Surrounded by majestic colourful landscapes, including the UK’s largest National Park (Cairngorms) and Royal Deeside, it’s little wonder that autumn is one of the most picturesque times to visit Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Expect famous Granite architecture lit by moonlight, ancient castles in a sea of fallen leaves and film famous locations alive with the colours of autumn.
Please refer to the ‘Open for business’ icon at the top of listings to check which great visitor experiences are ready and waiting for you. And if you're heading outdoors, know the guidelines, do plan ahead, and be flexible if it's busy.
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That mesmerising time of year when the trees slowly start changing colour and the blooming heather covers the hills in a purple blanket. Check out our blog for 30 places to embrace the autumnal colours in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Tuck into Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s finest local produce at restaurants, bottle your own gin at a city centre distillery and pick from 725,000 (yes that's right!) flavour combinations of ice cream at Mackie's 19.2
Our mountainous countryside brings you the challenge of Munro bagging and cycling extreme terrain. Explore the sands that stretch for miles along our stunning coastline.
See famous Granite architecture lit by moonlight and visit ancient castles in a sea of fallen leaves.
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Check out the impressive Aberdeen Art Gallery (displaying over 1,000 artworks) and visit film famous locations.
Use our 'Inspire Me' tool to help plan your autumm trip - tell us your interests, search the results and save your favourites to build your personal 'My ABDN' itinerary.
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