Banchory is the largest town in the area. There are a number of hotels and restaurants including the Stag Hotel, Scott Skinners Bar and Restaurant, the Burnett Arms, and the Douglas Arms. The shops include newsagents, sports shops and chemists. Since the 1970s, the town has grown steadily and since 2001 there has been rapid expansion. A large forested area 'the Hill of Banchory', owned by the Burnett family (owners of Crathes Castle), to the north east of the town has been replaced by a large housing estate and an influx of new residents. The Hill of Banchory primary school was opened in 2006 to cater for the increased population.

Tourism and culture

Banchory is known as the Gateway to Royal Deeside. It is surrounded by lovely rural countryside and attractive hills. For the visitor, the town has much to offer with two famous castles nearby, Crathes and Drum.

Properties in Banchory

St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive

St. Nicholas Drive, Banchory

Offers in Excess of £215,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

We are delighted to offer for sale this Three Bedroom semi detached family home. The property has been extensively upgraded by the current owners to provide modern and spacious open plan living (...)

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St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive
St. Nicholas Drive

St. Nicholas Drive, Banchory

Offers in Excess of £215,000

bedrooms3    bathrooms 1    receptions 2   

We are delighted to offer for sale this Three Bedroom semi detached family home. The property has been extensively upgraded by the current owners to provide modern and spacious open plan living (...)

Read more...