Aberdeen Attractions City Centre
Aberdeen Maritime Museum .
AB11 5BY - story of North
Tolbooth Museum . AB11 5BQ - 1600s jail and
Castlegate - by the
Tolbooth historic area top photo
Aberdeen Town House .
AB10 1AQ - Neo-Gothic
St. Andrew's Cathedral .
AB10 1AQ - 1817 seat of the
Provost Skene's House
Museum . AB10 1AS - 1500s &
Kirk of St. Nicholas . AB10 1JL - large historic
Marischal College . AB10 1YS - huge granite
Union Terrace Gardens .
AB10 1NJ - city centre
William Wallace Statue .
AB25 1GL - erected in 1888
His Majesty’s Theatre .
AB25 1GL - wide veriety of
Breakout Games . AB11 5RE - 60 minutes to get out
Attractions around the harbour & north
Harbour Cruise . AB11 5BS - from Aberdeen
Core94 Watersports . AB11 5BS . Scuba Diving
Beach, Cinema, Food & Play .
AB24 5EN - north of
Granite Reef Surf School -
lessons at Aberdeen beach weekends
Transition Extreme . AB24 5NN - climbing, skate
Aberdeen Science Centre . AB24 5TU - interactive
Linx Ice Arena . AB24 5NR - national sized
skating ice arena
North side of the City Centre
Aberdeen Football Club
Tours . AB24 5QH - 1 mile north
Kings College Chapel .
AB24 3FX - University 1500s
University of Aberdeen Museums . AB24 2TZ - 2 museums
Cruickshank Botanic Gardens .
AB24 2TY - university
St Machar's Cathedral .
AB24 1RQ - 1300s links
Segway Aberdeen - at Seaton Park by St
Seaton Park . AB25 3RF - riverside
gardens with kids play areas
Brig o' Balgownie . Map - historic 1300s bridge by
Donmouth Nature Reserve .
AB23 8DR - west of Seaton
West side of the City Centre
Victoria & Westburn
Parks . AB25 2SU - close to the
Gordon Highlanders Museum .
AB15 7XH - 200 year
Johnston Gardens . AB25 3RF - small award
Aberdeen Snowsports . AB10 7BA - & other
Attractions South of the Harbour
David Welch Winter Gardens
. AB11 7TH - vast indoor
Torry Battery . AB11 8QX - 1800s defences
harbour south side
Doonies Rare Breeds Farm . AB12 3LT - south side of
South of Aberdeen Attractions
Huskyhaven.. AB39 3QH - sled dog
adventures 14 mls south
Stonehaven Land Train .
AB39 2RA - trips around the town
15 miles south
Stonehaven Open Air Pool .
AB39 2RD - huge 15 mls
Dunnottar Woods . AB39 3XX - woodland paths 17 mls south
Dunnottar Castle . AB39 2TL - clifftop castle
ruin 18 mls south
Fettercairn Distillery .
AB30 1YB - tours each hour
32 mls south
Bedlam Paintball . DD9 7TF - realistic game
zones 41 mls south
West of Aberdeen Attractions
Fishing the River Dee -
number of fishing beats along the river
Fishing the River Don -
number of fishing beats along the river
Hazlehead Park . AB15 8BJ - leisure and
sports 3 mls west
Hayfield Equestrian . AB15 8BB - lessons, hacks,
4 mls west
Countesswells Forest .
AB15 8QD - walking, biking
5 mls west
Blairs Museum . AB12 5YQ - Scotland's
Catholic history heritage
Redwing Riding School . AB12 5FS - lessons, hacks 8
Drum Castle. AB31 5EY - 1300s castle and
gardens 12 mls west
HJS Helicopters . AB14 0PR - trial lessons
& flights 12 mls west
Royal Deeside Railway . AB31 5QH - heritage rail 16
Castle Fraser . AB51 7LD - 1400s baronial
castle 16 mls west
Crathes Castle . AB31 5QJ -1500s castle
& Go Ape 17 mls west
Scolty Forest Park .
AB31 6PT - walk, bike, hike 19 mls
Haughton Country Park .
AB33 8NA - leisure &
kids play 26 mls
Grampian Transport Museum . AB33 8AE - & cafe 26
Alford Ski Centre .
AB33 8TY - all weather
surface 26 mls west
Alford Valley Railway .
AB33 8HH - tourist railway
26 mls west
Craigievar Castle . AB33 8JF - 1600s tower
& grounds 27 mls
Deeside Activity Park . AB34 5BD - karts, quads,
fish 27 mls
Leith Hall . AB54 4NQ - 1600s mansion
for visits 33 mls west
Glen Tanar Estate . AB34 5EU - walk, bike,
horse 34 mls west
Deeside Gliding Club . AB34 5LB - lesson &
courses 34 mls west
Cycle Highlands . AB35 5QQ - bike hire and
trails 40 mls west
Cambus o’May. AB35 5SD - park, walking
& biking 37 mls west
Bike Station Ballater . AB35 5RB - hire and tours
42 mls west
Braemar and Crathie Parish Church
. AB35 5UL - Royal church 47
Balmoral Castle . AB35 5TB - Royal castle for
visits 48 mls west
Royal Lochnagar Distillery
. AB35 5TB - tours, 48 mls
Lecht 2090 -. AB36 8YP ski, bike, lifts,
courses 56 mls west
Braemar Village . AB35 5YL - scenic village 57 mls
Linn of Dee Walk - 7 mile
walk from close to Braemar Village
Glenlivet Distillery . AB37 9DB - tours, shop,
cafe 65 mls west
Glenshee Ski Centre. AB35 5XU - ski, bike, hike
65 mls west
North of Aberdeen Attractions
Scotstown Nature Reserve.
AB22 8NP - habitats &
wildlife 4 mls
Kirkhill Forest . AB21 0TU - walking, cycling
7 mls northwest
Core94 Paintball . AB21 0HT - formally Claymore 7 mls
Tyrebagger Forest Park . AB21 9TE - walk, bike 8 mls
Pitmedden Garden . AB41 7PD - & Museum of
Farming 15 mls
Tolquhon Castle . AB41 7LP - 1500s partial
ruin 17 miles north
Forvie Nature Reserve . AB41 8RU - dunes, birds,
seals 17 mls
Cabin Equestrian . AB51 0LL - lessons & hacks
18 mls northwest
Glen Garioch Distillery . AB51 0ES- tours, tastings
18 mls north
Lochter Activity Centre . AB51 0DZ - karts, highwires
Haddo House . AB41 7EQ - 1700s mansion
& park 20 mls north
Bennachie Centre . AB51 5HX - trails & hills 22 mls
Slains Castle . AB42 - vast 1500s castle
ruin 23 mls north
Strathorn Farm Stables . AB51 5EJ - lessons, hacks 24 northwest
Longhaven Cliffs reserve .
AB42 0NY - birds, seals 25
Bullers of Buchan . AB42 0NS - collapsed sea
cave 26 mls north
Fyvie Castle . AB53 8JS - 1200s castle
& grounds 27 mls north
Aden Country Park . AB42 5FQ - vast park 29 mls
GlenDronach Distillery . AB54 6DB - tours, shop 36
Loch of Strathbeg .
AB43 8QN - UK's
largest dune loch 38 mls
Coffee 'n' Kidz . AB53 4LA - play &
restaurant 38 mls northwest
Delgatie Castle . AB53 5TD - 1030s castle,
tearoom 39 mls north
Huntly Castle . AB54 4SH - historic castle
ruin 39 mls northwest
Museum of Lighthouses . AB43 9DU - castle &
cafe 41 mls north
Troup Head Nature Reserve .
Map - cliffs by Crovie 41 north
Huntly Falconry Centre . AB54 4UU - owls, eagles 42
Bin Forest Park . AB54 4TS - walk and hike 43 mls
Banffshire Boat Trips .
AB45 1DL - 3 operators 45 mls
Strathisla Distillery .
AB55 5BS - Chivas Regal 49
Glenfiddich Distillery .
AB55 4DH - shop, cafe 52
Duff House . AB45 3SX - 1700s mansion for visits 52 mls
Salmon Bothy Museum . AB45 2SS - of fishing 57
Aberlour Distillery. AB38 9PJ - tours, tastings
58 mls northwest
Glenglassaugh Distillery . AB45 2SQ - tours, shop 60
Glen Grant Distillery . AB38 7BS - tours, shop 60
Glenfarclas Distillery . AB37 9BD - tours, shop 63
Cardhu Distillery . AB38 7RY - tours, shop 64
Knockando Woolmill . AB38 7RP - 1700s textile 65
Cragganmore Distillery .
AB37 9AB - tours 67 mls
Hire / Guides
Aberdeen Tours - day tours
castles, whisky, coast, loch ness
Braemar Highland Safaris - tour
the Cairngorms by 4x4
Bus1 - number of day tours from Aberdeen to top
Hidden Aberdeen Tours - city
centre ghosts, ghouls, history
Hidden Deeside Tours - personal tours in a
luxury 4x4 car
McDougall Mountaineering -
hiking, runs & winter activities
Royal Deeside Tours - covering
many locations and activities