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Methlick Bridge, the cast-iron span erected in 1844 and refurbished in 2003

Methlick (Gaelic: Maothulach) is a village in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, situated on the River Ythan 11.2 km (7.0 mi) north-west of Ellon.

Get in[edit]

The village is situated at the intersection of the B9005 road from Ellon to Fyvie and the B9170 road from Inverurie to New Deer, both routes crossing the River Ythan at Methlick Bridge.

Methlick is served by regular bus services to Aberdeen and less frequent services linking to Ellon, Fyvie and Inverurie.

Get around[edit]


  • 1 Haddo House (lies 2.7 km (1.7 mi) to the south-east of Methlick.). Mid-Apr Mid-Oct Fri-Mon, Jul & Aug daily. a stately home and arts venue with theatre and concert hall £10.50. Haddo House on Wikipedia Haddo House (Q5637682) on Wikidata
  • 2 Gight Castle (lies 4.3 km (2.7 mi) to the west.). ancestral home of Lord Byron Gight on Wikipedia Gight (Q5560293) on Wikidata
  • 3 Tolquhon Castle, Tarves, AB41 7LP, +44 1651 851 286. Apr - Sep: daily 9.30am to 5.30pm. Ruins of a castle built between 1584 and 1589. £4.50. Tolquhon Castle on Wikipedia Tolquhon Castle (Q2448015) on Wikidata



  • 1 Tolquhon Gallery. Mar - Dec Fri-Tue 11am - 5pm (opens 2pm on Sun). Commercial art gallery




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