Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire is a great place to head for a self catering short break or holiday... there is so much to see and do. Click here to find out more »
The seaside resort of Stonehaven is situated in the county of Kincardineshire and occupies a sheltered position where the Carron Water and the Cowie Water empty into the North Sea. This picturesque holiday resort offers a heated, open-air Olympic size swimming pool, an 18-hole gold course and a sheltered harbour usually packed with sailing yachts. The town also boasts the Tolbooth Museum, a notable building situated on the quayside, as well as Dunnottar Castle which originates from the 11th Century. This incredible castle is positioned on the edge of a sheer 160-foot drop into the sea, just to the south of the town. Also close by is Fowlsheugh RSPB Seabird Colony, which is the largest in Britain. The bustling town of Aberdeen is an easy drive away and offers outstanding shopping, great food and a thriving nightlife, as well as the small seaside fun fair – Codonas - open all year round.