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Aberdeen and its surrounding area has an endless list of things to do.
Take a look below at some of the activities and attractions the sparkling granite city has to offer.


Visiting us in Aberdeen and fancy a spot of shopping? Well our great city has some great shops perfect for splashing some cash from independent boutiques to all the big chain stores we have something for everyone, and here’s but a few places Palm Court Hotel would recommend visiting…
Union Square
Union Street
The Academy
The West End
Bon Accord & St Nicholas Shopping Centres
Trinity Shopping Centre

Outdoor Attractions

Venture out in the crisp and clear fresh sea air of Aberdeen and its surrounding area.
Aberdeen Harbour Cruises
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Hidden Aberdeen Tours
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Go Ape
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National Trust of Scotland
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The Den & The Glen
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Bike Station Ballater (Bike Hire)
(Free upgrade to a premium bike, please mention Palm Court Hotel at time of booking)
Duthie Park Aberdeen
Aberdeen Beach
Aberdeen Snowsports Centre
Hazlehead Park
Codona’s Outside Fun Fair
Stonehaven Open Air Pool
Balmedie Beach
Beechgrove Garden
Aberdeen Harbour
Aberdeen Festivals

Indoor Attractions

The city has attractions in abundance which are ready to be explored. Here our recommendations below that are worth a visit...
Grampian Transport Museum
Breakout Games
The Gordon Highlanders Muesum
Codona’s Indoor Complex and Amusement Park
Queens Links Leisure Park
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
His Majesty’s Theatre
Aberdeen Art Gallery
The Lemon Tree
Aberdeen Festivals
The Aberdeen Science Centre
The Tolbooth


Aberdeen truly does set itself apart when it comes to golf and our proud city has a wealth of some of the most prestigious courses in the world. As Scotland is the birthplace of the game we are really proud of what we have to offer… which is an absolute treat for golf lovers.

To find out more about the 30 nearby golf course, click here.

Kings Link Golf Centre - Driving Range


Castles come in all shapes and sizes and Aberdeenshire hosts a collection of fantastic historic relics to explore! From hidden gems to ancient regal residences it’s a perfect excuse to choose from over 300 of Scotland’s castle trail. But what would our Palm Court Hotel recommend? Here is just a few must see castles we recommend…
Balmoral Castle on Royal Deeside
Craigievar Castle
Delgatie Castle
Dunnottar Castle
Crathes castle

For your very own downloadable Scotland’s castle trail you can click here for your own copy.

Whisky Distilleries

No visit to Aberdeen is complete without a visit to one of the areas whisky distilleries
Glenfiddich Distillery
Glenlivet Distillery
Aberlour Distillery Visitors Centre
Cragganmore Distillery

For further information to help plan your trip VisitAberdeenshire