Local Area

With 2,437 square miles of Aberdeenshire on the doorstep there is plenty to see, do and explore as part of your retirement.

Stonehaven Castle

Stonehaven Castle

Amenities for every need

You couldn't be better placed to take advantage of the delights northeast Scotland offers. From its scenic hilltop location, Brio Chapelton overlooks the shoreline which stretches into the distance with 165 miles of stunning coastline to explore, including the nearby seaside town of Stonehaven.

Balmoral is one of the world’s most famous castles but there are another 299 famous, fairy-tale or ruined castles in Aberdeenshire as well as the Royal residence. Then there's the Cairngorms National Park, which offers countless places to visit, activities to try and views to experience.

So whether you enjoy walks in the countryside or short trips to one of eight local whisky distilleries, no two days need ever be the same.

Balmoral Castle

Cairngorms National Park

On the doorstep

There are two supermarkets close by along with a range of smaller local stores. Closer still, the village's cafe and beauty salon look out onto the picturesque Hume Square. If you want some retail therapy, Aberdeen is just a short distance away with its shopping centres, boutiques, independent shops and more.


Transport links for ease

The Brio Chapelton village will have its own dedicated transport service exclusive to residents. This shuttle service will run regular trips to the local shops and amenities.

Chapelton has excellent transport links to the surrounding area as well as the historic city of Aberdeen and a regular bus service which stops at the Park and Choose facility built for local residents. A direct express bus service to Aberdeen is also planned.

For those wanting to travel even further afield, Aberdeen International Airport is just a 35-minute drive away. 

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