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Balmedie Beach, Aberdeen
(4.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Explore miles of sandy beach, fly a kite, and build a sandcastle at Balmedie Beach. Dip your toes in the North Sea, and if you’re feeling brave go for a swim. Sit on top of the great sand dunes, relax, and watch the waves. Kids can enjoy the play area or tire themselves out running on the expanse of wide and flat beach. There are no snack shops located on the beach, so bring a picnic along or make use of the barbeque area. Put Balmedie Beach into our Aberdeen vacation builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Great walking here with my dog.The sand dunes are amazing can be a bit windy at times but well worth it. 
  • For those who had never seen the sea like me, it was pretty amazing, despite very cold weather Scotsman, a visit to the sea could not miss, and just a few metres from the place there is some ruins of what would likely be a contencao barrier or what but it is a beautiful place to take pictures and enjoy the sounds of the waves and in the distance you can see huge cargo ships.
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  • This stretch of beach has always been beautiful since I first visited it in my childhood. It still is, however, with commercialisation, I fear that this once peaceful beach is losing tranquility to th...  more »