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40 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 then 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 is one of Europe’s largest indoor gardens and Scotlands third most visited gardens.

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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 …

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 …

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 …