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Loch Muick (Ballater)
Ranked #1 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Bodies of Water
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Dunnottar Castle (Stonehaven)
Ranked #2 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
Majestic 14th-century castle located on a rugged cliff overlooking the coast.
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Ranked #3 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: "The Finest Regiment in the World" was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. So why not come... more » Owner description: "The Finest Regiment in the World" was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. So why not come and see why? A wonderful day out and a fantastic welcome await you at The Gordon Highlanders Museum where we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of this world-famous Regiment. The Museum is a Visit Scotland 5* attraction (the only 5* military museum in Scotland). It is located at St Luke's, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid. However the Gordon Highlanders Museum is more than just a museum - it has a wonderful tea room, a gift shop and beautiful gardens all of which are staffed by volunteers and can offer conference and fine dining facilities as well. The Museum, in addition to displaying the permanent collection, has a full programme of events throughout the year, including a major annual exhibition (at present 'Shattered Hopes - The Gordon Highlanders in 1914'). It also provides an excellent learning and outreach programme to schools and community groups throughout the North East of Scotland, courtesy of our Education sponsors. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is an independent self-financed charity that receives no public subsidy. It is reliant upon visitors, donations and sponsorship to maintain its current range of activities. Opening Times: Early February - Late November Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4:30pm « less
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Balmedie Beach (Aberdeen)
Ranked #4 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Beaches
A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
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Ranked #5 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Museums
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Linn O' Dee (Aberdeen)
Ranked #6 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Geologic Formations

If you are a waterfall fan it's a good idea to visit Royal Deeside. The Linn of Dee is up there with the best. Drive to Braemar and then follow a B road for a few miles till you... more »

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Ranked #7 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th... more » Owner description: Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th century to its oil industry today; this museum explores the historic developments behind the city's maritime industries. « less
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Footdee (Fittie) (Aberdeen)
Ranked #8 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #9 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Lighthouses; Specialty Museums
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Cruden Bay Golf Club (Cruden Bay (Port Erroll))
Ranked #10 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Golf Courses
Owner description: Ranked in the top 60 in the world by "Golf Magazine," this 18-hole championship course, designed by Tom Morris, offers an... more » Owner description: Ranked in the top 60 in the world by "Golf Magazine," this 18-hole championship course, designed by Tom Morris, offers an internationally famous golfing experience, which is set against a backdrop of smoothly contoured greens and magnificent panoramic views. « less
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Johnstone Gardens (Aberdeen)
Ranked #11 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Craigievar Castle (Aberdeen)
Ranked #12 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
17th-century castle once owned by the brother of the Bishop of Aberdeen. Open Spring and Summer only.
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Ranked #13 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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Bullers of Buchan (Aberdeen)
Ranked #14 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Geologic Formations

The Bullers is well worth a visit if you're in the area, particularly if you enjoy wildlife and bird watching.  It's located off the A975 just north of Cruden Bay and about 25... more »

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Ranked #15 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Gardens; Parks
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Ranked #16 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Art Museums
Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art.
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Ranked #17 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #18 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Grampian Transport Museum is a living museum that probes the past, present and future. Many exhibits are climb aboard, hands... more » Owner description: Grampian Transport Museum is a living museum that probes the past, present and future. Many exhibits are climb aboard, hands on and even ride on! The exhibits are updated every year during the closed season, providing a wide range of new and exciting things to see each year.New exhibits for 2013 include Billy Connolly's Motortrike, a reconstruction of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a stunning Ascari supercar and brand new Pop Icons exhibition which looks at popular culture between the 1960's and 1990's- bookended by one of the first and last classic Mini's ever built.Also new for 2013- GTM's very own Junior Driving School- a fun and educational introduction to road safety and driving for 5 to 11 year olds. (Open weekends & school holidays, weather permitting). « less
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Duthie Park (Aberdeen)
Ranked #19 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Parks
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Ranked #20 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Water Parks
Owner description: Huge, Olympic-size open air swimming pool and lido with clean sea water heated to 29°C (84°F). Open daily 31 May - 7... more » Owner description: Huge, Olympic-size open air swimming pool and lido with clean sea water heated to 29°C (84°F). Open daily 31 May - 7 September 2014. Quiet swims for adults, fun sessions for kids, toddlers' paddling pool, midnight swims Wednesdays from 10pm in peak season (28 June - 18 Aug inc 2014). Also peak season Funday Sunday afternoon games and competitions for kids. Sheltered sun terraces, on-site cafe, ample free parking. Day tickets are valid all day! Adult £5.25, child/senior £3.15, family £14.20. Midnight swims £6.80/£4.70/£17.85. 12-session & season tickets also available. « less
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Fyvie Castle (Fyvie)
Ranked #22 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
Owner description: Spooky 14th-century castle said to be haunted by Dame Drimid, who was starved to death by her husband for bearing him only... more » Owner description: Spooky 14th-century castle said to be haunted by Dame Drimid, who was starved to death by her husband for bearing him only female children. « less
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Ranked #23 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Tolbooth Museum (Stonehaven)
Ranked #24 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Museums
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Fasque House (Aberdeen)
Ranked #25 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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RSPB Fowlsheugh (Stonehaven)
Ranked #26 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Haddo House (Ellon)
Ranked #27 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #28 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Parks
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Ranked #29 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
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Ranked #30 of 194 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
This beautiful castle dates back to 1563 and is rumored to be haunted.
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