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Huntly (Scotland)

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Huntly (Scotland)

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Huntly is a small town in the North East of Scotland and lies within the county of Aberdeenshire. The population of Huntly is around 4000 people.

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  • Huntly Castle has been the site of several buildings. The first was the 12th century Pel of Strathbogie and stone tower; the second was a large stone tower built in the early 15th century. In its history it has burnt down but was repaired and now stands today, as that built by the Gordon family. It is open all year but during winter months is closed on Thursday & Friday.
  • Leith Hall is the beautiful home of the Leith-Hay family dating back to 1650. Home to tapestries, china, artwork and furniture; it gives an intriguing insight in to the lives of those who have lived there.

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  • The Falconry Centre is definitely worth a visit. You will see flying demonstrations and there is a lovely café and picnic area.
  • Horse Trekking is a big pastime in the area and apparently there are more horses than cattle in Aberdeenshire! There are a number of centres who will take you out on the fabulous woodland trails.

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There are a number of pubs in Huntly serving fine whiskies as well as food.

You will also find a good selection of restaurants serving the finest Aberdeen Angus steaks!

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The nearest Airport is Aberdeen. Taxis from Aberdeen airport charge approx £60-£80 for a one way trip. You can also take a taxi from the airport to Aberdeen train station and catch a train from there to Huntley