Group homestays in Aberdeen

Aberdeen

Aberdeen1Aberdeen is Scotland’s third Largest City located on the North East coast.

Aberdeen has a long sand beach between the two rivers, the Dee and the Don, which turns into high sand dunes north. To the south of the Dee are steep rocky cliff faces with only small pebble and shingle beaches.

The traditional shopping streets are Union Street and George Street, now accompanied by shopping centres, such as the Bon Accord & St Nicholas and the Trinity Shopping Centre. Major retail parks away from the city centre include the Berryden Retail Park, the Kittybrewster Retail Park and the Beach Boulevard Retail Park.

Amongst the more prominent buildings in the Union Street, are the Town and County Bank, the Music Hall, the Trinity Hall of the incorporated trades, the former office of the Northern Assurance Company, and the National Bank of Scotland. In Castle Street is the new Town House, which is a very prominent landmark in Aberdeen.

In addition to the many landmark buildings, Aberdeen has many public statues, three of the most popular being William Wallace at the junction between Union Terrace and Rosemount Viaduct, Robert Burns on Union Terrace above Union Terrace Gardens, and Robert the Bruce outside Marischal College.

Aberdeen is famous for its many parks and gardens, and citywide floral displays. The city has won the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom ‘Best City’ award ten times. The city won the 2006 Scotland in Bloom “Best City” award along with the International Cities in Bloom award.

Duthie Park has extensive gardens, a rose hill, boating pond, bandstand, and play area as well as Europe’s second largest enclosed gardens. Hazlehead Park, is large and forested, located on the outskirts of the city, it is popular with walkers in the forests, sports enthusiasts, naturalists and picnickers. There are football pitches, two golf courses, a pitch and putt course and a horse riding school.

Johnston Gardens was named the best garden in the British Islands.

The Cathedral Walk is maintained in a formal style with a great variety of plants providing a popular display. The park includes several other areas with contrasting styles to this.

Transport

Buses

FirstGroup operates the city buses under the name First Aberdeen. Stagecoach Group also run buses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, under the Stagecoach Bluebird brand. Other bus companies run buses from the bus station to places north and south of the city.

National Express operate express coach services to London twice daily and calls at Dundee, Perth, Glasgow, Hamilton, Carlisle, Milton Keynes, Golders Green and Victoria Coach Station. Whilst an additional service leaves in the evening and travels overnight, calling at Dundee, Glasgow, Hamilton, Carlisle, Heathrow Airport and Victoria Coach Station.

Rates for Aberdeen

Prices are per night. Please note the below is a guide, please contact us for the full rates and list of supplements.

Homestay centreUnder 18 (High season)Over 18 (High season)Under 18 (Low season)Over 18 (Low season)
Beddington£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Bexleyheath£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Bromley£27.75£29.75£27.25£29.25
Catford area£27.75£29.75£27.25£29.25
Crawley£26.00£28.00£25.50£27.50
Croydon area£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Dartford£30.00£32.00£30.00£32.00
Eltham area£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Harrow£26.00£28.00£25.50£27.50
Kingston area£30.00£32.00£29.00£31.00
Orpington area£27.75£29.75£27.25£29.25
Rochester£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Southend£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Sydenham----
Twickenham£29.50£31.50£29.00£31.00
Woking£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Ashford£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Burgess Hill/Haywards Heath£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Folkestone£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Hastings£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Sevenoaks£31.00£33.00£30.00£32.00
Tunbridge Wells£31.00£33.00£30.00£32.00
Whitstable/Herne Bay£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Worthing£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Brighton£27.75£29.75£27.00£29.00
Eastbourne£28.50£30.50£28.00£30.00
Hemel Hempstead£31.00£33.00£30.00£32.00
New Forest£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Portsmouth£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Trowbridge£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Weymouth£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Bath Area£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Cornwall£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Devon£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Plymouth£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Bristol£27.00£29.00£26.50£28.50
Salisbury£28.75£30.75£28.00£30.00
Northampton£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Bedford£27.25£29.25£26.75£28.75
Stratford upon Avon£29.50£31.50£28.75£30.75
Oxford/Abingdon£28.50£30.50£28.00£30.00
Warwick area£29.50£31.50£29.00£31.00
Reading----
Aylesbury£34.00£36.00£33.50£35.50
Colchester£29.50£31.50£29.00£31.00
Clacton/Frinton£29.50£31.50£29.00£31.00
Great Yarmouth/Lowestoft£29.50£31.50£29.00£31.00
Cambridge£32.75£34.75£32.00£34.00
York£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Chester area£30.50£32.50£29.50£31.50
Blackpool£32.25£34.25£31.50£33.50
Liverpool£32.25£34.25£31.50£33.50
Lancaster----
Scarborough£32.25£34.25£31.50£33.50
Aberdeen£30.25£32.25£29.50£31.50
Edinburgh£29.00£31.00£28.50£30.50
Stirling£26.50£28.50£26.00£28.00
Cardiff£28.00£30.00£27.00£29.00
Swansea£26.00£28.00£25.50£27.50
Bridgend£26.00£28.00£25.50£27.50
North Wales£31.50£33.50£30.50£32.50
Dublin????
Homestay centreUnder 18 (High season)Over 18 (High season)Under 18 (Low season)Over 18 (Low season)


High season is 1 February to 31 July and 1 September to 31 October.
Low season is 1 to 31 January, 1 to 31 August and 1 November to 31 December.

Supplements for Aberdeen

Supplement for leaders/drivers in twin room is £3.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for leaders in single room, subject to availability, is £6.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for drivers in single room is £10.00 pppn on above prices.
Extra packed lunch is £5.00 pppn.
A supplement of £2.00 per person per night will be added for 2 night stay bookings.

Booking fee

1-3 nights = £100.00
4-7 nights = £50.00
8 nights or more = £0.00

  • May include:
  • Alloa
  • Callander
  • Crieff
  • Cumbernauld
  • Denny
  • Dunblane
  • Dunfermline
  • Edinburgh
  • Falkirk
  • Glasgow
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Loch Lomond
  • Perth
  • Tullibody

 

Please note that although we do cover the above areas we may not necessarily be recruiting new hosts in all areas at all times. If you are thinking of becoming a host, but would first like to confirm if we are currently recruiting in your area prior to completing the application form, please drop us a quick message on our contact us form and let us know your postcode. We will reply as quickly as possible.

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