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  Banff & Macduff - Aberdeenshire Towns Partnership
Banff is recognised as one of Scotland’s best preserved Royal Burghs and, together with a substantial part of its landscape setting, is designated as an ‘outstanding conservation area’ with excellent architectural features throughout the town.
Macduff was established as a fishing settlement in the late eighteenth century around a new harbour, financed by the Earl of Fife.
The Banff and Macduff Strategy Steering Group was originated to ensure that returned BCCI monies were used to stimulate economic development within the two towns.
www.atap.org.uk /banff_macduff/index.htm   (841 words)

 Banff and Macduff Steering Group   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On behalf of the Banff and Macduff Strategy Steering Group (part of the Aberdeenshire Towns Partnership) I am pleased to invite you to a public consultation event on housing issues for Banff and Macduff, to be held at the Fife Lodge Hotel on Saturday 26th November 2005.
To give the people of Banff and Macduff the opportunity to say what is important TO YOU, we are holding a public consultation event which will give you that chance to talk about these issues with other people in the community and with staff from the different agencies involved.
Macduff has a population of around 3,632 people living in around 1,800 homes.
www.ibp.eu.com /banffandmacduff   (945 words)

 Banff and Macduff - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Royal Burgh of Banff (Gaelic Banbh) and the burgh of Macduff (Gaelic MacDhuibh) are neighbouring burghs in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Prior to 1975 Banff was the county town of Banffshire, and this is sometimes still given in postal addresses.
Banff lies on the west bank, and Macduff on the east bank of the mouth of the River Deveron, around 20 miles west of Fraserburgh.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banff_and_Macduff   (459 words)

 North East Scotland Information, Events & Business Directory - Planlocal
The fishing port of Macduff is situated on the Moray Firth at the mouth of the River Deveron opposite Banff, 47 miles north of Aberdeen.
Macduff took over the fishing trade of the older settlement at Banff on the opposite side of the bay.
The local Macduff shipyards construct steel hulled fishing vessels as well as the traditional wooden boats which are constructed in the boatyard at the West End of the harbour.
www.planlocal.com /about/macduff.asp   (430 words)

 Banff Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland
Banff started life as a port on the west side of the mouth of the River Deveron in the 1100s, and there is evidence that King Malcolm IV stayed here for at least part of 1163.
Macduff, on the east side of Banff Bay, to take up the role of principal commercial port along this stretch of coast.
Banff's Tourist Information Centre opens during the summer and can be found by the car park you pass en route to Banff Bridge and Macduff.
www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk /banff/banff/index.html   (412 words)

 Town Banff and Macduff in Aberdeenshire with hotels and guesthouses
Banff and Macduff two prominent towns of Aberdeenshire is situated in the north east coast of Scotland on the Moray Firth.
Banff was always known to be one of Scotland’s best restored Royal Burgh with a scenic surrounding, the rich architectural style tells about its glorious history.
Banff and Macduff boast a wide variety of accommodation to suit the taste of all there are hotels, bed and breakfast, self catering cottages, caravan parks and hostels.
www.scotland.org.uk /banff-and-macduff/banff&macduff.htm   (771 words)

 Banff Scotland - Banff Macduff   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Banff is the old county town and a Royal Burgh, having received its charter from Robert the Bruce in 1324.
Banff harbour is now used as a recreational harbour, leaving its more industrial neighbour Macduff as the main commercial port along this stretch of the Moray Firth coast.
Banff is within easy reach of the magnificent Coastal Trail with its footpath, wildlife-watching opportunities and other attractions.
bestofbanffshire.co.uk /content/view/13/40   (234 words)

 Myrus Caravan & Holiday Park, Grampian, Aberdeenshire
Banff and Buchan covers the far north-east coast of Scotland, roughly from Buckie on the north-facing coast, to Cruden Bay, north of Aberdeen.
Puffin Cruises offer a variety of trips sailing daily weather permitting from Macduff Harbour, either fishing or taking in the outstanding scenic coast of the Moray Firth with it's abundance of sea life including whales and dolphins and extensive variety of bird life waiting to be seen.
We also have the award winning Macduff Marine Aquarium with daily fish feeding by divers and is also a great attraction for young and old alike.
www.myruscaravanpark.co.uk /banff_macduff_local_area.asp   (376 words)

 Bid to get store giant to look again at area - Banffshire Journal
Banff and Macduff Community Council chairman Ian Page wants to meet Asda officials to plead the case for a store for Banff or Macduff.
The local authority's Banff and Buchan area committee had earlier given their backing to the supermarket and housing development.
"Banff and Macduff Community Council are 100% committed to supporting an Asda appeal.
www.banffshire-journal.co.uk /news/fullstory.php/aid/2738/Bid_to_get_store_giant_to_look_again_at_area.html   (677 words)

 A MacDuff review by Alternative Whisky Academy, MacDuff information.
In 1972 they bought the Macduff Distillery, a natural step to ensure a contious flow of the whisky that was the heart of their blended whisky.
Macduff 1975 Single Highland Highland 1975 40 Gordon and MacPhail bottling as Macduff.
Macduff 1978 Cask Strength Cask Strength Highland 1978 1994 55,8 Bottled in June 1994, available from Wm.
www.awa.dk /whisky/macduff/index.htm   (217 words)

 Macduff (thane) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is the Thane of Fife, and flees to England to Malcolm, the son of King Duncan when he suspects that the king was slain by Macbeth.
He later fights Macbeth during a war to take back the throne; it has been prophecied that Macbeth cannot be killed by any "man of woman born," but Macduff reveals he was born by caesarean section, and kills him.
While being a fictional character, the MacDuff Clan were the most powerful family in Fife in the medieval ages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Macduff_(thane)   (231 words)

 Clan MacDuff - Newsletter
This was the first time Clan MacDuff had been represented at this Festival, and we had the distinct pleasure of being selected as the "Honored Clan of the Future, 2006." This truly was our first time fully setting the tent up and getting all the displays out and in place.
MacDuff will be there and hopefully some of the clan will come and help us enjoy the mountain atmosphere and Tennessee hospitality.
MacDuffs of the ninth degree who committed homicide, Thaxter said, were able to claim this extraordinary privilege until the Reformation.
www.clanmacduff.org /newsletter.html   (8069 words)

 The Scottish Young Bowlers Association | 2005
Fife, Midlothian and Central East travelled to Macduff on the day of the competition, however due to the long distance involved Wigtownshire put on a 50 seater bus and travelled on the Friday.
All the players, officials and spectators then had a meal within Macduff Bowling Club and a speech was made by President Alan Mitchell congratulating all the players for winning through to the Finals Day, and in particular to both Wigtownshire and Central East who were to battle it out to be the National Champions.
A presentation was made by the SYBA officials to Macduff Bowling Club of an engraved Rose bowl to commemorate the Club’s Centenary year and to mark the Finals being held there that day.
www.syba.co.uk /intercounties2005report.htm   (576 words)

 Welcome to COAST
Banff and Macduff are two coastal towns situated on the north east coast of Scotland, joined together by a seven arched bridge which crosses the River Deveron, before entering the Moray Firth.
Banff is known to be one of Scotland’s best restored Royal Burghs with a rich architectural style telling its glorious history, whilst Macduff rose up as a fishing settlement during the late eighteenth century developing at a great pace to establish itself at the forefront of the fishing industry in North East.
Banff and Macduff boast a wide variety of accommodation to suit all tastes; hotels, bed and breakfast, self catering cottages, caravan parks and hostels.
www.coastfestival.org.uk /aboutarea.php   (259 words)

 Banff Scotland History
The present Banff Castle was built by lord Desk ford in 1750.
In 1906 the Duke of fife presented Dull House to the town councils of Banff and Macduff.
The architectural value of Banff’s old buildings has been recognized by the creation of the very active Banff preservation Society, of which the Poet Laureate was a patron.
www.classifieds.uk.com /banff_history.htm   (362 words)

 Banff Macduff
Banff and Macduff are two towns situated in the north east of Scotland on the Moray Firth.
The area abounds with secluded coves and precipitous clifftop paths from which to view the magnificent highland scenery and superb sunsets that distinguish this section of the Moray Firth coastline.
It became Macduff in 1783: the family name of the landowner, Lord Fife, was Duff.
www.bestofbanffshire.co.uk   (214 words)

 Portsoy Scotland, Macduff, Banff Scotland, Peterhead Fraserburgh Scotland
Historic and picturesque Banff on the North Aberdeen coast is a centre for Scottish Golf, with a choice of golf courses in the area.
Banff's most popular attraction is Duff House, built by William Adam between 1735 and 1740 as the seat for the Earls of Fife.
Adjacent to Banff sits the scenic fishing port of Macduff at the mouth of the River Deveron (reach Macduff from Banff via a 7 arch bridge across the River Deveron).
www.iknow-scotland.co.uk /tourist_information/north_east/north_aberdeen_coast/banff_portsoy_peterhead.htm   (644 words)

 Banff Marina
Banff Harbour, a former fishing and cargo port, came into being in 1625 when rocks were cleared from Guthrie’s Haven to form what is now the inner basin.
Further improvements to the harbour were carried out in 1770 by John Smeaton creating what is now the middle basin and the East pier and then again in 1818 by Thomas Telford resulting in the creation of the North Breakwater, forming the outer basin, along with the construction of the lighthouse.
The harbour remained a fishing and cargo port for many years, until siltation began to create a problem (due to a change in the course of the river Deveron) resulting in vessels migrating to the harbour at Macduff.
www.banffmarina.com   (296 words)

 Doors Open Days Programme - your chance to see some of Scotland's finest buildings free of charge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Banff Preservation Society, as it then was, restored this house, and is delighted to see it so well looked after since.
All that is left of the ancient church, demolished in 1797, is the 16th century Banff Aisle.
The Macduff lifeboat is the first of a new class of inshore lifeboats.
www.doorsopendays.org.uk /banff.htm   (1081 words)

 Banff & District Community Safety Group
Anyone with an interest in community safety in Banff and District is very welcome to attend meetings and to raise their safety concerns.
The Banff and District CSG has continued to support water safety training for schoolchildren in the area in collaboration with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Aberdeenshire Council.
The Banff and District CSG and Grampian Police have launched a campaign to call a halt to the problem of false 999 calls made by children.
www.aberdeenshirecommunitysafety.org.uk /csg_pages/banff.html   (987 words)

 Visitscotland Banff / MacDuff Banff and Buchan - The North East Coast Welcome
Macduff was a famous spa town during the 19th century and now has a thriving and pleasant harbour.
The Macduff Marine Aquarium houses a display of local sea life with its huge centrepiece aquarium tank open to the air.
A historic town on the north coast of Aberdeenshire, in the north-east of Scotland, Banff is a good centre for playing golf on the numerous courses in the area.
guide.visitscotland.com /vs/guide/5,en,SCH1/objectId,RGN425vs,curr,GBP,season,at1,selectedEntry,home/home.html   (136 words)

 Water Technology - Moray Coast Wastewater Treatment Project
Existing discharges were intercepted, using a network of new conveyance sewers, rising mains and pumping and storage stations to direct the wastewater to the appropriate facility.
The EU Directive required that the larger population centres of Elgin, Buckie, Banff and Macduff had full wastewater treatment facilities by 2002.
Some smell problems were reported initially, particularly around the pumping stations at Whitehills and Banff, and especially in the hot weather, but these now seem to have been overcome.
www.water-technology.net /projects/moray   (1374 words)

 Public Aquaria (United Kingdom)
Macduff Marine Aquarium presents the sea life of the northern seas of Britain in some spectacular and unique displays.
Macduff Marine Aquarium will open daily all the year round, except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years day and 2 January.
Macduff is about 50 miles north of Aberdeen.
www.glaucus.org.uk /banff.htm   (419 words)

 Aberdeen's Railways : Lost Railways in the North-East
The remainder of the route to Macduff was authorised on 27 July 1857 and constructed by the Banff, Macduff & Turriff Extension railway.
From 1857 until 1st July 1872 the terminus of the branch was Banff & Macduff, a station situated high up on the Hill of Doun, after which the line was diverted through a new station - Banff Bridge - to a new terminus at Macduff.
Residents in Banff were also served by Banff Harbour station (later shortened to Banff), which was on a short branch from Tillyfourie on the GNSR Coast Line.
jove.prohosting.com /~ark84/railways/macduff/macduff.htm   (290 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Banff is located on the Moray Firth Coast, 35 miles east of Elgin and 45 miles north of Aberdeen.
Duff house Royal follows the River Deveron inland providing a parkland course in a mature setting designed by Dr Alastair MacKenzie, and opened in 1910, before he designed the Augusta championship course scene of The Masters each year.
Banff and Macduff have a number of hotels serving both lunchtime and evening meals.
freespace.virgin.net /david.innes/index2.htm   (432 words)

 Banff Hotels, Banff B&Bs and Banff Self-catering Accommodation from Milford
The small coastal town of Banff is 57 miles north west of Aberdeen along the A947 road.
About half a mile south of the centre of Banff, this small hotel offers bed and breakfast accommodation.
Large hotel on the western outskirts of Banff offering bed and breakfast accommodation and off street parking.
www.milford.co.uk /scotland/banff.html   (88 words)

 Banff Hotels & Accommodation near Banff in Aberdeenshire
There is only 1 hotel with a Banff address but a total of 4 hotels are within 11.8 miles of Banff.
Price and star rating are not necessarily the best guide to overall hotel quality, and Banff hotel guest reviews suggest that Seafield Arms Hotel (11.0m) with a rating of 98% offered the best overall guest satisfaction.
Click here to see the Cheapest Banff hotels first, here for the most Expensive accommodation or here for the Nearest to Banff.
www.uk-tourist-attractions.co.uk /Scotland_hotels/Banff_hotels.cfm   (270 words)

 Banff and Macduff Angling Association (Stillwater Branch) - BT Tradespace
Banff and Macduff Angling Association (Stillwater Branch) - BT Tradespace
Banff and Macduff Angling Association (Stillwater Branch) is part of
The coastal villages of Banff and Macduff are situated in the North East corner of Scotland in what used to be called Banffshire and devided by the river Deveron.
flyfishingnescotland.bttradespace.com   (222 words)

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