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Below is a list of Aberdeen Attractions. They are listed in order for walking round or driving. Use your Phone by Clicking on the PostCodes for Maps and Directions.

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Aberdeen Attractions City Centre

Castlegate . AB11 5HP - City centre Square with a Market Cross

St. Andrew's Cathedral . AB24 5AX - 1817 seat of the Bishop



Tolbooth Museum . AB11 5BQ - 1600s jail and local history

Aberdeen Town House . AB10 1AH - Neo-Gothic building 1870s

Marischal College . AB10 1AB - huge granite building 1830s

Provost Skene's House Museum . AB10 1AS - 1500s & paintings

Kirk of St. Nicholas . AB10 1JL - large historic church

Union Terrace Gardens . AB10 1NJ - city centre gardens leisure

William Wallace Statue . AB25 1GL - erected in 1888 top photo

His Majesty’s Theatre . AB25 1GL - wide veriety of live shows

Breakout Games . AB11 5RE - 60 minutes to get out puzzles

Attractions around the harbour & north

Aberdeen Maritime Museum . AB11 5BY - story of North Sea

Harbour Tours . AB11 5NT - from Aberdeen harbour

Core94 Watersports . AB11 5BS . Scuba Diving leasons

Fittie Fishing Village . AB11 5DQ - by the harbour

Beach, Cinema, Food & Play . AB24 5EN - north of harbour

Codona's Fun Park . AB24 5ED - at the Beach

Aberdeen Science Centre . AB24 5TU - interactive hands on

Transition Extreme . AB24 5NN - climbing, skate park, more

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 building

University of Aberdeen Museums . AB24 2TZ - 2 museums

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens . AB24 3UU - university grounds

St Machar's Cathedral . AB24 1RQ - 1300s links William Wallace

Segway Aberdeen - at Seaton Park by St Machar's Cathedral

Seaton Park . AB24 1XS - riverside gardens with kids play areas

Brig o' Balgownie . AB22 8JQ - 1300s bridge by Seaton Park

Donmouth Nature Reserve . AB23 8DR - west of Seaton Park

West side of the City Centre

Victoria & Westburn Parks . AB25 2DF - close to the city centre

Gordon Highlanders Museum . AB15 7XH - 200 year story

Johnston Gardens . AB15 7XE - small award winning gardens

Aberdeen Snowsports . AB10 7BA - & other sports

Attractions South of the Harbour

David Welch Winter Gardens . AB11 7TH - vast indoor gardens

Jump In . AB12 3AP - trampoline park

Torry Battery . AB11 8QX - 1800s defences harbour south side

Doonies Rare Breeds Farm . AB12 3LT - south side of Aberdeen

South of Aberdeen Attractions

Huskyhaven . AB39 3QH - sled dog adventures 14 mls south

Stonehaven Land Train . AB39 2RA - town trips 15 miles south

Stonehaven Open Air Pool . AB39 2RD - heated 15 mls south

Dunnottar Woods . AB39 3UJ - 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 8BE - 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 mls west

HJS Helicopters . AB14 0PR - trial lessons & flights 12 mls west

Drum Castle. AB31 5EY - 1300s castle and gardens 12 mls west

Royal Deeside Railway . AB31 5QH - heritage rail 16 mls west

Crathes Castle . AB31 5QJ -1500s castle & Go Ape 17 mls west

Scolty Forest Park . AB31 6PT - walk, bike, hike 19 mls west

Deeside Activity Park . AB34 5BD - karts, quads, fish 27 mls

Glen Tanar Estate . AB34 5EU - walk, bike, horse 34 mls west

Deeside Gliding Club . AB34 5LB - lesson & courses 34 mls west

Cambus o’May. AB35 5SD - park, walking & biking 37 mls west

Cycle Highlands . AB35 5QQ - bike hire and trails 40 mls west

Bike Station Ballater . AB35 5RB - hire and tours 42 mls west

Crathie Parish Church . AB35 5UL - Royal church 47 miles west

Balmoral Castle . AB35 5TB - Royal castle for visits 48 mls west

Royal Lochnagar Distillery . AB35 5TB - tours, 48 mls west

Lecht 2090 -. AB36 8YP ski, bike, lifts, courses 56 mls west

Braemar Village . AB35 5YL - scenic village 57 mls west

Linn of Dee Walk - 7 mile walk from close to Braemar Village

Glenshee Ski Centre. AB35 5XU - ski, bike, hike 65 mls west

Northwest of Aberdeen Attractions

Kirkhill Forest . AB21 0TU - walking, cycling 7 mls northwest

Tyrebagger Forest Park . AB21 9TE - walk, bike 8 mls northwest

Castle Fraser . AB51 7LD - 1400s baronial castle 16 mls northwest

Cabin Equestrian . AB51 0LL - lessons & hacks 18 mls northwest

Bennachie Centre . AB51 5HX - trails & hills 22 mls northwest

Strathorn Farm Stables . AB51 5EJ - lessons, hacks 24 northwest

Haughton Country Park . AB33 8NA - leisure & kids play 26 mls

Grampian Transport Museum . AB33 8AE - & cafe 26 mls nwest

Alford Ski Centre . AB33 8TY - all weather surface 26 mls nwest

Alford Valley Railway . AB33 8AA - tourist railway 26 mls nwest

Craigievar Castle . AB33 8JF - 1600s tower & grounds 27 mls

Leith Hall . AB54 4NQ - 1600s mansion for visits 33 mls nwest

Huntly Castle . AB54 4SH - historic castle ruin 39 mls northwest

Huntly Falconry Centre . AB54 4UU - owls, eagles 42 northwest

Bin Forest Park . AB54 4TS - walk and hike 43 mls northwest

Strathisla Distillery . AB55 5BS - Chivas Regal 49 mls northwest

Glenfiddich Distillery . AB55 4DH - shop, cafe 52 mls northwest

Aberlour Distillery. AB38 9PJ - tours, tastings 58 mls northwest

Glen Grant Distillery . AB38 7BS - tours, shop 60 mls northwest

Glenfarclas Distillery . AB37 9BD - tours, shop 63 mls northwest

Cardhu Distillery . AB38 7RY - tours, shop 64 mls northwest

Knockando Woolmill . AB38 7RP - 1700s textile 65 northwest

Glenlivet Distillery . AB37 9DB - tours, shop, cafe 65 mls west

Cragganmore Distillery . AB37 9AB - tours 67 mls northwest

North of Aberdeen Attractions

Scotstown Nature Reserve. AB22 8NP - habitats & wildlife 4 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

Glen Garioch Distillery . AB51 0ES- tours, tastings 18 mls north

Lochter Activity Centre . AB51 0DZ - karts, highwires 19 mls

Haddo House . AB41 7EQ - 1700s mansion & park 20 mls north

Slains Castle . AB42 0NE - vast 1500s castle ruin 23 mls north

Longhaven Cliffs reserve . AB42 0NY - birds, seals 25 mls north

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 north

GlenDronach Distillery . AB54 6DB - tours, shop 36 mls north

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

Museum of Lighthouses . AB43 9DU - castle & cafe 41 mls north

Guide Charters Boat Trips . AB43 9DU - 3 operators 43 mls north

Troup Head Nature Reserve . Map - cliffs by Crovie 41 north

Duff House . AB45 3SX - 1700s mansion for visits 52 mls north

Salmon Bothy Museum . AB45 2SS - of fishing 57 mls northwest

Glenglassaugh Distillery . AB45 2SQ - tours, shop 60 north

Hire / Guides

Aberdeen Tours - day tours castles, whisky, coast, loch ness

Braemar Highland Experience - tour the Cairngorms by 4x4

Bus1 - number of day tours from Aberdeen to top attractions

Hidden Aberdeen Tours - city centre ghosts, ghouls, history

Hidden Deeside Tours - personal tours in a luxury 4x4 car

McDougall Mountaineering - hiking, runs & winter activities

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