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Day trip ideas in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire


By Shawna Law

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. 

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My favourite hills in Aberdeenshire


By Garry Cormack

Hillgoers owner, Garry Cormack shares his favourite hills and mountains in Aberdeenshire with VisitAberdeenshire.

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My top cycling spots in Aberdeenshire


By Will Clarke

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.

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10 mystical and magical sites in Aberdeenshire


By Ailish Sinclair

Aberdeenshire has a rich and colourful history, made up of fascinating people, mysterious events and magical places. Some of these places are so well tucked away in wee corners of Aberdeenshire that they seem to be well-kept secrets. From stunning beaches to ruinous castles and ancient standing stones, here's author Ailish Sinclair's top 10.

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Nine of the best Stone Circles in Aberdeenshire


By Claire Herbert

Few other ancient monuments can evoke such a sense of mystery and wonder as the stone circle, and here in Aberdeenshire we are lucky enough to be home to almost 150 ...

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