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Balmedie Beach

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Address: Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
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A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.

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Walk for miles

Really pleasant stroll along the beach and up into the sand dunes. Clean whisky sand and meeting the odd person with dogs.

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pat O O
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really pleasant stroll along the beach and up into the sand dunes. Clean whisky sand and meeting the odd person with dogs.

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Thank Pat O O
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Panoramic setting and fantastic dunes and atmosphere. Acres of sand dunes ,beach and walks. There is ample parking and a child's play area and BBQ's tables for public use

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Thank NigelSH
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best beach around Aberdeen to take kids. Its about 15-20 minutes drive from Aberdeen. Love the sand dunes.

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Thank Fazal K
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met my now wife on Balmedie Beach. Lovely expansive clean sands where you can walk for miles. Bracing on a windy day and a brilliant place to take your dog for a walk. Large a sand dunes to be explored.

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Thank Simon R
Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely beach, large car park and clean toilets. Some board walk pathways through dunes but it was difficult to find an easy route onto beach. We ended up climbing over the steep dunes but not everyone would be fit enough to do this. Disappointed the coffee shop was closed.

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Thank DawnatAbertay
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Amazing on a hot day. Great sand dunes and lovely views. Easily spend all day there #bigfan.

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Thank Joshkinnear
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice walk along the promenade finished off with a coffee at a local coffee shop. Some nice views to take a stroll!

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Thank Ross W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you like wild dune country and bracing conditions this is worth a visit . Not a beach holiday except in rare warm days as the wind is a factor

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Thank john d
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great beach for picnics and the kids will love the sand dunes. For golf enthusiasts there is Donlad Trumps champion Golf course. Nearby is the village of Balmedie where you can get some pub grub.

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Thank mikeZ4216FF
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great open spaces you can walk for miles completely unhindered. The sand dunes are clean and a great place to exercise an explore for all ages/

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