With a terrific variety of local amenities at their disposal, Aberdonians enjoy the good life on the North East coast of Scotland. Travellers to the city will discover historic buildings, dramatic coastal and mountain vistas, excellent shopping and a host of indoor and outdoor activities. For those who love Scotland the ‘Granite City’ is must visit.
While sightseeing, golfing or visiting the Cairngorms National Park may be first on many travellers’ itineraries, a day’s shopping in Aberdeen will be time well spent. The city’s newest shopping centre, Union Square, has over 60 shops offering everything from artisan chocolate to the latest electronics.
For designer names and high street brands Aberdeen has several large shopping centres. As well as Union Square, there is Bon Accord & St Nicholas, Trinity, The Galleria and The Academy. Union Street, the city’s famous ‘Granite Mile’, is also bustling with shops.
For something more off the beaten track head to Chapel Street or Little Belmont Street. These trendy areas are buzzing with independent shops that will give you an deeper insight into local tastes and mores.
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