Aberdeen is the third-largest city in Scotland and the industrial centre of the northeast of the country. It is well-known for its proximity to the oil industry which creates much of the city's wealth. However, the ‘granite city' as it is known due to the large number of local granite built buildings, has plenty to offer with museums and galleries offering culture as well as annual festivals and regular music performances providing entertainment. Car hire in Aberdeen means you can access much of the city with ease as well as having the opportunity to travel throughout the rest of north-eastern Scotland.
Aberdeen's history has been very much intertwined with the sea. The Aberdeen Maritime Museum is the city's homage to its maritime history and has exhibitions showing its relationship with the shipbuilding and fishing industries as well as the history of the port itself and the more recent North Sea oil industry. The museum is located in the historic Shiprow region of the city which was formerly an important street connecting the harbour to the rest of the city. In addition to historical buildings, today it offers modern entertainment too and is a thriving area of the city. The Aberdeen Art Gallery is another of the city's cultural institutions, housing art displays from contemporary Scottish artists as well as collections from other periods of art history. The University of Aberdeen is one of the highlights of the city, the old University is over 5 centuries old and has many intricate buildings as well as picturesque grounds to explore. Outside of the city Aberdeen has its own beach offering an ideal place to relax away from the busy city centre. Travel slightly further afield and you have access to Aberdeenshire as well as the highlands with its rugged landscape, castles and fresh air. Hiring a car in Aberdeen is the ideal way to see the city as well as exploring the wider region.
Opening hours: Mo-Fr 0700-2300, Sa 0900-1800, Su 0900-2300
Address: Car Rental Building Aberdeen Airport,
Upper Farburn Road,
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