The Academy


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The Academy

The Academy Shopping Centre, a favourite meeting point and hang-out among locals, is located in a beautiful converted Victorian school building in the heart of Aberdeen and boasts a quite unique and very pleasant open-air courtyard where visitors can enjoy a respite from shopping and alfresco dining.


As the traditional centre for commerce for the whole of northeastern Scotland, Aberdeen has been the region’s number one shopping centre for hundreds of years and boasts a wide range of shops and malls. The traditional main streets are Union Street and George Street, which offer superb swanky shopping, while the Bon Accord, St. Nicholas and Trinity shopping centres offer visitors the chance to buy high-quality items indoors, as well as Castlegate Market, a cobblestone square that hosts a market seven days a week.