Rora, Aberdeenshire

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Rora
Rora Village Hall.jpg
Rora Village Hall
Rora is located in Aberdeen
Rora
Rora
 Rora shown within Aberdeenshire
OS grid reference NK060505
Council area Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PETERHEAD
Postcode district AB42
Dialling code 01779
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Banff and Buchan
Scottish Parliament Banffshire and Buchan Coast
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°32′42″N 1°54′04″W / 57.545°N 1.901°W / 57.545; -1.901

Rora (Scottish Gaelic: Ròrath) is a rural settlement in the Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, situated 8.3 kilometres (5.2 mi) north-west of Peterhead and lying to the north of the River Ugie.[1]

Rora Moss[edit]

Rora Moss, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is an area of raised peat bog lying to the north-west of the village. The area has been heavily drained and subject to domestic and commercial peat cutting.[2]

People from Rora[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rora, Gazetteer for Scotland
  2. ^ Rora Moss, SNH Raised Bog Inventory
  3. ^ The Descendants of Nathaniel Arbuthnot, 3rd of Rora and of Auchlee