The solid and tidy old fishing port of Stonehaven lies 15 miles south of Aberdeen, where the coastal A92 joins the main A90 from Dundee. Nowadays Stonehaven is better known as a seaside resort, attracting a fair few visitors in the summer months.

Stonehaven was voted 'Scotland's best seaside town' in 2010.

Phone code: 44 (0)1569

Stonehaven is famous for its fireball-swinging festival on Old Year's Night, an ancient pagan ritual and remarkable and super dramatic Dunnottar Castle

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