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“Art is the new oil” is the mantra in some parts of the city; various art festivals have sprung up and the much-anticipated reopening of Aberdeen Art Gallery following a £36.4m transformation ramped things up in November 2019. Find out what's needed to make the ultimate trip to Aberdeen.
With endless discussions of Indyref2, you can be forgiven for thinking the only thing going for a region like Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is the magic of black gold. However, on closer inspection, you will discover a wealth of culinary and imbibing delights in this north-eastern corner of Scotland.
Here’s another way to see this stunning country, one that pays attention to intriguing golf course design but in a way that is softer on the wallet and allows for closer looks at what is actually going on with real people. In a country of kings and castles it's also possible to see the everyday folk and the fishing villages and still feel fulfilled. We’ll call it the low road.
Just a 20-minute train ride from the Aberdeen, Stonehaven is a generous slice of coastal Aberdeenshire charm. Postcard-pretty, with a walled harbour, whitewashed houses and mouth-watering fish and chips, it’s an ideal base for travellers looking to explore the great outdoors.