With its rich history, superb shopping, world-class sporting and leisure venues, cultural hotspots and year-round entertainment, Aberdeenshire rivals any European city, and the visitor’s choice of restaurants, bars, clubs, cafes and hotels just keeps on growing. The corporate, tourism, retail and cultural sectors of city and shire work very closely together to offer visitors a varied experience of the area. Visitors to the region are always pleasantly surprised at how vibrant the region is for both business and pleasure, there’s something here for everyone.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
Aberdeenshire continues to attract the world’s top artists, musicians, actors and comedians.
Whether it’s old-fashioned Scottish pubs and bars, or jumping nightclubs, you’ll have lots of fun in Aberdeenshire.
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This region has always been a busy trading centre – but oil has changed everything.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the region.
Reasons to visit
There are loads of things to see and do here – but make sure you don’t miss these.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
There’s always plenty to do Aberdeenshire – but it’s also a great base for striking out further into beautiful Scotland.