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12 of the best photos on the North East 250

Written by Fiona

April 02 2018

There are many highlights of the North East 250 route so it has not been easy picking my top 12 photos. I enjoyed a four-day journey on the NE250, but you could take a much longer trip and still have plenty to see and do. I have detailed my driving route and exploration in four blogs:

NE250 day 1

NE250 day 2

NE250 day 3

NE250 day 4

I think that a lot of this route would be perfect for cyclists, too.

Here you can see if any of my photos during a weekend of fantastic early spring weather will inspire you. They are in no particular order, so as to encourage you to go off and explore this route!

12 great NE250 photographs

Wispa the Wonder Whippet takes a peek over a sand dune at Longhaven on the east coast of Aberdeenshire.

Longhaven beach itself.


Spey Bay is a great place for spotting dolphins.

A beautiful drive through the Glenshee.

Kinnaird Head lighthouse at Fraserburgh (and right next door to the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses.) Lighthouse Museum).

Dramatic rocky coastline at Bullers of Buchan.

One of many beautiful coves and beaches on the north coast. This one is found between Pennan and Aberdour.

Bow Fiddle Rock, near Portnockie.

Whale’s Mouth near Cullen.

The high road towards The Lecht, in the Cairngorms.

A picturesque church discovered on Speyside. It is called Inveravon and is home to some Pictish stones, too.


The drama of the coastline as seen from the ruins of Findlater Castle.

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