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> Local Events

> Shopping and Visitor Centres

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Great Scotland & Historic Scotland

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Aberdeen & Grampian have some fantastic Houses and Castles, open all year round for you to enjoy.

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Take in an enormous sweep of Scottish history as experienced by the Irvine family who lived in Drum Castle for over 650 years, from the 14th century onwards.
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Urquhart Castle

Urquhart Castle is one of Scotland's most iconic castles on the banks of Loch Ness. It is an Historic Scotland property and is open to the public.
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Balmoral Castle & Estate

Balmoral Castle has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since it was purchased for Queen Victoria by Prince Albert in 1852, having been first leased in 1848.
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The Castle Trail

With over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins dotting its landscape, Aberdeenshire is unsurprisingly known as 'Scotland's Castle Country.'  There are more castles per acre here than anywhere else in the UK, and you can discover 19 of the most famous and dramatic castles in Aberdeenshire on Scotland's Castle Trail.
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Crathes Castle

Turrets and towers, winding staircases, ornate ceilings and ancient sculpted yew trees, combine to make a visit to Crathes Castle, Garden and Estate a great day out for the whole family.
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Dunnotar Castle

Visit Dunnottar Castle for an unforgettable experience. A dramatic and evocative ruined cliff top fortress in a truly stunning setting.
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Castle Fraser

As you venture through the castle and up to the round tower, with its panoramic views of the gardens and estate beyond, you get a sense of life from the medieval to the Victorian period.
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Local Restaurants

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A variety of restaurants, cafes and take-aways are all with-in easy walking distance of the Park, with a local delivery service also available from selected takeaway restaurants.

Maryculter House

Inspired by local delights our dishes are carefully constructed with seasonal ingredients featuring River, Field, Farm and Sea.
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Borsalinos Resturant

At Borsalino, we have a wide selection of food and drinks. Borsalino is regarded as one of the best Italian restaurants in the North East of Scotland.
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Royal China

Royal China Restaurant offers one of the finest Cantonese and Chinese dining experiences in the country with a menu that is influenced by Scottish cultures.
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The Ploughman

The Ploughman is a traditional style pub serving traditional pub meals with a focus on local suppliers.
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Masala Garden (takeaway)

Indian restaurant & takeaway.
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Leisure Pools

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Aberdeen Beach Leisure Centre

Aberdeen's beachfront leisure complex is the premier destination for family fun! (8 miles)
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Stonehaven Outdoor Pool

Stonehaven Open Air Swimming Pool, Queen Elizabeth Park, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, is an Olympic sized heated open air public pool opened in 1934. (10 miles)
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Westhill Swimming Pool

Facilities include 25 x 13.5 metre swimming pool, wheelchair access to poolside, disabled changing facilities, wheelchair hoist, movable floor. (6 miles)
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Outdoor Activities

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Cycle Routes


The Deeside Way, or as it is sometimes called, The Royal Deeside Line, is one of the newest cycling and walking trails in Grampian.
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River Walks

Royal Deeside has much to offer the outdoor sports enthusiast. The glens around the River Dee offer some gentle walks with superb views.
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Go Ape! 

On the beautiful grounds of Crathes Castle you will find Go Ape! A Tree Top Adventure course. Use your exclusive code DEE17 to get 15% off at the time of your booking. 
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Deeside Activity Centre

We have a range of activities to suit all tastes and occasions. From motor sports through target sports to water sports. You can choose to do some quiet fishing or some loud shooting.
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Championship Golf Courses

Royal Deeside


Salmon & Trout Fishing


The River Dee


Kayaking and Canoeing

Along the length of the Dee there are several areas known for ideal canoeing or kayaking conditions. Local groups welcome visitors to experience the adrenaline rush that these sports offer.
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Horse Riding

Horse riding or the more informal pony trekking activities are available, and most ages and abilities can be accommodated.
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Children's Activities

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The Den and The Glen (Story Book Glen)

The Den and The Glen is a magical world of make-believe and fun for children (and adults) of all ages, set amidst 28 acres of spectacular scenic beauty on Royal Deeside. (0.5 miles)

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Greenacres Animal Park

There's so much to see and do at Greenacres Animal Park! Meet our range of domesticated, zoological and farmyard animals, get up close and personal in our pets corner and enjoy our funfair rides, play barn and other attractions throughout the year! (6 miles)
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Duthie Park

Duthie Park is a fabulous park located close to the city centre, which is popular with locals and visitors alike. (6 miles)
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KC Kangaroos

Offering a safe environment for your children to play and learn, KC Kangaroos has a soft play area specifically for under-twos, and a separate area for older children. (7 miles)
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Codonas Amusement Park

Codona's Amusement Park is family run amusement park based in Aberdeen. (8 miles)
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Aberdeen Science Centre

Bringing Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, to life. (8 miles)

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Linx Ice Arena

The Linx Ice Arena is one of Scotland's premier ice rinks, consisting of a national sized ice pad measuring 56 x 26 metres and spectator seating for 1,100 people. (18 miles)
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Local Events

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Highland Games (throughout Summer)

Each year the village of Braemar in Royal Deeside, Scotland invites people from all over the world 'to come over the hills' to attend the Braemar Gathering and Highland Games.
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Culter Gala

Aims to provide a family/community fun fortnight.
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Aboyne Show

Having run for over 140 years, the Aboyne Games have attracted thousands of visitors to witness the yearly show of Scottish culture in one of the most scenic parts of Aberdeenshire.
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Torcher Parade

The annual torch lit procession through Aberdeen Town Centre the route and history of the Students Charities Campaign Torcher Parade Ragnight.
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Feugh Fest

Feugh Fest Music Festival held in Banchory.
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Steam and Vintage Fair

Steam driven vehicles take over Crathes; and invade Banchory town centre; during the annual Deeside Steam Vintage Rally.
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Stonehaven Folk Festival

Stonehaven Folk Festival - home of good music and song. Some of the best Traditional and Contemporary Folk music with Concerts, Ceilidh, Sessions, Singarounds, Workshops and the famous Aqua Ceilidh and World Paper’n’Comb Championships. Come and join the fun!
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Shopping and Visitor Centres

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Union Square Shopping Centre

One of the largest city centre shopping developments in the United Kingdom and the second largest in Scotland after Glasgow's Buchanan Galleries.
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Aberdeen City Centre

Whether you’re a shopaholic who follows the latest trends or just have a nose for a bargain, Aberdeen has a wealth of shopping plazas waiting to be explored, with some of the biggest designer and high street names.
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Bon-Accord Shopping Centre

The Bon Accord and St Nicholas Shopping Centres are together the second-largest shopping centre complex in Aberdeen.
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Millers Visitor and Retail Centre

A unique shopping experience combining shops and a restaurant with a busy agricultural merchants business and a food interpretation centre.
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Distilleries

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Fettercairn Distillery

Situated under the Grampian foothills in the Howe of Mearns, Fettercairn town’s name is loosely based on the phrase ‘the foot of the mountain’.
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Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Royal Lochnagar distillery is situated on the south side of the River Dee close to Balmoral Castle.
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Glenfiddich Distillery

The World's most awarded single malt Scotch whisky. One of the last family distilleries. Learn more about the Glenfiddich single malt whisky collection.
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Glenlivet Distillery

The Glenlivet distillery is a distillery near Ballindalloch in Moray, Scotland that produces single malt Scotch whisky.
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Strathisla Distillery

Welcome to the oldest operating distillery in the Highlands.
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Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre

Visitors centre at Speyside Cooperage where you can watch skilled coopers at work.
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