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Enchanting escapes, made in Aberdeenshire. 10 things you’ve got to know about winter in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire!
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.
Excitement is building as we all count down the days until Aberdeen Art Gallery re-opens following its multi-million pound development bringing a new floor and increasing its 11 galleries to 19.
Today marks 23 days until the gallery opens its doors to the public to explore on Saturday 2 November and here’s your whistle-stop tour of the 23 spaces to discover when the red ribbon is cut:
Forks at the ready, the 2020 Michelin Guide has been released and eight (yes eight) restaurants in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have made it onto the high-brow list. Here’s my mouth-watering run-down of the eight restaurants to make the 2020 guide (*caution* this blog contains content that will give you food envy!):
Autumn is one of the most mesmerising times of year when the trees slowly start changing colour and put on a dazzling display. As the temperature begins to drop and the cosy jumpers and boots make their way out from the back of the wardrobe, don’t miss a walk among the vibrant countryside in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.