Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
Explore Aberdeenshire’s 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
Festivals and events 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.
To make it more ‘fun’, the guys in the office challenged me to see how many castles I could ‘bag’ in one day.
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So for my first blog comprises one of my favourite subjects, beer!
Understand that? Most wont, but when I tell you that it’s a cocktail with a very limited edition of Springbank will you turn your nose up?
Today I was at the launch of the May festival with my colleague Angela where again I was meeting people from all different places.
My name is Pia Johnsson and I’m a student at Travel Education Centre in Stockholm. Sweden is a country that is famous for its industry: iron, forestry, music, but now...
It was the first really sunny day of the year and I had been in Old Meldrum for a meeting in the morning.
After a busy week at work we decided that a bit of light relief was the order of the day, so we headed along to the Blue Lamp on the...
So it might surprise you that on Friday I was looking forward to 5pm knowing that mine were on their way up to Aberdeen for the weekend.
The VisitAberdeenshire team (minus Peter and Nikki) were delighted to have breakfast at Merchant Bistro this morning.
Edel and I went last night and loved it. Moon Tiger is an adaptation of Penelope Lively's Booker winning novel by Simon Reade.
I had been meaning to go for a while but hadn’t quite got round to it so was looking forward to dining in Nick Nairn’s Aberdeen restaurant.
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