Outdoor Activities in the North East of Scotland

Getting Active and Exploring Aberdeenshire The North East of Scotland with its diverse landscape is a playground for people who love to get outdoors and active.  With a vast number of hills and mountains to climb, forest trails to ride or walk and miles of beaches to discover. The best thing about it, most are […]

Adventure Tourism- getting outdoors in Aberdeenshire

Seaton park is a wonderful place to visit

What is adventure tourism? Adventure tourism is a leisure activity which often takes place in unusual, remote or wilderness locations. It is a type of travel that includes high levels of outdoor activity and adventure and travelers expect to experience excitement and to be personally tested. In particular, they are explorers of unspoiled landscapes and may […]

Food & Drink Tourism

Food & Drink Tourism

Food & Drink experiences in Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire The trend of food and drink tourism is growing and there is demand for getting a real taste of Scotland.  No longer are the castles, whisky and history of Scotland the main reasons for visitors to travel.  Aberdeenshire is a strong contributor to food production in Scotland […]

Customer Care and Wellbeing

Keeping everyone safe We have missed our guests and we are looking forward to opening for tours soon. We updated our procedures to comply with current rules and guidelines because your health & wellbeing is important to us. Customer care & wellbeing Strategies for keeping everyone safe: Clean Vehicles and upholstery are cleaned at the […]

Exploring the North East of Scotland

Sightseeing in Aberdeenshire If you like to do the driving yourself there is a great new way to explore in the North East of Scotland. We love showing people the wonderful places to visit in Aberdeenshire but we know some visitors want to travel on their own. If you are planning a visit and have […]

Aberdeen Restaurant Week – Food Tours!

Aberdeen Restaurant Week

 Aberdeen Restaurant Week February the 24th through the 1st of March 2020 Aberdeen Inspired (Aberdeen’s Business Improvement District) organises Aberdeen Restaurant week to shine a light on the wide variety of excellent food options in the city. Fast becoming one of the most popular foodie events , Aberdeen Restaurant Week gives residents and visitors alike the […]

Aberdeen City & Shire Tourism Awards 2019

Celebrating tourism in Aberdeen The Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards were held in November 2019 showcasing the best and brightest businesses and individuals working in tourism and hospitality. These awards are a highlight and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the good things happening in region. There are a variety of categories including best accommodation, attractions, […]

Collaborating with others our Tours

Collaborating with others our Tours One of the greatest benefits of working in tourism is the opportunity to meet lots of new people and share our beautiful corner of Scotland. We have been planning and preparing for several exciting group tours this spring including our first conference package! We are delighted to be able to […]

Exploring New Destinations

House of Schivas, Ythanbank We are excited to offer a new destination to the 2019 tours, House of Schivas.  The house is tucked away far off the beaten path and the journey to the estate is part of the experience. The house is a real peek into the lives of people who live in a […]

Looking forward to 2019

After a successful spring/summer season at Grampian Escapes we are in full swing preparing our tours for 2019. We have a returning favourite; the Taste of Scotland tour, which proved to be a popular choice. What is not to love about seeing two of Scotland’s iconic attractions castles & whisky! Also, very popular was our […]