There’s always something happening at Aden Country Park and this is where we’ll try and keep you posted on the news as it happens. Please click on the latest news entries for more details. Alternatively if you want to browse our news archive click on ‘Archive’ on the left-hand-side navigation menu.
Music at Aden - Live music on your doorstep
Building on the resounding success of the 2016 and spring 2017 series of concerts in Aden Country Park Theatre, the ‘Music at Aden’ group has commissioned an exciting and eclectic programme for the coming months.
Views sought on Aden County Park Restoration Project
Following the successful Aberdeenshire Council, Aden Country Park Restoration & Redevelopment application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Parks for People programme, views are being sought at the forthcoming Seedy Sunday event, taking place between 9am and 4pm in Aden Country Park on Sunday 19th March.
Second Seedy Sunday event comes to Aden!
Visit Aberdeenshire's biggest seed swap, Seedy Sunday, which takes place at Aden Country Park this weekend on Sunday 19th March from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Archaeology Opportunities at Aden Country Park
Following a successful Aberdeenshire Council, Aden Country Park Restoration & Redevelopment application to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Parks for People programme, a new project will allow anyone to get involved in the archaeology and heritage of this area of Aberdeenshire.
New Location for Aden Christmas Fair
This year, for the first time, the annual Christmas Fair is to be held on Sunday, 4th December from 11 am to 3 pm, in the Polytunnels in the Walled Garden in Aden Country Park and not in the Courtyard. The Polytunnels are located between the two car parks at the entrance to the courtyard at Aden Country Park in Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire.
Green Flag Award Success for Aden Country Park
Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced a record breaking number of parks from across Scotland have been presented with a Green Flag Award, including Aden Country Park and Haddo Country Park in Aberdeenshire, in recognition of their high standards and provision of quality outdoor space.
£149,500 HLF boost starts journey towards £1.4million Aden Country Park project
Aberdeenshire Council is to receive £149,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards an ambitious £1.4million restoration and redevelopment project for the popular Aden Country Park in Mintlaw.
Uncovering Aden's lost history
A new Archaeological dig is to begin at Aden Country Park in the hope of discovering more about the past at Aden.
Music concerts aim to strike a chord
Music at Aden, a group of music enthusiasts within Friends of Aden, are hoping to strike a chord with audiences with the launch of a new series of music concerts to be held in Aden Country Park in Mintlaw.
All roads lead to Aden for Drive It Day event
A host of classic and vintage cars are to make their way to Aden Country Park on Sunday 24th April as part of the annual Drive It Day event.
Inaugural Seedy and Food Festival comes to Aden
The very first “Seedy Sunday – Seed, Food & Drink Festival” is to take place this Sunday, 20th March, between 11am and 4pm in Aden Country Park, Mintlaw.
Art at Aden celebrated at Midsummer Arts Festival
Visitors to Aden Country Park, in Mintlaw, are being encouraged to explore the park to discover a range of new public art installations. The temporary pieces of art are to be launched as part of the Midsummer Arts Festival event due to take place on Sunday 19th June between 11am and 4pm.
Food and plant lovers to unite at Aden event
Food and plant lovers are being encouraged to come together to celebrate the best of food, drink, craft, and horticulture from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The forthcoming “Seedy Sunday – Seed, Food & Drink Festival” is due to take place on Sunday 20th March between 11am and 4pm in Aden Country Park, Mintlaw.
Gardeners encouraged to save for Seedy Sunday
Gardeners from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are being encouraged to collect and save seeds ahead of the forthcoming “Seedy Sunday – Seed, Food & Drink Festival” due to take place on Sunday 20th March 2016 in Aden Country Park in Mintlaw.
Aden Seed, Food & Drink Festival attracts funding
Aden Country Park in Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire is celebrating successfully attracting funding support from both the Community Food Fund (CFF) and the Aberdeenshire Council Buchan Local Community Planning Group to stage the first Seedy Sunday – Seed, Food and Drink Festival.
Aden-een Halloween event to delight crowds
With only a few days to go before the biggest community event in the Buchan calendar, the Modo crew is ready to descend upon Aden Country Park to begin the transformation that will turn the woodland into a mystical, magical world for one night only.
Community views sought on Creative Aden project
Aden Country Park in Mintlaw is getting ready for an exciting adventure into ‘being creative.’ The Friends of Aden Park are pushing forward on the ambition to bring Public Art into Aden, following popular demand from visitors to see art events or a sculpture trail developed for the Park.
Mintlaw Academy pupils build ‘the Jungle VIP’
A group of pupils from Mintlaw Academy have been busy renovating a treehouse at Aden Country Park with a Jungle Book theme which was launched at the Aden Country Fair on Sunday, September 27.
Delving into Old Deer’s medieval past: archaeologists to search for lost monastery
The Book of Deer Project has for several years been carrying out archaeological work to help understand the early development of the village of Old Deer in Aberdeenshire.
Aden Country Park Public Art Opportunity
The Friends of Aden Country Park wish to appoint an experienced artist with the relevant background to create a public art strategy for Aden Country Park.
Aden Awarded 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Aden Country Park Recognised as a Top Performing Park as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site.