Think road trips with coastal views, walking tours taking in iconic city centre sites, a cycle route fit for a Queen 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.
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.
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
Michelin Guide restaurants in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire.
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 our best local produce in quaint deli cafes, traditional pubs and stylish Michelin Guide restaurants across the region
Satisfy your sweet tooth with stylish afternoon teas, famous ice cream parlours and freshly baked cakes & local delicacies
Find a true Scottish bar experience
Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
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&B’s, 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.
In Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire we come together to celebrate ancient traditions and spark new ones into life. To really embrace and experience this special place, join in with an event or festival during your stay.
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Staging a mix of professional and youth theatre shows alongside community events...
Wed Jun. 26 to Sun Jul. 07
at Various venues: Inverurie
Two great harpists meet (well, one's a kora, but a kora is a kind of harp) in a ...
Thu Jun. 27, 2019
at The Lemon Tree
Grampian Youth Orchestra is very excited to return to the refurbished Music Hall...
Sun Jun. 30, 2019
at Music Hall
An all-singing, all-dancing stage version of the popular films, packed with laug...
Wed Jul. 03 to Sat Jul. 06
at His Majesty's Theatre
Heartbreak Productions adapts David Walliams' beloved book to the stage.
Thu Jul. 04, 2019
at Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate
Aberdeen's gin festival offers you the chance to meet the producers behind the s...
Fri Jul. 05 to Sat Jul. 06
at The Lemon Tree
Fri Jul. 05, 2019
at Pitmedden Garden
Sun Jul. 07, 2019
at Leith Hall Garden & Estate
The Stonehaven line-up combines old favourites and exciting new acts in a progra...
Fri Jul. 12 to Sun Jul. 14
at Various venues: Stonehaven
Open air children's theatre show, based on the wacky adventures of Quentin Blake...
Sat Jul. 13, 2019
at Castle Fraser Estate
Wee nippers can learn how to participate in traditional Highland events even if ...
Sat Jul. 13, 2019
at Princess Royal & Duke of Fife Memorial Park
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