Nearby Attractions

Whether you are visiting as a couple, a family or with friends there is something nearby for everyone.

The Aberdeen Douglas Hotel is centrally located to Museums, Galleries and the thriving Aberdeen city nightlife with a wide selection of Restaurants, Bars and Cafes.


Aberdeenshire is home to over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins all within an easy commute from the Aberdeen Douglas Hotel. Whether you want to experience the romance of fairy-tale locations set in stunning walled gardens, tour the grandeur of Royal Deeside, the summer home to the Royal family, explore some of the darkest sides to the region hunting for the ‘green lady’ or visit the inspiration of Bram Stokers Dracula, there is an exciting piece of history for everyone.


Aberdeen offers a wealth of shopping opportunities from independent boutiques and high street fashion to favourite designer brands. The Aberdeen Douglas Hotel is situated between the popular Union Square plaza and Bon Accord St Nicholas Centre, both just a short work to any shopaholics haven.
Aberdeen also plays host to international food markets, outdoor farmers markets, vintage and craft fairs, offering visitors to the city a unique shopping experience.


If you want to sample the ‘Spirit’ of Scotland then a visit to one of Aberdeen’s distilleries is a must. Take a guided tour through the process and meet the craftspeople who create your favourite tipple. With tastings available you are sure to leave a true taste of Scotland on your tongue.


The North East of Scotland boasts some of the best golf courses in the world with nearby Royal Aberdeen Golf Links and Cruden Bay listed in the top 100. Also within a short drive from the Aberdeen Douglas Hotel you will find the renowned Trump International Golf Links and Murcar Golf Links.
With over 30 course within 30 minutes from the hotel there is somewhere to play for golfers of all levels of ability.

Museums & Galleries

Aberdeen city centre is thriving with history and culture, dating back almost 8,000 years, offering visitors to the city the opportunity to see first-hand the captivating past of Aberdeen.