Banchory is a rural town and is often considered the true entrance to Royal Deeside, now being the biggest town in the area. Much of its architecture dates back to the 1800’s. The town is thriving with a population of around 8000. Banchory is often considered the tourist ‘hub’ of Royal Deeside, primarily due to it being home to two National Trust For Scotland Castles, Crathes and Drum.
Whilst you’re there, why not visit the picturesque Falls of Feugh? Only a short walk from Banchory town centre, this beautiful hand built bridge spans the river and allows visitors to look out for the Salmon which make their natural leap during their spawning season.
Woodend Barn is the leading multi-arts venue in Aberdeenshire, offering a diverse and ambitious cultural programme for all ages, encompassing contemporary theatre, music, film, dance, comedy and visual art. With an established reputation for promoting new approaches to cultural traditions, their creative projects frequently explore the connections between art, the environment and sustainability. Their environmental work has also included the development of 110 community allotments and a wild garden surrounding the Barn.
Visit the Woodend Barn website for more information