Famous for its granite architecture and delightfully isolated setting on Scotland’s east coast, Aberdeen’s an excellent place to visit if you’re looking to escape from it all. The country’s third largest city packs plenty in; whether it’s retail therapy, chic cocktail spots, eclectic museums or natural scenery you seek. From the ultra-modern Union Square shopping district, to the antiquated charm of Marischal College and the cobbled alleyways of Old Aberdeen, there’s a side to this city to suit any kind of traveller.
If you’ve only got a few days in town, you won’t want to waste time tracking down the best bars, eateries and attractions Aberdeen has to offer. To give you a hand, we’ve got in touch with those who know the place best. Here, our Aberdeen Innsiders give you the lowdown.
Here are some of the lesser-known Aberdeen attractions, tried and tested by travel bloggers: