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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A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, ma...
Mon Jul. 15 to Wed Jul. 17
at Dean's of Huntly
Gravel-voiced Rod returns for more onstage shenanigans lapped up by a partying c...
Tue Jul. 16, 2019
at Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)
Large in size, and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam...
Tue Jul. 16 to Wed Jul. 17
at His Majesty's Theatre
Open air children's theatre show, based on the wacky adventures of Quentin Blake...
Thu Jul. 18, 2019
at Pitmedden Garden
Fri Jul. 19 to Sun Jul. 21
at Fraserburgh Leisure Centre Seaforth Street Fraserburgh
A week-long multi-disciplinary programme of cultural events across the Aberdeens...
Sat Jul. 20 to Sun Jul. 28
at Various Venues
Traditional Highland games with open and heavy events, the Grampian light events...
Sun Jul. 21, 2019
at Mackie Academy Playing Fields
Traditional Highland games with heavy events, light events, trade stalls, piping...
Sat Aug. 03, 2019
at Aboyne Green
Traditional Highland games with piping and track events as well as trade stands ...
Thu Aug. 08, 2019
at Monaltrie Park
Sir Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday by touring the UK with a brand new...
Wed Aug. 14, 2019
at The Tivoli Theatre
The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.
Wed Aug. 14 to Sun Aug. 18
Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons,...
Thu Aug. 15, 2019
at Music Hall
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