Slains Castle pub is a former Gothic Church and still features its original carved wood paneling and an authentic atmosphere, with a delicious food and drink menu to choose from.
Aberdeen is full of unbelievable architecture, and another striking place to see is the St Machar’s Cathedral with its beautiful architecture it’s not a sight to miss!
Visit the peaceful Johnston Gardens for a relaxing stroll around and head over a rustic bridge and see its Japanese themed culture, blooming flowers and its stunning waterfall and streams.
There are many other gardens to visit in Aberdeen, and one in particular is Cruickshank Botanic Garden with its 11-acre garden including a sunken garden, rock garden, a rose garden, and an arboretum.
You can visit Aberdeen’s Maritime Museum for a look at the story and history of the city’s relationship with the sea with 3 floors of exhibits to enjoy. It is free to visit and there is also a café if you are wanting a little break.
There are many wonderful sculptures to be seen in Aberdeen and you can follow the Aberdeen Sculpture Trail wandering around the City.
The city has numerous shops in the City with a wide range of souvenirs and the city also has many shopping centers including Bon Accord, St Nicholas, and Union Square, among others.
The City offers a wide range of restaurants, bars, and cafés for you to choose from and enjoy.
Aberdeen is well connected with public transport and is an easy city to get around.
You can get around the City center by walking and see the main attractions.
You can get around by Bus to other attractions outside the City and surrounding areas, with regular Bus services running all day. You can even buy a Grasshopper ticket if you are planning to use the bus more than a few times, as it is much more affordable.
If you are travelling by car it is easy to drive around Aberdeen however parking can be difficult to find in the City Center, so it is advised to walk or use public transport where possible.
There are many taxis available for your journeys, but this can work out quite costly.
Aberdeen Airport has many inbound and outbound flights running across the UK and Europe, and is located just 30 minutes’ drive, taxi ride or bus ride from the City Centre
There is a regular train service and can get you to many surrounding areas, as well as being well connected with England, Scotland, and Wales.