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Things to do

Visit fairy-tale castles, explore culture at Aberdeen Art Gallery, discover royal connections, be inspired by film famous locations and even bag a Scottish Munro!

Crathes Castle, Gardens & Estate

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Dunnottar Castle

Great Outdoors

Take on the challenge of Munro-bagging as you scale legends, mountain bike extreme terrains or get out on the open waters paddleboarding, surfing and kayaking!

Mar Lodge National Nature Reserve

Where to stay

Expect a hotel with its own Picasso, quirky coastal glamping carriages, log cabins in the Scottish glens, boutique hotels and even majestic castles!

The Fife Arms

Aberdeen city break

Enjoy your next city break in Aberdeen, Scotland's third largest city. Aberdeen is a compact city with wide open spaces.

Aberdeen Beach and Queen's Links

Towns and villages

Aberdeenshire is made up of some of Scotland’s most celebrated towns and villages – film famous, of historic importance, regal and the inspiration to storytellers.

Gardenstown

Where to eat and drink

Sample world-famous quality food and drink - Aberdeen Angus Beef, fresh seafood, Scottish whisky and local craft beer including BrewDog.

The Silver Darling

Don’t just take our word for it…

Check out what all of these travel writers and bloggers have to say about Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Don't forget to read the VisitAberdeenshire blog too!

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