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Visitor Attractions

Mill of Benholm - Community and Visitor Centre

Benholm Mill is an historic watermill, set in an idyllic setting nestling snugly beside the Benholm Burn. The Benholm Mill Trust works with Aberdeenshire Council to provide work experience and training for adults with special needs, in catering, horticulture, furniture restoration, shop and office work.

It is a watermill museum. Explore the millpond riverside walk and enjoy the home cooking in the tearoom or by the riverside waterwheel or amongst the flowers in the cottage garden.

The Mill is just north of Johnshaven on the A92, look for the Millstone. Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 3pm.

For further details visit the Mill of Benholm website.

Macduff Marine Aquarium

Some of the marine life at Macduff Marine AquariumA visit to Macduff Marine Aquarium is also a learning experience - and the aquarium is a particularly valuable resource for schools and universities.



Museum of Scottish Lighthouses

Fraserburgh Lighthouse MuseumDiscover the skill, dedication, science and romance of Scotland's lighthouses. Original lighthouse fully preserved. The largest and best collection of lighthouse equipment in the UK including multi-screen audio-visual presentations. Visit Lighthouse Museum


Grampian Transport Museum

'Bottle Car' at the Grampian Transport MuseumSee various historically important local vehicles, such as the Craigievar Express, a steam powered tricycle built in 1895, the Sentinel Steam Waggon of 1914 and the beautifully restored Cruden Bay Tram. Visit Grampian Transport Museum