How to survive the Heat Wave!

When a UK-wide heat wave is forecast, in Aberdeen you'd be forgiven for being just a tad doubtful (but only a little bit).

Judging by the red, dewy faces in the VisitAberdeen office this morning, we were wrong to be disbelieving (though that was maybe just me after climbing the stairs)!

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The Tale of Two Cities

Last week, the team and I spent the afternoon exploring the tale of the historic city, Old Aberdeen.

Aberdeen is full of modern day attractions, but its historic medieval past is well worth discovering.

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Dad. You are like a Father to me.

All in all… there’s plenty to do on Father’s Day in Aberdeen this year. These are just some of our suggestions, so make sure to check out our activities & attractions section for all there is to do.

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A Walk on the Wildside...

For the past 2 years I have been eyeing up the great selection of events that the Energetica Festival put on each year, but I have always been away the weekend their festival is on. However, this year they have spread out their events over 4 months from May-August, so it gave me plenty opportunities to sign up! There is a whole selection of events from walks, to wild-life spotting and for those less fond of the great outdoors, a tour of the Brewdog brewery! However, as I love walking I signed myself and my friend up for a guided coastal walk from Cruden Bay to Longhaven, one of the 1st events of the season.

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Capturing the “Big Three” on our Coast before Lunch!

One of the great things about living in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is our proximity to wonderful wild life and the natural world.

Red Kites, Eagles, Highland Cattle, Deer and much more are all around us.  But on Sunday morning I decided to earn my lunch by seeing if I could see a seal, dolphin and puffin before turning on the oven.

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