Explore City & Shire

Maryculter House Hotel is steeped in history and tradition, a classic 4 star hotel, 6 miles outside Aberdeen on the bank of the river Dee and a short drive from Aberdeen International Airport.  Set in rural aberdeen the hotel is ideally placed for exploring Aberdeen City and Shire.


Aberdeen City and Shire offers surprises around every corner - discover charming castles hidden in beautiful woodlands and see thousands of seabirds nesting on cliffs.  This region is a great place to get active as you can enjoy a game of golf on one of the many courses or tackle more adventurous sports like quad biking or rock climbing.


In the city you can soak up the culture and atmosphere and enter granite buildings full of world-class art or trythe ski slopes, play on championship golf courses or follow in Queen Victoria's footsteps - the choice is yours. 

With its sparkling granite buildings, Aberdeen has one of Scotland's most enchanting skylines, while the city's Old Town has a magical air of time gone by. A fantastic range of first-class restaurants and a vibrant nightlife combined with a thriving cultural calendar and shops galore all help make Scotland's third largest city a modern and lively destination that's well worth the trip.

The capital of the Grampian Highlands is even more unique thanks to the treasures on its doorstep. Alternatively, you can head to the coast where vast empty beaches, interspersed with picturesque fishing villages and dramatic cliff top scenery are waiting to be explored. The majestic Grampian Mountains dominate the skyline to the west whilst miles of unspoiled and often dramatic coastline frame the area in the east.