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Buckie and District Fishing Heritage Centre

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Very interesting place, volunteers are very informed an helpfully.This is a must visit if you are... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
William H
Findochty, Scotland, United Kingdom
Very interesting

Nice wee museum, run by volunteers one took us to the nearby chapel that is dedicated to those... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
mark c
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7 Cluny Place, Buckie AB56 1HB, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Very interesting place, volunteers are very informed an helpfully.This is a must visit if you are in the Moray Buckie area.

Thank William H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Enjoyed a wee chat with the very knowledgable gentlemen volunteering on that day. Great photos of the bygone fishing industry in Buckie.

Thank joannaileen
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Nice wee museum, run by volunteers one took us to the nearby chapel that is dedicated to those fishermen lost at sea.beautifil stained glass and it was quite moving to see the true cost of fish.

Thank mark c
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Tuesday's 'watch' were brilliant ! The Heritage centre is an absolute find. We spent the whole day there and will definitely return when next in Buckie. I was happy beyond words with the information, history and knowledge that everybody shared with me. God bless all...More

Thank Sheila J
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a fascinating place to see how the fishing industry around Buckie developed, from very humble beginnings to a major industry and its subsequent decline. It is very professionally run by a wonderful group of volunteers who a passionately dedicated to preserving a wonderful...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place, steeped in history with very knowledgable staff. My wife's mother came from Buckie so it was great learn some of the local history. Fantastic

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Went as a group of about 30. We were shown a film using old photos and some film of the local area, from Cullen to Portgordon. We were told of the history of the area, about the various types of boats, about the herring fleets...More

Thank MaryandMerv
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As I'm not from this area I was really fascinated by all the artifacts. The staff are really helpful and are very knowledgeable. This is amazing as they are all volunteers.

Thank juniemaquine
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went back to Buckie Heritage Centre a year on, and were royally entertained by four gentlemen, who told us all you need to know about Fishing Boats, fishwives, Buckie Thistle FC, Glagow Celtic, and the best fish and chips in Morayshire (Portknockie Chippy). And...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Visited this gem of a museum. Run by volunteers and the amazing thing was, we were privileged to be able to speak to a retired boatbuilder and a retired fishing boat owner / captain who were able to tell us first hand about these lost...More

Thank Ann B
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