New homes in Inverurie
Live the Life
Located in Aberdeenshire, the Scottish town of Inverurie is a sought-after place to live on the banks of the River Don. Just a short distance away from Aberdeen and near to the Cairngorms, your new home in Inverurie is perfectly situated for an easy commute and close to some of the region’s most popular sights and attractions.
Things to see and do
There are lots of historical places of interest in and near to Inverurie, including the magical East Aquhorthies Stone Circle, Maiden Stone and Castle Fraser. Tolquhon Castle is nearby in Ellon, and Crathes Castle Garden and Estate is in Aberdeen.
If you love getting out and about in the great outdoors, Bennachie Visitor Centre gives you routes for walks through the surrounding countryside, including the Discovery Trails which are perfect for children. Golfers can enjoy a round at Kemnay Golf Club and Inverurie Golf Club, while there’s horse riding on offer at The Cabin Equestrian Centre.
Being located so close to Aberdeen, Inverurie benefits from its larger neighbour’s many attractions including Duthie Winter Gardens, Aberdeen Snowsports Centre, Hazlehead Park, The Gordon Highlanders Museum, and the Zoology Museum and Botanic Garden. If you enjoy a spot of retail therapy, Aberdeen is also home to Union Square Shopping Centre, The Trinity Centre, and the Bon Accord and St Nicholas Centre. The Academy is an up-market shopping mall, while the ‘Granite Mile’ - otherwise known as Union Street - is lined with both high street and independent stores.
Other places of interest just a short drive from Inverurie include Stonehaven Tolbooth Museum, Wynford Farm Playbarn and Alford Valley Railway. The Cairngorms National Park is only a short drive away, where you can find excellent hiking and cycling routes through the rugged Scottish countryside.
If you’re moving to Inverurie with children, there are many local schools to choose from including Inverurie Market Place School, Strathburn School, Kellands School and Inverurie Academy.
Higher education is nearby at The University of Aberdeen, perfect if your older children want to study from home or live close to family while staying in student accommodation.
Getting to Inverurie
Inverurie is located alongside the A96, which runs northwest to Elgin and southeast to Aberdeen. The town’s train station is on the line between Aberdeen and Inverness, which is especially convenient for commuters.
The journey from Inverurie to Aberdeen takes around 40 minutes by car or 25 minutes by train, while Inverness is two hours 10 minutes away travelling by car via the A96 or one hour 50 minutes by train. Journeys to the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, take three hours 5 minutes by car or two hours 55 minutes by train, and Glasgow is a three hour 10-minute drive away.
For international travel, Aberdeen Airport has flights to Europe including France, Spain and Iceland. There are also regular domestic flights, with the journey from Aberdeen to London taking around one hour 20 minutes by plane. You can also get to the UK capital from Inverurie by train, with a change at Edinburgh Waverley.