Six Great Family Days out in Aberdeenshire

July 19, 2018

In Discover By Lorna Coutts, Centre Manager at ASPC

The schools have now finished for summer, with pupils in Aberdeenshire off from Monday 9th July to Tuesday 21st August 2018. This might leave some parents struggling to keep their little ones busy, however you don’t have to venture abroad to keep the children entertained, we have found six terrific family days out in the North East.

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The North Sea at Peterhead – Why it’s Rita Marcella’s favourite view

July 17, 2018

In Discover By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Each of us has a spot in the North East that we hold close to our heart, and our 2018 calendar sets out to share just what these special views mean to us. Our atmospheric July location has been chosen by Rita Marcella, Professor of Information Management at Robert Gordon University.

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Three Munros in the North East

July 12, 2018

In Discover By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

The North East is often known for its picturesque costal landscapes and landmarks, however there is something for everyone in this region, including avid hill walkers. There are 277 mountains in Scotland that are considered to be Munros, mountains that are at least 914m (3,000 feet) high. While there may not be many Munros in the North East, those that we do have certainly have a lot of interest and history about them.

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Food Festivals in the North East

June 26, 2018

In Discover By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

If you find yourself at a loose end over the summer, give your taste buds a treat by sampling the North East’s finest gastronomical offerings, at some of the region’s numerous food festivals. These events are quickly growing in popularity, which is unsurprising, given the area’s rich culinary history. There are some excellent food and drink events taking place in 2018, sure to satisfy cravings and quench your curiosity.

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Five castles to visit in Aberdeenshire

June 19, 2018

In Discover By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

History enthusiasts and photographers alike are spoilt for choice in the north east, thanks to the many iconic castles in the area, each guarding an interesting tale or two behind their walls.

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