Aberdeen is a thriving, bustling port in the North-east of Scotland. Set on the banks of two major Scottish rivers, the Dee and the Don, Aberdeen is Scotland's third largest city. You will find a great mix of traditional Scottish crafts, the latest designer shops and over 800 bars and restaurants on offer.
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For outdoor types you can experience the other side of Aberdeen, with fantastic nature walks and scenic routes. A great selection of homely B & B's and luxurious hotels are also available for you to choose from.
Aberdeen in known as 'The Granite City' due to it's overwhelming use of granite in the most of the city's stunning architecture. Quarried nearby, the granite is taken from what used to be one of the largest man made holes in Europe, and although now filled with water you can still have a look. The Marischal College, is set within the ground of Aberdeen University and is thought to be one of the largest granite structures in the world.
As well as architecture, nature walks and great restaurants, Aberdeen has lots more on offer. You can explore some of the historical castles, go fishing, swimming and if the weather permits you can try a spot of skiing! Of course you couldn't visit Aberdeen without experiencing a game of golf, on some of the best courses in the world.
There is no shortage of things to see and do in Aberdeen from young to old. Make your visit to Aberdeen a memorable one and take in as much as possible during your stay. Whether it is your first time in the city or you are a regular you will find these is something here for you to try out and enjoy.