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Balmedie Beach

Balmedie is part of the Country Park and is a flat, sandy beach with sand dunes to the rear of the beach. One can walk either North or South for several miles. There is ample car parking, toilets and a ranger centre. Access is via the car park along board walks, through the dunes to the beach.

Getting there

From Aberdeen, take the A90 north for approximately eight miles and turn right at the second turning for Balmedie. Take the second road on the left and follow this road for approximately one mile past the mushroom farm on the left. The car park for the beach is directly ahead. Stagecoach Bluebird bus service number 62 runs from Aberdeen to Balmedie. If you get off at Eigie Road Stop in Balmedie it is only a short walk to the country park from here. There is no national cycle route to Balmedie however there are many local cycle routes which are easily accessible online.

Contact details

Aberdeenshire Council (Landscape Services)
01467 628200
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