Aberdeenshire, located in Scotland, is home to stunning farmlands and mountains in the west and extensive beaches and picturesque skies and grand coastal cliffs in the East. Aberdeen offers glorious sights such as Aberdeenshire castles, Cairngorms National Park, and more.
Located in the north-east of the Scotland coast, Aberdeenshire surrounds Aberdeen city, extending from the Banffshire coast to St Cyrus National Nature Reserve which is situated in the east.
Aberdeenshire boasts stunning coastlines, seaside towns, rugged cliffs and sandy beach bays. With an array of attractions and undiscovered gems dotted around the area, you can find everything from ancient castles, beloved distilleries, historic parklands, golf courses, sparkling waters and more.
Come rain or shine; you can visit Aberdeenshire whatever the weather. There are plenty of fun things to do indoors including Skyline Trampoline Park, Grampian Transport Museum, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Aberdeen Arts Centre, Balmoral Castle in Royal Deeside and more. As well as a great selection of independent shops and boutiques, Aberdeenshire boasts fantastic places to eat from Michelin star restaurants to fabulous local pubs and cafes.
Aberdeen is just over two and a half hours drive from Edinburgh and three and a half hours by train and bus. It’s about eight to nine hours by train and car from London, or you can get a flight that is not too expensive and be there in just over an hour and a half.