Things to do in North East Scotland


Exploring North East England unveils a tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty. Start with Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasting stunning Norman architecture. Wander through Newcastle's vibrant Quayside, dotted with trendy bars and the iconic Millennium Bridge.

For history buffs, Hadrian's Wall offers a glimpse into Roman Britain's past. Nature lovers can venture to Northumberland National Park, home to rugged landscapes and ancient ruins like Alnwick Castle. Don't miss the captivating coastline of Northumberland, with its charming villages and sandy beaches. Whether it's history, culture, or nature, North East England promises an unforgettable adventure.

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Codona's Aberdeen
Activity
From £4

Codona's Aberdeen

Amusement Park, Arcade, Bowling, Go Karts, Adventure Gold and adventure play in one location.

Linn O Dee Waterfall
Attraction
Free

Linn O Dee Waterfall

A captivating natural wonder in the Cairngorms National Park, surrounded by scenic landscapes and accessible via a picturesque hike.

Activity
From £60

House of Mulben

A cracking day out - Quad Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Trout Fishing, Archery and Off Road Driving.

Attraction
Free

Aden Country Park

230 acre country park recognised as one of the country's best green spaces with a Green Flag award.

Graigievar Castle
Attraction
Adults £16

Graigievar Castle

A fairytale Scottish tower house with a pink harled exterior, intricately carved stone features, and an enchanting atmosphere steeped in history.

Activity
Adults from £35

Blue Coast Surf & Paddle

Surf lessons, paddleboard lessons & coastal tours, coasteering adventures and equipment hire from Cullen Bay and Portknockie on Scottish Moray Firth Coast.

The Gordon Highlanders Museum
Attraction
Adults £10

The Gordon Highlanders Museum

Explore exhibits, uniforms, and artifacts. A must-visit for those interested in military heritage.

Balmoral Castle
Attraction
Adults from £6

Balmoral Castle

The Scottish home to the Royal Family where the grounds, gardens, exhibitions, gift shops and coffee shops are open to the public.

Attraction
Adults £9

Museum of Scottish Lighthouses

The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses is based in the bustling fishing port of Fraserburgh on the North East corner of Aberdeenshire.

Attraction
Free

Zoology Museum

Museum featuring zoological displays of animal bones and taxidermy.

Attraction
Free

Lewis Grassic Gibbon Centre

Celebrating the life, work and times of James Leslie Mitchell, the novelist of the Mearns, better known by his pen name Lewis Grassic Gibbon.

Attraction
From £12

Aberdeen Street Art Walking Tour

On this 1.5 hour you'll meander down alleys and under bridges to uncover some of the city's most beautiful pieces of art.

Spynie Palace
Attraction
Adults £7

Spynie Palace

The largest surviving medieval bishops house in Scotland residence of the bishops of Moray for 500 years.