Within minutes of leaving the city centre, you can be surfing off the Aberdeen coast or in the heart of rural Aberdeenshire.

You can easily visit the Cairngorms National Park, explore picturesque Royal Deeside and, within two hours, be in the Highlands, exploring the rich social and cultural history of the region.

  • Aberdeen Beach
    Aberdeen Beach
  • Balmedie Beach
    Balmedie Beach
  • Balmedie Beach Dunes
    Balmedie Beach Dunes
  • Burn O'Vat
    Burn O'Vat
  • Cattle
  • Cliff Scrambling, Slains Castle
    Cliff Scrambling, Slains Castle
  • Deeside Golf Course
    Deeside Golf Course
  • Fishing at Raemoir, Banchory
    Fishing at Raemoir, Banchory
  • Fraserburgh Harbour
    Fraserburgh Harbour
  • Portsoy boat festival
    Portsoy boat festival
  • Sea kayaking
    Sea kayaking
  • Stonehaven Harbour
    Stonehaven Harbour
  • View from Balmedie Beach
    View from Balmedie Beach