Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
Explore Aberdeenshire’s castles: there are more here per acre than anywhere else in the British Isles
With 55 courses to choose from, including two of the oldest in the world, Aberdeenshire is a golfing paradise
Full-flavoured, hearty and comforting world-famous food and drink. Some of the finest produce comes from this area
Festivals and events are deeply rooted in our people and in our culture. Experience our ancient traditions and discover new ones
Venture out in the crisp and clear fresh air with views for miles across great estates and heathery moors
One of the most architecturally distinctive cities in Europe, a cosmopolitan and connected place by the sea
Discover the rugged Banffshire coast, described by National Geographic as “one of the world’s outstanding coastlines”
Dive into the glens and ancient forests where Aberdeenshire meets the Cairngorms National Park
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
Satisfy your sweet tooth with stylish afternoon teas, famous ice cream parlours and freshly baked cakes & local delicacies
Find a true Scottish bar experience and experience first-hand our unique Doric culture
Discover Aberdeenshire, which is made up of some of Scotland’s most celebrated 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.
Looking for something to do in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire? We’ve plenty to keep you entertained during your stay
This event is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science
Oct. 30, 2017 - May. 26, 2018 1:00pm — 4:30pm
Featuring around 30 outstanding drawings, watercolours and prints on loan from t...
Mar. 29 - Aug. 5, 2018 11:00am — 5:00pm
Explore the world underneath our feet. We will delve deep into the Earth with ex...
Mar. 30 - Apr. 29, 2018 10:00am — 3:00pm
A unique chance to see 30 prints from Giovanni Battista Piranesi's 'Vedute di Ro...
Apr. 7 - Sep. 30, 2018
A selection of beers, ciders, rum, gin, prosecco, street food and live music! Al...
Apr. 20 - 21, 2018 6:00pm — 11:59am
Come and experience Aberdeen's culture from the 1970s until now through a retro ...
Fri, Apr. 20, 2018 7:00pm — 10:30pm
Annual 26 mile walk (+ talks) celebrating the human pace: an endurance event as ...
Apr. 20 - 22, 2018 7:00pm — 1:00pm
RunBalmoral is a festival of running over two days, in the grounds of Balmoral C...
Apr. 21 - 22, 2018 All Day
Sat, Apr. 21, 2018 6:30am
Create a beautiful chunky basket using natural cotton rope, perfect for storage ...
Sat, Apr. 21, 2018 10:00am — 1:00pm
Learn about Aberdeen's history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord By...
Sat, Apr. 21, 2018 11:00am — 12:30pm
Kenny Wheeler's Sweet Sister Suite & The Music of Mary Lou Williams
Sat, Apr. 21, 2018 7:30pm — 10:30pm
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