The Lido, Peterhead (Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/75173968%40N00/6129733095)

The Lido, Peterhead

A bustling fishing port on the Aberdeenshire coast, Peterhead also features a modern large leisure marina with plentiful berthing space. Discover the town's maritime history at the heritage centre with stories of whaling and fishing for which this area of the North East Coast is famed.

Wildlife watching and spectacular coastal walking in the Peterhead area attract large numbers of visitors annually. Just north of Peterhead sits Britain's largest dune loch and RSPB reserve,  Loch of Strathbeg. The site is a mecca for wild geese, ducks and swans in winter including about 20% of the world's pink-footed geese population.

Offering an excellent choice of hotels, B&Bs and amenities, Peterhead makes a great base for touring, within easy reach of world class golf courses to the south around Aberdeen and just a short distance from attractions including the lighthouse museum at Fraserburgh and Haddo House inland at Methlick.

Castle and whisky trails are also right on your doorstep, with nearby highlights including Crathes Castle & Gardens, Castle Fraser and Fyvie Castle at Turriff. Stay in the North East's favourite maritime centre - book places to stay in Peterhead online now!

Accommodation in Peterhead

  • Peterhead   (2.4 miles from the centre of Peterhead)
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    Peterhead inn providing accommodation with an on-site lounge and bar, regular live entertainment and budget rooms for leisure or business. Parking on-site.
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  • Peterhead   (0.4 miles from the centre of Peterhead)
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    £39
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    Lost Guest House Peterhead is a new modern town centre guest house, refurbished to a high standard. All rooms are en-suite with shower rooms. Free Wi-Fi throughout. We offer a f...
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