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A fabulous winter break in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire - fairytale castles, fantastic food and festive lights


By Sam Grant

One of the things I love most about Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is how diverse the region is. You can go from sandy beach to mountain top, fine dining restaurant to takeaway fish and chip shop and bustling city to remote village in the blink of an eye. So, when VisitAberdeenshire and Mackie’s of Scotland invited me on a pre-Christmas, foodie press trip with Mr G, we couldn’t pack fast enough.

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North East 250: A 3 day Scotland road trip itinerary


By Finding the Universe

Scotland is home to some fantastic road trips, and in our time living in Scotland we have tackled a fair few of them. This is a 250 mile self-drive road trip that includes Speyside, Aberdeenshire, and the Cairngorms National Park. It’s home to excellent whisky distilleries, fantastic stretches of coastline, cute villages, museums, castles, golf courses, and epic scenery. It’s also a much less travelled route than some of Scotland’s other road trips, making for an overall fantastic experience.

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Aberdeenshire: An ultimate autumn escape


By East London Mornings

I always thought that I’m a summer person, but every time I head North of the country I can’t get enough of frosty mornings, evenings by the open fire and mulled wine. Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire was a whole new world for me with castles stays, whisky tastings and all the food adventures we had. 

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How to spend 24 hours in Aberdeen


By What Stacy Did

I absolutely love Scotland! I have made no secret of how I want to explore more of this gorgeous country and last month I got the chance to do just that. I got three days to explore the city of Aberdeen and the surrounding countryside of Aberdeenshire. But if you only have one day to spend in the city then here’s how to get the most out of 24 hours in the Aberdeen.

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Best Aberdeen restaurants: Where to eat in Aberdeen Scotland


By Finding the Universe

We’ve visited Aberdeen a number of times, and have always been really impressed by the variety and quality of restaurants on offer. So impressed in fact, that we decided to put together a whole guide to our favourite places to eat in Aberdeen.

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