Provenance Festival

Discover world class food and drink production through visitor experiences at source with the inaugural Provenance Festival, running from 24 September - 3 October 2021

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Above and Beyond

Commanding castles, unrivalled foodie experiences, a cultural hot spot with a proud heritage and miles of dramatic coastline, you'll find it all here in Majestic Aberdeenshire.

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!

Craigievar Castle & Estate

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!

Bennachie

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!

Newburgh

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.

Aberdeen

Aberdeen city break

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

Union Street

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Crathes Castle, Gardens & Estate

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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Scotland's little-known fourth "language"

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Six Underrated UK Cities We’re Visiting in 2021 (Plus Where to Stay and Eat)

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10 great British city breaks for both culture and outdoor fun

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A History of Mackie’s Ice Cream: Ice Baby Ice

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A local's guide to Aberdeen: 10 top tips

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The best of beautiful Cullen: Scenic Walks, Quirky Shops & Where to eat

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Aberdeenshire's Great Escapes

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The best places to eat in Aberdeenshire: Scotland's Hidden Foodie Hotspot

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Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Granite City

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A Weekend of Foodie Aye-ventures

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10 romantic things to do in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire

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13 things you might not know about the Cairngorms National Park

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8 of the best food and drink spots to visit in Aberdeenshire

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Back on the road in castle country

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Aberdeen Restaurants: Where to Eat in Aberdeen Scotland

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The best hotels in Aberdeen

Golf in Aberdeenshire - Taking the Low Road

Golf in Aberdeenshire - Taking the Low Road

Why generations of royals have been charmed by Deeside

Why generations of royals have been charmed by Deeside

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An escape in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

An adventure in Aberdeenshire

An adventure in Aberdeenshire

Guide to the best food and drink in Aberdeenshire

Guide to the best food and drink in Aberdeenshire

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3 Days In Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire- The Perfect Scottish Road Trip Itinerary

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Taking a step back into ancient Scotland at Crathes Castle

Taking a step back into ancient Scotland at Crathes Castle

A complete guide to Ballater

A complete guide to Ballater

Exploring Aberdeenshire

Exploring Aberdeenshire

Discovering Aberdeenshire's most haunted locations

Discovering Aberdeenshire's most haunted locations

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