Union Terrace Gardens


The city of Aberdeen sits on the north east coast of Scotland. Aberdeen is famous for its sparkling, granite buildings and monuments, the central beach, dolphins and the warming tones of 'Doric', the local Scots dialect you'll hear in the streets.

Map of Aberdeen

Check Featured Places for ideas on what to see and do from dolphin spotting to amazing architecture. Or find accommodation, events and food & drink to help plan your trip.

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Travel to and around Aberdeen

Getting to Aberdeen

Bus and coach

There are many frequent and affordable bus services that travel from various main cities to Aberdeen daily.





Getting around Aberdeen


You can easily rent a Big Issue e-bike in Aberdeen. Pay as you go for £1 every 7 minutes or subscriptions start from £20 a month.

Find out about Aberdeen's Big Issue e-bikes


Bus and coach



Vehicle hire

A tip from your local expert

Aberdeen Art Gallery and War Memorial, Aberdeen

© Visit Aberdeenshire / Damian Shields

Aberdeen Art Gallery houses an extensive collection of nationally significant works by artists, designers and makers. The collection stretches over 700 years and is regarded as one of the UK's finest!


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