Walks and trails in Aberdeen

We have produced a series of trail guides to help you explore the beautiful and historic city of Aberdeen. Follow the maps to discover historical and natural gems around the city. You can also cycle on many of the trails. All trails are also included in the free GoABZ app for Apple and Google.

You can read more about each trail and download the maps below.

Best of Aberdeen trail

Follow this trail to explore highlights and hidden gems of the city.

Aberdeen Green trail

Follow this trail to explore the heritage of Aberdeen's Green.

Aberdeen History trail

Follow this trail to discover the city through its historical times.

Aberdeen Jacobite trail

Follow this trail to discover Aberdeen's Jacobite history.

Bloody Aberdeen trail

Follow this trail to discover the darker history of the city.

Bridge of Don: Paths around North Aberdeen

Follow this trail to explore paths around North Aberdeen.

Donside Heritage trail

Follow this trail to explore the nature and history of the lower don.

Duthie Park trail

Follow this trail to explore the park's history, art and attractions.

Hazlehead Park trail

Follow this trail to explore the park's history, art and attractions.

Seaton Park trail

Follow this trail to explore the park's history, art and attractions.

Rosemount Local Area trail

Follow this trail to explore Aberdeen's Rosemount.

The Scottish Samurai trail

Follow this trail to discover the story of Thomas Blake Glover.

Aberdeen coastal trail

Follow this trail to explore Aberdeen's enduring relationship with the sea. Includes more than 20 new entries and highlighting Cove Bay 

 

People and places trail

Follow this trail to explore a series of plaques put up to commemorate the people and places that have shaped the city.

Sculpture and curios trail

Follow this trail to explore Aberdeen's diverse range of sculptures, from traditional to contemporary.

Boundary stones trail

Follow this trail to explore Aberdeen's historic boundary, which is marked by a series of stones.

Aberdeen granite trail

Follow this trail to find out more about the heritage of the Granite City.

Old Aberdeen trail

Follow this trail to explore the hidden gems of historic old Aberdeen.

Maritime heritage trail

Follow this trail around the harbour area to explore Aberdeen's maritime connections.

Hill walks

Download the maps below to explore walking routes on Aberdeen's hills.

Torry Trail 

Historic Areas which in 1891 joined Old and New Aberdeen to form today's city 

Woodside Trails 

Historic areas which in 1891 joined Old and New Aberdeen to form today's city 

Lower Deeside Trail 

Follow the old roads, railway and river through the villages of Aberdeen's Royal Deeside 

Aberdeen Denburn Trail 

Explore the course of the small stream that shaped a city 

Kingswells and the Four Hills 

Leisurely hillwalking within the city boundaries 

Kincorth and Tullos Hills 

Leisurely hillwalking within the city boundaries 

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