Forvie Nature Reserve


Seal Sanctuary

With some of the largest sand dunes in Britain, NatureScot's Forvie National Nature Reserve is one of Scotland's most dramatic stretches of coast. The mud flats of the Ythan Estuary provide a fast food refueling stop for many passing birds and the mouth of the estuary is a year-round haul out for seals. The wind and the tide are in charge here, and it's a great place to blow the cobwebs away with the chance of seeing some spectacular wildlife.


Collieston beach

Although Collieston developed as a fishing village, today it is mostly a commuter town for nearby Aberdeen. Along this stretch of coastline there are many coves and caves, once the haunt of smugglers, and now steeped in history and legends. The beach also has a great ice cream shop, perfect for a family day out.

Clothes store

Union Square

2o minutes from Newburgh you will find the city of Aberdeen. Here you will find many attractions such as Union Square. The shopping center has many high street retailers and even hosts the cities train stations and bus links. 

Head down to Newburgh beach for a bit of seal spotting. With a free car park and an easy trail, this is the perfect activity for all the family. 



Stately and striking, Haddo House casts a huge impression from the moment you set eyes on it. Designed in 1732 by William Adam, the house underwent an opulent remodelling in the 1880s. As a result, it has the clean elegance and swooping lines of the Georgian style with a luxurious Victorian interior. Family portraits trace generations of Gordons, who played a huge part in Scottish history. George Gordon, 1st Earl of Aberdeen was Lord Chancellor of Scotland; the 4th Earl served as Prime Minister. More recently, Haddo was a maternity hospital during World War II – over 1,200 babies were born here.

Woman Shopping for Groceries

Local Shop 

Cost-cutters is located a short 7-minute walk from the Newburgh Inn. Here you will find any necessities you may be needing for your trip.


Newburgh Golf Course

The Golf Club was established in 1888, this 132-year-old Championship Links is host to an extremely unique layout. The 18-hole course is split into two 9’s, the first 9 was designed in 1994 delivering a more modern feel, with tiered greens, surrounded by undulating landscapes. It is located just a two-minute walk from the Inn.

Slains Castle

On the coast of Cruden Bay lie the remains of Slains Castle. The original castle has been reconstructed may times since its construction in 1597 by the Earl of Erroll. The ruin you see today is the inevitable result of the castle’s location and various misfortunes becoming the owners over time. 

Golf Course with Lake

Trump International Golf Links

Set amidst The Great Dunes of Scotland, Trump International Golf Links embraces mile after mile of spectacular Aberdeenshire coastline and guarantees the experience of a lifetime. Against a dramatic North Sea backdrop, our award-winning championship course offers breathtaking scenery and an unparalleled test of golf.