Visit Stonehaven - The Coastal Gem
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Stonehaven. situated on Scotland's north east coast, 15 miles south of Aberdeen plays an important role in attracting visitors to the Aberdeen City and Shire region of Scotland.
Why This Is A Must Visit Town When Touring the North East of Scotland
The video below created by Ben Mackay of Stonehaven lets you see why
Originally a fishing village built around the High Street, and formerly known as Stonehive, the town has grown to a population of around 11,000.
The sense of history, with the impressive ruined fortress of Dunnottar Castle, the awe inspiring views of the sea and harbour, the friendliness of the local people, combine to make Stonehaven special.
Stonehaven is the main county town of Kincardineshire and the Mearns, although, due to Local Government changes, the town now lies within Aberdeenshire.
In August 2010, Stonehaven was voted the best seaside town in Scotland in a survey carried out by the Bank of Scotland which looked at the quality of life in coastal towns throughout the country, looking at factors such as crime rates, weather, property prices and earnings.
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