Travel Guide - Inverurie by Aberdeen

Inverurie, a prosperous Aberdeenshire town situated in the valley of River Don, A fantastic base for touring all the local castles such as Fyvie Castle, Castle Fraser, Drum Castle to mention but a few.  An Area famously known for its historic battles, Inverurie town centre is a thriving and growing town with a great selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants Founded by David of Huntingdon, Earl of Garioch and great-great-grandfather of Robert the Bruce, it is locally known as the Capital of the Garioch.  Thainstone Mart, located to the south of the town, is one of Europe's biggest livestock sales.  Situated approximately 16 miles north west of Aberdeen on the A96 road and is served by Inverurie railway station on the Aberdeen to Inverness Line. The nearest airport is Aberdeen International Airport at Dyce.