Castlegate: Medieval Aberdeen Walking Tour

Castlegate: Medieval Aberdeen

Hidden Aberdeen presents

Castlegate: Medieval Aberdeen


Castlegate hides many secrets – it was once the place of public execution, the ‘Gibbet Stane’ reveals the site of the gallows; it was the market place, made more genteel by the addition of the 17th century stone mercat cross; many famous citizens lived here and caused great trouble.  Come along with us and discover more about the old Castlegate.  This is a ‘circular’ tour designed especially for those who like shorter walks or have mobility problems. Suitable for scooter users - approved by Shopmobility Aberdeen!

Start time:   7.30pm

Start point:  Mercat Cross, Castlegate

End point:   Gordon Highlanders’ Statue

Duration:     2 hrs

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