How to spend a weekend in Aberdeen, Scotland
19 November 2021
Think road trips with coastal views, walking tours taking in iconic city centre sites, incredible cycling paths that run through Royal Deeside - there’s a route with your name on it.
Venture out in the crisp and clear fresh air with views for miles across great estates and heathery moors.
From mountain bike trails and Munro Bagging, to paddleboarding and skiing, find your outdoor adventure in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Embrace and discover Scottish culture in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Join us as we celebrate ancient traditions and spark new ones.
Ancient sites and symbols, mysterious standing stones, towering granite walls and legendary castles mark Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as a heartland of Scottish history.
The panoramic views and elemental power of our courses can take a golfer’s breath away. We are home to some of the world's most famous and challenging golf courses.
Full-flavoured, hearty and comforting world-famous Aberdeen Angus beef, seafood and whisky. And, as the home of Brewdog, leading the way in the craft beer revolution.
Become a master chocolatier or take a butchery class - Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is well served for foodies.
Surrounded by vast countryside, Aberdeenshire is home to a wealth of farming, agricultural and foodie experiences.
Get a taste for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire with the fantastic foodie events and festivals.
Find our best local produce in quaint deli cafes, traditional pubs and stylish Michelin Guide restaurants across the region
No matter where you stay in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire a Michelin worthy establishment is never too far away.
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have long been serving up some of Scotland’s most premium local produce creating a name for itself as an iconic food destination.
Find a restaurant in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire serving world-class Aberdeen-Angus beef, venison and local wild game.
With our coastal location you can enjoy some of the freshest fish and seafood in the world. Find and book a restaurant in Aberdeen or Aberdeenshire.
Whatever your reason, if you’re looking for vegetarian or vegan food, we’ve got you covered.
Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
Aberdeenshire is leading the craft beer revolution. Here you'll find Brewdog's brewery and flagship bar, and many other bars serving up their very own delicious beers.
Enjoy stylish bars, traditional Scottish pubs and vibrant nightlife in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with stylish afternoon teas, famous ice cream parlours and freshly baked cakes & local delicacies
If time's against you, try one of these many takeaway options for a hearty and healthy meal on the move.
Celebrate the Sunday Roast tradition with your family and friends at a selection of our cafes, restaurants and bistros.
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
Explore Aberdeenshire, which is made up of some of Scotland’s most picturesque and welcoming towns and villages
Stay in quirky coastal carriages, welcoming B&Bs, 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.
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