Local Attractions

Rabbie BurnsStonehaven is a picturesque coastal town located 15 miles south of Aberdeen and has much to offer to visitors.

The harbour front is a short walk away from your accommodation and offers a choice of pubs that serve lunch and evening meals. The town also has a fine selection of very good restaurants, cafes and shops.  Boat trips are also available from the harbour.

In addition Stonehaven also hasthings to do and see in Stonehaven

  • 18 hole golf course
  • sport centre/gym 
  • tennis and bowling court
  • Olympic size outdoor swimming pool (heated)
  • Dunnottar Castle - an impressive ruined fortress
  • Stonehaven War Memorial
  • Tollbooth Museum

There is easy access to

  • cycling routes
  • beaches
  • bird sanctuaries and nature reserves

Stonehaven is often referred to as the Gateway to Deeside. 'Royal Deeside' has beautiful scenery and is of great historical interest. The area follows the River Dee into the Grampian Mountains, and is home to Balmoral Castle.

The North East of Scotland also boasts a Whiskey trail.
The full trail consists of these eight great distilleries

  • Benromach
  • Dallas Dhu
  • Cardhu
  • Glenfiddich
  • Glen Grant
  • Glenlivet
  • Speyside Cooperage
  • Strathisla

All are within 30 miles of each other, and feature superb visitor centres and tours.

Unique to Stonehaven is the Fireballs Ceremony - held annually on Hogmanay. This spectacular event attracts visitors worldwide.

Bay View Bed and Breakfast, Beachgate Lane, Stonehaven, AB39 2BD