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Balmedie Beach and Country Park, Scotland


Features a selection of marked walks or simply head the the miles and miles of Sandy beach.


GPS coords for car park: 57.2541, -2.0412 What3Words: ///twilight.walking.diets  Permitted anywhere but the central section of beach gets crowded so considerate dog owners head north or south


There is a choice of 5 waymarked walks 

Beach Walk Access to all (600m)

Marram Grass route (800m)

Ice House route (1.7km)

Horse route (500m)

Thyme walk (3.5km)

or simply meander across the links, sand dunes and beach - all the way south to the River Don in Aberdeen or north to the Ythan Estuary at Newburgh

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Sand Bothy -seasonal refreshments
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Green 125 Points
11 August 2022

Brilliant beach!

Gorgeous sandy beach with sand dunes between the beach and car park so nice and safe for off lead runabouts. It is a bit of a walk from the car park, there are paths and board walks or you can take a more direct but challenging route over the sand dunes but it is so worth it! You can walk for miles in either direction and there is plenty beach even when the tide is in.

There’s plenty free parking and there are toilets, poop bins and a children’s play area by the car park. There’s a wooden cabin there that might be a cafe or shop but I was last there in February 2022 (when the photos were taken) and it wasn’t open but it might be in the summer.

Edited: 8th April 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.