Situated amidst rich farmland in rural Aberdeenshire, Inverurie is a bustling commercial centre and market town and is easily accessible from the centre of Aberdeen, lying 17 miles to the east. Served by excellent transport links from both Aberdeen and Inverness, the town is one of Aberdeenshire's most important regional centres, offering visitors an excellent base for exploring the region, whether using public transport or private car.
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This charming country town has a distinctive character with restored 19th and 20th century architecture that perfectly blends the old with the new. Inverurie is home to Scotland's largest car boot sale (held every Sunday morning) where you can purchase anything from bric-a-brac to rare collectors items, memorabilia, antiques to computer games. Visitors also have a wide selection of modern retail outlets selling the latest fashions, outdoor clothing and sports equipment as well as sampling the traditional farmers market, selling the finest of local dairy produce and meats that this region is acclaimed for.
Regarded as one of Aberdeenshire's hotspots for walking and leisure pursuits, Inverurie serves as an idyllic base for a leisure break or walking holiday, featuring a vast network of forest paths and beautiful walks along the banks of the River Don and River Urie, a popular spot for salmon fishing. Those seeking a more adventurous and challenging trek should head for the nearby Hill of Benachie or explore the Cairngorm Mountain range, less than an hours drive away from this thriving Aberdeenshire town.