Home to Europe’s oil industry
Aberdeen keeps its wealth low-key, preferring genteel Scottish civility to American-style glitz. Bang on the North Sea, there’s a chill in the air, but that hasn’t stopped the city winning Britain in Bloom a record nine times. With 45 parks and gardens, you’ll soon see why.
|Time zone:||GMT (Summer GMT+1 hour)|
|Flight Time:||1 hour 20|
|Holiday type:||Beach, City break|
|Weather:||Average maximum temperature: 7.9°C (24 hour average)
Rainfall: 754.5mm a year
Football fans with an interest in history and geography should head to Pittodrie, the beach-side home to Aberdeen FC, which Sir Alex Ferguson famously took to great heights in the early 1980s.
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Head for Silver Darling if you like your fish and seafood... with sea views right at the harbour mouth, it serves-up fresh local produce with a slightly French twist.
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Springtime in Aberdeen is a floral extravaganza... come to the city in April or May for a flower show numbering in the millions.
-Like just a few other British deep sea fishing ports, the quality of fish and chips in the Granite City is second to none – try and you’ll see.
-A trip to Aberdeen’s Maritime Museum is more than a trip down memory lane. It’s a fascinating insight into the city’s principal industry, before and during the oil boom.
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