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Sandend, Aberdeenshire

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Sandend, Aberdeenshire

Sandend is a small fishing village near Banff and Portsoy, Scotland, typical of the area. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries it was an active village. There were two fish-houses in Sandend (Smith's and McKay's). After McKay's relocation to Buckie, only Smith's remains in Sandend. It now is a popular place for caravaners and holidaymakers. Local attractions include a sandy beach and an annual kipper barbecue, held in summer.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ5566
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
 

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