North East 250

Map of the North East 250 Route

Did you know there was a world famous route around the North East of Scotland? Well there is and it is known as the North East 250. A journey of stunning scenery, rich heritage and culture and all in one dramatic and unforgettable 250 mile route.

From the historic city of Aberdeen to the mountainous landscape of the Cairngorms. The wild East Coast to the sublime Speyside distilleries. And the serenity of Royal Deeside to the wild Moray Firth Coastline. As can be seen there is lots to experience. Craigston Castle is positioned perfectly to explore every step of the North East 250 mile route.

Bow Fiddle Rock on the North East 250 Route
Bow Fiddle Rock on the North East 250 Route

The North East 250 explores everything for which Scotland is famous in a unique Scottish road trip taking you through the whisky distilleries of Speyside, the spectacular mountain passes of the Cairngorms National Park, the famous castles of Royal Deeside, the Granite City of Aberdeen, the rugged North Sea coastline to the east, and the picturesque seaside villages of the Moray Firth Coast.
Balmoral Castle
Balmoral Castle

Explore the North East 250 from Craigston Castle

Base your exploration of the North East of Scotland from our family home, Craigston Castle. Allowing you to explore every mile of the route, or just choose the parts you fancy! When you wish to have a day off from driving and exploring you can relax at Craigston. We can also organise some gentle (or more strenuous) activities a little closer to the Craigston Estate.

Further more when you book a stay at Craigston Castle you can choose to enjoy a self-catering holiday. Or if you are wish to truly unwind, a fully catered experience for you and your fellow guests.

To learn more about places to visit and explore be sure to check out the North East 250 website. There you will find a treasure trove of information, ideas and places that are a must to visit.

Be sure to check out our Things to Do page too or get in touch if you have any questions!