BALMEDIE BEACH THE SAND BOTHY

BALMEDIE BEACH & THE SAND BOTHY

BALMEDIE BEACH

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets are provided
Including disabled toilets
There is also a visitor’s centre called “THE SAND BOTHY”

SandBothy

Activities

Kite surfing and other water sports are permitted
Ranger service organises various events
http://www.Aberdeenshire.Gov.Uk for details

Nature and Wildlife

The dunes offer habitats to many animals and birds. Skylarks and waders are commonly seen on the shoreline. There is a network of boardwalks through the dunes from the bus stop. Shell spotters will find an abndance of fine specimens.

Water Quality

Acceptable

Lifeguard

No

Cleaning and Litter

The Beach is manually cleaned weekly by Aberdeenshire Council and bins are provided.

Dogs

Dogs are allowed on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Green Coast Award

Tourist Information

Aberdeen Tourist Information. St Nicholas House. Broad Street. Aberdeen. Tel: 01224 632727

Location

Nearest town: Aberdeen
County: Aberdeenshire
Latitude/Longitude: 57.2532, -2.03199
Postcode: AB23 8WU
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Access

The main point of access is at Balmedie. signposted from the A92.

Public Transport

A bus link is provided from Aberdeen

Nearest Railway Stations

Dyce (Approx. 7 miles away)
Aberdeen (Approx. 8 miles away)
Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.

Parking

Parking for 100 cars is available for a charge. There are several car parks at Balmedie in the country park.

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