Union Terrace Gardens

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Located right in the heart of the city, to one side of Union Terrace, off the city’s main thoroughfare of Union Street.

Enjoy this relaxing open green space in the heart of Aberdeen city. featuring, breathtaking, vibrant foliage, modern gardens and delicious eateries.

Union Terrace Gardens has reopened after a £28.3million refurbishment which improves wheelchair access and includes new amenities such as a new play area for children, toilets, and cafes while restoring historic features.

The Gardens also include extensive seating, new lighting features, refurbishment of the historic arches and Victorian toilets,  specially-commissioned artworks, and reinstatement of a planted city crest. It also has a new water feature, the three statues (William Wallace, Rabbie Burns, and Edward VII) have been cleaned, and the ‘grand staircase’ down to the lower Gardens.

  • Opening Times

    Open All Year

    8am until 1 hour before dusk

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