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39 fun things to do in Aberdeen

Make the most of your visit to Aberdeen by exploring its old historic streets while admiring the heritage and history of the city. Locally-quarried granite was used to build many of Aberdeen’s most famous buildings and gives the city its nickname – “Granite City”.

If you are looking to get an exciting and new perspective on Aberdeen – check out the Nuart Art tours where you will explore all the new works of art popping up around the city such as large murals on the side of buildings or even small hard-to-find statues scattered in wee nooks and crannies.

If you are wanting a fun exciting day in Aberdeen,  head over to the beach where you will find a wide range of family fun activities to enjoy at Codona’s Amusement park. Go Karting, Bowling, Crazy golf, you name it!

Maybe you want to have a relaxing day? Well, in that case, Aberdeen has some wonderful parks scattered around the city to enjoy, take a stroll down to Duthie park which has the winter gardens which are one of Europe’s largest indoor gardens and Scotland’s third most visited gardens.

If you are looking for parking around the city you can park at the shopping centre Union Square where they have 3 levels of ample parking as well as the Bon accord centre located just off Union Street. If you go round the back of Union Square onto Palmerston Road you might get lucky and find some free parking spaces if it’s not too busy!