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    Aberdeen International Airport: Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 7DU, United Kingdom

While you are enjoying your stay at one of our Aberdeen Airport Hotels, please check out some great attractions that are close by and will make you stay in Aberdeen much more enjoyable.

A model of the Murchison Oil Platform
A model of the Murchison Oil Platform

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

AB11 5BY
Distance From Aberdeen Airport: 7.1mi/11.4km

Awarded Scottish Museum of the Year 1997, this new museum brings the history of the North Sea to life with multimedia displays and exciting exhibitions on the offshore oil industry, shipbuilding and fishing. Aberdeen’s famous clipper ships are commemorated by displays of historic ships portraits and models.

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum

Aden Country Park
AB42 5FQ
Distance From Aberdeen Airport: 30.4mi/48.9km

Explore North East farming heritage and estate life at this museum set in beautiful surroundings of Aden Country Park. Discover the ‘Aden Estate Story’ and the award-winning ‘Weel Vrocht Grun’ (Well Worked Ground) exhibitions set in the unique semi-circular Home Farm steadings and visit Hareshowe, the working farm where you can step back in time to the 1950s.


Near Insch
AB52 6QP
Distance From Aberdeen Airport: 20.2mi/32.5km

Take a journey back through time. See ancient history recreated in our dramatic triple screen film presentation and discover what life was really like with our unique hands-on activities, interactive displays and outdoor reconstruction park. All weather, all ages, Archaeolink is for everyone.

Ballindalloch Castle

AB37 9AX
Distance From Aberdeen Airport: 61mi/98.1km

Ballindalloch is one of the most beautiful and romantic castles in Scotland. It lies in the heart of whisky country with the distilleries of Glenfiddich, Glenfarclas, and Glenlivet nearby. The setting is magnificent; surrounded by majestic hills, the tumbling waters of the rivers Spey and Avon flow through the grounds.

Balmoral Castle

Distance From Aberdeen Airport:48.1mi/75.8km

The Royal Family still regularly visit this Castle and have done since Prince Albert bought it in 1852. He also designed the present castle as a gift for his wife Queen Victoria. The present castle was finished in 1855. The only room that visitors can see is the grand Ballroom where you can see paintings from the royal collection, royal tartans, silverware and porcelain.

Fyvie Castle
Fyvie Castle

Fyvie Castle

AB53 8JS
Distance From Aberdeen Airport:22.6mi/36.3km

One of the grandest examples of Scottish baronial architecture dating from the 13th Century. Five towers enshrine five centuries of history, each being named after one of the five families who have owned the castle. See the finest great wheel stair in Scotland, and the arms, armour and 17th Century tapestries.

MacDuff Marine Aquarium

11 High Shore
AB44 1SL
Distance From Aberdeen Airport:42mi/67.5km

Set in one of Britains deepest tanks, with a unique kelp reef. Enjoy spectacular views of sea life of the Moray Firth, including wolf fish, conger eel and octopus. There are also wave tanks, touch tanks and lots more. An all year family attraction.

Scotland’s Lighthouse Museum

Kinnaird Head
Distance From Aberdeen Airport:42.4mi/68.2km

For over 200 years the Northern Lighthouse Board has lit the coast of Scotland. Discover for yourself the skill, the dedication, the science and the romance of Scotland’s Lighthouse.

Storybook Glen

Distance From Aberdeen Airport:11.5mi/18.5km

Visit this family theme park and live happily ever after. Come and see more than a hundred nursery rhyme characters amidst 20 acres of spectacular scenery, with a lovely walk through gardens and the land of make believe.