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Mulben, Banffshire.jpg
Mulben's war memorial
Grid reference: NJ355505
Location: 57°32’24"N, 3°4’45"W
Postcode: AB55
Local Government
Council: Moray

Mulben is a hamlet situated at a crossroads that forms the intersection of the A95 road and the B9103 in Banffshire. It sits on the Burn of Mulben, 4 miles west of Keith.

When the Inverness and Aberdeen Junction Railway came here in 1858, linking the village with Keith in the east and Elgin in Morayshire to the west, Mulben developed allowing the establishment of a primary school and a small number of services. Although the railway still remains, the station closed in 1964 and the building is now a private dwelling.

About the village

Close by is the Glentauchers Distillery to the east (opened in 1898) and the Auchroisk distillery to the west (opened in 1974).

From the hill that commands the heights above the hamlet the view is dominated by the extensive complex of bond sheds that form Malcolmburn, owned by and for the maturation of Chivas Regal.

A small farm upon the road that leads in that northerly direction called House of Mulben has also become a tourist attraction by offering such activities as archery, clay pigeon shooting, off road driving with Land Rover Defenders, zorbing and the chance to fish in a small, private lake.