72 hours

If you're only in the region for 72 hours...

If you're only in the region for 72 hours...

You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Aberdeen Maritime Museum is located on the historic Shiprow and incorporates Provost Ross’s House, built in 1593. The Museum houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history.

Bon Accord & St Nicholas

Bon Accord

The St Nicholas & Bon Accord Shopping Centres, together, form the second-largest shopping centre in Aberdeen. The centre is split into two buildings and has three floors extending to 630,000 square feet.

Codona’s

Codonas

Scotland’s favourite amusement park, Codona’s, offers a fun day out! With all its rides and attractions including two roller coasters and Smugglers Cove, a children’s indoor activity play complex, there is something for everyone.

Dizzy’s Restaurant & Bar

Dizzy's

Dizzy’s offer a truly unique fine dining experience, enjoy the fabulous a la carte menu in the restaurant or dine in the bar for a lighter bite. Choose from a selection of over 70 wines from around the world.

Glen Tanar

Glen Tanar

Go to Glen Tanar Estate in the heart of Royal Deeside, just 50 minute’s drive from the centre of Aberdeen and enjoy one of the many activities on offer. Wildlife encounters happen often but cannot be guaranteed.

GlenDronach Distillery

Glen Drench

From its hillside home in the Scottish Highlands, The GlenDronach Distillery has been creating the finest richly sherried single malts for nearly 200 years. The commitment of the team at GlenDronach will ensure distinctive practices.

His Majesty’s Theatre

His Majesty's Theatre

His Majesty’s Theatre is one of only two so named in the world. It’s an opulent, awe-inspiring Frank Matcham designed theatre, with a breathtaking auditorium described by Billy Connolly as “like playing a gig inside a wedding cake!”

Marischal College

Marischal College

Marischal College the second biggest granite building in the world. Since 2011 the magnificent building has acted as the headquarters for Aberdeen City Council and is Aberdeen’s most photographed building.

Music Hall

Music Hall

Located in the heart of the city centre the Music Hall plays host to a wide variety of concerts, performances, shows and events. From classical concerts to contemporary comedy the Music Hall has something for you.

Pittodrie Stadium

Pittodrie Stadium

In addition to its main duty of hosting home matches for Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium has been the venue for a number of Scottish International matches and occasional games of rugby.

Provost Skene’s House

Provost Skene's House

Provost Skene’s House now houses a series of period rooms, furnished to show how people lived in the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries. It is named after one of Aberdeen’s most famous residents, Lord Provost George Skene.

Silver Darling

Silver Darling

The Silver Darling, named from the Scottish nickname for the herring, is owned and run by Didier Dejean. Menus consist largely of local fish with a French twist and Mediterranean and occasional Far East flourishes.

St Machar’s Cathedral

St Machar’s Cathedral

St Machar’s Cathedral is located to the north of Aberdeen city centre in the former burgh of Old Aberdeen. It dates back to 12th century, displaying a unique heraldic ceiling and fortified west front.

The Howff

The Howff

The Howff is one of the last remaining traditional pubs on Union Street. The pub has welcoming friendly staff and boasts a recent modern refurbishment, and also now serves a delicious new pub menu.

The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree celebrates up and coming and experimental in music, theatre, dance, performance art, comedy, spoken word and creative learning. Offering an excellent chance for a night out you’ll be talking about for weeks.

Transition Extreme

Transition Extreme

Transition Extreme offers an indoor rock climbing wall, skatepark, extreme café, band practice room and martial arts facilities. It’s a modern social enterprise that uses urban sports to attract and engage the local youth population.

Union Terrace Gardens

Union Terrace Gardens

Union Terrace Gardens is a one-hectare park located right in the heart of the city. The park is used for occasional concerts and leisure activities as well as providing an oasis for relaxation in the city centre.

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

The University is divided into three Colleges and a number of schools, which teach everything from Accounting to Zoology. A huge investment has provided students and researchers with some of the best facilities in the UK.