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Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00
 
Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Highlands in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh
"Departing Edinburgh we pass Linlithgow palace birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots in 1542 and Stirling Castle with its imposing position in the centre of the country it was strategically the most important Castle in the Kingdom and close to the scene of Wallace’s greatest triumph the battle of Stirling Bridge in 1297. To the south is Bannockburn where in 1314
From GBP450.00
 
Day Trip to Loch Ness and the Highlands in a Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Departing Glasgow we head towards Loch Lomond and north towards the Highland village of Tyndrum for our morning coffee stop. Crossing the Highland boundary line the lowlands give way to the lochs mountains and glens made famous by the folk hero Rob ""Roy"" MacGregor and the writings of Sir Walter Scott.Travelling north we head towards Rannoch Moor. At over 1000ft covered by heather and peat-bogs and dozens of lochs it is a truly unique landscape. This contrasts with the spectacular mountain scenery as you pass the Buachaille Etive Mor and down into Glencoe. Stunningly beautiful
From GBP500.00

More Sports & Outdoors in Aberdeen

Aberdeen FC

The football is normally terrible but once in a while you can get some great entertainment. The cup run in 2007 / 2008 was great and something that may never happen again. Wrap up warm in mid winter,...
JohneeMac
May 14, 2011

Zorbing

Zorbing aka TheMountain Ball at House Of Mulben.Little expensive at £45 per roll, but its for 2 people. It doesn't last long but thats just as well as its stomach churning.Great fun and something you...
JohneeMac
May 14, 2011

Go and see the Don's in action & their newest fan

Aberdeen Football Club was founded in 1903 when three of the city teams joined together to create the Dons - named after the river which flows nearby. Aberdeen F.C. play their home games at Pittodrie...
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scottishvisitor
Sep 21, 2008

Pittodrie

If your there during the football season you should try and get down to watch aberdeen play. Although there not the team they once were they still can play good football at times. In my opinion you...
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Kevross85
May 19, 2008

Linx Ice Arena

Another b....y ice rink?Well, no actually. Out of all the ice hockey venues I get to visit (rink rat is the technical description) during the season, this is one of the best. Why? Well its modern and...
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iaint
Nov 11, 2007

Catch a game of Cricket

In Summer you can watch a game of cricket being played at Duthie Park, the Aberdeen University has a team called the Bon Accord Cricket Club and were Scottish Universities first Xl champions in 2006....
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scottishvisitor
Oct 02, 2006
 
 
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Sports in Aberdeen

Aberdeen offers quite a lot possibilities to become active. You see a lot of people running, walking, skating, riding their bikes etc. along the coast promenade. Many people enjoy playing golf in...
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stancho
Apr 30, 2006

Ask the locals if you can go out on a fishing trip

During Harbour Day (held in August) you can have a trip in a little fishing boat. See where the fishermen place their creels to haul up some lobster & other sea creatures. At other times of the...
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scottishvisitor
Jan 02, 2006

Go knock them over

Lot's of bowling lanes with good disabled facilities & shoe hire.Bowling is fun for families but there are a lot of temptations for children to throw away their parents' money namely slot machines...
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scottishvisitor
Jun 11, 2005

Golfers' heaven

If you like golf, you will like Aberdeen. The city offers more than 70 golf courses within and outside the city. Those in the country side are usually very popular as the view is simply undescribable...
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AC1
Aug 14, 2004

Football Madness

The Aberdeen Football Club and its fans still hang on to the memory that they were a quality team in the early 80s, culminating with a defeat of Rio Madrid in a European Cup Final.The recent years...
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marciaca
Feb 06, 2004

Here is confidence

Here is the heavy weight ring toss competition from the Highland Games in Aboyne. This competitor has an amazing amount of confidence in his throw as he is not even looking at the 28 pound (12.75 Kg)...
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balfor
Sep 13, 2003

Skiing is near by..

Aberdeen is conveniently located to several ski centres, the closest being Glenshee which is only about an hours drive away. The other major one is The Lecht which is just over an hours drive away and...
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TracyG
Jul 02, 2003

The competitors

While the competitors may not be able to win a Mr. Universe competition, they are most certainly some strong men!
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balfor
Sep 21, 2003

Top Hotels in Aberdeen

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96 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB25 1NX, United Kingdom
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South Deeside Road, (formerly MacDonald Ardoe), Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB12 5YP, United Kingdom
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Souterhead Road, Aberdeen, AB1 4LF, United Kingdom
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10-14 Union Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1WE, United Kingdom
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54 Kings Gate, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 4YN, United Kingdom
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Garthdee Road, Cults, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB15 9FX, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Aberdeen

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Union Street

The long main street in Aberdeen from the docks to Holborn is the heart of Aberdeen. All the main shops can/could be found there as well as some more local ones. Towards the centre is a bridge...
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Old Aberdeen

A few weeks ago in early December I noticed a tip from Uglyscot (Shane) on Ye Olde Frigate pub with no photo. I decided to take some time out from Christmas shopping to take a photo of this old bar so...
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Fraserburgh - Daytrip

Fraserburgh has a best kept secret - a stunning beach. It runs from just out of town around a bay to Cairnbulg, a distnace of some 5 miles (8km) The sand is fine, its surrounded by tall dunes, and you...
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Delgatie Castle - Daytrip

Delgatie Castle is famous for its painted ceilings which date back to the 16th century, and are some of the finest works of their kind in Scotland. Some depict human heads thought to represent the...
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Balmoral Castle - Daytrip

Naturally the castle is set in a very extensive estate. Of note are the many memorials around the grounds to the past Kings and Queens of England who enjoyed spending their summer holidays here. it is...
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Beach

Aberdeen has a beautiful long sandy beach. It is particularly busy in the summer. Apart from the water, there are other amusements to be found. The fun fair has long been an attraction. My husband...
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Top 5 Aberdeen Writers

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"Aberdeenshire"
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scottishvisitor

"The Granite City"
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AC1

"Aberdeen - The Granite City"
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iaint

"about time..."
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balfor

"Aberdeen, A great base to see the Grampians"
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