Situated in the North-east of Scotland, Aberdeenshire is a beautiful and historic region, encapsulating the rugged mountains of the Cairngorms and breath-taking coastal scenery.
One of the most dynamic and unique regions of the country, Aberdeenshire is a great place to live, work and visit. Aberdeenshire has performed consistently strongly across a wide range of indicators for a number of years and the latest survey discovered that residents now enjoy at the best quality of life in rural Scotland.
When filming in Aberdeen City and Shire you are never more than an hour away from an airport. Aberdeen International (ABZ), located 6 miles northwest of the city centre and served by excellent road and rail links, handles over 3 million passengers annually, as well as being one of the world’s busiest heliports. There are around 15 scheduled flights to London per day, with a flight time of just over 90 minutes, as well as shorter direct flights to Manchester. In all, at least 20 airlines fly from
Aberdeen to dozens of destinations worldwide, with particularly strong links to Northern Europe and Scandinavia. For more information please see www.aberdeenairport.com.
Trains depart from Aberdeen for Glasgow and Edinburgh around every half hour during the day, while London King’s Cross is just over 7 hours away along the East Coast main line. Aberdeen is also the starting point for the longest scheduled rail journey in the UK – to Penzance, Cornwall – and there are frequent services to Inverness. Additional local stations are situated in Stonehaven, Laurencekirk, Portlethen, Dyce, Inverurie, Insch, and Huntly. For more detailed information, please visit National Rail Enquiries, www.nationalrail.co.uk, or telephone them on 08457 484950.