. Educaton. Arts.
SpecsaversQualified opticians deliver first-class eyecare backed by a large range of men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses. Hearing tests and aids also available.Men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses and hearing tests.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Studio 34 Massage TherapyRemedial, and sports therapy, Swedish massage therapy and deep tissue massage from a qualified masseuse and gym instructor.Remedial, sports therapy, Swedish and deep tissue massage.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
The Therapy RoomAlternative & holistic health service in Ellon. Waxing, tinting, brows & lashes, nails, peels, and anti-aging treatments like cryo, lipo and cellulite breakdown. Heal mind and body with all kinds of massage, candling, hot stones, reflexology and Reiki.Alternative & holistic therapy in Ellon, plus waxing, tinting, brows & lashes, nails, peels, and anti-aging treatments.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Udny SurgeryThe surgery at Udny Station offers testing, diagnosis, prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice and help. We have our own dispensary, really convenient for our rural patients.Doctors' surgery. Testing, diagnosis, prescriptions, vaccinatons, advice and help.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Union Lane GarageReliable, affordable expert diesel and petrol car servicing and tyre fitting, mechanical repairs and bodywork.MOT tests, servicing, tyre fitting, mechanical repairs and bodywork.Service
Ythan Bridge Dental CentreFully qualified, registered and insured dentists & dental hygienists provide a high standard of care. Using only professional materials, we offer a range of treatments including implants, restorations, fillings, periodontal (gums), veneers, extractions, root canal work, crowns, bridgework and tooth whitening.Private practice. Implants, root canal work, veneers, fillings, peridontal, restorations, extractions, crowns, bridgework and whitening.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
Ythan OpticiansQualified opticians deliver first-class eyecare backed by a large range of men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses.Men’s, women’s, kids' and teens' glasses.Service. Health & Wellbeing.
The New InnHistoric coaching inn, built in the centre of Ellon in 1704, overlooking the River Ythan. Enjoy ensuite accommodation in one of our luxury rooms, quality tea, coffee, breakfast, lunch, high tea, snacks, and dinner in the Corn Kist restaurant, 3 bars and a beer garden. There's free wi-fi, free private parking onsite and two large function suites suitable for any occasion. 
Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 3 bars and beer garden serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out. History.
The Station HotelThe Station Hotel has been run as a family business ever since it was built to serve the new railway in 1891. Its 16 refurbished ensuite rooms have TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and telephones. There are 2 bars, and the Arches restaurant serves country fayre made with locally sourced produce. The railway is now the Aberdeen to Banff cycle route, there's a large, free car park and a 150 person function room with event catering onsite.
Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 2 bars serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out. History.
The Smiddy Suite
B&B
Ellon's newest Guesthouse. It's a great place to stay for weekend getaways, attending weddings/parties, visiting Brewdog, and business trips. With its own private entrance and parking, this cosy suite with all modern facilities lies in a quiet, central location by the River Ythan. What more could you want?Modern bed and breakfast by the River Ythan. Private parking.Service. Accommodation.
Beehive Cottage Self CateringBeehive Cottage is a fully equipped two bedroom self catering accomodation sleeping up to five people. We are on the route of the North East 250, overlooking the Sands of Forvie nature reserve and Cotehill Loch and just 2 minutes from the seaside village of Collieston with its harbour, family friendly beach and ice cream cafe.
Fully equipped two bedroom self catering accomodation overlooking the Sands of Forvie.Service. Accommodation.
Little Links Self CateringLittle Links Cottage at Collieston is an original fishing cottage dating back to 1880 with fantastic sea views over the old harbour and family friendly beach.
Lovely sea views over the old harbour and family friendly beach at Collieston.Service. Accommodaton.
By the Bay Bed & BreakfastBy The Bay Bed & Breakfast is a completely new facility, converted from a one hundred-year-old large family house using the finest quality materials and exercising every care to create an exceptionally high standard of accommodation throughout. The proprietors live in the property adjoining and will be available 24/7 to ensure visitor’s needs are completely satisfied.Very high standard large family house. Proprieters available 24/7.Service. Accommodation.
Cruden Bay Bed & BreakfastThe Old Red House is no more than 20 paces from the 2nd fairway of Cruden Bay Golf Club, always in the world's top 100 courses. 3 well-appointed, ensuite rooms offer great views.
3 beautiful ensuite rooms with great views. 20 paces from Cruden Bay golf course.Service. Accommodation.
The Barn at FoveranFreshly ground coffee, speciality teas, homemade cakes and scones and made to order light lunches. Our chefs make everything from scratch using the best of local produce and all food is cooked to order. Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan and most dietary requirements. Fully licensed, we transform into a Bistro with an extensive menu at night. Our Sunday Carvery is served from 1pm to 8pm. Book early.Freshly ground coffee, speciality teas, cold drinks, homemade cakes and scones and made to order hot meals. Fully licensed, becomes a Bistro at night.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
St. Olaf HotelWe overlook the Cruden Bay Golf Course, rated in the top 100 courses in the world, and it’s only a few minutes walk to the spectacular club house. A comfortable and homely dining room and lounge bar serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks with gluten and lactose free options to guests and locals alike. A warm and welcoming public bar includes BT Sport events and there's free WiFi throughout. Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 2 bars serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out.
Aikenshill House Bed & BreakfastThis AA/STB 5 star property just south of Ellon is a premium option for those looking for Bed and Breakfast in the North East. Set in two acres, this spacious and well-appointed guest house affords stunning views over rolling sand dunes and the beautiful Buchan countryside, yet it's just 500m from the Trump International Golf Links and a short drive from MacDonald, Cruden Bay and Newburgh golf clubs, all of which welcome visitors.This spacious 5 star guest house affords stunning views over rolling dunes and beautiful countryside. Only 500m from the Trump Links and a short drive from the Ellon, Cruden Bay and Newburgh clubs.Service. Accommodaton.
Cock and BullThe beautifully appointed Blairton Cottage, situated next to the restaurant has everything you need for a comfy night. Breakfast can be provided in your room, the restaurant or in your own private garden.
Beautifully appointed cottage, beside the restaurant has everything you need for a comfy night. Breakfast in your room, the restaurant or your own private garden.Service. Eating Out. Accommodation.
Brae Cottage Holiday HomeRecently renovated to high spec, sleeps up to 6 in 3 ensuite rooms, Ideal for both holidays and short breaks. Perfect for wedding parties or their guests as we are situated close to many of the North-East's premier wedding venues such as Meldrum House, Haddo House, Fyvie Castle and Thainstone House.
Recently renovated to a high spec, sleeps up to 6 in 3 ensuite rooms, Ideal for holidays, short breaks and wedding parties as we are close to many of the North-East's premier wedding venues.Service. Accommodation.
Newton HouseNewton House is a 7 bedroomed (with ensuite) self catering let in Aberdeenshire. Newly restored, this is the perfect place to spend time with family and friends. 
7 bedroomed (with ensuite) self catering let. Newly restored, the perfect place to spend time with family and friends. Service. Accommodation.
Ythanview HotelThis family run hotel in Methlick has been in the good beer guide since 1999 with a choice of real ales always available. Wines and spirits and a large selection of malt whisky including our own “Lairds”. Restaurant serving home cooked food to suit all tastes and diets. Clean, nicely decorated rooms.
Hotel with restaurant and 2 bars serving food and drinks mid-morning till night.Service. Accomodation. Eating Out.
Newburgh Inn11 high quality bedrooms, all with comfortable hypnos kingsize beds, powerful en-suite showers, large flat screen TVs, free WIFI, free sky movies and more, plus all the other facilities you would expect from a 4* Inn. Our restaurant focuses on wonderful pub-food classics like handmade Scotch beef burgers and locally-landed hand-battered North Sea haddock with homemade chips and mushy peas.  Our Sunday Carvery is a local institution. Local produce is at the heart of the menu, including herbs from our own garden and we're open from breakfast to dinner. Briggies Bar offers over 100 malt whiskies an extensive choice of spirits, 4 cask ales plus a range of craft & draught beers and lagers.Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 2 bars serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out.
Aberdeen Arms HotelOpened in 1810, the welcoming, independent Aberdeen Arms Hotel in Tarves offers 4 comfortable rooms with TV, WiFi and tea and coffee. There's a popular public bar (the only one in the village), a lounge bar and restaurant and a function hall.
We also offer outside catering and a mobile bar for any event or occasion. 
Hotel with all ensuite rooms. Restaurant and 2 bars serve food and drinks morning till night.Service. Accommodation. Eating Out.
Foo Wah Chinese TakeawayPopular carryout offering Chinese and Thai dishes. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Popular carryout offering Chinese and Thai dishes. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Service. Takeaway.
East and WestPopular open kitchen offering Chinese and Thai takeaways. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Popular carryout offering Chinese and Thai dishes. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Service. Takeaway.
Dragon HousePopular carryout offering Chinese and Thai dishes. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Popular carryout offering Chinese and Thai dishes. Good food, plenty of it and great value.Service. Takeaway.
The Coffee Apothecary - EllonThe best in speciality coffees, teas and hearty meals made from local produce alongside delicious cold drinks, home baked cakes and treats. Select from a range of gourmet coffees from across the globe.Coffees from around the world, speciality teas, sandwiches, home bakes and treats alongside delicious hot meals and cold drinks.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Kirk Centre Coffee ShopCoffees, teas, cold drinks, main meals, snacks and desserts. Fine home bakes in a friendly environment surrounded by the work of local artists.Coffees, teas, cold drinks, mains, snacks, desserts and home bakes surrounded by the work of local artists.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Riverview CafeCoffee, tea & ice cream shop located in the middle of Ellon overlooking the River Ythan. Sandwiches, breakfasts and light meals.Coffee, tea & ice cream shop overlooking the River Ythan. Sandwiches, breakfasts and light meals.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
SYMPOSIUM coffee houseCoffees from around the world, speciality teas, sandwiches, home baked cakes and treats alongside delicious hot meals and cold drinks.Coffees from around the world, speciality teas, sandwiches, home bakes and treats alongside delicious hot meals and cold drinks.Service. Takeaway. Delivery. Eating Out.Taskmaster. Wendy. Picky.
Bridge BarTraditional pub serving beers, wines and spirits. Regular screenings of major sporting events.Traditional pub serving beers, wines and spirits. Regular screenings of major sporting events.Service.
The TolboothTraditional pub serving beers, wines and spirits. Regular screenings of major sporting events.Traditional pub serving beers, wines and spirits. Regular screenings of major sporting events.Service.
AldiSupermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, refillable wholefoods, snacks, toys, clothes  and household goods. Large free car park.Supermarket.Shopping.
The Chocolate BarA small café run by an award-winning chocolatier and great staff. Hand-crafted delights made with the finest Belgian chocolate, home bakes, speciality teas and triple filtered coffee. Delicious, natural, fresh produce to take away or enjoy in cosy surroundings.
Hand-crafted delights made with the finest Belgian chocolate, home bakes, speciality teas and triple filtered coffee.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Kilmarnock ArmsIn the heart of Cruden Bay, this 19 bedroom hotel prides itself on locally sourced traditional fayre with a modern twist, made from the best seasonal and local produce. Breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals daily. Close to the world renowned Cruden Bay Golf Club, a picturesque beach, historic harbour and Slains Castle, one of Bram Stoker's inspirations for Dracula.19 bedroom hotel serves locally sourced, traditional fayre with a modern twist. Breakfast, morning coffees, lunch, afternoon tea and evening meals daily. A short walk from Cruden Bay Golf Club, the picturesque beach and historic harbour.Service. Eating Out. Accommodation.
FormartinesSimple seasonal dishes and local artisan foods in a casual restaurant and shop on a woodland estate. Outside, you'll find plenty of free parking, a children's play park and woodland walks. Shop, eat, walk and play.Shop, eat, walk and play. Seasonal dishes and artisan foods in a casual restaurant on Haddo estate.Shopping. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Haddo HouseRegular tours share the 400 year history of the Gordon family at this magnificent Scottish, Palladian-style stately home, featuring a large art collection including 85 James Giles paintings of Aberdeenshire castles. Enjoy the terrace garden or join park rangers for wildlife tours around the extensive grounds. There are visitor centres for the house and park, picnic areas, cafes and a dog park. Photo courtesy of NTS. Shop, eat, walk and play.400 year old Palladian style seat of the Gordon clan. House tours. Art collection, terrace garden, visitor centres for the house and park, picnic areas, cafes and a dog park. Ranger-led wildlife tours in the extensive grounds.Things to See. Takeaway. Eating Out. History.
The Coffee Apothecary - PitmeddenThe best in speciality coffees, teas and hearty meals made from local produce alongside delicious cold drinks, home baked cakes and treats. Select from a range of gourmet coffees from across the globe.Coffees from around the world, speciality teas, sandwiches, home bakes and treats alongside delicious hot meals and cold drinks.Service. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Eat on the GreenHome of the Kilted Chef. Creating good food using only the best local ingredients is at the heart of everything we do. Home of the Kilted Chef, creating great food using only the best local ingredients.Service. Eating Out.
TescoSupermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, refillable wholefoods, snacks, toys, clothes and household goods. Large free car park.Large supermarket with free car park.Shopping.
Murly Tuck CafeBreakfasts, Lunches, Snacks & DelightsBreakfasts, Lunches, Snacks & DelightsService. Takeaway. Eating Out.
Ellon Castle GardensRight in the heart of Ellon, the tranquil Castle Gardens were first set out by Baillie Gordon and completed in 1715. The original castle dates back to the 15th century and, after a long and sometimes bloody history, the gardens and the castle ruins are cared for by a trust which holds open days and events showcasing the progress of this sympathetic restoration.In the heart of Ellon, the tranquil gardens and castle ruins are cared for by a trust which holds open days and events showcasing the progress of this sympathetic restoration.Things to See. History.
IntersportSporting goods and leisurewear retailer selling apparel, footwear, sporting accessories and equipment from many of the world's leading sports brands including Nike, adidas, Under Armour, Speedo, asics, Reebok, New Balance, Skechers, Berghaus and Merrell. Football (soccer), rugby, swimming, boxing, basketball, tennis, badminton, squash, table tennis, snooker/pool, skating, lawn/indoor bowls and cycling all supported for men, women, youths, juniors and infants.
Sporting goods and leisurewear retailer selling apparel, footwear, sporting accessories and equipment from many of the world's leading sports brands for most sports and all ages.Shopping.
Pitmedden GardensHome to both horticultural and artistic delights, the peaceful gardens house colourful parterres with over 30,000 plants, the Museum of Farming Life, waymarked woodland trails, seasonal events celebrating the crops and flowers produced there, the Stables art gallery and outdoor theatre and music through the summer. Home to both horticultural and artistic delights, the peaceful gardens house over 30,000 plants, the Museum of Farming Life and waymarked woodland trails, Seasonal events celebrate the crops and flowers produced here and there's outdoor theatre and music through the summer. The Stables art gallery celebrates local artists.Things to See. Walking. History.
Forvie SandsForvie nature reserve covers over 2000 acres of internationally important coastal habitats between the North Sea and the Ythan estuary and has great walking and cycling routes. Home to a variety of wildlife, Forvie is particularly known for its birds, including the largest breeding colony of eiders in Britain, four species of breeding terns plus wildfowl and waders.2000 acres of internationally important coastal habitats between the North Sea and the Ythan estuary. Great walking and cycling routes. The largest breeding colony of eiders in Britain, four species of breeding terns plus wildfowl and waders.Things to See. Things to Do. Walking.
Collieston Harbour and BeachThe beach at Collieston is well-protected from the elements as it sits inside the harbour. Around this tiny fishing village are cliffs and rocks with well established walks. The Forvie Nature Reserve begins at the edge of the village and runs for 3 miles down the coast to the Ythan Estuary. Originally known for the popular delicacy Collieston Speldings, it is more famous now for leisure activities and wildlife.Sheltered beach in a tiny fishing village set amidst cliffs and rocks with well established walks. The Forvie Nature Reserve begins at the edge of the village and runs for 3 miles down the coast to the Ythan Estuary.Things to See. Things to Do. Walking.
Fishing.
Hackley BayAbout a mile over the dunes from car parks at Forvie and Newburgh, you'll find a beautifully isolated beach which is only accessible on foot or by sea. A great place to picnic or just sit and think - and used occasionally by intrepid kayakers as a snackstop. Bring your own food. Take away your own litter.A beautifully isolated beach which is only accessible on foot or by sea. About a mile over the dunes from car parks at Forvie and Newburgh, Things to See. Things to Do. Walking.
Fishing.
Tolquhon CastleBuilt in the 1580s for William Forbes around the 15th century Preston’s Tower, it still bears traces of the harling that once covered much of the castle. The drum tower sports a newly restored cap house (you’ll need a head for heights) and the courtyard is still used occasionally for military re-enactments. You might even spot the initials of Thomas Leiper, the master mason who built the castle.16th century ruined castle. The drum tower sports a newly restored cap house (you’ll need a head for heights) and the courtyard is still used occasionally for military re-enactments.
Gift shop.
Things to See. History. Shopping.
Tolquhon GalleryOne of the longest established independent galleries in Scotland. Danny and Joan Ross opened the award-winning gallery in rural Aberdeenshire in 1987. They celebrate and promote Scottish art, showing the best emerging artists as well as established modern masters. Several hundred artists are represented by the gallery. All are carefully selected by Danny and Joan, who are always on hand and happy to discuss the work of any artist.Representing several hundred modern masters and emerging artists, Danny and Joan have been delebrating the best in Scottish art since 1987.Things to See. Shopping.
Tarves TombThe Forbes Tomb at Tarves was constructed for Sir William Forbes, laird of the newly-built Tolquhon Castle, in 1589. It was part of an aisle added to the medieval Tarves Kirk. The church and much of the aisle are now long gone, but the tomb still stands largely complete. Of particular interest are the portrait statuettes of Sir William and his wife, Lady Elizabeth. These remarkably lifelike images are as close as you’ll come to meeting a lord and lady of the time.Built for Sir William Forbes, laird of the newly-built Tolquhon Castle, in 1589. It was part of an aisle added to the medieval Tarves Kirk much of it now long gone, but the tomb and its statuettes are still mostly complete.Things to See. History.
Walkmill HideWaulkmill hide is at Bridge of Forvie. Overlooking mudflats where the River Ythan begins to open out into the estuary, it offers great views of the wading birds.Overlooking mudflats where the River Ythan opens out into the estuary at the Bridge of Forvie, the hide offers great views of the wading birds.Things to See.
Newburgh BeachStarting at the mouth of the Ythan, Newburgh Beach lies at the North end of an uninterrupted 12 mile stretch of sand, backed by dunes, links courses, firing ranges and the odd house. Identified as a possible landing target for German forces based in Norway, the dunes are littered with old tank traps and pill boxes, all slowly being swallowed by the sand.Starting at the mouth of the Ythan, Newburgh Beach lies at the North end of an uninterrupted 12 mile stretch of sand, backed by dunes, links courses, firing ranges, the odd house and WWII defences slowly being swallowed by the sand.Things to See.
Things to Do.
Walking.
North East Open StudiosThe North East Open Studios is a not for profit organisation promoting Arts and Crafts in the North East of Scotland. Local artists and crafters open their own studios to the public or exhibit together in shared venues like Haddo House. Trail maps are available from the website. The 2020 event runs from 12th to 20th September. NEOS is a not for profit organisation promoting Arts and Crafts in the North East of Scotland. Local artists and crafters open their own studios to the public or exhibit together in shared venues. Trail maps available.Things to See.
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Cruden Bay Harbour and BeachCruden Bay has around a mile and a half of curving, sandy beach and dunes. Surrounded by cliffs and greenery, the beach has a slight pink hue, probably from the erosion of the red cliffs to the North. Visitors vary with the seasons. Fishermen, sailors, jet-skiers, walkers, wind and kite surfers, day-trippers, paddlers and sandcastle architects. And the beach is a designated bathing water area. The harbour sits at the Northern end, and offers berthing, hardstanding and slipway services. You can even overnight (if "overnight" were a verb) in the car park for a small fee.Around a mile and a half of curving, sandy beach and dunes. Surrounded by cliffs and greenery, the beach and harbour are used by fishermen, sailors, jet-skiers, walkers, wind and kite surfers, day-trippers, paddlers and sandcastle architects.Things to See. Things to Do.
Walking.
Fishing.
Slains CastleSlains Castle today is an unsettling place. It comes as no surprise that this imposing ruin, fronting directly onto cliffs east of Cruden Bay was one of the locations which inspired Bram Stoker in his creation of Dracula. Other distinguished visitors included Samuel Johnson and James Boswell on their tour of the Highlands and Islands. Johnson's description is here, and Boswell's here.An unsettling place, it comes as no surprise that this imposing clifftop ruin was one of the locations which inspired Bram Stoker in his creation of Dracula.Things to See. History.
Old Slains CastleIn 1594, James VI ordered the destruction of the 13th century Slains Castle in return for eighth Earl's support for the Earl of Huntly's rebellion. The ruins of it’s 8ft thick walls are now a scheduled ancient monument, overlooking the sea from a sheer peninsula of rock.The ruins of it’s 8ft thick walls are now a scheduled ancient monument, overlooking the sea from a sheer peninsula of rock.Things to See. History.
Bullers of BuchanA hamlet of cottages overlooks a collapsed sea cave which forms a cylinder of rock around 100 feet deep. An archway in the cliff lets in the sea, and on rough days the sight and sound of the ocean breaking through can be daunting. You'll also see all kinds of seabirds and wildflowers on the cliff tops in season, but be VERY careful: these walks are on high cliffs and there is no fence.Collapsed sea cave which forms a cylinder of rock around 100 feet deep with an archway that lets in the sea. On rough days the sight and sound of the ocean breaking through can be daunting. You'll also see all kinds of seabirds and wildflowers.Things to See.
Fyvie CastleThis 800 year old fortress houses an impressive portrait collection, including works by Raeburn, Batoni, Romney, Gainsborough, Opie, Lawrence and Hoppner, and is home to a host of architectural treasures including the racquets court, bowling alley, ice house, bird hide and even a restored earth closet.An 800 year old fortress with an impressive portrait collection and a host of architectural treasures.Things to See. History.
Ellon CyclesEstablished in 2003, Ellon Cycles specialise in servicing and repairing all makes of bicycles for customers in and around the Ellon and Aberdeenshire area. Ellon Cycles is owned by Graham Ward, an experienced cyclist and founder member of the Ythan Cycle Club. The large range of new parts and accessories will keep your bike on the road in a safe and road worthy condition.Specialists in servicing and repairing all makes of bicycles for customers in and around the Ellon and Aberdeenshire area. Large range of new parts and accessories.Service. Shopping. Things to Do. Cycling.
Formartine & Buchan WayThe route is 40 miles in length from Dyce to Fraserburgh with a 13 mile spur from Maud to Peterhead. The route has been divided into eleven sections, all of which are easily achievable for day trips. Enjoy individual sections or group a few together for a longer adventure. Each route card provides detailed information about the particular section.40 mile route from Dyce to Fraserburgh with a 13 mile spur from Maud to Peterhead. Eleven sections, all easily achievable as day trips. Route cards provide detailed information about each section.Things to Do. Cycling.
Grampian Cycle PartnershipGrampian Cycle Partnership works with local clubs, businesses, the local authorities, government, we work to make cycling safer and easier and to improve both the environment and the health of those who live here.In partnership with local clubs, businesses, the local authorities, government, we work to make cycling safer and easier and to improve both the environment and the health of those who live here.

Things to Do. Cycling.
Sustrans National Cycle NetworkSearch the national cycle network for routes within and through our area.Search the national cycle network for routes within and through our area.Things to Do. Cycling.
Visit Aberdeenshire RoutesWhether you prefer to ride on the road, explore a mountain bike trail or just a leisurely ride away from traffic, get on your bike in Aberdeenshire and venture into our great outdoors.Road routes, mountain bike trails or just leisurely rides away from traffic.Things to Do. Cycling.
Ythan Cycle ClubYthan CC serves the North Aberdeenshire area. The membership of around 140 includes dedicated racers, time trialists, sportive riders, mountainbikers, triathletes, as well as tourists and occasional riders. The Club was founded in 1987 from the ashes of Ellon District Cycle Club, and prides itself on being a friendly organisation dedicated to helping people have fun on bikes whether they race or want to go for a pedal.Friendly organisation with around 140 racers, time trialists, sportive riders, mountainbikers, triathletes, tourists and folks who just like to go for a ride.Things to Do. Cycling.
Haddo House Angling ClubHaddo House Angling Club can offer approximately 6 miles of prime salmon, sea trout & brown trout fishing over 3 beats on the river Ythan. The highest beat, Gight, lies in a beautiful wooded valley with both single and double bank fishing. The Methlick water has southern bank fishing between Waterloo Bridge and Tangland Bridge. Tarves water has southern bank fishing of approx. 3900m from Tangland Bridge downstream. All beats have excellent deep holding pools with faster flowing stretches, this gives the angler a choice of Fly or Spinning, worming is permitted during September and October in high water conditions. Sea Trout and Salmon abundant in season(s). All beats have accessible car parking and Methlick water has 3 fishing shelters.6 miles of prime salmon, sea trout and brown trout fishing over 3 beats on the river Ythan. Things to Do. Fishing.
Haddo Trout FisheryHaddo Fishery is a trout fishery offering fly fishing from row boats set in a beautiful scenic location in Aberdeenshire. Spinning and bait for children by arrangement.Trout fishery offering fly fishing from row boats. Spinning and bait for kids available.Things to Do. Fishing.
Mill of Elrick Fish Farm & Trout FisheryMill of Elrick is stocked with mainly Rainbow Trout and is situated just north of Ellon, Aberdeenshire, in the North East of Scotland. It has excellent facilities catering for beginners, occasional fishers and experienced fly fishermen. This Loch is set up and stocked to encourage beginners and children to take up fishing. It is well stocked with predominantly pound sized rainbow trout and you may bait or fly fish. Stocked with mainly Rainbow Trout, it has excellent facilities for everyone from beginners to experienced bait and fly fishers. Our loch's set up to encourage beginners and children to take up angling.Things to Do. Fishing.
Newburgh Angling ClubThe club has open access to the local waters and boat fishing for sea trout in the estuary. Newburgh Angling club has it's own self maintained boats with engines for use by club members. All boat fishing members have to be trained in the use of small powered craft.We have open access to the local waters and boat fishing for sea trout in the estuary. Our self maintained, powered boats are available to qualified members.Things to Do. Fishing.
The Ythan FisheryNewburgh Fishings is the most famous stretch of the River Ythan and is situated in the estuary. The number and size of the fish caught is impressive. Because it's in the estuary, the angler is not at the mercy of the elements (or sea-sickness), yet the fish are always present and can be caught throughout the summer months whatever the weather. The water is fished both from both banks and in boats, and boats have access to 17 pools.Newburgh Fishings, the Ythan's most famous stretch, is in the estuary so the angler is not at the mercy of the elements, yet the fish are always present and can be caught throughout the season. Fish from either bank or in a boat with access to 17 pools.Things to Do. Fishing.
Cruden Bay Golf ClubA traditional Scottish links golf course, originally designed by Tom Morris of St Andrews and Archie Simpson in 1899 then re-designed in the 1920’s by Tom Simpson and Herbert Fowler. Cruden Bay regularly appears in the list of the world's top 100 courses.World-renowned links course right beside Cruden Bay.Things to Do. Golf.
McDonald Golf ClubMcDonald Golf Club, Ellon is set in the heart of Aberdeenshire countryside, 16 miles north of Aberdeen, this scenic eighteen hole golf course provides a memorable golfing experience for all standards of golfer. The parkland course is named after its benefactor Sir James McDonald who, in 1926, gifted the old woodlands to the people of Ellon. The original nine hole course winds its way through this magnificent forest with its stately trees and beautiful rhododendron bushes. The well established first nine has a natural stream that twists and turns across the course and features on almost every holeScenic course which lies between Ellon and the beautiful countryside which surrounds it.Things to Do. Golf.
Newburgh on Ythan Golf ClubNewburgh-on-Ythan Golf Club is 2 miles north of Trump International Links Scotland, mid-way between Royal Aberdeen and Cruden Bay championship golf clubs, and is situated on the Ythan Estuary, overlooking the North Sea and Sands of Forvie National Nature Reserve.  The club was founded in 1888, and is a challenging par 72 Championship links course that demands accurate golf from tee to green. The clubhouse was opened in 2001 by the 1999 Open Champion Paul Lawrie.Links course on the Ythan Estuary, overlooking the North Sea and Sands of Forvie National Nature Reserve.Things to Do. Golf.
Trump International LinksEmbracing mile after mile of spectacular Aberdeenshire coastline, Scotland's championship links golf course and award-winning five-star resort features fine dining, luxury accommodaton, annual memberships and golf packages for visitors, tuition, spa treatments, clay pigeon shooting, riding on the beach and the Clavis Whisky Bar set against the backdrop of the beautiful McLeod House.Championship links course and award-winning five-star resort. Annual memberships and golf packages for visitors, tuition, spa treatments, clay pigeon shooting, riding on the beach and the Clavis Whisky Bar.Things to Do. Golf...
Farmers MarketMarkets feature fresh, local produce and crafts as well as charity stalls and a local councillor or two holding their surgeries. Where else can you complain about a planning applicaton AND buy freshly caught lobster. 2020 markets fall on 28 March, 25 April, 23 may, 27 June, 25 July, 22 August, 26 September, 24 October, 21 November. The December date is not yet decided.Featuring fresh, local produce, crafts and charity stalls.Event.
Ellon New Year Fireworks DisplayAwaiting Informaton.Event.
Ellon Craft FairOrganised by the Association of Buchan Crafters, there's always a wide variety of hand crafted items and gift ideas suitable for all ages.Organised by the Association of Buchan Crafters, there's always a wide variety of hand crafted items and gift ideas suitable for all ages.Event.
Police Scotland Ellon Open DayMeet local officers at Bridge St. Police Station and hear about the Roads, Police Dog, Operatonal Support and Dive and Marine Units. Tour the station and see inside the cells. Have your fingerprints and mug shots taken and shared with Interpol - just in case!!! Combine trips to the fire and police stations, just a short walk from one another for double the fun.Meet local officers at Bridge St. Police Station and hear about the Roads, Police Dog, Operatonal Support and Dive and Marine Units. Tour the station and see inside the cells. Have your fingerprints and mug shots taken and shared with Interpol - just in case!!!  Combine trips to the fire and police stations, just a short walk from one another for double the fun.Event.
Ellon Fire & Rescue Open DayCome along to a fun, family friendly open day! See the fire engines and chat to the firefighters while raising money for charity. Double the fun by combining trips to the fire station and police station, just a short walk from one another.See the fire engines and chat to the firefighters raising money for charity. Double the fun by combining trips to the fire station and police station, just a short walk from one another.Event.
Ellon GalaOrganised by the Round Table, there are fun fairs, live music and a DJ, a BBQ, a fully stocked bar, bouncy castles, ice cream, strawberries and cream, 5-a-side football, netball, games, charity stalls and craft stalls. The Gala opens with a Pipe Band and features performances by the Louise McDonald Highland Dancers and the Roselyn Howard Dance School.Fun fairs, live music and a DJ, a BBQ, a fully stocked bar, bouncy castles, ice cream, strawberries and cream, 5-a-side football, netball, games, charity stalls and craft stalls, a pipe band and Highland dancers.Event.
Ellon Flower ShowEnjoy the scents of summer and marvel at the massive marrows at Ellon's annual display of flowers, fruit & veg and the best of baking and handicrafts, jam & wine. And let's not forget our talented young people displaying their arts & crafts!Enjoy the scents of summer and marvel at the massive marrows at Ellon's annual display of flowers, fruit & veg and the best of baking and handicrafts, jam & wine. And let's not forget our talented young people displaying their own arts & crafts.Event.
Ellon Pedal Car RaceCycle races, a pipe band, a procession of vehicles and lots of stalls provide the backdrop to the world's most thrilling road race. A street race like no other: think Monaco meets The Fast and the Furious meets Blue Peter. Lovingly crafted pedal cars compete in all kinds of categories. There are prizes, there are trophies, but these adrenalin junkies do it for the speed.Cycle races, a pipe band, a procession of vehicles and lots of stalls provide the backdrop to the world's most thrilling road race. A street race like no other: think Monaco meets The Fast and the Furious meets Blue Peter. Lovingly crafted pedal cars compete in all kinds of categories. There are prizes, there are trophies, but these adrenalin junkies do it for the speed.Event.
Haddo Classic & Custom Bike ShowEnjoy live music and a range of local produce when our rebels without a cause shatter the tranquility at Haddo House with the sound of thumpers, twins and the odd Beetle engine shoehorned into a trike.Enjoy live music and a range of local produce stalls as our rebels without a cause disturb the peace at Haddo with the sound of thumpers, twins and the odd Beetle engine shoehorned into a trike.Event.
Middleton Trust Fun RunsFrom Primary Kids to Veterans, the Fun Runs offer events for the whole family, from 600 metres to the strictly refereed 5k and 10k competitions. Chase that personal best or run with a team for an aggregate time.From Primary Kids to Veterans, the Fun Runs offer events for the whole family, from 600 metres to the strictly refereed 5k and 10k competitions.Event.
Ellon Round Table Bonfire NightEllon Round Table cordially invites you to attend their bonfire and fireworks night. You'll find a funfair, the famous BBQ, stalls and entertainment in Gordon Park Nursery. Proceeds from the whole event are split between staging the next one and local charities.At the bonfire and fireworks night you'll find a funfair, the famous BBQ, stalls and entertainment in Gordon Park Nursery. Charity event.Event. Charity.
Ellon Christmas Parade & LightsFestivities start at 10am and feature a variety of entertainments: a fire performance; Santa’s grotto; local music groups; a Christmas craft fair; charity stalls; the lights switch on and parade and closes with a fireworks show at 5pm.
Festivities start at 10am and end with a fireworks show at 5pm. Santa’s grotto; fire performance; local music groups; Christmas craft fair; charity stalls; the lights switch on and a parade. Event.
Ellon Advent Shop WindowsAwaiting InformatonEvent.
Ellon Community CouncilECCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Foveran Community CouncilFCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Methlick Community CouncilMCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Slains & Collieston Community CouncilS&CCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Tarves Community CouncilTCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Udny Community Council
UCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Ythan Community CouncilYCCCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Local CouncillorsWho are they and whom do they represent?Council.Service.Local democracy.
Council OfficesContact detailsCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Community EmpowermentWant to know how to get involved, asset transfers? CouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Ellon information - facts & figuresCouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Ellon leisure, sports & cultureCouncilCouncil.ServiceLocal democracy.
Planning ApplicationsCouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Recycling & refuse collectionCouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Roads & travelCouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Council road faultsCouncilCouncil.Service.Local democracy.
Ellon TaxisTerion Taxis (01358 720556) and Central Taxis (01358 800800) have premises on Market St, and Ellon Taxis (01358 725888) can be found at the Business Centre on Hospital Rd. There are also several well-established, reputable companies operating from home. Type "Ellon Taxis" in your Google search bar for a full list with map.Terion Taxis (01358 720556) and Central Taxis (01358 800800) have premises on Market St, and Ellon Taxis (01358 725888) can be found at the Business Centre on Hospital Rd. Type "Ellon Taxis" in your Google search bar for more options.Service.
The Paper Shoppe Station RoadConvenience store selling newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, sweeties, beer, wine, spirits, groceries, bread, snacks and toys.Convenience store, and newsagent.Shopping.Lottery.
CoopSmall supermarket and convenience store offering fresh and packaged goods, beer, wines, spirits, groceries, baked goods, meat, fish, refillable wholefoods, snacks and household goods. Large free car park.Minimarket with Sub Post Office.Shopping.
DogtapFamily pub on the Brewdog site serving up the freshest beer straight from the brewery with snacks and meals. Nice dogs allowed and kids catered for.Family pub on the Brewdog site. The freshest beer straight from the brewery with snacks and meals. Nice dogs allowed. Kids welcome.Takeaway. Eating Out.
Brewdog BreweryEllon is home to a truly state-of-the-art brewery. It's one of the most technologically advanced in the world where we strive constantly to challenge people’s preconceptions about what beer is and how it can taste. Ellon is also home to our Overworks Brewery - dedicated to sour beer, which is served on handpump in the Dogtap pub.One of the most advanced breweries on earth. We challenge people’s ideas of what beer is and how it can taste. It's also home to our Overworks Brewery - dedicated to sour beer, served on handpump in the Dogtap pub.Things to See.
Ellon Technical ServicesRepairs to desktops, laptops and printers. Wifi set up. Computer sales. Training. Network Cabling. We will install any new items.Computer, network and WiFi sales and installation. Desktop, laptop and printer repairs. Training.Service.
Smithfield of Ythanbank.In the heart of rural Aberdeenshire, Smithfield B&B is positioned on the edge of the small hamlet of Ythanbank, nestled in the valley of the River Ythan. Just 10 minutes from Ellon & Methlick, and 30 minutes from Aberdeen & Peterhead, Smithfield provides an ideal base from which to explore the treasures of the North East of Scotland.
Set in the peaceful, secluded countryside of the Ythan Valley, this quality B&B is the 200 year old home of the Thomas-Wright family, who offer a warm and friendly welcome.
Guests are welcome to relax in the south-facing sitting room, listen to music, and enjoy books from the wide and eclectic collection.
Smithfield's guest rooms comprise a spacious &
elegantly furnished double room, with en-suite shower room, on the ground floor; and a tastefully furnished, single room, with separate, private bathroom on the first floor. Both rooms have their own tea & coffee making facilities,
and they enjoy views over the garden and the rolling countryside beyond.
Previous guests have complimented their hosts on the hospitable & friendly welcome, the tasty organic breakfasts tailored to individual tastes, and the tranquil location; all of which have led to very comfortable and relaxing visits.
On the edge of the rural hamlet of Ythanbank in the Ythan Valley, our 200 year old home has 2 ensuite guest rooms and offers a warm and friendly welcome.Service. Accommodation.
Pitmedden Garden Art ExhibitionNow in its 19th year, the exhibition supports local talent showcasing their work in the Old Stables. This year we are delighted to be exhibiting the artwork of two local artists Annie Grant and Catriona Yates. Our Art Exhibition will run from Saturday 28 March to Monday 2 November 2020.Showcasing the work of local artists from March to November.Things to See.
Nazma TandooriRestaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Indian restaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Takeaway. Delivery. Eating Out.
NosheenRestaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Indian restaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Takeaway. Delivery. Eating Out.
Ambal'sRestaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Indian restaurant and carryout offering dishes from around the Indian subcontinent. Great food and plenty of it. Phone orders and local delivery available.Takeaway. Eating Out.
MarmarisPizzas, kebabs, burgers and all your fast food favourites - but cooked fresh in an open kitchen. Phone orders and local delivery available.Pizzas, kebabs, burgers and all your fast food favourites - but cooked fresh in an open kitchen. Phone orders and local delivery available.Takeaway. Delivery.
Meat MonstersAuthentic smokehouse and BBQ offering phone orders, click and collect and local delivery. 100% compostable takeaway packaging and a local supplier first policy.
Authentic smokehouse and BBQ offering phone orders, click and collect and local delivery. 100% compostable takeaway packaging and a local supplier first policy.Takeaway. Delivery.
Prop of YthsieIt's pronounced "icy" and it's a folly built in honour of George Hamilton Gordon, the Fourth Earl of Aberdeen, owner of Haddo House, Prime Minister during the Crimean War and reputedly the man who persuaded Queen Victoria to purchase the Balmoral Estate during a visit to Haddo. The Prop was raised in 1861 thanks to subscriptions raised by the tenants of the Haddo Estate. There are 92 steps to the castellated top, which offers extensive views of the surrounding countryside and villages.Things to See. Walking. History.
Gight WoodAn ancient, broadleaved woodland beside the Ythan, near Methlick and Haddo, is home to badgers, brown hares, foxes and red squirrels.Ancient, broadleaved woodland beside the Ythan, near Methlick and Haddo. Home to badgers, brown hares, foxes and red squirrels.
Alba House B&BAward winning, family run Bed & Breakfast in the picturesque village of Udny Green in Aberdeenshire. With recently decorated modern en-suite rooms all guests have access to Wifi and Sky TV.Award winning B&B with modern ensuite rooms, WiFi & Sky.
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