The Prosperous City of Aberdeen
otherwise known as Granite City,
made its name for an outstanding
granite architecture. This is third
largest city in Scotland and its well
known for its famous "Granite Mile"
the Union Street which is a hub to
over 800 shops, restaurants and pubs.
Aberdeen is the only city in Scotland
with proper golden sandy beach which
is surrounded by charming cafés,
restaurants and amusement park.
The whole region is well known for is breath taking scenery, its whisky trail and many world class golf courses. Discover medieval castles, take part in whisky tours, explore eye catching scenery of Royal Dee Side and Cairngorms National Park. Enjoy rocky cost line, round of golf and finest Scottish whisky.
Places to Visit
Royal Dee Side is located on west side
of Aberdeen and its well known for its
fine castles including Balmoral Castle
where Queen visits every summer. There
are many events that take place here such
as Braemar gatherings and highland games.
It is also right way to reach Cairngorm
mountains that offer berth taking views,
and for those that want to take it a bit
easier there are plenty of other walks
which will also offer amazing views.
Whisky is a national drink of Scotland, so why not visit some of our world most famous distilleries. Tours of the distilleries will offer its own traditions which makes each whisky different from others, so its a good opportunity to taste some of Scotland best whisky.
Aberdeen has a vast history dating
almost 8000 years. There are many
museums showing this long history.
The Maritime museum shows Aberdeen
history on the scene, Tool Booth
Museum shows the local history of
crime and punishment. The Art
Gallery houses paintings and
sculptures from 15th century
to the present day. The
Satrosphere is fun for kids
and gives a hand on approach
to how thing work relating to
science. There are many other
museums to choose from which
may be interested in.
Aberdeen harbour is a thriving port with over 28,000 shipping movements every year. The summer months present an opportunity to take harbour cruse where you will be able to get closer view of the boats and take different view of Aberdeen skyline.
There are over 17 castles in the area and many of them within an hour of drive from Aberdeen. Many offer enjoyable walks, beautiful gardens, gift shops and cafés where you will be able to enjoy lovely lunch.
Aberdeen hosts many entertainment venues from His Majesty's Theatre which holds major shows such as Shrek, Wicked, Two Russell Watson to many performances from the Scottish Ballet and Opera. The Music Hall is smaller than HMT however still hosts good variety of world class performers. From Sir Ranulph Fiennes, comedian Jon Richardson, musicians Patsy Cline and Paloma Faith. The smallest venue is a Lemon Tree which holds between 300 to 500, so viewers get real intimate feeling. Even though it is small is has still hosted many big names Millican and musicians Sharron Corr and Showaddywaddy. So why not to treat your self to a show in one this magnificent venues.