famous, fairy-tale, ruin or royal, Aberdeenshire has been home to 263 castles
whisky distillers have been lovingly producing our whisky for centuries
home to two of the world’s oldest golf courses and the highest in the UK
dive into the Scottish mountains with a choice of five snow sport centres
restaurants: full-flavoured, hearty and quality assured food
light, music, dance and culture are celebrated in many ways
Old Aberdeen and Footdee, two ancient settlements in the heart of the city
home to “one of the world’s outstanding coastlines” – National Geographic
All seemed to breathe freedom and peace …” - Queen Victoria
The Cairngorms: “one of the last great places on earth” - National Geographic
Think road trips with coastal views, walking tours taking in iconic city centre sites, a cycle route fit for a Queen through Royal Deeside - there’s a route with your name on it.
Venture out in the crisp and clear fresh air with views for miles across great estates and heathery moors.
Embrace and discover Scottish culture in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Join us as we celebrate ancient traditions and spark new ones.
Ancient sites and symbols, mysterious standing stones, towering granite walls and legendary castles mark Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as a heartland of Scottish history.
The panoramic views and elemental power of our courses can take a golfer’s breath away. We are home to some of the world's most famous and challenging golf courses.
Full-flavoured, hearty and comforting world-famous Aberdeen Angus beef, seafood and whisky. And, as the home of Brewdog, leading the way in the craft beer revolution.
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The 2,437 square miles of Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire are waiting to be explored. Discover true Scotland in our city, towns and villages.