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Address: Bridge of Don | Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland
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This historic bridge has stood since the early 14th century and once served...

This historic bridge has stood since the early 14th century and once served as an important line of communication between Aberdeen and other medieval coastal towns.

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Fantastic old bridge.

Love it. One of my favourite places in Aberdeen. It is 15 minutes at the most from the Bridge of Don. When crossing the Bridge of Don on foot from King Street end stay on the left... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sheena S
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love it. One of my favourite places in Aberdeen. It is 15 minutes at the most from the Bridge of Don. When crossing the Bridge of Don on foot from King Street end stay on the left hand side of the Bridge. Near the end of the Bridge there is an earthen path that goes down to the river. Follow... More 

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Thank Sheena S
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61 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

The brig o balgownie is one of the best walks you'll ever see. You start at Balgownie Road and you walk down the stairs and you'll see the sun setting and it will be beautiful. (between 0600 and 0900 are the best of times) If you walk over the bridge, go up Don street and you'll pass the student accommodation.... More 

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Thank Bruce H
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

A lovely, old bridge which offers a view of what Aberdeen might have been like in the past, and apparently the possibility of spotting seals now. Easy walking distance to Seaton Park or a longer walk down to the sea.

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Thank Helena H
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

There is a old song about this brig. It's a nice walk past it and it's a nice veiw from the brig. But a part from that not to much to say about it

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We wandered around a bit trying to find this. It was a nice day for a walk so we didn't mind getting lost. We did take the bus back to Aberdeen though.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

It's a very tranquil and picturesque spot which is worth a trip to see. The views of the river are very nice and the little traditional cottages are delightful.

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Thank Ian S
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice find worth if in the area walking down there it's pretty and a fantastic sight. Slightly disappointed with the other history that is talked about within the local area

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

I love bridges and this one is delightful. It's one of the oldest in Britain. We were lucky to witness a seal swimming happily underneath it for some time.

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1 Thank droenna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great place to visit after a walk through Seaton park, takes you across to bridge of Don with a nice walk along the river to the Don mouth.

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Thank Barry M
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a very old narrow bridge used for crossing over the River Don. Very quaint. There is a row small old low houses leading up to the bridge with lovely gardens - some across the road from the houses.

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