Whether you are visiting the city for the first time, on a return visit or on business with a few hours to spare, Southampton guarantees an enjoyable experience for everyone, of all ages and interests.
Southampton is renowned for its historic maritime links. For a long time it’s been the main transatlantic seaport for the south of England and it was from here that Titanic sailed on her first and last fateful voyage. Today the city is a world class port and the cruise capital of northern Europe with over 280 cruise ship movements a year.
Some of the best art galleries outside London are located in Southampton as the city houses three magnificent art galleries along with two outstanding theatres providing spectacular entertainment from leading musical and operatic performers.
Paultons has over 60 wonderful rides and attractions and is home to Peppa Pig World, Peppa Pig’s very own theme park! Peppa Pig World is perfectly themed to give the feeling of stepping into Peppa Pig's world. There is a great selection of themed rides including Grandpa Pig's Little Train Ride and George's Dinosaur Adventure. You can also visit Peppa's house and even meet Peppa and George.
Marwell Zoo allows you to get close to the wonders of the natural world and play a big part in helping to save them. The 140-acre park is home to over 180 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Species include Giraffes, Humboldt Penguins and Tigers. You can even see species mixing together as they would in the wild in the African Valley.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is the world famous home of the Royal Navy’s historic ships. Go aboard HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and find out more about the Mary Rose story for one of the best days out in the South of England. Portsmouth Harbour’s leading attraction also includes the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Action Stations and Harbour Tours.
Beaulieu is a guaranteed great family day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world famous National Motor Museum. Situated in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is home to a stunning collection of automobiles, Palace House, historic Beaulieu Abbey and the world's largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles.
Explore more than 1000 years of history in Europe’s longest medieval Cathedral. Discover the beautiful illuminated Winchester Bible, 12th-century wall paintings, medieval carvings, contemporary art and the awe and wonder of this magnificent building.
Thruxton race circuit plays host to many races including the British Superbike and British Touring Car Championships. As well as races, Thruxton offers driving experiences with a wide range of cars including Ferrari, Aston Martin and Lamborghini. There are also junior driving experiences available for children aged 12 and over.
The airport is located 11km (7 miles) northwest of Aberdeen.
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The airport information desk is located in the check-in area. The Eastern Airways customer service/ticket desk and check in desks are situated in the main check-in area.
There are a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars available within the airport.
Duty-free shops and a variety of gift shops and concessions are available.
Europcar, Hertz, Avis, National, Alamo and Enterprise desks are situated in the check-in area.
Aberdeen Airport offers car parking to suit all customer’s needs including Priority Parking, short stay and long stay. Each car park offers high standards of security and customer service.
Enjoy a dedicated security channel for Eastern Airways passengers only and avoid busy airport terminal security queues.
Eastern Airways business lounge at Aberdeen Airport is available to all Eastern Airways passengers.
The access road to the airport is signposted from the A96 Aberdeen to Inverness road. The airport is seven miles from Aberdeen city centre. The main car park is located in front of the terminal building for short and long stay parking.
Aberdeen and Inverness services stop at the local station at Dyce which is just a short taxi ride from the airport. The main line station is in Aberdeen city centre where there are frequent services to all parts of Scotland and England.
The airport is clearly signed from all major routes.
Taxis are available from the terminal forecourt.
Regular bus services operate from the airport to Aberdeen city centre. Services are less frequent at weekends than on weekdays