Places to visit
The City of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, the Granite City, has one of Scotland’s most striking skylines. Granite buildings such as Marischal College, His Majesty’s Theatre and St. Machar’s Cathedral give the city its distinctive look, whilst historical Old Aberdeen , Provost Skene’s House and the fishing village of Footdee (Fittie), give a sense of history and times gone by.
A visit to the Aberdeen Maritime Museum gives a background to Aberdeen’s sea faring history in the North Sea; clipper ships, shipbuilding and the offshore oil industry.
For those who wish to eat out the apartments at Skene Terrace are very close to many restaurants and bars in the city centre, the nearest to be found in North Silver Street, Golden Square and Huntly Street. Details of some of the eating places in Aberdeen can be found on the Trip Advisor website.
For those who enjoy walking or cycling the old railway lines, Deeside Way and Formartine & Buchan Way are worth a visit and details of walks within Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire can be found at Walks in NE Scotland.
Grampian and Moray
The wider areas of Grampian and Moray also have much to offer the visitor to the NE Scotland. There area range of tourist trails:
- Victorian Heritage
- Stone Circles
The Cairngorms National Park, Britain’s largest national Park, covering moorlands, forests, rivers, lochs and glens and many wildlife species is also to be found in this area. Other wildlife such as whales, dolphins, and seals can be seen in the Moray Firth.
There is a good selection of leaflets in the apartment on places to visit in Aberdeen, Grampian and Moray.