Situated on Scotland's beautiful and unspoilt east coast lies the region of Aberdeenshire, with the busy city of Aberdeen at its hub.

The region covers an area of over 2,500 square miles with a population of nearly half a million people, supporting a dynamic and thriving economy in which the principle industries are energy, agriculture, fishing and tourism. Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen City have some of the highest living standards in the UK with excellent job prospects and first-class education, healthcare, local amenities and transport links.

Whether you are relocating from within Scotland, the UK or from overseas, we appreciate that it’s a complex process with a multitude of things to consider. That’s why we’ve pulled together the best of the information available to help you make this transition. You’ll find links below to information about Aberdeenshire, Scotland and the UK.

Living and Working in Aberdeenshire

Living and Working in Scotland

Lifestyle, Locations and Living

Government Guide to Living in the UK

Financial relocation assistance is often available and this is usually indicated in the advertisement. For more information, visit: Relocation Assistance

You may feel that you would like some more personal support with relocation, whether that means getting to know the housing market, finding the best schools or obtaining a UK bank account

We have suggested a couple of relocation organisations who can provide these services below. These organisations are very well established in the area, but there are others available and you should compare pricing and services offered before engaging with any supplier.

Relocation Scotland

Sterling Relocation

What the staff stay about Aberdeen

Believe it or not, I like the climate! As an 'incomer' I found Aberdeen very friendly, and as an English person enjoyed getting to know the culture here, which is unique.

Jane Williams Research & Enterprise Services

You can enjoy city life here, but take a 15 minute drive and you are in beautiful relaxing countryside.”

Elaine Philip School of Applied Social Studies

The coastal drive up towards Peterhead can be an amazing experience in summer. Ballater and Deeside also offer great outdoor experiences. There are wonderful walks around the National Trust for Scotland parks and properties.”

Nicolas Maulet Department of Management