Aberdeenshire is located in the north east of Scotland and is home to the city of Aberdeen, as well as miles of gorgeous coastline, complete with secluded beaches, picturesque seaside towns, and breath-taking rugged cliffs.
Things to do in Aberdeenshire
Nature lovers can head to St Cyrus National Nature Reserve, one of the most diverse nature reserves in the country with a huge variety of creatures big and small. From butterflies and other insects to grey seals, you’ll struggle to visit without spotting something!
Part of Scotland’s largest whisky producing area, there are a number of distilleries in Aberdeenshire, both working distilleries that you can visit, and lost distilleries that are no longer operational. Ardmore is perhaps one of the most commonly known, but there are several spots to visit for those who like a wee dram!
Foodies will have plenty of spots to visit in Aberdeenshire too. Whether you’re after a spot for coffee or a Michelin star experience, Aberdeenshire has it all. The rich pasture makes it the perfect place for quality Aberdeen Angus beef, and the miles of coastline mean fresh fish is landed every day. From quick bites to foodie experiences, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
There’s no shortage of activities in the area either. Culture vultures can explore museums and galleries, whilst those who are looking for more of an adrenaline rush can take part in the range of sports and adventures on offer. If you want to take in as much of the area as possible on your visit, then there are plenty of routes and trails to follow, by car, bike or on foot.
Aberdeen has an airport and a train station, connecting the city with other major hubs across the UK, including Manchester and London.
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