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Aberdeen Holiday Packages

When you think of major destinations in the United Kingdom, the first (and perhaps only) one that comes to mind is probably London, England.

But just beyond Britain’s northern borders lies the “Energy Capital of Europe.” Aberdeen, Scotland, is a bustling city teetering on the line between modern and medieval. Walk the ruins of the 13th-century Kildrummy Castle, then head over to the Aberdeen Art Gallery to view pieces from Paul Nash, Francis Bacon and Allan Ramsay. Don’t be sceptical: holiday deals in Aberdeen exist, and we want you to take advantage of them.

Things to Do in Aberdeen

Let your inner highlander break free when you arrive for your Aberdeen holiday. Pay a visit to the Aberdeen Maritime Museum on the Shiprow in the city centre. The museum focuses on the city’s long relationship with the North Sea, and some of the exhibits include collections covering fishing, shipbuilding and sailing, all major factors in the local economy.

When you’ve gotten your fix of maritime history, wander down Union Street for shopping, dining and people-watching. Hit up Trinity Centre for high-class shopping. After you’ve filled your bags with great gifts, make plans for night-time activities to take part in. We recommend catching a live show at the Music Hall Aberdeen, where everything from jazz to hard rock and symphony orchestra programs command the stage on any given night. Use Wotif’s Aberdeen car hire options to get in, around and out of the city so you can have all the fun you want.

Shopping, Dining & Nightlife

When it comes to shopping in Aberdeen, Union Street should be the first thought in your mind. Look for knicks and knacks in the St. Nicholas & Bon Accord and Trinity Shopping Centre. The Saturday International Market is held in Union Terrace on, you guessed it, Saturdays. Grab yourself a kilt and feel the cool Scottish breeze run up your legs during your Aberdeen holiday.

Are you hungry yet? Just find a restaurant on Union Street and enjoy a plate of haggis, neeps and tatties. Or maybe you’d like some Cullen skink with a side of bread. Nah, we think you’re more of a rumbledethumps type. Wash whatever you eat down with a Scotch ale or just a glass of scotch. Sorry for making you hungry.

If you’re not sick of Union Street yet, just hang around and make friends in one of the pubs lining the street. Some of the greatest beer and scotch flows through these walls. If you want to venture off Union Street, just take a quick walk over to Crown Street, where the bars and night spots are a little quieter than their noisy neighbours. Follow these tips and pointers and you’re sure to have a great holiday in Aberdeen.

What’s Next?

Follow the harmonious sounds of bagpipes from down under all the way to the “Silver City with Golden Sands.” Browse Wotif’s options for great Aberdeen deals and save yourself some extra change for more adventures in Scotland. And if you’d like to see another major township, look into our Edinburgh holiday packages!

Family Hotels in Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

The Aberdeen Altens Hotel

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    Located in Cove, this eco-friendly hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Duthie Park Winter Gardens, Robert Gordon University and Union Square Shopping Centre. Balnagask ...

    from AU$94

    Aberdeen Marriott Hotel

    Aberdeen Marriott Hotel

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      Located in Dyce, this hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from TECA, and within 6 mi (10 km) of University of Aberdeen and His Majesty's Theatre. Pittodrie Stadium and ...

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      Hampton by Hilton Aberdeen Airport

      Hampton by Hilton Aberdeen Airport

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        Located in Dyce, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of TECA, Kirkhill Forest and Auchmill Golf Course. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and University of Aberdeen are ...

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        Skene House Hotels - Rosemount

        Skene House Hotels - Rosemount

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          Located in Central Aberdeen, this aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, His Majesty's Theatre and Union Square Shopping ...

          from AU$136

          Romantic Hotels in Aberdeen

          Village Hotel Aberdeen

          Village Hotel Aberdeen

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            Located in Kingswells, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Hazlehead Park, Curl Aberdeen and Hazlehead Golf Club. Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and His Majesty's ...

            from AU$108

            Malmaison Aberdeen

            Malmaison Aberdeen

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              Located in Aberdeen West End, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Johnston Gardens and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. His Majesty's Theatre and Union Square ...

              from AU$120

              Carmelite

              Carmelite

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                Located in Central Aberdeen, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Aberdeen Maritime Museum and Union Square Shopping Centre. His Majesty's Theatre ...

                from AU$127

                Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottages

                Aberdeen Lighthouse Cottages

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                  Located in Central Aberdeen, this beach cottage is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Balnagask Golf Course (Nigg Bay Golf Club), and within 3 mi (5 km) of Union Square Shopping ...

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