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1 High Shore, Banff

18 September 2021 (Online)

19 September 2021 (Online)


This weekend you can enjoy a rare opportunity to take a virtual sneak peek around the interior of 1 High Shore, Banff. Dating from around 1676, this old merchant's house was once where multiple families shared lodgings. A stone spiral staircase takes you up 3 floors to explore, where much of the original decorations can still be seen on the timbers. Almost every room has unusual nooks and crannies and corners opening off, and the house has its own private lookout tower.

The Banff Preservation Society, as it then was, restored this house, and is delighted to see it so well looked after since. Its neighbours on High Shore are also very fine old houses and include the Silversmiths house and the Market Arms Inn, the oldest continuously occupied building in Banff.

Digital Resources

1 High Shore, Banff

We welcome you to join the owner of the property on a whistle stop tour investigating all its hidden nooks and crannies.

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Shades of Pink

Watch this short video to learn about the property owner's labour of love in ensuring "the pink house" keeps its distinctive shade.

Go on a virtual guided tour!

Key Information

Building Date: 1675

  • 1 High Shore
  • Banff
  • AB45 1DB