Cultural attractions in Aberdeen include free museums & galleries, ancient cathedrals, stunning parks and lively arts venues. Surrounding the city travellers will discover a land of arresting mountains, ancient castles and dramatic coastlines. As ever in Scotland golf is a popular pursuit the area. There are over 50 courses nearby including Royal Aberdeen, the sixth oldest in the world.
Family Fun Days
There a many options for family days out in and around the ‘Granite City’. Visit the Satrosphere Science Centre, Aberdeen’s science and discovery centre for live science shows and a host of interactive exhibits. This popular attraction has been delighting visitors since it was opened in 1988 – the first of its kind in Scotland.
Leave the city centre bustle for the cobbled streets of Footdee, or as the locals call it ‘Fittie’. This charming former fishing community was designed by the same architect who created Balmoral Castle and it is a lovely place to wander around on a sunny day.
Fun for the Kids
For young children, a visit to The Den & The Glen (formerly Storybook Glen) is a must. Here you will find a world of make believe and fun set amid 28 acres of scenic Aberdeenshire countryside in Maryculter.
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