Things to do in Aberdeen

Aberdeenshire boasts many cultural and historical attractions, many within walking distance of our Guesthouse. A 10 minute train journey into the heart of Aberdeen city will enable you to visit some these national gems:

Art, Theatre and Music

  • HM theatre
  • The Lemontree
  • Music Hall
  • Cowdry Hall
  • Arts Centre
  • Blue Lamp
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery

Historical Attractions

  • The Tolbooth Museum
  • Provost Skene's House
  • Marischal College
  • Old Aberdeen
  • Aberdeen University
  • Maritime Museum
  • Footdee - 'Fittie' near Aberdeen Fun Beach
  • St. Machar Cathedral

Aberdeen has numerous small independent shops and cafes as well as many large retail centers. Below is a sample of some of those outlets.
Independent Shops, Restaurants and Cafes

  • The Coffee House
  • Kilau Coffee shop
  • Bruce Millers
  • One-up records
  • Basilico Italian Restaurant

Shopping Centres

  • Union Square Shopping Centre
  • Trinity Centre Shopping Mall
  • The Bonaccord Shopping Centre
  • The Academy Shopping Centre

Parks and Gardens

  • Duthie Park
  • David Welch Winter Gardens
  • Seaton Park
  • Cruickshank Botanic Gardens
  • Union Terrace Gardens