Local Info

Where is Aberdeen? The answer to that all important question. Where exactly is Aberdeen?

A Brief History of Aberdeen Aberdeen’s historical background: from a mediaeval town to the Oil Capital of Europe.

Cinema listings Rainy day? Not that it ever rains in Aberdeen, of course. Stuck for something to do? There’s always something so see at one of Aberdeen’s many cinemas.

Local weather Fancy some hill-walking? You’ll need a look at our online weather report.

Site Guide How to get the most out of this site, including a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s).

The Basics Useful basic information for overseas visitors, including information on currency, electricity and time zone.