BALMEDIE BEACH & THE SAND BOTHY
Toilets are provided
Including disabled toilets
There is also a visitor’s centre called “THE SAND BOTHY”
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.
Cleaning and Litter
The Beach is manually cleaned weekly by Aberdeenshire Council and bins are provided.
Dogs are allowed on the beach.
Awards and Recommendations
Green Coast Award
Aberdeen Tourist Information. St Nicholas House. Broad Street. Aberdeen. Tel: 01224 632727
Nearest town: Aberdeen
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)
The main point of access is at Balmedie. signposted from the A92.
A bus link is provided from Aberdeen
Nearest Railway Stations
Parking for 100 cars is available for a charge. There are several car parks at Balmedie in the country park.