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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Festive Christmas village in Aberdeen's brand new civic space with an ice rink, ...
Sat Dec. 14 to Tue Dec. 31
at Broad Street
Santa's morning grotto with fun activities and gifts for kids.
Get the little on...
Sat Dec. 14, 2019
at Cafe Ahoy
Shop for Christmas gifts and perfect tipples at this special shopping day, hoste...
Sat Dec. 14, 2019
at Royal Lochnagar Distillery
Sweet and savoury treats await you with plenty of delicious home baking
Sat Dec. 14, 2019
at Fyvie Castle
Come sample the delights of Aberdeen's craft beer scene on this tour exploring t...
Sun Dec. 15 to Sun Jan. 19
at Outside Marischal College
Join a herd of pure Pedigree Highland Cattle every Sunday. Get up close and take...
Sun Dec. 15, 2019
at Lochton of Leyes
Weekly pub quiz at BrewDog Peterhead.
It's quiz time!
Every Tuesday at 7:00PM....
Tue Dec. 17, 2019
at BrewDog Peterhead
Need help choosing wines for the Christmas table? Were delighted to bring you a ...
Wed Dec. 18, 2019
at The Tippling House
Greatest Showman-themed party with PT Barnum cocktails, a live singer, a three-c...
Thu Dec. 19, 2019
at Meldrum House Hotel
Celebrate the festive season with all the best ABBA tunes, entertainment and a t...
Sat Dec. 21, 2019
at Beach Ballroom
Meet Santa and enjoy breakfast, games, activities, inflatable fun, and a gift to...
Tue Dec. 24, 2019
Christmas lunch accompanied by live music and a visit from the man in red himsel...
Wed Dec. 25, 2019
at Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel Spa
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