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Top 5 outdoor activities in and around Aberdeen

Get to grips with the stunning Scottish countryside surrounding Aberdeen with one of these great outdoor activities:

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Golf

Golf

Aberdeenshire is home to over 50 golf courses, so where better to tee off? Must-see courses are Royal Aberdeen – the sixth oldest club in the world; Braemar, Scotland’s highest 18 hole course; and Inverallochy, which boasts views of the sea from every hole.

Fishing

Fishing

Aberdeenshire is home to some of the best fishing and angling in the world. River fishing fans will love the world’s top spring salmon river, the River Dee and the trout-rich River Don. After something more challenging? Try coarse fishing in Loch Skene or sea angling in one of the many harbours dotted along the coastline.

Skiing and snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding

The Cairngorms National Park is home to three ski centres. Families and beginners will love The Lecht; Glenshee is home to one of the most challenging black runs around; and the kickers and rails at Cairngorm Mountain attract some of Britain’s best snowboarders.

Walking

Walking

Bennachie is one of the most popular hill ranges in North East Scotland, and a must for walkers. There are several trail options to choose from, ranging from peaceful forest walks to challenging summit walks and long distance routes.

Surfing

Surfing

It may not have the year-round sunshine associated with the world’s more famous surfing hotspots, but Aberdeen Beach is a surfer’s paradise. With great breaks for seasoned pros and surfing lessons available for beginners, it’s the perfect way to experience Scotland’s coastline.

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Food and Drink in Aberdeen.

Food and Drink in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Angus Beef and fine Scottish Whisky are just two things Aberdeen is known for. Let your taste buds go wild on a culinary adventure of Aberdeen’s finest bars and restaurants.

Things to do in Aberdeen.

Things to do in Aberdeen

The perfect mix of city life and natural beauty, Aberdeen is full of amazing things to see and do. From exploring the many museums, galleries and nature trails of Aberdeen, to designer shopping and whisky sampling experiences. Find out why the Granite City rocks.

Best outdoor activities in Aberdeen.

Best outdoor activities in Aberdeen

Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Aberdeenshire countryside. From relaxing country walks to extreme snowboarding and skiing, there are many outdoor pursuits to suit your mood.

Annual Events.

Annual Events

There’s always something going on in Aberdeen throughout the year, from the Speyside Whisky Festival to the Braemar Gatherings. Check out our Top 5 Annual Events to see what’s going on when in Aberdeen.

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