Things to do
3 Idiots Troon
3 Idiots Troon Indian Restaurant & Takeaway. Our authentic, Indian Tapas-style food allows our customers to enjoy a little bit of everything! The chef's home-made food is fresh, healthy and packed with flavour. Gone are the days of additional oils and colourings. With over 20 years combined experience in Scotland's best Indian restaurants, the 3idiots are committed to providing delicious food that keeps our customers coming back for more!
Abbotsford: The Home of Sir Walter Scott
The rooms visitors can discover at Abbotsford were left just as Scott kept them after his death and are packed full of the fascinating items he collected. Amongst them is one of the best examples in the world of an 19th Century writer’s personal library. Listen to our free audio guide as you walk through the rooms to experience all the historic house has to offer.
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Aberdeen Art Gallery was established in 1884, in a purpose built building by architect Alexander Marshall Mackenzie. It underwent a major renovation from 2015-2019 led by Hoskins Arcihtects. It saw a new dome to the main gallery, a widened balcony in the Memorial Court, which was opened in 1925 by King George V in memory of those killed in the Great War, re-establishment of the link to Cowdray Hall, and upgrading all the galleries. The McBey Library at the rear of the gallery also benefitted from the renewal programme. The institution developed a notable modern and contemporary collection...
Aberdeen Arts Centre
Aberdeen Arts Centre, formerly ACT, has a broad programme of events alongside its long standing role as a commnunity theatre venue. The first public performance of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil took place in the venue in 1973. It has a 350 seat auditorium as well as a studio space.
Aberdeen Science Centre
Aberdeen Science Centre is one of those education-by-stealth attractions equally loved by children and their parents. It is an interactive science and technology exhibition with a high interactive content so you are unlikely to spend hours in Disney-style queues awaiting your child’s turn to press the button. The Electricity Show and workshop examines electricity using clearly explained circuits, motors and buzzers and adventurous visitors can even conduct their own experiments.
Aberdeen Sports Village
Aberdeen Sports Village is the premier sport and exercise facility in Scotland, hosting an array of world-class sporting facilities. We exist as a partnership between the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council, and SportScotland; and as a charity, regulated by the OSCR. We take great pride in operating on a not-for-profit basis, with any surplus income invested back into the facility for the benefit of Aberdeen and the North East. The Sports Centre is near the historic Chris Anderson Stadium and first opened it's doors to the public in August 2009, with our Aquatics Centre opening in...
Since its opening over a hundred years ago, the Albert Halls has been at the heart of Stirling's artistic and civic life, attracting many high-profile concerts and conferences and acting as a focus for the local community. The Halls are only a few minutes walk from Stirling City Centre.
Albury Community Sports Hub
Albury Community Sports Hub is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC051926) proudly run by volunteers working collaboratively with local people and Sport Aberdeen. First established in 1929, Albury Hub provides facilities for tennis, lawn bowls, petanque, and putting to annual users and pay-and-play users during opening hours. The Hub is a home to community initiatives such as Tennis Teams, Croquet Club, Walk Aberdeen, and Wellbeing group. It is conveniently located in the Ferryhill area of Aberdeen just a short walking distance from Union Street, Ferryhill House Hotel and...
Alex Dalgetty & Sons Bakers
A family company stretching back several generations, Alex Dalgetty & Sons is now run by Craig Murray, the original Dalgetty's great-grandson. The bakery in Galashiels whips up the breads and cakes sold in the two shops, one in the same town and one in Melrose. They're particularly strong on traditional treats like Ecclefechan tart, Selkirk bannocks, black bun, clootie dumpling and Border tart. They can claim to be one of the original bakers of the Selkirk bannock, as Alex Dalgetty worked with Robbie Douglas, the baker credited with inventing the bun in 1859, and learned the original...