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Aberdeen The Granite City
On the coast, Aberdeen has a long sand beach between the two rivers, the Dee and the Don, which turns into high sand dunes north of the Don stretching as far as Fraserburgh; to the south of the Dee are steep rocky cliff faces with only minor pebble and shingle beaches in deep inlets.
Interesting Facts About Aberdeen
Aberdeen is often referred to as the Granite City, because more than half of its buildings are built from Aberdeen’s Rubislaw Quarry granite. Until its decline in the mid-20th century, the quarry exported granite all over Britain.
10% OF BRITAIN’S STONE CIRCLES ARE IN And Around ABERDEEN
About one in ten of Britain’s stone circles are located in the county. A unique feature is the recumbent stone circles, which feature one stone on its side flanked by two upright ones.
There is a Record Number of Whisky Distillers
The Aberdeen area has the largest number of whiskey distilleries of any whisky producing area in Scotland. Many of the 17 distilleries are open to visitors.
BRIG O’BALGOWNIE IS SCOTLAND’S OLDEST BRIDGE
The Brig o’Balgownie near Seaton Park is Aberdeen’s and Scotland’s oldest bridge. Construction started in the late 13th century and was completed in 1320.