Best Things To Do & Days Out In Aberdeenshire

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 110 fun things to do in Aberdeenshire for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Aberdeenshire day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Aberdeenshire with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

Things to do in Aberdeenshire

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Grampian Transport Museum

Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Rd, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8AE

Things to do at Grampian Transport Museum review The Grampian Transport Museum is located in Alford, Aberdeenshire. It is an award-winning transport museum that charts the history of transport in the northeast of Scotland through displays, climb-aboard vehicle exhibits and video presentations. The museum was formed in the early 1970s...
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Craigievar Castle

Craigievar Castle, Caigievar, Alford, Aberdeenshire, AB33 8JF

Things to do at Craigievar Castle review Craigievar Castle is a National Trust for Scotland property in Alford, Aberdeenshire. It is a 17th-century castle that is also known as the Pink Castle which is said to be the inspiration for Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle. Inside the castle, you can...
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Deeside Activity Park

Deeside Activity Park, A93. Dess, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5BD

Things to do at Deeside Activity Park review The Deeside Activity park is located near Dess in Aberdeenshire. They are a family-friendly outdoor pursuits venue offering a range of activities. You can book individual activities or they also offer activity packages. Activities include kart racing which is for adults and...
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World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, A93, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5BJ

Things to do at World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm review The World Horse Welfare is located at Belwade Farm in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. They are situated in some truly spectacular scenery just off the A93. The farm is home to around 65 horses and their staff are on hand to provide...
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Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5NB

Things to do at Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve review The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve is located in Dinnet, Aberdeenshire. It is situated within the Cairngorms National Park and it is a mosaic of wetlands, woods and moors. It is a magical place to visit for...
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Castle Fraser

Castle Fraser, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 7LD

Things to do at Castle Fraser review Castle Fraser is a National Trust for Scotland property in Sauchen, near Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. It is an elaborate Z-plan castle and is one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar'. The castle is situated within 300 acres of landscaped grounds, woodland and farmland...
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Skyline Trampoline Park

Skyline Trampoline Park, Highclere Way, Highclere Business Park, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5QW

Things to do at Skyline Trampoline Park review The Skyline Trampoline Park is located at Highclere Business Park in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. It is a huge 30,000-square-foot indoor trampoline park with a selection of activities. The venue has over 50 interconnected trampolines, a dodgeball court, a battle beam and a slackline....
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Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre

Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre, Hill of Haugh, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Things to do at Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre review The Huntly Nordic Ski Club, otherwise known as the Huntly Nordic and Outdoor Centre is located in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. They offer a purpose-built all-weather facility for nordic skiing and other activities. They hire out cross country skis and roller skis...
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Huntly Castle

Huntly Castle, Castle St, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SH

Things to do at Huntly Castle review Huntly Castle is located in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. It is a ruined castle and is situated where the rivers Deveron and Bodie meet. It was the ancestral home of the chief of Clan Gordon, the Early of Huntly. The original castle was wooden...
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North East Falconry Visitors Centre

North East Falconry Visitors Centre, Broadlands Cottages, Cairnie, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4UU

Things to do at North East Falconry Visitors Centre review North East Falconry is located near Ryton in Aberdeenshire. They offer a number of unique falconry experiences including family-friendly experiences. They have at least 16 years' experience in falconry and provide something for everyone. You can choose from a gentle...
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Battle Grounds Paintball

Battle Grounds Paintball, Druggam, Woodlands Rd, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5HP

Things to do at Battle Grounds Paintball review Battle Grounds Paintball is located in a woodland setting near Banchory in Aberdeenshire. They are the area's most experienced paintball site and they are home to a range of outdoor activities including archery, airsoft, laser tag and bubble football. They have custom-designed...
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Go Ape Aberdeen

Go Ape Aberdeen, Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

Things to do at Go Ape Aberdeen review Go Ape at Aberdeen in Aberdeenshire, Scotland is the first-ever of their high ropes courses to contain a zip wire that whizzes over a gorge. It is nestled in the picturesque grounds of a 16th-century castle. There are two challenges including The...
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Crathes Castle

Crathes Castle, Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QJ

Things to do at Crathes Castle review Crathes Castle is a National Trust for Scotland property located in Crathes near Banchory, Aberdeenshire. It is situated against a backdrop of rolling hills and set within some glorious gardens. The castle was built in the 16th-century and was home to the...
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Royal Deeside Railway

Royal Deeside Railway, Milton of Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QH

Things to do at Royal Deeside Railway review The Royal Deeside Railway is a standard steam and diesel heritage railway in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is set in a beautiful setting and runs alongside the River Dee. The railway line was originally constructed between 1853 and 1856 and it was regularly...
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Hoodles Playbarn

Hoodles Playbarn, North Mains of Barra Cottage, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0BB

Things to do at Hoodles Playbarn review Hoodles Playbarn is located near Oldmeldrum, near Inverurie in Aberdeenshire. It is an award-winning play barn and coffee shop that offers a unique, fun play experience for children. They have three spacious play areas and the indoor playframe should be prebooked. There...
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