things to do in aberdeen


Things to do in Aberdeen: a guide to the granite city

Check out my guide to the city of Aberdeen.

Known as both the Granite City and the Silver City, the steely grey (or sparkle!) of the buildings in Aberdeen will be one of the first things you notice when you arrive.

The city is home to two universities, a charming cobbled old town, street art, stylish eateries, and a sleepy fishing village known as Footdee. Here’s what to see and do…

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cafes in Aberdeen


The best cafes in Aberdeen: my pick of where to eat

The food scene in Aberdeen is pretty excellent!

Whether you’re looking for vegan cafes, a cosy nook to curl up with coffee and a slice of cake, or dog-friendly places that serve breakfast, I was genuinely blown away by the cafes and restaurants in Aberdeen.

I visited Foodstory, Bonobo Cafe, The Long Dog Cafe, The Craftsman Company and more during my trip!