Enchanting escapes, made in Aberdeenshire

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Things to do

Visit fairy-tale castles, explore culture at Aberdeen Art Gallery, experience unique events, discover royal connections, be inspired by film famous locations and even bag a Scottish Munro!

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Where to eat and drink

Sample world-famous quality food and drink - Aberdeen Angus Beef, fresh seafood, Scottish whisky and local craft beer including BrewDog.

Where to stay

Expect a hotel with its own Picasso, quirky coastal glamping carriages, log cabins in the Scottish glens, boutique hotels and even majestic castles!

City break inspiration

Lovingly known as the Granite City thanks to its sparkling granite architecture, Aberdeen is Scotland’s third largest city.

Towns and villages

Aberdeenshire is made up of some of Scotland’s most celebrated towns and villages – film famous, of historic importance, regal and the inspiration to storytellers.

3 day itinerary

How to spend three days exploring Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire in the city, along the coast and deep in the countryside.

Don’t just take our word for it…

Check out what all of these travel writers and bloggers have to say about Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Don't forget to read the VisitAberdeenshire blog too!

What's on

Looking for something to do in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire? We’ve plenty to keep you entertained during your stay. Here are some upcoming highlights, but for full listings check out What’s On

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Where in ABDN?

The 2,437 square miles of Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire are waiting to be explored. Discover true Scotland in our city, towns and villages.