Top Attractions in Inverurie by Aberdeen
Turriff, Aberdeen and Grampian, AB53 8JS
Garden: all year, daily 9-sunset. Grounds: all year, daily.
Castle, Shop and Tearoom: 1 Apr to 30 Jun, Sat-Wed 12-5; 1 Jul to 31 Aug, daily 11-5; 1 Sep to 31 Oct, Sat-Wed 12-5.
Last admission to castle 4.15.
Tel. 0844 493 2182
Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7LP
Tel. 0131 668 8800
Open all year round winter only open weekends
Admission adult £4.50, Child £2.70, Concessions £3.60
Sitting within spacious grounds, Tolquhon has been described as one of the most beautiful castles in Scotland. Sir William Frobes who commissioned it in 1584 intended it to be an impressive residence though he incorporated plenty gun loops to deter any hostile visitors.
Aberdeen Maritime Museum - Shiprow , Aberdeen AB11 5 BY - Tel. 01224 337700
Aberdeen Maritime Museum tells the story of the city’s long relationship with the sea. The museum is located in the Provost Ross’s House which was built in 1953. The Museum hosts a unique collection of fast sailing ships, ship building, fishing and port history. From the museum you can also see displays on the North sea oil and gas industry.
Aberdeen Performing Arts manages Aberdeen’s three premier entertainments venues and a busy box office selling tickets for venues across Scotland. With the grandeur of His Majesty's Theatre, the variety of the Music Hall and the vibrancy of The Lemon Tree our venues ensure we are at the forefront of the entertainment scene and are providing something for everyone.
The Lemon Tree
Music, drama, comedy, dance venue. Located in Aberdeen’s city centre on West North Street. Contact 01224 641122 or aberdeenperformingarts.com for more details of up and coming events.
His Majesty’s Theatre
Aberdeen prestigious performance venue brings the biggest names to Aberdeen to entertain the people and visitors or Aberdeen. Performances such as Coldplay, Billy Connolly and John Bishop with productions such as We Will Rock You, The sound Of Music and Dirty Dancing have all step onto the stage in Aberdeen. Located in the city of Aberdeen
The Music Hall
Located in the heart of the city centre, the music hall hosts a wide variety of concerts, performances, shows and events ranging from classical concerts to contemporary comedy. The building was designed by local architect Archibald Simpson and opened in 1822. The Music hall holds around 1300 at seated shows and 1500 at standing gigs. The stunning murals in the Music Hall date back to 1899 and were designed by local artist Robert Douglas Strachan.
Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums
Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FQ
The Art Gallery is one of the most visited attractions in Aberdeen, it houses one of the finest art collections in Britain with painting, sculpture and graphics from the 15th century to today. As well as discovering the Art Gallery’s magnificent and important collection you can discover the history of the Gallery which can be traced back to 1873. The Gallery also boosts a gallery shop, gallery café, crèche services.
Aberlour, Strathisla and The Glenlivet distilleries are located in the famous malt whisky producing region of the Speyside. The River Spey is also renowned for salmon fishingand runs through the heart of the region.
Located at the south end of Aberlour on the A95.
High Street Aberlour AB38 9PJ
01340 881 249
Cost approx £12.00pp
In the centre of Keith just off A96.
Seafield Avenue, Keith, Ab55 5BS
01542 783 044
Tours run every 30 minutes; last tour each day 4pm.
Cost approx £6.00pp (under 18s free) - groups of 10 or more must book.
Just off the B9008, ten miles north of Tomintoul.
Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, AB37 9DB
01340 821 720