Visiting Tarves Heritage
How to find us
Tarves is approximately 18 miles Northwest of Aberdeen. The Heritage Centre is located in the Square at the centre of the Village. There are free parking spaces within the Square itself. The postcode is AB41 7GX.
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.
LEASE NOTE AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE TARVES HERITAGE CENTRE WILL NOT BE OPEN AT THE MOMENT DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.
PLEASE FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM FOR INFORMATION AND UPDATES ABOUT TARVES HERITAGE PROJECT, THANK YOU.
From 2nd April through until 29th October
1:00pm-4:30pm Thursday to Sunday.
Admission to the Museum is free ! but donations are gratefully accepted.
Visits can also be arranged for groups out-with opening times - please phone to discuss. 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. Our office is unmanned outwith opening hours, please leave your contact details on the answerphone and a volunteer will get back to you.
Other things 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 - Mon.-Sat. 8am-8pm, Sun.8am.-6pm. Tel.01651 851208.
Aberdeen Arms Hotel
Open for lunch and evening meals Tel.01651 851214
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.
Further Afield (or perhaps on your way)
The Ythsie Prop
Other Local Attractions: