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Aberdeen Attractions

You'll soon learn why people love spending time in Aberdeen. No matter your age or interests, there are loads of experiences and attractions to sink your teeth into. Book your hotel and flights, get your bags packed and get ready to make the most of this fabulous metropolis.

Learn what makes Aberdeen tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Scroll through our fun activities in Aberdeen, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in Aberdeen with Kids

If you're hoping to make some family memories in Aberdeen, we have a few ideas. Round up the gang and have a go at these interesting family friendly experiences:

Free Things to Do in Aberdeen

Traveling on a tight budget in Aberdeen? Spend time instead of money on great experiences.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum - Stroll around and study the intriguing exhibits and carefully curated collections at this popular museum.

Brimmond Hill Country Park - Fun, fun and more fun is in store for you at this fantastic place.

Robert Gordon University - If you're impressed by modern design and architecture, add this landmark to your schedule.

Salvation Army Citadel - If you'd love to explore the region's history through its landmarks, mark this one down on your to-do list.

The Sir Duncan Rice Library - Strike up a conversation with a few locals and find out why many sightseers call in at this place.

Greyfriars Church - Take some time for a bit of prayer or meditation at this revered holy site.

Aberdeen City Beach - Skim rocks across the water, watch the sun rise or just relish the views from the shore.

Union Terrace Gardens - Organize a picnic date and enjoy a relaxing stroll around the trees and shrubs.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Aberdeen

Central Aberdeen

Travelers to Central Aberdeen praise its popular shops. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by His Majesty's Theatre and Union Square Shopping Centre.



Visitors highly recommend Dyce for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by Formartine and Buchan Way while you're in town.

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Visitors to Cults appreciate its restaurants. A visit to Gordon Highlanders Museum and Johnston Gardens might round out your trip if you're looking to see more of the area.

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You'll enjoy the breweries and golf courses in Bucksburn. You might want to make time for a stop at TECA or Auchmill Golf Course.


Aberdeen West End

You'll appreciate the bars during your time in Aberdeen West End and you might want to plan a stop by His Majesty's Theatre and Union Square Shopping Centre while you're in the area.

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Some popular features of Kingswells include its spas and restaurants. If you're in the mood to explore farther, His Majesty's Theatre or Union Square Shopping Centre are worth checking out in the surrounding nearby area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I not miss in Aberdeen?

You'll want to put these sights at the top of your must-see list to make the most of your visit:

  • University of Aberdeen
  • His Majesty's Theatre
  • Duthie Park Winter Gardens
  • Aberdeen Maritime Museum

What can you do in Aberdeen for free?

You could leave your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • Aberdeen Maritime Museum
  • Balmedie Country Park
  • Hazlehead Park
  • Cruickshank Botanic Garden