Local Attractions

Fyvie Castle

Fyvie Castle is about 7 miles from Turriff and dates from the 13th Century . It is owned by the National Trust for Scotland and has a walled garden , lake and extensive grounds for walking as well as a cafe .

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The North East 250

Forglen is an ideal base to take in some or all of the The North East 250 .
The North East 250 explores everything for which Scotland is famous, in a road trip taking you through the whisky distilleries of Speyside, the mountain passes of the Cairngorms, castles of Aberdeenshire and Deesdie as well as the rugged North Sea Coastline to the east and the picturesque seaside villages such as Gardenstown on the Moray Firth Coast .

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Vanilla Ink Smiddy

The Smiddy is the second location for Vanilla Ink based in Banff, Aberdeenshire. The Smiddy was once a Blacksmiths Workshop and lay derelict for over 30 years until Aberdeenshire Council rebuilt the workshop as part of Banff’s Regeneration Programme in 2018.

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Guide Charter Cruises

Guide Charters & Cruises offers a unique opportunity to discover the amazing coast of Banffshire or the Moray Firth and beyond on their tailor-made boat trips. We also offer relaxing sea angling trips with friends on the abundant crystal clear waters of the Moray Firth.

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