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June 3, 2019

I have a new favourite beauty spot in the north-east. I’d heard people speak very highly of Newburgh beach but despite having lived in Aberdeen for the best part of 20 years, I had never been.

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White Horse Inn: Warm welcome from old favourite

November 19, 2017

We pass by the White Horse Inn in Balmedie almost every weekend. The golden sands of Balmedie Beach is our cocker spaniel Olly’s favourite walk and he just loves chasing rabbits around the dunes – he never catches any, in case anyone is worried!

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Banchory Lodge Hotel: A dining room with a special view

October 16, 2017

While driving my young son to yet another children’s football festival in Banchory recently, I passed a sign for the Banchory Lodge Hotel and decided I’d treat the family to lunch there after we had negotiated the couple of hours of action at the King George V Park.

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Bieldside Inn: Fish dish is quite a catch

September 19, 2017

Bieldside Inn has a lot on its plate: it sits in a prime position on the west side of Aberdeen along a main tourist route to Royal Deeside and luxuriates in a desirable location once described as one of the wealthiest in Scotland – and teeming with millionaires.