We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Balmedie Beach

Features Animals
Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1358 742396
Review Highlights
Perfect spot por a BBQ in a sunny day.

We went in a sunny day for a bbq. It's plenty of dunes and amazing spots. It also has tables and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
A great wind swept beach

A great beach. More for walking than siting. 20 mins from Aberdeen and well worth the drive out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Read all 532 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sand dunes” (104 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (49 reviews)
“car park” (49 reviews)
Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1358 742396
Write a Review
Reviews (532)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 504 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in a sunny day for a bbq. It's plenty of dunes and amazing spots. It also has tables and spaces for doing a bbq. Lots of space for the car as well.

Thank AlbaBelmar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great beach. More for walking than siting. 20 mins from Aberdeen and well worth the drive out. Could do with more facilities

Thank GJ730
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places in the world. When family and friends get together for a beach now and the sun is out no better place to be than balmedie.

Thank smudge6822hills
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely beautiful piece of heaven on Earth, especially with the seagulls. Get on your hiking shoes (or anything comfy, really), and be sure to check the weather forecast to have a blast!

Thank jonharichman
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Big beach and plenty room to swing a cat and go dogging Weather a bit poor near here as its next to northsea.

Thank Athol I
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Just outside Aberdeen. A long stretch of clean beaches with large sandunes . Good parking. A great family day out.

Thank Thomas carle T
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great beach on a sunny day kids just love it don't forget to take your snow sledge for the sand dunes, take picnic, buckets and spades, and check the weather forecast !! If you are lucky enough to get a warm sunny day kids will...More

Thank leggy55
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a peaceful walk through the dunes and along the beach. Well worth a trip up to if in Aberdeen.

Thank RachelC4291
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stunning looks no sandy beach that goes on for miles. Usually very peaceful with a few families and dog walkers. I like it at any times me of year, different every day. From the car park you walk through the sand dunes which are quite...More

Thank Suzy H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

great spot to stroll - many cafes nearby. Promenade for walkers, joggers and bikes. Lovely sand and rock pools. great for families

Thank anne c
Nearby Restaurants
The Cock and Bull
730 reviews
.74 km away
MacLeod House Restaurant
76 reviews
.59 km away
White Horse Inn Restaurant
152 reviews
.57 km away
Kamoon Kitchen
145 reviews
7.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Trump International Golf Links, Scotland
257 reviews
.63 km away
Newburgh on Ythan Golf Club
28 reviews
7.64 km away
Bubble Soccer Scotland
16 reviews
7.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Balmedie Beach staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines