Places To Visit

Whether visiting for the day, escaping for a short break or even stopping by whilst on The Coastal Trail, Fraserburgh is a vibrant area with plenty to see and do with enough keep you coming back time and time again.

Places To VisitIf you have interests in delving into the history of the North East, you’ll find that the local community are passionate about preserving and sharing their heritage. With both the Fraserburgh Heritage Centre and the Scottish Museum of Lighthouses located in the town, you can explore the fascinating past of the area and you don’t have to venture far to stumble across sites of historical interest such as Maggie’s Hoosie, the Sandhaven Meal Mill, Pitsligo Castle or the Memsie Burial Cairn which is thought to date back to the Bronze Age.

Nature and wildlife enthusiasts will have an abundance of things to do such as take a visit to the Waters of Philorth or the Loch of Strathbeg RSPB Nature Reserve -both great starting points to springboard you into your exploration of the local beaches, coastline and countryside. The area attracts seals, dolphins and a range of rare birds so why not try your luck spotting some or if you would prefer to guarantee seeing a range of rescued domestic and farmyard animals, Willows Animal Sanctuary is always a family favourite.

Places To Visit 2For sportier visitors you can get involved with traditional pursuits such as fishing, shooting or work your way around a selection of beautifully kept and challenging local golf courses. If you prefer high adrenaline sports, Fraserburgh is renowned for surfing and is a perfect environment for kite sports with fantastic modern facilities and lessons available at Synergy Kitesports. For indoor activities, the Fraserburgh Leisure Centre is also a great stop for ten pin bowling, indoor bowls, pool and snooker and the Fraserburgh Community & Sports Centre, complete with squash courts and a flume, is a must see!

You can browse some of the key attractions in our business directory or a visit to the Fraserburgh Information Centre on your arrival to the town is highly recommended to plan your trip.

Local Attractions