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
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.