Visiting Tarves Heritage
How to find us
Tarves is approximately 18 miles northwest of Aberdeen. The Heritage Centre is located in the centre of the village and the Square itself has ample free parking spaces. The postcode is AB41 7JX.
From Aberdeen: take the A90 North across the Bridge of Don. Turn left on to the B999 at the roundabout. Follow the B999 for approximately 13 miles to Tarves.
From Ellon: take the A920 towards Pitmedden. On reaching the crossroads 4 miles along this road, turn right onto the B999 to reach Tarves a further 2 miles on.
From Oldmeldrum: take the A920 to Pitmedden then turn left onto the B999.
The Heritage Centre, which opened in July 2004, is housed in part of a Victorian school dating back to 1837. Extensively restored to blend in with the village's Conservation Area status, the Heritage Centre is now a major attraction in Tarves and the surrounding area.
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The Heritage Centre is open on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 1-4pm beginning Thursday 13th April 2023 until our season ends in October.
Entry to the Centre is free but donations to help our running costs are very welcome.
An escorted tour of the Heritage Centre combined with an introductory talk is available by prior arrangement for larger groups within or outwith opening hours. This can be booked by calling 01651 851883 or by emailing email@example.com. Please note our office is unmanned outwith opening hours so please leave your contact details on the answerphone and a volunteer will get back to you.
Local businesses/facilities in Tarves
Whilst you're visiting Tarves Heritage Centre, why not make a day of it and call into the shop and pub, or take a walk on one of the many paths around the village.
Duthies of Tarves
Fine food, Fine Wines, Grocery, Newsagent and Post Office.
Opening Hours - Monday to Saturday - 8am - 8pm, Sundays - 8am - 6pm.
Aberdeen Arms Hotel
Open for lunch and evening meals.
Tarves Heritage Project is looking at improving and managing the paths around Tarves. We hope to develop leaflets to provide information about these paths in the near future.
Within 4 miles of Tarves
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