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Stonehaven is a very attractive harbour town south of Aberdeen, famous for its Hogmanay fireballs ceremony.
Attractive Stonehaven has a sheltered working harbour busy with sailing yachts. Stonehaven Tolbooth Museum is a notable building on the quayside, and has a fascinating history as a former courthouse and jail.
Perched on high cliffs jutting out into the waves two miles to the south is the dramatic ruined Dunnottar Castle, one of the finest in Scotland. It's one the most iconic sights in our region and shouldn't be missed if you are on a tourist trip to Aberdeenshire
Just south of Stonehaven you'll find RSPB Fowlsheugh reserve, where the spectacular cliffs are packed with 130,000 breeding seabirds in the spring and summer.
The town parties on New Year's Eve in the ancient fireballs ceremony, when people swing blazing balls above their heads to ward off evil spirits, and drink lots. The town has an active cycling community and cycling club and is on National Cycle Route One.
You'll find all the facilities you need in the busy town centre. Parking can be found in the Market Square.