Aberdeen Harbour and gateway to the Isles

Take a walk along the busy cosmopolitan harbour which is always full of safety vessels, fishing boats and sailings to Orkney and Shetland. Union Square and shopping arcades connect to the harbour area

Scottish Culture

In the summer months take a ride out to the many Scottish Highland games events around Aberdeenshire, see the famous castles, whisky trail and tourist hotspots

Portsoy Boat Festival

Visit the pretty coast villages from Johnshaven on the East coast, Dunnotar Castle, round to Pennan famous for Local Hero, Cullen famous for the fish soup and Moray.

Aberdeen Theatre

There are plenty of places to enjoy the arts. Enjoy musicals, plays, & concertsat the theatre in central Aberdeen, and the many arts centres around Aberdeenshire.

A Cosmopolitan City

Aberdeen is a buzzing and diverse cosmopolitan city with a great music scene, lively nightlife, vibrant arts and culture to suit all tastes and cultures.

Welcome to one of the most prosperous and beautiful regions of the UK. 

Aberdeen is a vibrant, creative and ambitious city, known for its historic charm and cosmopolitan community. The City of Aberdeen has something for everyone, from the bustling city centre of Europe’s Energy Capital, to the beautiful countryside and coastlines, there’s plenty to see and do.

Based on the North East Coast of Scotland, Aberdeen finds itself in the perfect location for mixing colourful city life with exploring miles of surrounding countryside. The city itself has a dynamic and friendly community, known not only for being the Cultural Centre of the North East of Scotland, but also Scotland's Safest University City, the Happiest City to Live in the UK and even one of Scotland's Sunniest Cities. To top it off, our travel links are excellent, which means getting around the rest of Scotland and the UK is easy.

Big enough for the "big city" experience, student friendly Aberdeen is compact enough to make it easy to find your way around and make friends.  Bustling by day and lively by night, Aberdeen is a centre for industry, research, learning and life.