Peterhead is located at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland, approximately 30 miles north of Aberdeen. It is the largest town in Aberdeenshire with the largest white fishing port in Europe. With a lot of local attractions and never ending daylight, Peterhead is a great place to stay.
Explore some of the best Aberdeenshire attractions:
- Arbuthnot Museum In one of the oldest musuems in Aberdeenshire you can admire massive collection of Peterhead's photoghraphy, Inuit artifacts, arctic animals and regularly changing temporary exhibitions.
- Fraserburgh Heritage Centre is an award winning museum run by local volunteers. Located 18 miles away from Peterhead
- Slains Castle is a ruined castle near Cruden Bay in Aberdeenshire overlooking the North Sea. Located only 8 miles south of Peterhead. The Castle has been an inspiration for famous gothic horror novel 'Dracula' by Bram Stroker. This very unique attraction has been left to nature, so visiting and exploring it is free. You can walk around its corridords, gardens, enter rooms, kitchens and library
Peterhead is home to Peterhead Football Club, but has a few neighbouring clubs that may be of interest too!....Aberdeenshire is also a true golfer's paradise with over 70 golf courses. One of them, 18 holes Peterhead Golf Club, is the 18th oldest golfclub in the world.