The Grassic Gibbon Centre

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Lewis Grassic Gibbon was born in Aberdeenshire but moved to the Howe of the Mearns where he spent his formative years within the sights and sounds of this unique part of the countryside. His upbringing was to be a profound influence on his writings in later life and were epitomised in Sunset Song, the first part of his trilogy about life in the Mearns in the early part of the twentieth century. The Grassic Gibbon Centre was opened in 1992 as a visitor centre adjacent to Arbuthnott Parish Hall. It comprises an exhibition of the author's writings and possessions together with an attractive cafe serving light meals and refreshments throughout the day

The Grassic Gibbon Centre

The Grassic Gibbon Centre,Arbuthnott
AB30 1PB
T 01561 361668
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The Private House Stay's Guide

North East Scotland

North-East is the Private House Stays name given to the Area of Aberdeenshire that runs from Angus, up the East coast to the Moray Firth and bordered by the Cairngorms to the West. It is an area steeped in history seemingly with every village containing an ancient castle and grand estates everywhere. The area includes Royal Deeside, the Queen's summer palace at Balmoral, Speyside and a concentration of much of Scotland's whisky industry.