Image: Seaton Park and St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen

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The city of Aberdeen sits on the north east coast of Scotland. It has a harbour and beach, and is surrounded by the countryside, rivers and hills of Aberdeenshire.

Travel to and around Aberdeen

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Image: Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Come prepared to walk in Aberdeen. From the city centre you are able to walk to the beach, the Old Town and to the rivers! For the best view of the harbour, you must visit the Maritime Museum.


Visit Aberdeen Maritime Museum

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