New location for The Aberdeenshire Fine Open-Air Markets

The Aberdeenshire Affa Fine Open-Air Markets will continue throughout the year in a new larger venue at Milton of Crathes.

Thursday, 15th April 2021, 6:00 am
The market will be held within the Events Field at Milton of Crathes

The complex offers ample free parking onsite, toilets and new access road directly off the A93 and direct access to the Deeside Way.

Milton of Crathes is easily accessible and offers a fantastic scenic location, whilst having a selection of shops, eatery, historic attractions and plentiful selection of local independent shops in Banchory itself just a five minutes drive away.

Free parking will be available alongside the market, making the market more accessible for those less abled.

The Market brings together local makers, market traders and car boots

Adam Simpson, Operations Manager Etiom, said: “We are delighted to be creating a safe space to support the North Easts local traders, makers and car booters. Milton of Crathes is a stunning back drop to host our market which is a great day out for all the family.”

The Market brings together local makers, market traders and car boots all within a socially distanced open-air market.

The organisers believe now more than ever it’s important to be supporting local, promoting local food and drinks, arts, and crafts, repurposing and upcycling, clothing and accessories, home, and garden and so much more. Car Booters are now welcome, Ideal for those looking to re-purpose their household items or make some additional cash after your lockdown declutter.

Following all Covid advice available, the market will include the spacing out of all cars and stalls. Within enclosed spaces, staff will be required to wear face masks and all stall holders and car parkers are encouraged to wear the same.

The Aberdeenshire market will be held on the first Sunday of each month from 10am-4pm within the Events Field at Milton of Crathes in Aberdeenshire, next to the existing Milton of Crathes shops and Royal Deeside Railway. The dates are as follows:

Sunday, May 2 Sunday, June 6 Sunday, July 4 Sunday, September 5 Sunday, October 3 Sunday, November 7 Sunday, December 5