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from the city centre it is only a short walk to the commercial harbour. great to see the big oil tankers and the ferry to Orkney and Shetland. you can walk to Torry and watch the ship's entering the harbour. really impressive
Although there is the great Characters coffee shop there, they're honestly not much to see.
The oil is crying up and it's lasted longer than anticipated. There is oil out there but it's too expensive to harvest it.
We need to rejuvenate this area and...More
Aberdeen harbour, just a short walk from the city centre, is a busy port serving the oil and passenger ferry business. It handles around 6,500 vessels per year, so there will always be a ship in port when you visit. Tourists aren’t allowed to wander...More
It is refreshing to see that the Harbour is still fully active with ferries and various commercial ships right into the centre of the City, despite modernisation on shore. So many of the old ports and harbours become virtual ghost areas surrounded by apartments. From...More
Aberdeen Harbour is a very short walk from the station and well worth a visit. It's usually hosting plenty of oil support vessels from around the world as well as large ferries and a variety of other merchant shipping. When I went there was also...More
Staying near enough to see the harbour everyday it was interesting to see what was moored up. In the main it was Oil Rig supply vessels and a few other types such as Ferries, oil tankers and small tankers. The site has no public access...More