Things to do
A city with a truly unique feel, Aberdeen is built on years of nautical heritage, but nowadays is making a name for itself as a cultural hotspot, with its fabulous, newly renovated art museum. The area known as Old Aberdeen is all 17th century charm, whilst the surrounding countryside is dotted with ancient castles, coastal villages and years of fascinating history.
- Immerse yourself in Queen Victoria & Prince Albert's love story. The royal couple were not only devoted to one another, but also to the region of Aberdeenshire. There's a room dedicated to the couple in the fabulous Aberdeen Art Gallery. Another piece which will fill your heart with joy is Tracy Emin's For You, a short love poem which shines brightly in the shape of a neon heart.
- Step straight into a fairytale at Craigievar Castle. This spellbinding, pink, Baronial tower is thought to have inspired Disney's Cinderella. Did we mention, it's pink?!
- Head to the fascinating Peterhead Prison. Now, you might be wondering how a prison could possibly be romantic? Well, the stories here are truly gripping, so hold on tight to your partner's hand and brave the eerie prison together. Listen to tales from former officers in the audio tour and learn of its gory past. Stay close, there's a chill in the air!
Getaway for two
Stay in the trendiest hotel in town, The Chester Hotel. It has transparent igloos for socially distanced dining and delicious, ever-changing seasonal menus.