To Do Aberdeen Top 10

1. Salmon Fishing on the river Dee


2. Wildlife Cruise

Puffin Cruises offer daily sightseeing and fishing trips from Macduff Harbour along the scenic Moray Firth coastline which has an abundance of sea and bird life that includes gannets, whales and dolphins.


3. Surfing in Aberdeen

Granite Reef Surf School is now up and running. They will be run by our SLSGB beach lifeguard and ASI qualified instructor Dee Ripoll. Dee is the current Scottish ladies champion and has just been hooked up by O'Neill. Dee has surfed all over the world from Bali, Hawaii to Thurso but spends most of her time surfing her local beach in Aberdeen.


4. Skiing at Glenshee

Glenshee Ski Centre offers the UK's most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities - we hope you will enjoy our mountains of adventure.  There are lots of options to choose from - you can join a class, go private, hire an instructor for your group, get into race training or simply take advantage of one of our great value package deals.


5. Football Match at Pittodrie Stadium

Aberdeen Football Club (also known as The Dons, The Dandies or The Reds) are a Scottish professional football club based in Aberdeen. They compete in the Scottish Premier League and are one of the most successful teams in the country.  Aberdeen have played at Pittodrie Stadium since their inception. The ground currently has a capacity of 22,199 and was the first all-seated and all-covered stadium in the United Kingdom. Pittodrie was also the first football stadium to feature a dugout, an invention of player and coach Donald Colman.


6. Archaeolink Prehistory Park

Travel 10,000 years in one day from the Mesolithic to a Roman Marching Camp, with indoor and outdoor exhibitions, featuring hands on activities, workshops and guided tours everyday, Archaeolink is a dynamic historical experience for all the family.


7. Cashmere & Tweed

One of the highlights of a visit to Elgin and the Moray area is a tour around the Johnston’s mill at Newmill, Elgin. You can take a free guided tour of the entire manufacturing process of cashmere with one of our experienced tour guides. Watch for yourself as the cashmere is dyed, teased, carded, spun and hand finished by the latest generation of Elgin craftsmen.


8. Aberdeen City Bus Tour

This tour offers you the opportunity to discover the delights of the Granite City. Departing from our usual pick-up point, opposite Marischal College, Scotland Explorer will take you on a journey that explains Aberdeen’s development from the first settlers to the oil capital of Europe. This tour is a must for any visitor to Aberdeen.



9. Golf on the 6th Oldest Course in the World

Royal Aberdeen Golf Club in Aberdeen, Scotland, was founded in 1780 as the Society of Golfers at Aberdeen and became the Aberdeen Golf Club in 1815. Until 1888 members played on the Queen's Links close to the city before moving across the River Don to the links at Balgownie.


10. Peacock Visual Arts

Peacock is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the NE of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.