With rolling hills, open farmland and towering mountains in the west and sweeping beaches, coastal cliffs and panoramic skies in the east, Aberdeenshire has plenty of room for you to relax and breathe.
Located on the north-east coast of Scotland, Aberdeenshire is the area in and around Aberdeen city and stretches from the Banffshire coast in the north all the way around to St Cyrus National Nature Reserve in the east, featuring beautiful coastlines, pretty seaside towns, rugged cliffs and sandy bays. There are hundreds of attractions and hidden gems dotted across the region, including centuries-old distilleries, fantastic parklands and golf courses, ancient castles, sparkling rivers and more.
Encuentra cosas para hacer
Travel to and around
Aberdeenshire is easily accessible by car, train, bus and plane so you'll be able to get here no matter where you are travelling from, and while you here it's easy to travel around.
Bus y autocar
If you'd rather let someone else take the wheel, sit back, relax and take in the scenic views as you travel to Aberdeenshire by bus. There are many frequent and affordable bus services that travel from various main cities to Aberdeen daily.
There are various railway lines that travel to Aberdeen from various locations across the UK, and you can also get the train from Aberdeen to many other cities and towns in Scotland.
You can hire a car from several airports and major cities.
Check out Aberdeen Airport Car Hire
Other car hire options in Aberdeen: Enterprise, Arnold Clark, Hertz
Fly into Aberdeen International Airport from a number of destinations, or fly to Edinburgh Airport and journey up to Aberdeen by car, bus, or train. There are also several other airports in Scotland that you can choose to fly to, including Glasgow, Inverness, Glasgow Prestwick, and Dundee.
Bus y autocar
First Group operate a high frequency network of services across the city while Stagecoach Bluebird's buses link the towns and villages in Aberdeenshire. Grasshopper passes are available in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, Stagecoach and FirstBus.
Places to stay
Accommodation in this region is as varied and diverse as they come. Want a self-catering lodge where the whole family can relax? A hostel for your walking group? A hotel with a spa for a relaxing break for two? There are a whole range of places to stay in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Consejos de un experto local
Ayuda y consejos
Obtén recomendaciones de nuestros socios acreditados de iKnow. Disponen de una gran experiencia local, consejos de viaje e información sobre las principales atracciones y alojamientos en la región.Encuentra a nuestros socios de iKnow en esta región
Places to eat
Food & Drink Ideas
Enjoy local food and drink experiences in Aberdeenshire, including Aberdeen Angus Beef, fresh seafood, famous whisky and more.
Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire map
Obtén consejos amables y útiles para tu viaje en nuestros iCentres.
Things to do in Aberdeenshire
Check out these perfect places to start exploring Aberdeenshire. Capture the history on the castle trail, take a walk along the coast for stunning views, and don't forget to sample a drop of whisky!
Shopping in Aberdeenshire
There's plenty shopping opportunities in the region, including five shopping centres.
What is Aberdeenshire known for?
The region boasts no fewer than 300 castles, ruins and stately homes; more than 50 classic, unspoilt golf courses; and an abundance of whisky distilleries, as well as UK’s largest National Park along with some of the best places to spot dolphins.
Only in Aberdeenshire
From the most famous and best Highland games in the world to one of the best places to spot dolphins, there is no shortage of unique experiences in Aberdeenshire.
Routes, Trails & Tours
Touring is a great way to make your way through the must-see list of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. From road trips with coastal views to walking tours with iconic city centre sites and incredible cycling paths, the region offers something different to do for everyone.
From amazing musical shows and spectacular festivals to fascinating exhibitions and virtual readings, there is always lots of things to do in Aberdeenshire.
Otras cosas que podrían gustarte
Escocia en tu bandeja de entrada
Suscríbete a nuestro boletín para recibir emocionantes sugerencias de viaje, atracciones únicas y ofertas de viaje.