Welcome to the shores of Aberdeen

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Welcome to Aberdeen AIDAsol

A warm welcome to the shores of Aberdeen for those travelling on the magnificent AIDAsol.

Aberdeen hosts a wonderful collection of activities you can take advantage of during your visit - including

  • Uplifting walks along the rugged windswept coastline
  • Historic sites such as the Aberdeen University campus at Old Aberdeen
  • The idyllic Brig 'o' Balgownie - bridge and nature reserves leading to Scotland's Favourite Park of 2022 - Seaton Park.
  • Various museums e.g. Aberdeen Art Gallery, Gordon Highlander's museum, Provost Skene’s House or the Maritime museum
  • Fun activities like 4D cinema, bowling, axe throwing, escape rooms, wreck it rooms
  • Vibrant cafe culture including Union Square with a range of eateries
  • ...and of course you can visit the award winning City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School - why not try our new Flight of Fancy (open Monday this week from 10am!).  Or shop the range of Scottish Gin to take home.

NEW: Flight of Fancy

Visit the distillery any time on Monday from 10am and take part in our Flight of Fancy.

  • Meet the makers
  • Taste 4 single distillates
  • Taste 4 Aberdeen Gins
  • G&T of your choice
  • Q&A

Meet the makers and explore the flavours of gin. A rare treat: try our premium organic base spirit followed by the core gin botanicals - Juniper, Coriander, and Angelica. Next, taste four Aberdeen Gins from the range before finally concluding with a G&T of your choice. Alternative mixers are available.

There's also an opportunity to shop the range of locally distilled, true Aberdeen Gins.

No advance booking required. Ages 18+. 
Running from 10am - 3:30pm on Monday 8th April.

£30 / person

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Claim your free gift!!

To celebrate the arrival of the AIDAsol to the shores of Aberdeen, simply show your cruise card to claim your FREE distillery drinks mats.

While you're here why not browse the range of award winning Aberdeen Gins or treat yourself to a wee Flight of Fancy.

All of our gins are distilled right here in the city and made with premium organic alcohol - we have both fruit gins and London Dry - ask to try the Scottish Bramble Gin made with locally grown Scottish fruit!

Dan and Alan are always on hand to offer friendly advice on how to maximise your time in the city - pop along and have a chat.

Where to find us

You can find us just 5 minutes walk from Union Square Shopping centre (in the heart of the city).

Find us on Google Maps

Walk past Marks and Spencer's, down the stairs to the road, turn right and follow Palmerston Road all the way to the end - we are Arch #10 (there's a number 10 just above the door) and is one before the bridge. Next door is a very pink arch!

If you need help finding us, just call (+44) 1224 589 645.

We look forward to welcoming you to the distillery!

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