Beautiful landscape, an exciting maritime history and a host of family-friendly tourist attractions make Aberdeen the perfect choice for a family break.
Visit the award-winning Aberdeen Maritime Museum, situated on the historic Shiprow near the harbour, to hear about the city’s long relationship with the sea. New exhibitions include the Aberdeen Harbour Gallery and computer interactives on Aberdeen – everything from fishing techniques to how to “park” your ship in the harbour. Admission is free.
Try the Satrosphere Science Centre - Scotland’s first science centre - a fun day out for the whole family thanks to a range of interactive, hands-on exhibits and live science shows which engage and inspire child and adult visitors alike. A family ticket costs £17.
Storybook Glen is a magical world of make-believe and fun for children of all ages, set amidst 28 acres of spectacular scenic beauty on Royal Deeside, in Maryculter, Aberdeen. Children can meet over 100 of their favourite nursery rhyme and fairytale characters while exploring fairy houses and secret waterfalls set among beautiful countryside. Tickets are £5.60 for adults / £3.85 for children.