Aberdeen sparkles not just because of the glint of the granite but as a result of the economic prosperity which is based on North Sea Oil. The city regularly wins prizes for its displays of flowers - where else would you find the central reservation of a dual-carriageway ring road filled with roses? Pages relating to other tourism subjects can be found highlighted below.
Other areas and aspects in the Rampant Scotland site of interest to the virtual tourist include:
Extensive site covering a brief history of Aberdeen (and its motto and coat of arms), facts about the city, sport and leisure, university, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, floral capital of Scotland, shopping, healthcare and transport.
This is a guide to the region, what's on, activities, attractions and a database of accommodation. There is a specific section on The Granite City.>
Comprehensive site on the city, services to the community and from a tourism perspective with sections on medieval Aberdeen, webcams, weather, picture gallery and maps.
The National Trust looks after a wide range of properties around Scotland. The Web pages give brief description of each one, together with opening times and a (small) illustration. The Trust properties in Aberdeen and Grampian include Castle Fraser, Craigievar Castle, Crathes Castle, Drum Castle, Fyvie Castle, Haddo House, Leith Hall, Mar Lodge Estate and Pitmedden Garden
Aberdeen Search is a city portal, visitor guide and local search engine all rolled into one. Packed with all the latest Aberdeen information and resources, the site caters for locals, visitors and tourists alike. Sections include Eating Out, What's On, Attractions & Tours and a photo gallery.
A guide to a large selection of restaurants, takeaways and bars in Aberdeen and surrounding area, with photographs to show what the establishments look like, a description of their services, contact details and full menus and prices for many of the restaurants and takeaways.
The Milton restuarant is situated in the heart of Royal Deeside, adjacent to Crathes Castle just 15 minutes from Aberdeen, offering contemporary European cuisine using the finest seasonal ingredients from Grampian's abundance of fresh seafood, game, poultry and beef. Open "from morning sun 'til dine", the food is served in picturesque surroundings and can provide bespoke menus, a private helipad, live jazz, fun casinos and all the paraphernalia of corporate entertainment.
The official BAA Web site for the airport with live flight arrivals, timetable, travel information, services and company information.
The A2B guide on Aberdeen airport covers on site parking and hotels, destinations served and directions on how to get there by car or public transport.
The Wikepedia entry fror Aberdeen airport covers its history, facts and figures and destinations.
The Aberdeen studios produce a number of programmes including the Beechgrove Garden > which is now another Aberdeen tourist attraction.
North of Scotland's best known Exhibition and Conference Centre for music, events, conferences, exhibitions.
Offering owner-managed, modern, serviced office and meeting facilities, for let on flexible terms, in an exclusive rural business environment close to Aberdeen.
SATROsphere is a Hands-On Discovery Centre and interactive exhibition of Science and Technology The only one of its kind in Scotland.
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