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Top 10 Scotland by Alastair Scott

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Grampian and Moray

The northeastern corner of Scotland – a veritable medley of landscapes – is home to equally diverse industries, from the traditions of farming, fishing and distilling to more recent business of North Sea oil extraction. The high granite massif of the Cairngorms is Scotland’s prime centre for mountain sports. Then comes the forested splendour of Royal Deeside – Queen Victoria’s beloved retreat – and the quilted fields of Buchan’s rich farmland. Along the River Spey is the heartland of whisky production, while on the coast are beaches, cliffs and enchanting fishing villages.

1. Aberdeen

The “Granite City” has beautiful buildings, ...

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