Tour List
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History on your doorstep and under your feet

Our tours are all situated within Aberdeen City featuring various historical themes from prehistory to living memory.  Each walk has its own start and end points and generally last around 2 hours.  We have shorter, hour-long "Mini Tours" which are described in their own menu on the main page of this site.  Each tour description should also have a map link to the start point so you don't get lost!  If you have any questions about our tours, please have a read of the main menus first then get in touch if you are still stuck - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Looking at the history, sites and stories of Aberdeen's northern border  

 Gallowgate park

Telling the trials and tribulations of the fisherfolk from early 19th century...

Follow the route of devastation which occured on 21 April 1943, Aberdeen's worst air-raid

A snapshot into our huge industrial past from mills to textile factories, granite polishers to combworks

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A gentle walk through the Chanonry and Seaton Park by the River Don

Mitchells Hospital Old Aberdeen

A walk celebrating women’s history in the city...


The original "Murder History Tour" featuring some of the city's worst true crime stories 

Recalling the heydays of Aberdeen's many picture palaces

Recalling the tales of the lost fisher villages of Torry and its earlier history as a royal burgh

Gruesome goings-on inspired by the deeds of the “burkers” of Aberdeen are shared on this city-centre route...

Aberdeen's medieval loch is long gone, but its history remains...


Follow the old road from Windmill Brae to Brig o Dee and learn its stories

Castlegate was Aberdeen's medieval marketplace and site of public execution from 1776


We follow the medieval roads to the Green and the Denburn Valley..

Following the path of the city’s oldest recorded street, “Vicus Fraxini” “The Way of the Ash Tree”. 

including the history of the Guestrow, now obliterated by 21st century development, Marischal Square

Murders, executions, child slavery, just some horrors from Aberdeen's "Black Kalendar" of crime!

The Black Drummer's Boxing Match against the Argyllshires

Learn about the 'Aultoun' and its buildings, from the medieval Snow Kirk and Kings College...

Union Street represented the break with the medieval and the push towards a modern, accessible city.

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We celebrate the glorious architecture which was mainly down to Archibald Simpson and his successors. 

Investigating the origins of Rosemount, Aberdeen's Victorian suburb and its predecessor, Gilcomston

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Hidden Aberdeen Tours (founded 2011) is wholly owned by Dr Fiona-Jane Brown as a sole-trading operation which occasionally works with contractors.

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