EARLY ABERDEEN

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Medieval Aberdeen
 

P6 - P7

 

2-3 hours

 

Outdoor

 

Cost: £75

 

This street trail traces part of the route through the city centre visiting sites in the Castlegate, Broad Street, The Green, Union Bridge and Windmill Brae.

Discovering Old Aberdeen

P6 - P7

 

2 hours

 

Outdoor

 

Cost: £75

 

Discovering Old Aberdeen visits sites in the burgh to discover its medieval past. King’s College and the site of the Snow Kirk are particularly popular but buildings and structures from later times attract attention and inform about how life has developed. Other sites visited include: Townhouse, Market Cross, Grant’s Place, High Street and College Bounds

Union Street Past & Present
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P6 - P7

2-3 hours

 

Outdoor

 

Cost: £75

 

Aberdeen’s main street has always been held in high esteem by residents and visitors alike. This trail tells the story of its development through time. It follows the old medieval route through the town beginning at the Castlegate and ending at Windmill Brae. Pupils see buildings and structures from different periods along the way and build up a picture of how Aberdeen has developed over time. What they see during the walk sparks lots of interest, often associated with these sites:

•          The Castlegate

•          Site of the Carmelite Friary

•          Union Bridge

•          The Green

•          Site of the ‘Barn’ (used to house                            kidnapped children)

•          Music Hall