Living in Kemnay you will enjoy a quiet, relaxed lifestyle with the countryside on your doorstep. The village is set on the River Don and without needing a car you can enjoy walks in the nearby Kemnay House and Fetternear Estates. The Bennachie range of hills are located close by and provide a lovely backdrop to the village.
What to expect
Kemnay is within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen International Airport, Dyce, Westhill and Kingswells Industrial estates and has good bus links into Aberdeen city. Inverurie is located some 5 miles away and has an excellent variety of shops and recreational facilities as well as a railway station. There is a great 18 hole golf course at the edge of the village with good bar and catering facilities.
What not to expect
Kemnay does not have a thriving night life - there are two small local hotels with bar and catering facilities. There is a golf course, bowling green, all weather tennis courts, skate park, angling club and play park making the village ideal for the outdoor type.
You'll fall in love with
The views - wherever you go in the village your eye is drawn to the Mither Tap which is part of the Bennachie range. It never looks the same twice and is a good gauge of the weather. Kemnay also has the 'Place of Origin' situated at the edge of the village. The structure was designed by local sculptors and is made out of Kemnay granite which is world famous. The 'Place of Origin' celebrates Kemnay Quarries which was why the village evolved. The view from the top is stunning and gives 360 degree vista.
Great places to go
The village has a good range of local supermarkets, two first class butchers shops, a local baker, post office, chemist, two hairdressers, an electrical shop, hardware store and an alarm company. There are Chinese and Indian carry out outlets as well as a good fish and chip shop.
There is a bus service into Aberdeen and also a local bus travelling to Inverurie.