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Aberdeen is home to a rich links golfing scene with wonderfully designed courses carved into its beach front. From north Aberdeen to the Torry Battery, these are a few of the best holes to play across several city courses along with my tips for your game.
I’ve always been closer to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam than North-east Scotland. Perhaps that’s why this pocket of the world managed to escape my attention for so long. Other than an icy weekend in Edinburgh many years ago, Scotland was an unknown entity to me, so when I was offered the chance to spend three days road-tripping around Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire I jumped at it.
I’m a self-proclaimed explorer, avid shutterbug and the person behind the Instagram account and blog @ExploringEdinburgh. After my recent trip to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, I was completely won over by what the North-east of Scotland has to offer and I’ve pulled together some top tips for a day trip or weekend getaway to Aberdeenshire.
I have been riding bikes for a long time, in a variety of countries at various times of the year both recreationally and in events. I think Aberdeenshire is right up there with the best riding locations – from our amazing environment to our famous local hospitality we have everything needed for bikers to have a great time. Here are just some of my top suggestions.