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“A Beautiful Beach, so Glad its Cold and Windy otherwise It'd be mobbed.”
Review of Balmedie Beach

Balmedie Beach
Ranked #4 of 152 things to do in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
486 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“A Beautiful Beach, so Glad its Cold and Windy otherwise It'd be mobbed.”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We used to take the kids here when they were younger and they even cycled on the beach. The beach is reached by parking in a reasonably priced car park with toilet facilities and walking through the dunes. Close to the car park are picnic tables and a safe childrens play area. The beach is stunning and if warmer would be mobbed with holidaymakers but as it is it is far enough from Aberdeen to be the preserve of a few people only mainly dog walkers. Had the joy to see well groomed horses enjoying a canter with their riders. Climbing in the dunes is good and good exercise too. The beach stretches for miles and you can easily spend a couple of quality hours here topping up on fresh oxygen, love it

Visited September 2012
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Edzell, United Kingdom
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“Sand dunes and a very long beach”
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Ideal for long walks whatever the weather and for giving your dog a serious run. There's always plenty of beach even if the tide is in, and there's also the big sand dunes. Access is improved and there is a car park.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
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“Fantastic beach”
Reviewed 2 September 2012

Balmedie Beach is such a lovely place for walks (or exercise if you're into that), weather permitting of course. The dunes are just so fantastic and make it so unique. Well worth seeing.

Visited June 2012
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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“beautiful, shame about the wind”
Reviewed 29 August 2012

too windy for a picnic when we went but absolutely fabulous sandy beach and a great stretch for the legs with loads of interesting birds to see especially on the inlet going down to the beach.

Visited June 2012
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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“Fantastic natural resource”
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This is a great site from which to enjoy the beach itself or teh due areas adjoining. The Trump golf course just to the north had devalued teh area significantly but there is enough reality still here to make it worth a visit and I would urge you to do so. It is a great spot for kite surfing or body boarding or eben just walking teh dog. go on, give it a shot.

Visited August 2012
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