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Gardenstown Heritage Centre

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The heritage centre is run entirely by local people on a voluntary basis. It is full of insights... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
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History of the fishing village

This little museum, now located in the former Salmon House by the harbour, is run by volunteers on... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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88 Main Street, Gardenstown AB45 3YP, Scotland
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The heritage centre is run entirely by local people on a voluntary basis. It is full of insights into the fascinating history of this lovely fishing village and how it has changed and developed. An essential place to visit if you are ever lucky to...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This little museum, now located in the former Salmon House by the harbour, is run by volunteers on weekday afternoons in the summer. Many of the volunteers are the former fisher folk and most have always lived in the village, so are able to answer...More

Thank AndyGardenstown
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A free museum opened by volunteers each afternoon, housing a growing collection of photos and memories from Gardenstown. Laid out as a treasure trove, it is a good way to rummage through the history of the area, helping you to understand the challenges of this...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Fishing village with charming atmosphere! In case of nice sunny weather you must stop here and take few breathtaking photos! Take a coastal road with steps in the "pudding stone" and find the best view!

Thank Patrik K
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I should disclose an interest: my wife was born and raised in this village and her grandfather's fishing boat features in one of the photographs. So, it might well be that I find the history of this village more interesting than the average person would....More

Thank David792
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Eleanor who helps run the centre is very passionate about Gamrie in years gone by and could tell stories all day about the characters she has photos of. Great place to go on a rainy day if you are on holiday . The stories need...More

Thank johnstarlite
Reviewed 23 June 2016

On the harbour side can be found a collection of photographs and artifacts that record the heritage of this beautiful fishing harbour. The most wonderful part of it is the collection of local volunteers who run it. Each of them is a precious link with...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

It's a medium-sized room in Gardenstown harbour, open 2-4 most afternoons. At first, & on the surface, it's a collection of photographs & artefacts from the earlier days of the village through the Great Flood of 1953 & the last few years of the local...More

Thank Bill T
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