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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! the definitive guide of what to do and where to go for parents, carers and children.

Between the magazine & the website - we've got it covered!

Hello and welcome to Raring2go! Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire; helping you find places to go and things to do with your children locally. There  are lots of events and activities coming up this season, which you'll find in the What's On? calendar above.

To view the latest issue of the magazine, please click the image to the left.

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Latest News

There is SO much going on in our area - read our reviews, search our events diary or click the Competitions tab above to enter our latest competitions. Good luck! 

Tell us what YOU think!

We are looking at ways to make Raring2go! better for you - and would really appreciate five minutes of your time to do a quick survey and give us some feedback and anything you'd like to see included in the magazine this year. Click here and let us know what you think! You'll also be entered into a draw to win a family ticket to Cineworld.


Bookings are now being taken for the Summer 2017 issue due out from 2nd June 2017 and reaching 32,500 families across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire! To find out how you can promote your family-friendly business with us, email Victoria on or call 07795 18228. Deadline for booking is 10th May 2017.

Or watch our video to meet the team, see where we are based and what we do to get each fantastic issue of the magazine out to you!


Latest Event

The 2017 Chapelton Bike Ride

The Chapelton Bike Ride returns to the village of Chapelton, near Newtonhill, for a second year.

Latest Feature

Star Business: Deeside Classic Campers

Vantastic Adventures with Deeside Classic Campers!

Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
Become a member today!

Become a member today!

Becoming a member of Raring2go! is quick and simple, and even better - it is FREE! For a couple of minutes of your time signing up you will be rewarded with a national and local newsletter monthly, as well as being eligible to take advantage of our members only discounts and competitions! What more do you need? Sign up today!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!   

Teeing off for a great lunch!

It’s not necessary to be a member of the golf club to eat at the Clubhouse, but the welcome we were extended made us feel like we were.

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A Wheely Good Idea!

Great business ideas sometimes come from the least likely places. For keen cyclist Andy McDonald, founder of Deeside’s Balance Bikers junior cycling school, inspiration came from his son Ewan, now four.

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Do your kids think fish have fingers?

FOOD FOR THOUGHT is a fantastic initiative which connects schools with businesses and helps children learn all about the science of food, the marketing of food, the business of food ...pretty much anything you can associate with food.

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Raring2go! Awards Spring 2017

Please join us to celebrate all the brilliant family-friendly places to go, things to do, shops, venues and attractions throughout Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

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