From fashionable shops to nearby castles and nature reserves, Aberdeen has something to offer every visitor.
Just a short distance from Aberdeen accommodations, guests can find Dunnottar Castle, ruins of a spectacular fortress perched on a cliff overlooking the North Sea. For the serious castle aficionado, there are 13 castles along Aberdeen’s Castle Trail.
Take in wildlife up close and personal during forest hikes in Cairngorms, the UK’s largest National Park, or let sweeping views of the landscape via hang-glider take your breath away. And after a day of sightseeing, relax in the outdoor gardens and park; in colder weather, wander through the indoor botanical paradise at the Duthie Park Winter Gardens, convenient to Aberdeen shops, hotels, and restaurants.
Get your golf game up to par while visiting the sport’s homeland, and reward yourself afterwards with an area specialty, Aberdeen Angus beef. Drink connoisseurs can’t miss the Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery, where you can get a glimpse of traditional Scotch being produced––with free samples, of course!
Stroll down Union Street and admire the historic granite shop fronts, and step inside for a delightful Old World experience and a Scottish souvenir before returning to your Aberdeen hotel room.