Aberdeen Days Out Can Be Fun For Families And Singles Alike
If you are looking for some great Aberdeen days out then you really are spoiled for choice. Aberdeen city has many tourist attractions to offer, and a lot of them are open all year round. Aberdeen is a beautiful city, having won numerous Britain In Bloom awards and, as you might expect has many gardens and parks in which you can relax.
Adventure seekers are also well catered for with a state of the art extreme sports arena at the beach area. The beach in Aberdeen is also famous for its wide expanses of golden sand and, if you are brave enough, its clean (but cold) water.
There are also a number of very high quality family attractions ranging from the high-tech thrills of Codonas Amusement Park to the ancient history of Archaeolink prehistory park just outside the City. If science is your bag then you could try visiting the award winning Satrosphere science attraction based in the middle of the city.
Culture vultures will be pleased to learn that Aberdeen also has several museums of note including James Duns House, Provost Skenes House and the Maritime museum, and of course His Majestys Theater provides a year round selection of music and entertainment ranging from opera to west end shows.
Moving outside the city, you can find a whole range of fantastic tourist attractions that make for excellent day trips. Of course, to the West you have Royal Deeside, complete with Balmoral Castle – the favorite retreat of the Royal Family. Further to the north you have the world famous Whisky Trail which is always popular among lovers of the amber tipple. Moving around towards Banff and Buchan you can choose from several world class golf courses including the soon to be built Trump course at Balmedie.
Winter time brings its own special range of attractions with the nearby Cairngorm Mountains a haven for skiers and winter sports enthusiasts in general. Recent years have seen fantastic snow levels meaning that the skiing has never been better. Fishermen are also well catered for with the River Dee and River Don providing some of the best salmon fishing in the world.
So, whether you are looking for family attractions, if you are a keen hill walker, skier or outdoor enthusiast or even if you are just looking for some culture, then there are many great attractions to be found in and around Aberdeen.