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About Grampain

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Aberdeen, rural Aberdeenshire, the Moray coast and the Grampian Highlands combine all the benefits of a great area to live and the perfect place to develop your career.

This north-east corner of Scotland offers stunning geography, an excellent quality of life, a vibrant economy, the strong academic traditions of two universities and a worldwide reputation at the forefront of medical research and innovative health care.

Aberdeen's international airport is served by a number of major carriers providing an extensive network of routes throughout the UK, direct to Europe and worldwide through major hubs. Road and rail connections will get you speedily to the major Scottish cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.

As Scotland's third largest city, Aberdeen combines a rich cultural heritage with a thriving contemporary and cosmopolitan community, making the Granite City a lively place to live and work, with activity all year round including regular arts and science festivals, great shops and a fantastic choice of bars and restaurants. The variety of entertainment reflects the multi-cultural atmosphere of the city - an atmosphere that helps make Aberdeen the kind of city where everyone feels at home.

Elgin is Scotland's smallest and one of its oldest cities, situated in the Highlands. It is a city steeped in history with its classical town centre, award winning museum, 18th century town houses, wynds, cathedral and ruined castle.

Exploring Grampian takes you on a captivating trip with rugged castles and dramatic coastlines. The nearby Cairngorm mountains offer superb opportunities for hillwalking, mountaineering and ski-ing, and rivers such as the Dee, the Don, the Ythan and the Ugie offer fishing, rowing, canoeing, as well as breathtaking scenery. During the winter, the Lecht ski centre offers fantastic skiing in the most remote of Scotland's ski areas. With twenty runs to choose from including beginners slopes and a Snowboard Fun Park, it's hard to believe that Aberdeen is only a couple of hours drive away.

Wherever you choose to make your home in Grampian, your family will have access not only to first-rate educational facilities and career opportunities, but a whole host of attractions and facilities. You can choose from the best of city entertainment such as funfairs and museums or head for the country and enjoy walking or pony-trekking in some of Scotland's most spectacular scenery. Grampian offers you many ways to relax enabling you to enjoy a whole new quality of life with your family.

It's not hard to see why the Grampian area has a reputation for offering fantastic quality of life along with great career opportunities.

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