travel42 Port Guide: Aberdeen

Aberdeen travel42 Port of Call Guide

Aberdeen, Scotland's third-largest city, is characterized by buildings of beautiful granite. Set beside the North Sea 150 mi/240 km northeast of Glasgow, Aberdeen is both a university town and the capital of the Scottish oil boom. In addition, it is one of Scotland's largest seaside resorts.

The city's attractions include the 15th-century St. Machar's Cathedral; the 16th-century Provost Skene's House, the striking Mercat Cross of 1686; the 14th-century Brig o' Balgownie, Scotland's oldest bri...

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