Castle Fraser

Welcome to Aberdeen and the region - home to the best whisky, the best food and the highest concentration of castles in the UK.

Scotland is justifiably famous for its hospitality so why not complete your visit by taking in some of the sights and truly Scottish experiences. The social programme will offer a unique insight into the history and culture of the region.

Welcome Drinks Reception - 16 September, 7pm-9pm, in the foyer of the Fraser Noble Building

The reception is hosted by Organising Committee. Enjoy a glass of wine or soft drink while chatting to your colleagues. 

Civic Reception - 17 September, 7.30pm, Town House, Broad Street/Union Street, Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen City Council are kindly hosting a Civic Reception for delegates. Large and impressive 4-storey and attic, 16-bay, Flemish-medieval turreted Town House is located on Aberdeen's main street (Union Street) which is served by most bus routes and is a short walk from the central bus and railway stations.

Castle Tour & Conference Dinner - 18 September, 12.30/1pm - packed lunches

On the afternoon, delegates will get the opportunity of touring two of Aberdeenshire's finest Castles: Crathes and Dunnottar. Crathes Castle is one of the most beautiful and best preserved castles in Scotland set against a magnificent garden with its world-renowned June Border. Dunnottar Castle is an impregnable stronghold that keeps many rich secrets of Scotland’s colourful past.

Upon return from the bus trip, the conference formal dinner will be held at Adroe Hotel.