Deeside estates feature in map

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Glenmuick and Glen Tanar Estate’s will be among a number of Aberdeenshire locations featured in a new ‘movie map’ produced by Visit Scotland.

The map is set to highlight many of the different locations which appear in the soon to be released Sunset Song - the film based on the classis Lewis Grassic Gibbon novel.

Filming also took place at Invercauld Estate and Ballogie Estate.

The national tourism organisation has teamed up with Metrodome, the film’s distributors, to produce the map, which will be available in VisitScotland Information Centres throughout the region and for download at www.visitscotland.com/films.

Terence Davies’s acclaimed version of the classic tale by Aberdeenshire novelist Gibbon got its Scottish premiere in Edinburghlast week .

As well as highlighting the filming locations, the publication also points visitors in the direction of the Grassic Gibbon Centre in Arbuthnott and other locations with a connection to the novel.

Councillor David Aitchison, Chair of Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Service Committee, said: “The council was thrilled to support the making of Sunset Song in Aberdeenshire, and it is wonderful that the film is soon to appear in cinemas around the world.

“The film will act as a window to our beautiful natural heritage, showcasing and promoting our region as a tourist destination to a brand new audience.

Sunset Song is set to be released nationwide on Friday, December 4.