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SnowRoads is home to unique and stunning architecture from bothies to castles and places of worship.

Knock Earth House

You can take a pleasant walk through the Glenlivet countryside to this mysterious stone lined underground chamber.

It was discovered in the 1960’s by a ploughman working his field and is thought to originally have been a... read more

Knock Earth House

A walk off of the West Avonside Path will take you to this underground chamber, thought to be used to house an illicit whisky still.

Lecht Mine (Well of the Lecht)

Iron ore was mined here between 1730 and 1737 and from 1841 manganese was mined.  At its peak more than 60 men worked at the mine but operations ceased in 1846 due to the falling price of maganese.

Today only the building of the... read more

Lecht Mine (Well of the Lecht)

A pleasant short walk from the car park takes you to the isolated site of the Lecht Mine, a former iron and manganese mining site.

Well of the Lecht
Between the Lecht and Tomintoul

St Andrew's Kirkyard

St Andrews Chapel is thought to be the earliest dedication to St Andrew in Scotland.  It was located in what is now Braemar’s graveyard at the east of the village near to Braemar Castle.  The first chapel was a small wooden... read more

St Andrew's Kirkyard

This historic kirkyard is said to be the first church in Scotland dedicated to St Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland.

Braemar Kirkyard, Braemar, Scotland

Oakbank Mill

The mill originally worked as a flax mill, but laterly was mostly spinning jute. 

It was built by James Grimond and was the first mill in Scotland to spin jute successfully. After the decline of Jute industry the mill was forced... read more

Oakbank Mill

The Oakbank Mill is a three-storey derelict mill building which sits on the banks of the River Ericht at Blairgowrie.

Oakbank Road, Blairgowrie

Kirkmichael

The village is centred around the bridge over the River Ardle.

The name Kirkmichael means ‘The Church of St Michael’ and in Gaelic Cill Mhìcheil. The village dates back over a thousand years and was at one time an important... read more

Kirkmichael

Kirkmichael is around 13 miles from Blairgowrie and is a popular destination due to its close proximity to skiing at Glenshee and Royal Deeside as well as for myriad outdoor sporting pursuits.

Visitor Attraction

Ballindalloch Castle

Castle and Gardens - open until 30 September 2019.

Ballindalloch Castle

www.ballindallochcastle.co.uk

Email

01807 500 205

Ballindalloch
Ballindalloch
AB37 9AX

Castle

Glenbuchat Castle

A Z-plan tower house, built in 1590. Former laird, John Gordon, was a notable Jacobite.

Glenbuchat Castle

01667 460 232

Glenbuchat
Strathdon
AB36 8