Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Aberdeen

Take a holiday to Aberdeen and enjoy the area's history, theatre scene and museums. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its university setting and shopping. Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Marischal Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Aberdeen

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Aberdeen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Codonas Amusement Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • King's Links (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Royal Aberdeen Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Satrosphere Science Centre (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Balnagask Golf Course (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hazlehead Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Aberdeen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Aberdeen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Duthie Park Winter Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Cruickshank Botanic Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hazlehead Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Balmedie Country Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Union Terrace Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Aberdeen City Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Aberdeen

Fly into Aberdeen (ABZ), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Aberdeen Station, Dyce Station and Aberdeen Portlethen Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Aberdeen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 138 holiday rentals around Aberdeen. From 36 Houses to 24 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Aberdeen is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aberdeen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aberdeen. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Provost Skene's House: 142 holiday rentals
  • Aberdeen Arts Centre: 143 holiday rentals
  • Belmont Picturehouse: 144 holiday rentals
  • Robert Gordon University: 151 holiday rentals
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary: 151 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aberdeen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Aberdeen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Aberdeen with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Stonehaven: 162 holiday homes
  • Ellon: 81 holiday homes
  • Alford: 89 holiday homes
  • Gourdon: 33 holiday homes
  • Huntly: 214 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Aberdeen?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Aberdeen. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Provost Skene's House: 142 holiday rentals
  • Aberdeen Arts Centre: 143 holiday rentals
  • Belmont Picturehouse: 144 holiday rentals
  • Robert Gordon University: 151 holiday rentals
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary: 151 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aberdeen listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.