Echt
Echt
Echt is a small village standing in the shadow of the Barmekin of Echt, where an Iron age fort occupies the hilltop.The Barmekin was a central point in the popular A Scots quair trilogy of novels by LG Gibbons.
Two miles away is Dunecht House, a mid-Victorian mansion built for the Earl of Crawford. The area is full of historic sites, including Sunhoney Stone Circle, Midmar Kirk Stone Circle, and Cullerlie Stone Circle. A few miles further afield are Drum Castle and Castle Fraser.