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#1 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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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#2 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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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#3 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Beaches
A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
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#4 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks; Gardens
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#5 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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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#6 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Neighborhoods
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#7 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Art Museums
Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art.
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#8 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Gardens; Parks
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#9 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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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#10 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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#11 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Castles
17th-century castle once owned by the brother of the Bishop of Aberdeen. Open Spring and Summer only.
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#12 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Theaters
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#13 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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#14 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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#15 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks
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#16 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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#17 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Specialty Museums; Gardens
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#18 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Golf Courses
Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually found at other links-style golf courses.
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#19 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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#20 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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#21 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Concerts; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Designed by architects Archibald Simpson and James Matthews, this historic structure serves as both a major concert hall and... more » Owner description: Designed by architects Archibald Simpson and James Matthews, this historic structure serves as both a major concert hall and an architecturally significant landmark. « less
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#22 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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#23 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Beaches
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#24 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks
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#25 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Trails; Biking Trails

A 'hidden gem' in Aberdeen(shire) for spending some good time with a young family if they like trains - as most 3-4 year olds do; you can get a short ride on an old train along a... more »

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#26 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Libraries
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#27 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Educational Sites; Architectural Buildings
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#28 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Libraries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Established in 1892, this historic institution still serves as the primary library in town.
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#29 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
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#30 of 104 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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