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Donmouth Local Nature Reserve

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Blow away the cobwebs

Lovely unspoilt beach that is much quieter than the main Aberdeen beach. Great for any length of... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Shona3003
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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chill out

great area to see the wildlife seals, birds, otters peaceful yet a very busy road close by but... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
donnalc1963
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 Aug 2018
“Blow away the cobwebs ”
15 May 2018
“chill out”
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Donmouth Road | Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8DR, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely unspoilt beach that is much quieter than the main Aberdeen beach. Great for any length of walk, the sand at the start can be quite hard going, but you can move onto damper sand once round at the north sea. If lucky you can...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

great area to see the wildlife seals, birds, otters peaceful yet a very busy road close by but that is soon forgotten when watching the seals & the water

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Designated a local nature reserve in the early 1990s, Donmouth Local Nature Reserve is a picturesque area of Aberdeen where the estuary of the River Don meets the sea. A great place for walks or bird spotting, it’s a contrast to the developed beach front...More

2  Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 30 August 2017

There are nice riverside paths from the coast to Brig o Balgownie on both sides of the Don. The bird hide gives good views for both birds and seals yet doesn't feel too secluded.

3  Thank LizB2716
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have often visited here to walk and clear my head. A great quiet spot to do some Qi Gong. There is also a bird hide so you can watch many species of sea bird

1  Thank SuzyH616
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I went there on 20th of June, 2017. It was a sunny and hot day in Aberdeen, so I can walk all the way down to the River Don's estuary. However, I would recommend visitors to go there in the afternoon as strong tidal current...More

2  Thank Samuel7471
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Nice point to spot seals, dolphins, birds and jumping fishes. Also a good place for BBQ, bike riding, and going for a walk with your friends or dogs xD

2  Thank BuongustaioCurioso
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Just minutes,yes minutes, from Aberdeens city centre you will find yourself in a haven of peace and calm.Stand still ,watch,see and listen to Don mouth.You may see seals bobbing their heads up and down at the river mouth or a little further up river near...More

1  Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Really nice peacefull area for a stroll, leading down on to the beach. Nice and handy to the exhibition centre, but nice to get away. Really enjoyed it.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I had the opportunity to go to Aberdeen with work for 11 days in March. I found out that the nature reserve was a 2 mile walk each way from the hotel. The day was sunny so decided the walk might be good. I left...More

4  Thank John W
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