Cultural and leisure offerings during the festive fortnight

Mon Dec 24

All facilities open until 2pm, with the exception of Strichen Library and Macduff Community Sports Centre (as they wouldn't normally open until the afternoon)

Tues Dec 25 (Public Holiday)


Weds Dec 26 (Public Holiday)


Thursday Dec 27 – Sunday Dec 30

Open (in a number of cases facilities will operate shortened days and details of this will be available from each facility)

Monday Dec 31

Open until 2pm, with the exceptions of:

  • Strichen Library
  • Macduff Community Sports Centre
  • Oldmeldrum Library
  • Kintore Library
  • Portlethen Library
  • Rosehearty Library

Tuesday Jan 1 (Public Holiday)


Wednesday Jan 2 (Public Holiday)


Thursday Jan 3

Return to normal opening hours




We’re also pleased to highlight Macduff Marine Aquarium will be open on December 27 and 28, and on January 3 and 4 this season.


Residents and visitors should check individual facilities’ opening hours by telephone or on our website at for the most up-to-the-minute information available. Winter weather conditions as well as other factors have the potential for changes to be made to arrangements at short notice where necessary.



During the festive fortnight, many of our culture and sport facilities will continue to offer opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy activities locally. Across Aberdeenshire, facilities will be open as follows: