Experiences with Family

With adventure around every corner and heaps to do for kids big and small, Aberdeenshire is the ideal spot for a family getaway. 

steeped in History

Dunnottar Castle

This dramatic cliff top fortress is an absolute must see whilst you’re here! Kids imaginations will run wild as they explore the ruins and you can all soak up the myths and legends that surround this breathtaking spot. Uncover the castles secrets and learn all about some of its most famous (and infamous) residents. 

Heated pool

Open Air Swimming Pool

Stonehaven’s enormous Olympic sized sea water lido is heated to a balmy 29 C – perfect for a family splash about.  The beautiful  sheltered terraces are the ideal place to bask well away from the sea breeze, a cafe serves up hot snacks and drinks and with all kinds of entertainment on offer, it’s the ideal family day out.  

Soak up the sun

Stonehaven Harbour

Stonehaven’s stunningly pretty harbour draws in visitors from all over the world. Spend a relaxing day on the beach and splashing in the sea.  When all that relaxing gets to be just too much why not head into town for a wander amongst the little shops or  stop to refuel in a sunny beer garden or tearoom.  

Hit the road

Stonehaven Land Train

Hop aboard the Stonehaven Land Train and enjoy a leisurely tour of the historic town, all the way to Dunnottar Castle.  As well as being heaps of fun for the kids to enjoy, it’s the perfect way to pick out all those pretty spots you want to go back to and finding the perfect place to grab an ice cream by the sea! 

Bask in the sunshine

Aberdeen Beach

Just a short stroll from the city centre is Aberdeen’s beautiful  3.5km sandy beach.  The perfect family day out, you can while away hours playing in the sand, relaxing and splashing in the sea before exploring the shops and attractions dotted along the shoreline.