29 Things No One Tells You About Aberdeen

Great balls of fire.

You can take a trip to Cinderella’s castle.

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A variety of European castles were used as inspiration for Disney’s iconic Cinderella castle, and stunning, pink-hued Craigievar Castle was one of them.

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And the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Spooky Slains Castle is just a 44-minute drive from Aberdeen. Bram Stoker stayed nearby in 1895 and it’s thought the eerie ruins inspired his most famous novel.

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You can also grab a drink in a Dracula themed ex-church.

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Slains Castle is also the name of a fun Aberdeen bar housed in an impressively Gothic church. You won’t be surprised to hear they go all out at Halloween.

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You’ll get the best view of Aberdeen from Tollohill.

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Plus you can explore beautiful Tollohill Wood while you’re there, and poke around the remains of a Neolithic cairn.

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