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Steeped in history and with miles of rugged coastline, rolling hills and panoramic skies, Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire are waiting to be explored.

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Plan your trip

Welcome to Aberdeenshire. A destination steeped in history, with miles and miles of rugged coastline, rolling countryside nestled between impressive mountains and Munros ready to be bagged, and a foodie scene as well known for its provenance as its diversity.

If you're looking to plan a trip to Aberdeenshire, you're in the right place. Check out our inspirational blogs and sample itineraries to help spark your imagination, and sign up to our newsletter for your complete guide to what's on, what's new and what to see and do while you're here.

Looking for somewhere to stay while you're here?  Aberdeenshire boasts a wealth of accommodations. From high-end five star hotels revered the world over to stunning coastal glamping pods, from quirky lodges set in national park forest to a tapestry of local towns and villages awash with boutique hotels, countryside retreats and B&Bs, from chic city centre hotels to wild camping under the stars. We've got you covered.

If you're taking the car, there are lots of options for parking safely and responsibly:

  • For more information on visiting the Cairngorms National Park click here.


For more advice on exploring Scotland, check out the following:

Remember to explore responsibly by getting off the beaten track and away from busy spots, parking properly, closing gates behind you and tidying up when you depart. 


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