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Welcome to The Peterhead Trail

Welcome to
The Peterhead Trail

Smugglers, secret passages, heroes, poets, ghosts, war, witchcraft, murder, rebellion and piracy – a fine day out in Peterhead.

Explore Aberdeenshire’s Largest Town, The Bluetoon…

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Smugglers, secret passages, heroes, poets, ghosts, war, witchcraft, murder, rebellion and piracy – a fine day out in Peterhead.

From the haunting tale of Auld Harry near the Harbour to witch trials, and the dubious business activities of the Baron Ballie Alexander Elles. Meet Fisher Jessie, and see the gift that William the 1st of Prussia sent to the people of Peterhead. The Peterhead Town Trail starts here.

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Watch our Peterhead Trail video by Kim Grant Photography
An old photo of the harbour.

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