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51 fun things to do in Aberdeenshire

If you are looking to get out of the city and get into some more natural and outdoor environment, then take a little drive and head into Aberdeenshire where you will be spoilt for choice with fun and exciting activities and will be greeted with a wide range of towns, villages and wildlife. 

If you and your friends are looking for a fun and exciting activity to enjoy in the countryside then head over to Banchory where you can enjoy Battle Grounds Paintballing.

If you are in the mood for something more relaxing and educational then head out to the Motor Museum in Alford where you will get a wonderful lesson on cars and motorised vehicles.

Around Aberdeenshire, you can find a wide range of amazing historic castles that are available to the public to visit. There is the fantastic monument of Scottish heritage at Glamis Castle, The incredible Slains Castle ruins by the sea and the large Crathes Castle that lives tucked away in the woods.

 

 

 

Things to do in Aberdeenshire

Here’s an activity for all the fun-loving, museum-going Funstackers out there wanting a free day out!  This collection has artefacts that date back all the way to 1689, with displays over four different floors. Highlights include …

Jac’s Axe Throwing Range provides visitors with the feeling of pure satisfaction when they sink their first axe into a target! If you have ever wanted to try axe throwing but aren’t sure where to do …

Looking for a fun evening out with your friends? The company Lane 7 have opened one of their many bars in Aberdeen but this is not your typical bar. With several competitive games to offer, you …

CHEERZ is known to be one of Aberdeen’s best party venues and a must go nightlife destination. Situated on Exchange/Hadden Street, close to the main rail and bus station, They are Aberdeen’s oldest and most established …

On perhaps one of the most breathtaking sites, Dunnottar Castle was built in 1392 on the cliffside by Sir William Keith, Great Marischal of Scotland, 160 feet above sea level and surrounded on three sides by …

Looking for a pleasant day out for all? Duthie Park has a wide range of sights to see from massive amounts of plant life to a wonderful cafe, playparks and even winter gardens. Duthie Park was …

Funstackers! If you are looking for an activity to take the kids to for the day then look no further. The Den & the Glen is a theme park that is very unique and holds a …

In Aberdeen and looking for an aerial adventure? At AberdeenAir you can pilot a Piper Warrior aircraft to a location of your choosing and a time that perfectly suits you – flying hours begin at 9 …

Want to try something different? Then why not try footgolf in Aberdeen? Footgolf is an activity that mixes football and golf, is quicker to play and does not require any expensive equipment. All you have to …

Do you think you have the stomach for heights? Want to test your mettle and take in gorgeous views of the Cairngorms National Park? If this sounds up your street then come and check out Deeside …

Swish~ Swish~ Have you always wanted to try ice skating but can’t find anywhere that’s open when you want to go? Well, up in Aberdeen, there’s a rink that’s always open! Monday to Sunday, Sports Aberdeen …

Are you looking for the perfect introduction to indoor climbing? The team at Transition Extreme offer a brilliant climbing wall course perfect for all interested in rock climbing! The company’s focus is on supporting youth to …