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Towie, Aberdeenshire

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Towie, Aberdeenshire

Towie is a small hamlet in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, close to Alford and Lumsden. One of the most notable features of Towie is its small primary school with nursery, which is located in the village itself. Towie also has a bowling club and a beautiful church with historic graveyard. The village is the burial place of Major James Leith (VC).
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ4312
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Towie, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Towie, par., Aberdeenshire, on river Don, 12,150 ac., pop. 759; contains the ruins of the Castle of Towie; the church is 12½ miles SW. of Alford.

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