Welcome to the Craibstone Estate, ideal accommodation in the city of Aberdeen

Craibstone Estate is a country estate situated on the edge of the granite city of Aberdeen. It offers excellent hostel accommodation to individuals, families and groups.

SRUCs Craibstone Campus in Scotland’s North East is set in glorious woodlands, providing a quiet and relaxing base where you can unwind by exploring the secluded grounds and enjoying the woodland walks and wildlife-watching.

5 minutes from Aberdeen Airport and 5 miles north from Aberdeen city centre, Craibstone allows easy access to the ‘Granite City’ which has something for everyone, with its striking granite architecture and rich and inspiring history.  The city centre is packed with cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife.  If you’re in to comedy, visit Breakneck Comedy Club which is located in the city centre and is the biggest in Scotland – open weekly from Thursday-Sunday offering a variety of comedians.  The Maritime Museum, St Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen Science Centre, Aberdeen Art Gallery, The Tolbooth, Aberdeen and the Gordon Highlanders Museum are worth a visit for those interested in the history and culture of the Granite City including Hidden Aberdeen Tours for exploring the city’s history under your feet and on your doorstep. The more adventurous can take to the waves on a boat trip with Aberdeen Harbour Tours, to visit the dolphins that skirt the fringes of the busy harbour.  There is also an outstanding theatre, award winning museums, impressive art galleries and a choice of cinemas.