With a dramatic backdrop of the Grampian Mountains as well as breathtaking rugged coastal scenery, Aberdeen really does have areas of outstanding beauty on its doorstep.
Renowned as the European centre for North Sea oil exploration and production, the city displays a combination of well preserved history, distinctive granite architecture, award winning parks and gardens and leading high street brands in its modern shopping centres.
The area is collectively known as “Scotland’s Castle and Whisky Country” with over 1,000 castles or ruins within its boundaries, while Speyside is home to more than half of Scotland’s distilleries.
Royal Deeside can be found to the south of the region and remains the favourite holiday retreat of the Royal Family.
Fly from Aberdeen to;
Durham Tees Valley
Wick John O'Groats