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Balmedie Beach

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Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
+44 1358 742396
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Relaxing Meander

This beach is in an unusual location, it is near to houses but you would never think so once you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
talula2018
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Lovely long sandy beach

This is a superb sandy beach which is obviously very popular with locals and visitors alike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DavidMay1945
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Montrose, United Kingdom
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A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand dunes” (106 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (51 reviews)
“car park” (50 reviews)
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Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
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+44 1358 742396
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"sand dunes"
in 106 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 51 reviews
"car park"
in 50 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 12 reviews
"soft sand"
in 7 reviews
"golden sands"
in 16 reviews
"warm sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"donald trump"
in 6 reviews
"golf course"
in 21 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 13 reviews
"walking dogs"
in 6 reviews
"toilet facilities"
in 11 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 6 reviews
"lots of space"
in 6 reviews
"walk along the beach"
in 7 reviews
"north sea"
in 14 reviews
"aberdeen beach"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is in an unusual location, it is near to houses but you would never think so once you are near the sea. It is a pleasant surprise and much like a maze to get to in some ways so if you like adventure...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb sandy beach which is obviously very popular with locals and visitors alike. Despite the very cold weather we enjoyed the time we had and is a great spot at any time of the year.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

very nice day on the beach, nice promenade for walk or running , good location near sport centre ice arena ,

Thank hudaaga28
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful destination but disappointed that Aberdeen council don't allow entry to the car park for motorhomes. There is a small tarmac area at the bottom of beach road that can be used for parking your motorhome but only when it is quiet.

Thank Ron B
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Undoubtedly much better than the beach in Aberdeen itself, so worth the drive north, but can be pretty windswept and bleak. The folk up here are used to the wind and rain, but tourists might find this area just a tad too wintry all year...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Dragged the children (kicking and screaming) and the dogs (happy as larry) to Balmedie Beach for a good long walk, and I (and the mutts) enjoyed it. Check the tide first as there are places where high water comes right up to the dunes.

Thank OssianLtd
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

the beach is a good place to visit in aberdeen. i visited when the snow had settled and it was gorgeous. have a coffee and a cake while enjoying the view.

Thank Eleftheria P
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great for summer picnics, dog walking, weekend walks, even the occasional dip in the North Sea! Ideal for getting out of Aberdeen for some fresh air

Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Beautiful beach with miles and miles of unspoilt beach and sand dunes. A million times better than Aberdeen beach. This is the beach I take visitors to Aberdeen to and they are always very impressed.

Thank Russell G
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

rain was the only thing we saw after 20 mins of sun and we waited in our cars for an hour and it was sun again until a half hour

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