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
A nooks-and-crannies tour of one of the most beautiful parts of Aberdeen. Come h...
Sun, Jul. 29, 2018 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Returning to Drum Castle for the 19th year running, the Grampian Region of the J...
Sun, Jul. 29, 2018 12:00pm — 4:00pm
Swim beneath the stars! Midnight swim with disco in clean seawater heated to 29°...
Aug. 1 - 2, 2018 10:00pm — 12:00am
Lose yourselves in your favourite books in these fun, interactive storytelling s...
Thu, Aug. 2, 2018 11:00am — 12:00pm
After a massively successful inaugural event, Sessions Beer and Gin festival is ...
Aug. 3 - 5, 2018
Truth is stranger than fiction on this tour! You'll find out about some of the c...
Fri, Aug. 3, 2018 11:00am — 1:00pm
Sessions Beer & Gin Festival returns for a 2nd year, with a great musical line u...
Fri, Aug. 3, 2018 4:00pm — 11:30pm
Traditional Highland Games, based in the heart of Royal Deeside
Sat, Aug. 4, 2018
BEACH BALLISTIC IS AN OCR EVENT ORGANISED AND OPERATED BY MILITARY FITNESS TRAIN...
Aug. 4 - 5, 2018 10:00am — 4:00pm
Fun, free, maritime-themed craft activities led by experienced makers. All mater...
Sat, Aug. 4, 2018 10:00am — 12:00pm
Learn about Aberdeen's history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord By...
Sat, Aug. 4, 2018 11:00am — 12:30pm
Sat, Aug. 4, 2018 12:00pm — 11:30pm
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