Explore the ancient Scottish city of Aberdeen with a National hire car and you can find everything from stunning coastlines to historic castles.
With convenient pick up and drop off points at Aberdeen Airport and in the centre of Aberdeen's Mannofield district you can book from a selection of car rentals online today.
The third-biggest city in Scotland, Aberdeen can still seem relatively compact, with stylish Victorian buildings looking out over the sandy shoreline. Many of the buildings were famously constructed from local granite and sun glinting off crystals embedded in the stones gives Aberdeen the nickname 'The Silver City'.
With its huge sea port Aberdeen historically fishing formed a massive part of the city's economy, but since the discovery of oil in the North Sea a thriving oil industry has been set up. This has made Aberdeen a jewel in the UK's economic crown and the city has a high employment rate and relatively low crime rate.
As well as industry Aberdeen has a thriving arts scene; every year the city plays host to the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, a showcase of the best up-and-coming talent from around the world. Throughout the year a thriving live music scene can be found around town, particularly in the lively bars and clubs of Belmont Street.
If you're looking for something a little quieter Aberdeen Art Gallery has an impressive collection showcasing some of Scotland's most famous artists.
Aberdeen University is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded by the Chancellor of Scotland in 1495, and visitors can explore its impressive collection of more than 80,000 fine art pieces in the Marischal Museum.
As one of the most isolated cities in the UK, Aberdeen is surrounded by impressive rugged Scottish scenery. As well as exploring the surrounding rolling hills and rugged coastline visitors can also partake in a round of one of Scotland's favourite games â€“ golf.
Aberdeen is a unique city filled with history and Scottish culture, book your car hire with National today and take advantage of our fantastic online prices and award-winning quality service.