Discover the “The Secret Malts of Aberdeenshire”, produced by distilleries dating from the 18th and 19th centuries
Explore Aberdeenshire’s 300 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
Events and festivals 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 exhibition is inspired by the contemporary artwork, 'Kiss of Death' by Jo G...
Jan. 28 - Jun. 18, 2017
This exhibition features examples of bookbindings from the University of Aberdee...
Jan. 31 - May. 28, 2017 10:00am — 5:00pm
Peacock Visual Arts are delighted to present Geologic Intimacy (Yu no Hana) by I...
Mar. 31 - Apr. 29, 2017 9:30am — 5:30pm
Special exhibition about the North East police force from the beginning with a l...
Apr. 2 - Oct. 29, 2017
Johnshaven Heritage Museum proudly announces a collection of photographs from th...
Apr. 7 - 28, 2017
Images of Aberdeenshire and further afield
Apr. 14 - Sep. 30, 2017 10:00am — 5:00pm
To celebrate the year of history, heritage and archaeology, the Look Again Festi...
Apr. 22 - Jun. 4, 2017 11:00am — 5:00pm
Athens and Jerusalem: God, Humans, and Nature.
Apr. 25 - May. 11, 2017
Look Again is Aberdeen’s visual art and design festival showcasing innovative an...
Apr. 27 - May. 1, 2017
The second mini Inverurie Beer Festival “Beer @ the Barn @ Lochter” event will r...
Apr. 28 - 29, 2017 6:00pm — 12:00am
Gymfest is one of the UK’s premier non-competitive gymnastics display festivals ...
Fri, Apr. 28, 2017 7:00pm — 9:00pm
Glasgow’s Doghouse Roses (Iona Macdonald and Paul Tasker), once more present the...
Fri, Apr. 28, 2017 7:30pm — 11:15pm
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