Peterhead, located in Aberdeenshire, is situated on the coast of Scotland. It is the largest town in Aberdeenshire and is frequently referred to as The Blue Toon. The views of the sea alone are enough to recommend Peterhead as a getaway destination. There are also many local attractions and landmarks to enjoy during a visit to the local area as well. In addition, there are ample restaurants and eateries within Peterhead and the local area, along with a host of accommodation options as well. Peterhead can be easily reached from practically anywhere else in Scotland.
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The Scottish town of Peterhead is located in the county of Aberdeenshire. Peterhead is actually the biggest settlement within Aberdeen and it has an approximate population of about nineteen thousand. The town of Peterhead is located at the most eastern point on the mainland of Scotland. The town of Peterhead is often commonly referred to as "The Blue Toon". The native people of this town are often referred to as the Blue Tooners however more correctly they are referred to as Bloomogganners. The Bloomogganner name is supposed to be taken from the blue stockings that were once worn by the fishermen.
During the May of 2007 the football club within the town that the is better known as Peterhead Football Club acquired the song called "The Blue Toon Tune" as their fan song.
Fishermen originally founded the town of Peterhead and it was erected as a settlement that was planned. During 1953 the first harbour within Peterhead was constructed and this port was called Port Henry. Port Henry encouraged the town to grow. It was developed as a port for fishing and then went on to become an established base for many industries to trade.
During 1865 there was a station for the lifeboat set up within the town. Since the early times of the town it has received some of its water from the water supply at Morris Wells. During 1888 there was a convict prison opened in the town and this prison
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