Scottish beach featured in Whisky Galore remake up for sale

A stunning beach which appeared in the remake of Whisky Galore has gone on the market for £90,000.

The 36-acre New Aberdour Beach in Aberdeenshire includes dramatic rocks caves, sandy and shingle beaches. It is highly renowned for being one of the north-east’s most beautiful beaches.

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Picture: New Aberdour beach, Galbraith

The location is a hive of activity with visitors from all over the world and has attracted holiday makers, walkers and film makers.

Picture: New Aberdour Beach, Galbraith

Scenes from Whisky Galore were filmed there, taking in the dramatic coastline.

The current owners, a married couple who wish to remain anonymous, are seeking offers above £90,000.The location is believed to be the scene of St Drostan’s landing in 580AD, when he founded a church in the local village.

Picture: Galbraith

It is said he was renowned for his ‘miracle cures’ and used water from a spring there to baptise residents.There is a also a memorial to local woman Jane Whyte, who helped rescue the crew of a wrecked steamship in 1886. The memorial stands at the beach, but not within the sale boundary.

Picture: New Aberdour Beach, Galbraith

Hannah Christiansen, of sellers Galbraith, said: “It is an absolutely beautiful beach. It is a hive of activity with the amount of tourists that come up.“Scenes from the new Whisky Galore movie were also filmed there, so that was all very exciting for the owners.”The agents are also selling a farmhouse a quarter of a mile away for around £185,000. The two lots can be bought together or separately.Ownership of the beach dates back to 1617.