Interested in learning more about Aberdeen? In this tour you will see the highlights of Aberdeen city centre, while you find out about Aberdeen's social history, its quirky inhabitants and how it got to where it is today. Reserve your place or see availability here.

Tour Description

Sure, we all know about the oil and the granite and the weather. But there is more to this city than that. There are stories that you will never have heard. Stories about death, pirates, wizards, infra-red telescopes, and Lord Byron. And more death.

Explore the city centre and learn about Aberdeen’s colourful characters on our free walking tour.

The Nitty Gritty

Please note, the morning tour is one hour and a half, while the afternoon tour is two and a half hours.

The tour is free. Donations are welcome.

Walk-ups are welcome but to guarantee your place on the tour, reserve a place.

 
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COST OF TOUR

The tour is free. Donations are welcome.

TOUR LENGTH

One and a half hours (Saturday mornings)/Two to two and a half hours (Friday and Saturday afternoons)

TIME OF TOURS

Every Friday at 2 pm and every Saturday at 11 am (in June) and 1 pm. Check our events page for more information.

Language

English. We also run Spanish language tours.

MEETING POINT

Start from the Mercat Cross in the Castlegate, near Castle Street, at the east end of Union Street, AB11 5BG.