Car Hire Aberdeen

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Aberdeen is a bustling sea port and Scotland's third largest city, located on a bay of the North Sea on the north-east of Scotland between the rivers Don and Dee. It has some of the oldest university buildings in Europe, in particular Kings College.

Aberdeen has also experienced a boom recently with the discovery of oil in the North Sea. Visit the stunning coastline, famous castles, dunes and fishing villages. Getting around by car will give you the freedom to explore the Granite City at your leisure!

Car Hire Aberdeen

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Discover the history of Aberdeen's ship building past at the Maritime Museum, and visit the Kings College that was established in 1495. See Gordon Highlanders Museum and St Machar's Cathedral, art buffs won't be disappointed at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.

For a relaxing day trip, drive over to visit the Winter Gardens that have year-round displays, being one of the largest floral displays in the UK. Drive 45 mintes south to the St Syrus National Nature Reserve, in summer the bellflower is clustered throughout the reserve. See its towering volcanic cliff against the beach. There are often sightings of dolphins, seals and porpoises.

Aberdeen is surrounded by other interesting sites and fabulous countryside. Use your car hire to visit Brig O'Balgownie, the single arch bridge made of granite and sandstone that stretches over the River Don, dating back to the 13th century.

Drive out to the Cairngorms National Park and visit the beautiful fairytale-like Balmoral Castle that is set on the River Dee, and see the nearby Crathes Castle and Craigievar Castle.

Travel the Malt Whiskey Trail in the Speyside whiskey region in the Grampian Highlands (with a designated driver, of course!). There are nine different locations, visit the distilleries of Glen Grant and Glenfiddich. Enjoy the freedom to explore Aberdeen and all the treasures at its doorstep with your car hire from DriveAway.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Aberdeen - Glasgow 235 2.5
Aberdeen - Dundee 108 1.5
Aberdeen - Inverness 168 2.5

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