Blog Posts for Aberdeen(shire)

Aberdeen is a city in the North East of Scotland. It is the third largest city in Scotland with an estimated population of about 210,000. Aberdeen has had a long history as one of the country’s key trading centres and its industrial legacy has made it one of Scotland's most prosperous cities today. The University of Aberdeen was founded here in 1495 and there are now more than 14,000 students enrolled at this institution. The universities in the area feed the Oil and Gas sector with Aberdeen being the Oil and Gas Capital of Europe.

Aberdeen is also known for being home to some significant Scottish landmarks including the many granite buildings which hous many shops and restaurants on Union Street; Marischal College which overlooks Broad Street; and St Machar's Cathedral where you can find beautiful stained glass windows. There are also plenty of green spaces in Aberdeen, including the lovely Duthie Park which is perfect for a relaxing stroll on a sunny day. There are also various attractions close by such as Dunnottar Castle and Crathes Castle - two magnificent medieval castles in Aberdeenshire.

There are plenty of things to see and do in Aberdeen and the surrounding Aberdeenshire county, and it's no wonder that the city and area of the country is such a popular tourist destination. If you're looking for a place to enjoy good food, shopping, and sightseeing, Aberdeen is definitely worth a visit! Click on the links below to be taken to our blog posts from this area.

We write lots of blog posts from each individual area of free activities to do. Have a look at our blog posts from the city of Aberdeen and the county of Aberdeenshire by clicking the links below:


Free Things to do in Aberdeen(shire)


Cycling Routes in Aberdeen(shire)


Forest Walks in Aberdeen(shire)


Things to do in Aberdeen(shire) (Paid entry)


Unusual things to do in Aberdeen(shire)


Local Delicacies and Souvenirs in Aberdeen(shire)


Aberdeen Harbour