What’s On In Aberdeen: Shopping in Cults

Photo of Cults High Street looking west from Aberdeen

Looking for Some Shopping Inspiration? Head Out of Aberdeen and Explore Cults Village

Why not get away from the hustle and bustle of Aberdeen and head out to Cults for a more relaxed shopping experience? Just 4 miles from Aberdeen City Centre and easily accessible by bus, car or bicycle, the suburb of Cults is a hidden gem, offering a selection of local, independent shops. But it’s not just a shopping destination – it’s an invitation to indulge, unwind, and soak up the village ambience that’s as welcoming as it’s inspiring.

Roadside view of Cults High Street looking towards Aberdeen

View of Cults High Street showcasing a selection of some of the independent shops

What makes Cults so appealing for shopping is the number of unique and independent shops. Wills Toyshop is a haven for kids and the young at heart, while the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and warm chatter will draw you into Blether, a cosy coffee shop perfect for refuelling during your shopping spree.

Then there’s Sonya Angus: The Unique Boutique offering an exquisite selection of gifts, homeware, interiors, and fashion that’s sure to elevate your home décor or gift-giving game.

Christmas display of gifts to buy from Sonya Angus

Selection of Christmas gifts available from Sonya Angus

For those seeking convenience without compromising on quality, Cults also has well-known chain stores like Tesco Express, Sainsbury’s, Costa Coffee, and Lloyds Pharmacy. These brands offer a familiar touch amid the village feel, ensuring that you can find all your essentials alongside unique finds.

The stylish 4 star Cults Hotel, located across the road from the main street, adds a touch of sophistication and history to the area, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely lunch or a relaxing break in-between shopping.

Roadside view of Cults Hotel

The Cults Hotel is conveniently situated right across from the main street

What truly sets Cults apart is its village atmosphere – a sense of community and warmth that’s often absent in bigger town centres. It’s about supporting local businesses and enjoying the warmth of personalised service; it’s about connections and care.

So if you’re looking for a change from the Aberdeen shopping scene, head out to Cults. It’s a place where you can spend a few leisurely hours exploring unique stores, sipping on a comforting cup of coffee, and enjoying the genuine hospitality of local businesses and shop owners. Whether you’re looking for one-of-a-kind finds or everyday essentials, Cults has it all. And beyond its offerings, it guarantees a sense of community and a warm welcome, making every visit a delightful experience.

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