Deeside Tourist Route
- 108 miles / 174 km
- Perth – Aberdeen
This is an enchanting route from Perth to Aberdeen, via the towering splendour of the Cairngorms National Park. The Deeside Tourist Route is an epic drive, passing through the fruit-growing farmland of Blairgowrie, the jaw-dropping National Park and the lush landscapes of Royal Deeside.
The Black Watch Castle and Museum
See uniforms, medals and weapons belonging to the iconic Black Watch Regiment.
Tour the opulent rooms, browse precious treasures and stroll around the star-shaped maze.
Blairgowrie Golf Club
Choose between three stunning golf courses and enjoy a round.
Mar Lodge Estate
Follow a trail and look out for majestic red deer, golden eagles and pine marten.
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Discover how whisky is made and uncover the distillery’s royal connections.
Cambus O’May Cheese Co
Learn about the traditional art of cheese making and try samples.
Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve
Step inside the Burn o’ Vat – a giant pothole in the earth.
Go Ape at Crathes Castle
Test yourself on tarzan swings, zip wires and rope ladders.
Explore a 13th century castle.
His Majesty's Theatre
See a show, enjoy a meal or tuck into a luxurious afternoon tea.