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“Beautiful”
Review of Balmedie Beach

Balmedie Beach
Ranked #4 of 151 things to do in Aberdeen
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
Perth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

Whilst up visiting friends in Bridge of Don we visited the beach. clean and beautiful sand. Great walkways and accessable even with a buggy..

Visited January 2013
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic beach and dunes”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

This fantastic beach, with its enormous dunes, is only 10 minutes' drive from Aberdeen. The weather can be changeable from sunshine to sleet in moments, but that's all part of the attraction. The only downside is the car park, which has parking meters, although these appear to be removed/vandalised/out of use.

Visited June 2012
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“Beautiful coastline, which feels like it's hundreds of miles from the city”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Lovely beach with stunning views. Easy to park nearby and, despite being only 15mins from Aberdeen, the beach is expansive and very clean. Well worth a visit.

Visited January 2013
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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“Windswept and Breathtaking”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

A beautiful natural long sweeping beach with breathtaking views intreaguing sand dunes and peace and quiet. Standing ontop of the dunes you get a sense of isolation. The dunes can be a bit daunting due to the steepness at times, access is easy from the local car park (Toilets are available) A walk along the beach will take time mainly due to the distance. Wrap up warm as there are bitter winds coming from off shore at times. Even on a cold day a bare foot walk in the sea can be exhilarating. Well worth a visit but allow plenty of time.

Visited August 2012
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Wild”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

A fabulous long beach, no distractions just miles of sand and dunes - totally unspoilt by commercial concerns . Great fun on a sunny day and really wild and exciting in the winter. Well worth a visit - but wrap up warm as the wind can fairly howl along there

Visited December 2012
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