Local Attractions

Millview Guest House is set within some of the most tranquil and picturesque landscapes in Scotland. The dramatic Cairngorms which rise to 4000 feet, the stunning coastline, and the magnificent rivers which include the Dee and the Don, make Aberdeenshire one of the most visually striking and diverse regions in the country.

Slains Castle Surrounded by miles and miles of unspoilt coastline, the county has long stretches of deserted sandy beaches many of which have been granted several awards by the Keep Scotland Beautiful Seaside Awards.

Visitor attractions are plentiful within the area and include an impressive number of castles; Balmoral, Braemar, Crathes, Delgatie, Fyvie and Huntly, to name but a few. New Slains Castle is a magnificent ruin overlooking the North Sea, close to Cruden Bay.

Built in the late 16th century by the 9th Earl of Erroll the castle was the inspiration for Bram Stoker's Dracula after he saw it as 'the castle of the dead' while staying in a nearby hotel.

The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses at Fraserburgh is an attraction well worth a visit while staying at Millview.

With a fascinating guided walk to Kinnaird Head lighthouse, which was originally built as a castle keep in the 16th century, and incorporating Scotland's first mainland lighthouse, the museum is truly captivating to all ages.

The Macduff Marine Aquarium, located in one of Aberdeen's most traditional fishing towns, provides a spellbinding insight into marine life within the Moray Firth.

Including Britain's only display of a living kelp reef and a new Jellyfish zone, this is definitely a place for a family day out.

Millview is the ideal base from which to visit some of the regions famous 'trails' the most famous which is The Malt Whisky Trail.

Taking you on a trip through Speyside to sample the recipes and get an insight into the traditions of the area's seven working distilleries, The Glenlivet, Strathisla and Glenfiddich.

Other trails on doorstep are The Stone Circle Trail, The Victorian Heritage Trail, The Coastal Trail and the Castle Trail.