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Muchalls as we know it today is a quiet village located just south of Newtonhill. It is a great place to begin a walk along the shore. 

Interestingly, this village is effectively New Muchalls; the original village was a located ¾ of a mile to the south. Once a prosperous fishing community, two fishing disasters in a short period of time led to the abandonment of old Muchalls and the fishing boats moving south to Stonehaven.

Charles Dickens visited Muchalls in the mid-nineteenth century and described the town as ‘a remarkably beautiful place’. We hope you will agree.

Things to see and do

  • Take a walk along the coast from the pretty village of Muchalls. Look out for Dunnyfell cave and the waterfall






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