Local Area


Cults is a west end suburb of Aberdeen on the A93, Royal Deeside route, 5 milesfrom the city centre.

It lies on the banks of the River Dee and is ideally situated for commuting to Aberdeen or for touring the surrounding castle, whisky or coastal trails.

Cults offers a comprehensive range of local amenities: food shops, chemists, dry cleaner, post office, hairdressers, hotel, library and churches.

A regular bus service runs to Aberdeen city and westwards along Royal Deeside to Braemar.

Cults is also particularly well located for the business parks at Westhill and Kingswells.


Peterculter is a suburb of Aberdeen on the A93. It is a popular established residential area, at the gateway to Royal Deeside, and is 9 miles from the centre of Aberdeen. It offers an abundance of amenities including an M. & S. Simply food, a mini-mart,  post office, hairdresser, pubs, Chinese restaurant, chip-shop, take-away, florist, health centre and church.

The area is also well served by recreational and sporting attractions including a library, community centre, 18 Hole Golf Course with Club House, hill walking and fishing.

A regular bus service runs to Aberdeen city and westwards along Royal Deeside to Braemar. Peterculter is also particularly well located for the business parks at Westhill and Kingswells.


Portlethen is a suburb located to the south of Aberdeen on the A90. With the city centre only 15 minutes away by car and the city’s four main Southern Industrial estates (Badentoy, Altens, Kirkhill and Tullos) only 5-10 minutes away this is ideally suited for anyone visiting on business or pleasure.

There is a large supermarket within a 5 minute drive from the property and a comprehensive range of facilities including restaurants, carry outs, pubs, chemist, hairdresser and more.

The main north bound and south bound dual carriageways (A90) are minutes away providing excellent arterial links in and out of the city.

Don’t drive? Don’t worry; the property is a 2 minute walk from a main bus route which will take you to Aberdeen city centre within 20 minutes. There is also a south bound bus stop in close proximity that will take you towards Stonehaven and Dundee.


Aberdeen is often nicknamed the Granite City due to the extensive use of locally quarried grey granite for its buildings. It is also known as the Oil Capital of Europe due to its importance in the Oil industry following the discovery of North Sea oil in the 1970s.

The city’s two universities, the University of Aberdeen, founded in 1495, and Robert Gordon University, which was awarded university status in 1992, make Aberdeen the educational centre of the north-east.

Aberdeen has several shopping centres offering a wide range of retail units, food and entertainment experiences.

Aberdeen is easily accessible by air, train, bus or ferry.

More Info

For information on Aberdeen, Scotland and Grampian Highlands visit the Aberdeen and Grampian Tourist Board website or visit the office at:

Exchange House
26/28 Exchange Street

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 288 828

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