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  • Aberdeen and Grampian

    Aberlour

    Aberlour is a small village found in the Speyside District and in the region of the Highlands in Scotland. The full name of the village, which has a population of about 1,092, is Charlestown of Aberlour. The name of the village comes from its founder Mr. Charles Grant of Elchies who named it after his son in 1812.

  • Health Spas

    Marcliffe Hotel and Spa

    Tired of running around from attraction to attraction in Scotland? Work causing you excessive stress? In need of some pampering? Then book in at Marcliffe Hotel and Spa. This luxury establishment is located just 20 minutes away from Aberdeen Airport on a wooded landscape covering 11 acres. At the Marcliffe Hotel and Spa you will be treated to an array of exceptional services and top-class ...

  • Attractions

    Stratosphere Science Centre

    The Satrosphere Science Centre is an educational attraction in Scotland that is focused on the youth and the extending of science knowledge in terms that even adults can understand. This initiative has won the praise of many that have visited the center and it is hoped that by introducing science to children in a fun and interesting way, that Scotland might develop the ...

  • Attractions

    Macduff Marine Aquarium

    In the north east of Scotland on Aberdeenshire's beautiful coast you will find a small fishing town called Macduff and there, among many other attractions, is the Macduff Marine Aquarium. The Marine Aquarium is under the supervision of the Aberdeenshire Council and its focus is on educating the public in an enjoyable way about the Moray Firth marine environment.

  • Distilleries

    Balvenie

    Balvenie Distillery suffers a little in comparison with its more celebrated big sister Glenfiddich! Located near each other and owned by the same family, William Grant, the Balvenie Distillery is a little rough around the edges, lacking the sparkle of Glenfiddich. This actually adds to its charm and makes it seem more ‘real’.

  • Golf Courses

    Royal Aberdeen

    Your dream of playing in a pioneering golf course will come true when you tee off at the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club. Founded as the Society of Golfers at Aberdeen in 1780, it is the 6th oldest golf course in the world. The Aberdeen Golf Club was built in 1815 and it was awarded the title Royal in 1903.

  • Art Galleries

    Aberdeen Art Gallery

    The Aberdeen Art Gallery was first opened in the year 1885, and is one of the most visited galleries in Scotland. A local Scottish architect by the name of Alexander Marshall McKenzie designed the beautiful building that is home to the Aberdeen Art Gallery. Approximately 300 000 visitors flock to the Art Gallery of Aberdeen each year to appreciate the breathtaking ...

  • Distilleries

    Dallas Dhu Distillery

    The best place to find out hands-on how exactly a distillery in Scotland works is to visit Dallas Dhu Distillery. This was the last distillery to be built in the nineteenth century. It was constructed in 1898-9 by a whisky blending company known as Wright and Grieg Ltd. Today it is a living Scottish museum run by Historic Scotland.

  • Scottish Theatre

    The Lemon Tree

    If you get tired of more classical theatres and want to try something young, new and vibrant, The Lemon Tree is probably your best choice. This vibrant, cultural organization was established in 1992 in the heart of Aberdeen. Its main goal is that of stimulating and engaging the people of Aberdeen with a range of performing and participatory arts – a goal which it has certainly been achieving ...

  • Golf Courses

    Cruden Bay

    Located just 23 miles north of Aberdeen, on the east coast of Scotland, is a place once dubbed as Brighton of the North. This is Cruden Bay, where golf is believed to have been played from 1791. Thanks to the Great North of Scotland Railway, which commissioned the course, Cruden Bay Golf Course opened in 1899. They also built a fancy hotel of pink granite to attract tourists. Cruden Bay Golf ...