Storybook Glen is a park filled with gigantic nursery rhyme and fairytale characters. Enjoy beautiful flowers and plants, secret waterfalls, fairytale house and shoots and wonderful wildlife with your family and friends.
Visit the Storybook Glen website for more information on this fabulous day out for you and the family.
Natural History Centre
Natural History Centre is located within the University of Aberdeen and is a centre set up to educate the public on environmental issues. Exhibits within the centre include the Cruikshank Botanic Garden and also the Zoology Museum. The museums aim is to get everyone interested in the living world so we can learn to protect it.
University of Aberdeen Zoology Department,
Bedford Road, Aberdeen,
Aberdeenshire AB24 2TE
Tel: 01224 493288
Aberdeen’s amusement park offer’s a wide range of fun with all its rides and attractions. There are many rollercoaster’s for all the family, a children’s indoor play area, a food court and various children’s rides and attractions. Codona's Sunset Boulevard has something for everybody too. With a range of bowling lanes, the ever-popular XD Theatre 3D Motion Ride, Dodgems, Video Games and indoor putting.
View the Codonas website
Satrosphere Science Centre
Satrosphere Science Centre in Aberdeen is Scotland’s first science and discovery centre. The centre which is situated near Aberdeen’s coastline has hands-on interactive exhibits and live science shows. By visiting Satrosphere you will enjoy a great family day out and have a FUN, yes fun, learning experience.
To find out more and the location of Satrosphere please visit theire website here
Lochinch Farm is the Countryside Ranger Service base and an outpost of the City Council’s Doonies Farm at Nigg. At most times of the year there is a selection on rare or unusual breeds of farm animals including shorthorn cattle, Gloucester cattle and many breeds of sheep.
Read more about Lochinch Farm here
Doonies Farm sits on the cliff tops between Aberdeen Lighthouse and the village of Cove. The farm is home to some of Britain’s rarest breeds of cattle, sheep, horses, pigs, goats and poultry. It is a working farm that is managed using mainly traditional farming methods to encourage local wildlife to flourish too.
Read more about Doonies Farm here
Hazlehead Pets Corner
Hazlehead Pets Corner is a visitor attraction within Hazlehead Park featuring many different animals, both large and small, that children like to see.
Click on here for more information about Hazelhead Pets Corner
Nobles Arcade and Family Amusement Centre
Nobles Arcade and Family Amusement Centre offers a wide range of indoor activities for all the family. You can lounge in the bar while the children play in the Foam Factory or the ever popular Lazer Tag. Put a vest on and battle with your friends and family to survive and win points. Race against a friend or family member on the Coco Climb and see who can climb the tree the fastest!
Win tokens on the arcade games and take it to the prize shop to pick a prize out of a vast range of amazing gifts. Enjoy a great family day out at Nobles leisure.
View more about Nobles Arcade and Family Amusement Centre
Want to see a newly released film? Well you can here in Aberdeen. We have two main cinemas, one situated in the town centre and the other is situated at the beach esplanade.
There is also another cinema which is situated in the heart of the city within walking distance to the local pubs, clubs and dining. This cinema specializes in showing classics and foreign films.
For more information on these cinemas, please visit their websites:
VUE Cinema Aberdeen
Cineworld Cinema Aberdeen
Fancy a bit of retail therapy? Come visit our shopping centre’s and shops in the city’s centre. We have 4 shopping centres here in Aberdeen, St Nicolas centre, Trinity Mall, Bon Accord centre and the Academy.
There are many local bus services that you can use that go through the heart of Aberdeen to various destinations, plus, there are many multi-story car parks situated around the city centre to make it easy for you to find that all important parking space.