1. United Kingdom
  2. Scotland
  3. Aberdeen
  4. Union Terrace Gardens

Aberdeen: Walking City and Food Tour

Product ID: 353111
Wander through Aberdeen on a special walking tour to explore the city and its culture. See architectural and cultural highlights, as well as tasting regional foods. Sample local delicacies, sweet treats, and snacks from different cafes and eateries.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the second largest granite building in the world
  • Walk through the heart of the city to discover the medieval history of Aberdeen
  • Make a toast to the Scottish hero William Wallace
  • Enjoy food samples of regional specialties and local treats
Full description
Take a guided 3-hour walk through the city of Aberdeen to discover its history and food culture. Start your tour at Marischal College, the second largest granite building in the world. Your guide will explain the city’s coat of arms and why the leopard is the animal of Aberdeen, as you taste a local delicacy. 

Continue to one of the largest monuments in Aberdeen where you’ll make a toast William Wallace, the Scottish national hero. Visit the Kirk of Saint Nicholas walk down some of the oldest streets in town, and admire the range of urban art and murals in the city. 

Wander down to the harbor to see the UK’s oldest company and the Maritime Museum, before finishing with a drink from one of the city’s craft brewers or distillers. Enjoy plenty of food samples along the way, so you won’t go hungry on this tour.
Includes
  • 3-hour walking tour
  • All food and drink samples
  • Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet next to the Robert the Bruce statue, by the fountains in front of Marischal College.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
• The tour will take place rain or shine so please wear weather-appropriate clothing.
• The tour can accommodate most dietary requirements. Vegetarian and vegan options are generally available.