Holidays In Aberdeenshire


Discover a land where grand landscapes meet the sea and the thriving Granite City boasts beautiful architecture and cultural gems with one of your most memorable holidays in Aberdeenshire. Aberdeenshire is much-loved by the Royal Family, and is a region with a maritime legacy which offers lively events and a selection of exciting activities.

With its charismatic blend of unspoilt countryside, spectacular coastline and a bustling, sophisticated city, Aberdeen City and Shire offers visitors everything from crumbling castles to pristine beaches, thrilling Highland games, delicious food and drink, remarkable wildlife and more set against some of Scotland’s most dramatic scenery.

Discover historic buildings on Scotland’s only dedicated Castle Trail, which brings together 17 of Aberdeenshire’s most iconic castles. Explore the amazing landscape of the Cairngorms National Park, the largest National Park in Britain. Wonder through the cultural delights of Aberdeen, Scotland’s Granite City and learn about its proud maritime history.

Things To Do:

Doonies Farm
Doonies rare breeds farm covers 134 acres on the southern side of Aberdeen from nigg bay to cove. The farm is only 15 mins away from the centre of Aberdeen.

Balmoral Castle
Set in the magnificent scenery of Royal Deeside, is the Balmoral Estate. The grounds and gardens are open every day until 2nd august. Take part in one of the fascinating safari tours of Balmoral Estate.

Haddo House
Haddo House was designed by Scottich architecht William Adam in 1732 and is a brilliant example of a historic Scottich stately home. It houses impressive collections of period furniture, ceramics and art, including paintings by Sir Thomas Lawrence and James Giles.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the tale of the city’s lengthy relationship with the sea. This award-winning museum is located on the historic ship row and includes Provost Ross’s house, which was built in 1593.

GlenDronach Distillery
Take a look around one of Scotland’s oldest working distilleries and discover the history and traditions of single malt whisky. Nestled among outstanding scenery and an unspoilt environment, the distillery is located within an area containing an abundance of visitor attractions, castles and gardens.

With all this and more, holidays in Aberdeenshire are simply too good to miss out on!

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