Attractions of Aberdeen Scotland
Aberdeen the "Granite City" of Scotland, is the perfect place for a holiday with a wide range of shops and local attractions.
His Majesty's Theatre brings London's West End to Aberdeen through a variety of entertainment. Aberdeen Music Hall plays host to an ever widening range of events. Concerts of all descriptions are enthusiastically attended. Programmes of Classical, Folk, Rock, Pop and Jazz music are equally at home in the Hall while Exhibitions, Seminars, Conferences, Graduation Balls, Tea Dances and Craft Fairs all find a professional welcome.
The Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, the north's premier meeting and events venue, boasts state-of-the art convention facilities, capable of housing up to 2000 delegates. The AECC website provides further information, events and activities.
Opposite the Gallery is The Academy a new indoor shopping mall with boutiques, restaurants and bars. Union Street the main shopping area in the city centre, is a few minutes away, with The Bon-Accord-St Nicholas Centre, Aberdeen's largest shopping centre and The Mall shopping centre, also known as The Trinity Centre. There is also the smaller Galleria centre, off Langstane Place in the city centre.
Sports & Leisure
Aberdeen and Grampian boasts 70 different Scottish golf courses, with a great range of links, parkland and heathland courses for you to experience. There are 25 links courses and 45 inland courses to choose from. Click here for more information on golf in the area.
Royal Deeside is also nearby, including historical Balmoral Castle, the Scottish home of the Royal Family. The western half of Royal Deeside lies within the Cairngorms National Park and much of the area consists of beautiful mountains and glens. It is very sparsely populated with the biggest centre, Banchory, having a population of a few thousand people. Ballater, Aboyne and Braemar are other towns which are of interest to tourists.
Aberdeen Art Gallery, close to His Majesty's Theatre, holds a fine collection of paintings, sculpture, silver and ceramics. Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city's long relationship with the sea. The Tolbooth Museum focuses on the history of crime and punishment within Aberdeen.
1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen AB24 3PS, Scotland, UK