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Aberdeenshire: Use Services

You can help to reduce waste by making use of the wide range of services that are available. Select the options below to find out about buying gift vouchers and experiences instead of presents, or to find out how you can hire a wide range of household items.



Gift Vouchers & Experiences

‘Low’ or ‘no’ waste presents such as the gift vouchers or gift experiences suggested below can be good alternatives to large, packaged presents.

Health & Beauty Salons


1 Henderson Drive, Skene, Westhill, AB32 6RA
Tel: 01224 745 736

Sell gift vouchers.

Skin & Tonic

Unit 3, Balmacassie Commercial Centre, Ellon,
AB41 8QR
Tel: 01358 724172

Sell gift vouchers.

Caroline Kennedy

8 Cobbans Lane, Inverurie, AB51 4AU
Tel: 01467 622113

Sell gift vouchers.

Star Treatment

122 Queen Street, Peterhead, AB42 1TY
Tel: 01779 481978

Sell gift vouchers.

Time Out Beauty Salon

Strawberry Fields Road, Off Broadstraik Road, Westhill, AB32 6TE
Tel: 01224 279888

Sell gift vouchers.

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Leisure Activities

Aboyne Swimming Pool & Deeside
Community Centre

Bridgeview Road, Aboyne, AB34 5JN
Tel: 013398 86222


Alford Ski Centre

Greystone Road, Alford, AB33 8TY
Tel: 019755 63024


Alford Swimming Pool

Bank Terrace, Alford, AB33 8TT
Tel: 019755 62922


Balmedie Leisure Centre

Eigie Road, Balmedie, AB23 8YF
Tel: 01358 743725


Banff Swimming Pool

Bellevue Road, Banff, AB45 1BJ
Tel: 01261 815754


Ellon Swimming Pool and Community Centre

Schoolhill Road, Ellon, AB41 9JS
Tel: 01358 727910


Fraserburgh Swimming Pool & Sports Centre

Alexandra Terrace, Fraserburgh, AB43 9PR
Tel: 01346 518 627


Huntly Nordic Ski and Outdoor Centre

Hill of Haugh, Huntly, AB54 4SH
Tel: 01466 794428


Huntly Swimming Pool &
Lifestyle Fitness Suite

The Avenue, Huntly, AB54 4SH
Tel: 01466 792397


Inverurie Swimming Centre

Victoria Street, Inverurie, AB51 3QS
Tel: 01467 620654


Mearns Sports Centre

Aberdeen Road, Laurencekirk, AB30 1AJ
Tel: 01561 377519


Peterhead Swimming Pool and
Community Centre

Queen Street, Peterhead, AB42 1TY
Tel: 01779 471757


Portlethen Swimming Pool

Oak Drive, Portlethen, AB12 4UR
Tel: 01224 782918


Stonehaven Leisure Centre

Queen Elizabeth Park, Stonehaven, AB39 2RD
Tel: 01569 763162


The Meadows

Ellon, AB41 9QJ
Tel: 01358 725162


Turriff Swimming Pool/Sports Centre

Queens Road, Turriff, AB53 7EF
Tel: 01888 562528


Westhill Swimming Pool

Hays Way, Westhill, AB32 6XZ
Tel: 01224 744933


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Days Out

Lonach Highland Gathering and Games


Takes place on the 4th Saturday in August every year

Castle Fraser

Sauchen, Inverurie, AB51 7LB
Tel: 01330 833 463


Haddo House & Gardens

Tarves, Ellon, AB41 7EQ
Tel: 01651 851 440

Country House open to the public between June and October

Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Estate, Ballater, AB35 5TB
Tel: 013397 42534


Fettercairn Distillery Visitor centre

Distillery Road, Fettercairn, AB30 1YE
Tel: 01561 340 547

Open April - September Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 16:30


Theatre Tickets

Theatre Tokens

Tel: 020 7240 8800

Can be used at theatres across Scotland.

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Music or Book Vouchers


1-5 Broad St, Fraserburgh, AB43 9AE
Tel: 01346 518608



25-31 Marischal St, Peterhead, AB42 1BT
Tel: 01779 473387


Better Read Books and Gifts

Shopping Centre, Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA
Tel: 01358 729922


Charles Michie

24 Market Square, Stonehaven, AB39 2BE
Tel: 01569 762298


John Trails

9 Mid Street, Fraserburgh, AB43 9AJ
Tel: 01346 513307


National Book Tokens

Database of bookshops that sell book tokens.

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Hire Shops

In many instances hiring items such as videos, tools, glasses, clothes or books makes more sense than buying brand new, and can help to reduce waste.

Cycle Hire

Alpine Bikes

70 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6BX
Tel: 01224 211455


Andersons Cycles

50-52 Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1NT
Tel: 01224 641520


Pedalpower Cycle Centre

29a High St, Inverurie, AB51 3QA
Tel: 01467 624323


Duncans Cycles

5 Errol Street, Peterhead, AB42 1PU
Tel: 01779 475133


Barbours Cycles

57 Cross Street, Fraserburgh, AB43 9EL
Tel: 01346 515355


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Video/DVD Hire

Blockbuster Entertainment

Unit 5, Garioch Centre,
Constitution Street, Inverurie, AB51 4UY
Tel: 01467 625279


Global Video

10 Drummer's Corner, Peterhead, AB42 6ZP
Tel: 01779 480841


Hollywood Nites

29 Commerce Street, Insch, AB52 6JB
Tel: 01464 820088


Seaforth Videos

17 Seaforth Street, Fraserburgh, AB43 9BD
Tel: 01346 513166


Gerry's Video's

15 Queen Street, Peterhead, AB42 1TN
Tel: 01779 490434


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Tool Hire

Ashfield Tool Hire

Craigly, Old Kemnay Road, AB51 5XJ
Tel: 01467 620674


HSS Hire Shops

Unit 4, North Deeside Road, Banchory, AB31 5YR
Tel: 01330 820 118


Hewden Hire Centres

Argyll House, Wilson Street, Peterhead, AB42 1UD
Tel: 01779 472030


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Clothes Hire

Alex Scott Kiltmakers

43 Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1JT
Tel: 01224 643924

Kilt Hire

Bridal Wear of Aberdeen

Spittal Croft, Keith Hall, Inverurie, AB51 0LH
Tel: 01651 882384

Dress Hire


15-17 Bridge Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6JL
Tel: 01224 405300

Kilt Hire

The Party & Gift Shop

Unit 19, Dyce Shopping Centre, Riverside Drive, Aberdeen, AB21 7LW
Tel: 01224 774664

Fancy Dress Hire

Court Jesters

285 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1ED
Tel: 01224 626 242

Fancy Dress


Glass Hire

Victoria Wine Company

14 Main Street, Turriff, AB53 4AD
Tel: 01888 568317


Victoria Wine Company

61 Bridge Street, Ellon, AB41 9AA
Tel: 01358 723789


Victoria Wine Company

46 Queen Street, Peterhead, AB42 1TQ
Tel: 01779 480801


Victoria Wine Company

73 High Street, Banchory,
Tel: 01330 824554


Victoria Wine Company

Unit 4 Garioch Centre, Constitution Street, Inverurie
Tel: 01467 625757



33 Market Place, Inverurie, AB51 3PY
Tel: 01467 626171



32 Broad Street, Fraserburgh, AB43 9AH
Tel: 01346 512633


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Aberdeenshire Library & Information Services

Station Square, Ballater, AB35 5QB
Tel: 013397 55628


Aberdeenshire Library & Information Services

59a Water Street, Strichen, AB43 6ST
Tel: 01771 637347


Aberdeenshire Library & Information Services

Station Road, Cairnbulg, Fraserburgh, AB43 8WQ
Tel: 01346 583121


Aberdeenshire Library & Information Services

St. Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QD
Tel: 01779 472554


Westhill Public Library

Hays Way, Westhill, AB32 6XZ
Tel: 01224 741312


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