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City Beach

Address: Aberdeen AB24 5HD, Scotland
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Ranked #10 of 58 Activities in Aberdeen
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I find Aberdeen city beach is one of the most interesting places to visit in this city (which isn't saying a great much), and it can be very stunning on a good day. Like many comments have said, it's not an ideal beach for sunbathing, however taking a stroll along it is a must do for anyone visiting.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It's lovely to live in a city with a beach in such close proximity. Being so far north this certainly isn't a beach to lie on or even go swimming (though some do!), but it is a beautiful place for a walk. There's a lot of stuff around the beach if it's too cold to walk the length of it:... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A beach so close to the bustling city center is just fabulous. Something I truthfully cannot get over. This long stretch of beach provides us with a brisk walk taking in our surroundings. Able to walk along the sand if your feeling brave or the promenade if not. Lovely in all weather! Have seen ourselves even driving here on a... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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80 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The wife and I popped down the Aberdeen city beach while on stop over recently. The weather was wild to say the least, however it didn't stop us really enjoying our walk up and down this little treasure close to the city centre.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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108 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Fantastic beach and really accessible from the city centre. Went running along the front and enjoyed a spectacular sun rise even if a bit bracing!!! Lots of facilities and outlets so plenary to do. Small fun fair looked inviting but bed closed. If you are in town for whatever reason it's a very short walk to enjoy a great walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Sometimes we head down to the beach to clear our heads after a night out. Sometimes to get breakfast on a Sunday at one of the great cafes. Sometimes to walk the dog Regardless of the reason we visit the beach almost every week its a great place to go with lots of open space and wonderful fresh air to... More 

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Looking for something different in the way of a tourist attraction we headed to the beach. A hidden treasure. The beach was an easy walk from our hotel; maybe a 20 minute walk from the train station. There are 2 miles or more of beach and you can walk on the promenade, the sidewalk, or on the beach. There is... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Driving along the beach front road has marvellous views of the extensive superb beaches as well as able to watch commercial vessels entering or leaving Aberdeen harbour. There are cafes along the front along with other attractions such as skating centre and fun fair. At the end of the sea front promonade, you can make your way to views within... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ok Aberdeen has a great beach. But they don't really have the great weather. Like in England . But the min the sun comes out the people from Aberdeen hit the beach. You see them eating there ice cream. There 99 cones with the flake @ 150 a cone. You can buy from any of the cafés on the beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Aberdeen Beach is a special place to us - where we met 42 years ago! We never tire of a trip down whether it's warm and sunny, (rarely!), or cold and overcast, (usually!). Our recent visit was during a bit of a heatwave and we were able to sit out at the Inversnecky and watch the world go by, and... More 

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