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North East 250
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North East 250
Firstly, to be completely honest you can drive practically anywhere in Scotland and come across the most spectacular views, dramatic coastlines, amazing historical castles and ruins, not to mention the quaint little friendly villages.
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So why am I going to tell you about the North East 250?
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It's Simply, the North East 250 IS, in my opinion, one of the best self-drive circular road trips you can do. For starters it winds through the Cairngorms National Park with it stunning mountain range, along the Moray Firth coast with its rugged coastline and secret hidden sandy beaches, down through the east of Aberdeenshire and back along through some of the most Scottish villages in Scotland - Banchory, Aboyne and Ballater.
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The great thing about the North East 250 is that, there is so much to see and do you can't really make a wrong turn, whether you are looking to have a wee dram at one of the distillery tours, or maybe bump into one of the Royals as you drive past Balmoral Castle you are in for a real adventure.
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Personally, I don't think it's very constructive telling travellers where they should or shouldn't go as everyone has their own preferences when exploring. So rather than give you directions or instructions we have added our favourite activities, building and places of interest, which I hope you find enjoyable and well worth the visit.
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If you come across a hidden gem on your tour of the North East 250 then please let us know and we can add it on for others to enjoy.
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North East 250 Map
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