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Top 5 Things to do in Aberdeen

So you've found yourself with some spare time in Aberdeen and you're wondering what to do with your time? Look no further. Here's the top five things to do in Aberdeen, according to our local guides.


  1. Aberdeen Street Art Walking Tour

A trip to Aberdeen wouldn't be the same without taking our Street Art walking tour. Aberdeen has so much stunning art and graffiti to explore and is slowly becoming the best street art hub in Scotland. With world-renowned street artists Smug and smaller, local artists like Skeps and Reckless, Aberdeen has so much art to discover.


Spend an hour and a half with your local guide learning all about the art movement and the artists.


Book here: www.walkingtoursin.com/aberdeentours


2. Codona's Amusement Park

Looking for a bit of fun? Make sure you go to Codona's for rides, go karting and bowling too. Fun for all the family, the amusement park is always a good idea. With good deals for tickets for go karting, bowling and food, you don't have to spend loads here to have a great time.


Have a look at their website here: https://www.codonas.com/


3. Dolphin watching at the battery

On a clear day, make sure you head down to the harbour to try and spot some dolphins. Aberdeen is quite famous across Scotland for being a well-known dolphin watching spot, but you do have to be in a bit of luck to see them. Even if you don't, it's a great place to sit and take in the fresh air.


More info about the battery: https://www.visitabdn.com/listing/aberdeen-harbour-and-torry-battery


4. Visit Aberdeen Art Gallery

Fancying some more art on your trip to Aberdeen should involve a trip to Aberdeen Art Gallery. This is a completely free activity and they're open 7 days a week, so make sure you pop in for a little while.


The Art Gallery has many different events and exhibitions on at different times, but you'll be sure to see some local art as well as learn about the oil and gas history of the city. From archaeology, to science, there's so much to see.


Visit their website to find out more: https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/AAGM


5. Take a stroll around Duthie Park

Duthie Park is a local favourite with its stunning nature and Victorian band stand. Duthie Park is a lovely space to sit and relax and take in the scenery. Or, read a book with a lovely coffee from the cafe. Make sure you don't miss the Winter Gardens too!


More info: https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/leisure-culture-and-parks/parks-and-gardens/duthie-park


 

We hope you have a fantastic trip in Aberdeen and spend some time exploring the city. Please do take a look at our Street Art Tour if you fancy coming along, it's one not to be missed!


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