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Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

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Aboyne, Aberdeenshire

Aboyne is a village on the edge of the Highlands in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on the River Dee, approximately 30 miles west of Aberdeen. It has a rugby club, which plays on The Green and also has a swimming pool, a golf course with 18 holes, all-weather tennis courts, and a bowling green. Aboyne Castle and the Loch of Aboyne are nearby. Aboyne has many businesses, including a supermarket (Co-op), two banks, several hairdressers, a butcher, a newsagent, an Indian restaurant and a post office.
Post townABOYNE
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNO5298
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01339
Populationest. 2,180 (2006)

Other names by which Aboyne, Aberdeenshire has been known in the past

Aboyne and Glentanner ~ Charles Town ~ Charleston Of Aboyne

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

Aboyne and Glentanner, par., S. Aberdeenshire, on river Dee, 25,265 ac., pop. 1427; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. A., or Charleston of A., vil. with ry. sta., in the above par., is 10½ miles E. of Ballater. A. Castle, the seat of the Marquis of Huntly, is near the vil.

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