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Address: Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
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+44 1358 742396
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A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.

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Amazing calm place

I love Balmedie for a walk with the dogs or just to clear your mind by the sea. Beautiful beach with mimimal pollution and lovely sand dunes! Must see beach if you are in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Balmedie for a walk with the dogs or just to clear your mind by the sea. Beautiful beach with mimimal pollution and lovely sand dunes! Must see beach if you are in the Aberdeen (Shire) area!

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Thank Jennifer F
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A tremendous beach offering opportunities for family fun and aditionally great photographic oportunities.

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Thank 141ian
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great beach, you can wander and wander for miles. Very special. So close to the city but a great place to get away from it all.

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Thank Padpaddy
Weiden, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the first we did after we arrived in Aberdeen is walking down to the beach. We had lovely sunny weather on this day in late December and it certainly cleared our heads.

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Thank DorisDave
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful stretch of coastline, with wide sandy beaches and marram grass dunes. From the large car park, follow the boardwalk or scramble across the dunes to find your own path to the sea. Be aware that the entrance to the car park is very tight, especially for large vehicles. Well worth a visit - great for walking.

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Thank DunelmArts
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an extensive stretch of beautiful clean sand where you can walk for a few miles along the beach beside the sea. I always come here when I visit family in Aberdeen (20 minute drive from the town centre). Having sledged on the sand dunes in winter, flown kites here next to the sea and sunbathed between the dunes... More 

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Thank Pauline T
Glasgow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean beach with nature trust riutes. Dunes formation, bar b Q areas set in car park areas. Nice long walks, bra U girl in wind. Great interest scenery.

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Thank Lorna D
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the best beaches in the area. Quiet, surrounded by beautiful sand dunes and a great place to walk

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Thank bc1050
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Exellent location, got to make some milkyway shots over the night, very setisfied with the outcome. Area is very very clean.

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Thank Artūras K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

go swimming! beautiful beach! seals are very friendly and get close to you. we went swimming a few times outside temperature 7, water was 12 - not too bad. Go for iT! it's very healthy!

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Thank matkuniak

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