The official toast of the city of Aberdeen is “Happy to meet, sorry to part, happy to meet again”. Such a sentiment couldn’t be more appropriate as a visit to this vibrant and prosperous city will have you booking your return visit straight away. Situated at the heart of Scotland’s dramatic North East coast, Aberdeen is both picturesque and rich with activities for the entire family.
Places of Interest
Aberdeen is full of interesting museums and attractions, many of which are free. Explore the city’s long standing relationship with the sea at the five star rated Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Highlights include a 25ft high model of the Murchison Oil Platform which offers a fascinating insight into Scotland’s oil & gas industry.
Budding scientists will get a kick out of Satrosphere, Scotland’s first ever science and discovery centre. Here knowledgeable staff will guide visitors around a host of interactive exhibits that are perfect for a younger audience.
Looking to challenge yourself in a safe environment? Make your way to Transition Extreme, a sports centre specialising in urban sports like skateboarding, BMX and rock climbing. Not for the faint hearted!
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