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Balmedie Beach, Aberdeen

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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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  • Balmedie beach has good facilities for having a barbecue, there is a toilet block, nice area to walk round, good car parking,  more »
  • My wife and I stumbled upon this beach by mistake while out walking. What an absolutely fantastic beach. Miles and miles of pure sand. There were kids sand boarding down the enormous dunes and familie...  more »
  • Absolutely great beach whether walking or picnics. Plenty of benches and paths leading to the sand and the beach. Good parking although entrance to the parking area is squeezy and many cars have had s...  more »

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