This major fishing port lies at the far north east corner of Aberdeenshire and is the biggest shellfish port in Europe and a busy commercial harbour.
While fishing is the town’s main industry Fraserburgh has a wealth of undiscovered beauty. This magical coastline offers some amazing activities and attractions including golfing, bird watching, shooting, a range of water sports and a great walking and shopping opportunities with delicious local produce.
The first-ever lighthouse in Scotland was build in Kinnaird Head and now forms part of the Museum of Scottish Lighthouses. It boasts the largest collections of lighthouse equipment in the UK including nationally recognized collection of glass lenses and social history artifacts. Next door is Fraserburgh Heritage Museum which illustrates the rich history of this north east Scottish fishing town and commemorates famous son of the town.
Being the busiest fishing port in the country it is also the proud holder of the much-vaunted mainland British wind speed record - a whopping 144 mph.