(Rankings - in reverse order - taken from Trip Advisor user reviews of Things To Do in Aberdeen) MAIN PICTURE: Bullers o’ Buchan by etmeyer\Flickr.
Arguably the city's most famous park, it's popular for its floral displays and fountain. Erected in 1597, this is one of the most famous castle ruins in Scotland, and was reportedly used by Bram Stoker as the inspiration for Dracula's castle. Hugely popular with Trip Advisor users, the KCC is described as looking like a set from a "Harry Potter movie" as well as being a "jewel of Scottish architecture". A wander around the cobbled streets of Old Aberdeen is the perfect way to get a good feel for the rich history of the city. Pronounced locally as 'Fittie', this a picturesque fishing village in the Heart of Aberdeen that is filled with vibrancy and colour. Described as "truly magical" with its beautiful stained glass windows and iconic steeples, St Machar's Cathedral is one for the must-visit list. The Scottish Renaissance walled garden and Museum of Farming Life - which brings the agricultural past to life - are a great way to entertain the kids on a sunny day. Scotland has no shortage of incredible beaches and this idyllic beach is a great example. Just north of Cruden Bay lies the spectacular Bullers o' Buchan, an awe-inspiring gorge on the north east coast. With a rich naval history, this popular museum explores the historic developments behind the city's maritime industries. Boasting many rare and exotic plants on show from all around the world, The David Welch Winter Gardens are one of Europes largest indoor gardens Once described as "The Finest Regiment in the World" by Winston Churchill, this is the perfect place to learn all about their history. Described as a 'world of exquisite calm in the middle of a city', Johnston Gardens was popular for the tranquility of the well tended plants and extnesive wildlife on offer.