Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
Explore Aberdeenshire’s 300 castles: there are more here per acre than anywhere else in the British Isles
With 55 courses to choose from, including two of the oldest in the world, Aberdeenshire is a golfing paradise
Full-flavoured, hearty and comforting world-famous food and drink. Some of the finest produce comes from this area
Events and festivals are deeply rooted in our people and in our culture. Experience our ancient traditions and discover new ones
Venture out in the crisp and clear fresh air with views for miles across great estates and heathery moors
One of the most architecturally distinctive cities in Europe, a cosmopolitan and connected place by the sea
Discover the rugged Banffshire coast, described by National Geographic as “one of the world’s outstanding coastlines”
Dive into the glens and ancient forests where Aberdeenshire meets the Cairngorms National Park
Kick start your day with a locally produced breakfast or brunch. It’s the most important meal of the day, after all!
Enjoy a lunch with a view, watch the world go by in a quaint café, or relax alfresco in one of our award winning parks or gardens
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are well known for rich local produce with restaurants serving up fresh seafood, Aberdeen Angus Beef and wild game
Satisfy your sweet tooth with stylish afternoon teas, famous ice cream parlours and freshly baked cakes & local delicacies
Find a true Scottish bar experience and experience first-hand our unique Doric culture
Discover Aberdeenshire, which is made up of some of Scotland’s most celebrated towns and villages
Stay in quirky coastal carriages, welcoming B&B’s, and chic boutique hotels. We have something to suit all tastes and budgets
Aberdeen is well connected globally with its own international airport, railway station, ferry terminal and bus station
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire can be easily explored by most modes of transport
Check out our suggested itineraries and make the most of your trip to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
By Katie Milne
2017 may have just finished but we are so excited for what coming up in 2018.
By Julia Heys
Celebrating old traditions and sparking new ones, our festivals are at the heart of our distinctive culture.
By Jenni Fraser
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I don’t know about you but for me Christmas time is about spending time with friends & family, Christmas shopping for the perfect gifts and Christmas dinner.
“Candles burning low, lots of mistletoe, lots of snow and ice everywhere we go.” "It’s the most wonderful time of the ye---" Okay, I’ll stop with the Christmas medley before...
By Vee Pretorius
The independent galleries and museums here play a strong part in what makes Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire so special for me.
We’re gearing up for a week filled with music, dancing, film festivals and more Christmas events! It’s an exciting time.
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Theatre, Scottish music, Christmas markets, food markets and gin festivals – this week in Aberdeen there is something to treat all your senses. Winter is coming and the Christmas markets...
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