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Dunnottar Castle (Stonehaven)
#1 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
Majestic 14th-century castle located on a rugged cliff overlooking the coast.
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Loch Muick (Ballater)
#2 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Bodies of Water
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#3 of 189 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. At The Gordon... more » Owner description: The 'Finest Regiment in the World' was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. At The Gordon Highlanders Museum, we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world-famous Gordon Highlanders for future generations. Based in the heart of north-east Scotland, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid, the Museum is constantly evolving. We aim to provide a wide range of unique experiences for all of our visitors. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is an independent self-financed museum, governed by a charitable trust. Opening Times: Early February - Late November Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4:30pm « less
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Linn O' Dee (Aberdeen)
#4 of 189 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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#5 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Lighthouses; Specialty Museums
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Johnstone Gardens (Aberdeen)
#6 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Balmedie Beach (Aberdeen)
#7 of 189 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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#8 of 189 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)
#9 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Neighborhoods
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#10 of 189 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 25 May - 1... more » Owner description: Huge, Olympic-size open air swimming pool and lido with clean sea water heated to 29°C (84°F). Open daily 25 May - 1 September 2013. Quiet swims for adults, fun sessions for kids, toddlers' paddling pool, midnight swims Wednesdays from 10pm in peak season (6 July - 19 Aug 2013). 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, child/senior £3, family £13.50. Midnight swims £6.50/£4.50/£17. « less
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Cruden Bay Golf Club (Cruden Bay (Port Erroll))
#11 of 189 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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#12 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Gardens; Parks
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#13 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Art Museums
Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art.
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#14 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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Bullers of Buchan (Aberdeen)
#15 of 189 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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#16 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Theaters
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#17 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Craigievar Castle (Aberdeen)
#18 of 189 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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Fasque House (Aberdeen)
#19 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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Duthie Park (Aberdeen)
#20 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Parks
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Tolbooth Museum (Stonehaven)
#21 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Museums
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#22 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#23 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Aquariums
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Haddo House (Ellon)
#24 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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#25 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Castles
This beautiful castle dates back to 1563 and is rumored to be haunted.
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#26 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Historic Sites
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#27 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Nestled in the foothills of Royal Deeside just a few miles outside of Banchory, Battle Grounds is a family run business with... more » Owner description: Nestled in the foothills of Royal Deeside just a few miles outside of Banchory, Battle Grounds is a family run business with one single goal – to provide all our customers with the highest quality outdoor adventure experience. Battle Grounds is Aberdeenshire’s most experienced paintball site and now home to a fantastic range of outdoor activities including Archery, Airsoft and Laser Tag!With first-class facilities, a 100% safety record and specially designed gaming arenas you can be sure to have the very best paintballing, laser tag or airsoft experience with us.It’s a real privilege to play host to our customer’s big events and know how important it is for us to give back to the community we are so proud to be part of. In the last year we have donated over £5,000 to charities including the Pituitary Foundation, Cash for Kids and the Scottish Spina Bifida Association and continue to work closely with local schools, youth groups and sports teams sharing our forgettable events with over 14,000 customers in 2012 alone! We pride ourselves on offering an unparalleled customer experience at Battle Grounds and love a challenge - whether you are looking to host a corporate BBQ on our stunning lawn or an extra special Laser Tag Birthday party for 6 – 12 year old « less
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Fyvie Castle (Fyvie)
#28 of 189 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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RSPB Fowlsheugh (Stonehaven)
#29 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#30 of 189 attractions in Aberdeenshire
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: A great day out near Aberdeen: Set in the grounds of historic Crathes Castle, we’re proud to unveil one of our new skateboard... more » Owner description: A great day out near Aberdeen: Set in the grounds of historic Crathes Castle, we’re proud to unveil one of our new skateboard zips. « less
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