Small Deeside town midway between Ballater and Banchory on the old military road (A93) that grows in size in tourism season. Most famous inhabitant: the Queen.
For most the year Aboyne is a quiet Aberdeenshire village, but for a few months during the summer it is filled with tourists passing through and taking a peak at nearby Balmoral Castle, the summer home of the Queen and Royal Family.
Aboyne's location close to the Cairngorms park and various nearby assets like the Gliding airport make this a popular stop
The village itself is a curiously English affair with is village green courtesy of the Marquess of Huntly who deliberately modelled the village on an English village.