Rent a car and discover the breathtaking countryside of Aberdeenshire
Union Street, Aberdeen
You can easily drive around Aberdeen City and Shire or if you've left the car at home, there are plenty of options for getting around.
Aberdeen City and Shire by land
If travelling to the region by ferry, it is possible to take your car with you. However there are plenty of opportunities to rent a vehicle once you arrive here. Taxi hire and car rental services are available at Aberdeen Airport and in the city and larger towns.
Aberdeenshire’s quiet country roads make cycling a fantastic way of exploring the region. You can either bring your own bike or hire one once you arrive here.
Why not leave the car behind and let someone else do the driving for you? Aberdeen City and Shire enjoys a good network of local bus services. First operate a high frequency network of services across Aberdeen City and offers a range of unlimited daily travel and season tickets to suit passengers of all requirements.
There are also a number of companies such as Stagecoach that operate tours around different parts of the region including Royal Deeside.
One of the best ways to experience the breathtaking scenery, rich heritage and attractive towns and villages of Aberdeen City and Shire is with a tour operator. Sit back and relax while a knowledgeable local guide reveals the outstanding natural beauty and rich history of this special part of Scotland.