Discover a variety of things to see and do in Aberdeen City and Shire covering the rich heritage and vibrant city culture. Explore inspiring natural landscapes from the epic north east coastline, including the Banffshire coast, to beautiful Royal Deeside and the stunning Cairngorms National Park.
Uncover a dramatic past by visiting the 17 castles which are part of Scotland’s Castle Trail. You’ll find everything from striking clifftop ruins to grand fortresses and royal residences.
Beautiful Aberdeenshire has ancient castles, idyllic towns and villages and a stunning countryside, which is home to a variety of wildlife. Discover 165 miles of clifftops, coves and beaches and explore the traditional fishing villages. Along the Banffshire coast, look out for the world’s most northerly population of bottlenose dolphins.