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Banff contains a variety of fascinating architecture in a number of contrasting styles. Georgian and Edwardian architecture can be found in parts while down towards the harbour are examples of more traditional buildings - this contrast is part of the charm of the area.
Banff dates back to the 12th century when the town was an important Hanseatic trading towns, nowadays it’s famed harbour is purely used for recreational purposes with commercial vessels using the more industrialised town of Macduff.
Being an integral part of the coastal trail, Banff offers something for everyone, year after year Banff welcomes thousands of visitors, with it’s amazing wildlife and the famed Moray Firth Dolphins, glorious sandy beaches and stunning architecture, and not forgetting Scotland’s number one shopping experience, The Famous Spotty Bag Shop, Banff is simply a great day out.
Golfers will enjoy a visit to Duff House Royal Golf Club, bordering the River Deveron and Estuary, the challenging yet pleasant golf course will provide a test for all levels of golfer.
For the less energetic, why not take a trip around Duff House, set in fantastic grounds where you can wonder and explore a great collection of art and artefacts from the national galleries of Scotland and private lenders.
Whilst here there are many other attractions and activities to keep you occupied, the town has it’s own museum, boat trips are available from the harbour, surfers can revel in the water, the local swimming pool is open throughout the year
For the movie goers Pennan is a must visit location, having been the location for many scenes in the 1983 movie “Local Hero”, as a result the village’s only Red Telephone box is now a must see tourist attraction, drawing in a steady stream of visitors all year round