Slains Castle

Slains Castle is found on the rocky Aberdeen coastline near the town of Cruden Bay. You can walk there if you grow bored lazing on the golden sandy beach!

This atmospheric ruined castle was originally built to replace Old Slains Castle, situated about six miles south-west of the present site, after it was destroyed in 1594. New Slains Castle was erected in 1597 on the site of the former Bowness Castle.

There is also a good 18 hole golf course nearby and the town provides facilities like parking, cafés, toilets and shops.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 2.1 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Sep 30
Expect a temp in the range 11.7℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 7.7 m/sec (S)
Saturday, Oct 01
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 9.3℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Oct 02
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 11.8℃ with wind speed 6 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Oct 03
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 5.8 m/sec (W)
Tuesday, Oct 04
Expect a temp in the range 12.3℃ to 12.7℃ with wind speed 7.8 m/sec (S)
Wednesday, Oct 05
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 4.7 m/sec (SW)

Cruden Bay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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