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The beach area is packed with things to do. Whilst you can have a wonderful walk along the wide walkway or along the sand, there is a lot more to do.
It runs for over a mile and features groynes to help prevent erosion. These wooden constructs make the beach look interesting. The wide pathway makes it popular for walkers, runners and cyclists. On a day when the sun is shining the beach is of course, beautiful.
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Just a few miles off into the sea, there is a large wind-farm. The construction was heavily contested by Donald Trump and his team, who claimed it would ruin the view. Trumps link golf club is situated a few miles north of Aberdeen beach, near Balmedie.
Close to Aberdeen Beach
Pittodrie the home of Aberdeen Football is located very close. Prior and post to games being played the area can be heavily congested with traffic. Many fans park on the beach road and make the short walk over the golf course to the stadium. The club is steeped with history, and in 1983 won the European cup, which is the equivalent of the Champions league today. Spearheaded by Sir Alex Ferguson, 1 of the worlds famous football managers, it was an incredible sporting period for the city and surrounding areas. In recent years Aberdeen are still a force in Scottish football, and are normally found high up in the Scottish Premiership league.
In summer 2022, the council and club are trying to get an agreement on the proposed new football club and community stadium. The plans look superb, and if it was to come off, it would be fantastic addition to not only the beach area, but the whole of the North East of Scotland.
Aberdeen Beach - Ice Hockey
Aberdeen Lynx are the cities ice hockey team. Behind the football club, they are the second most supported sports team, in terms of attendance numbers. Ice Hockey is a fast, high action sport and if you are in the area, and a match is on, go along for a lively and fun atmosphere.
There are 3 supermarkets within the Beach Boulevard retail park. As well as a gym and pets store. 900 car parking spaces are available.
The Beach Ballroom hosts many events throughout the year. Large weddings as well as professional boxing tournaments are common. It’s a large space with good parking and a lot of options for various things throughout the year.
The Kings Links golf course is a tough 18 hole golf course. It’s one of the most popular courses in the area and is a real test for golfers, especially if the wind is blowing off the sea!
Sitting alongside the Golf course is the Kings Links golf range. Boasting over 50 bays. There are 2 levels, and on the higher level you get a real feel of being above the greens, hard to stop the ball though! Stocked with all major golf brands the shop is a golf fanatics, treasure chest.
Fittie / Footdee is situated at the south of the beach. A quint little dwelling with real character.
Swimmers can be found in the sea in the mornings! Yes, even in winter! A brave bunch.
There is a lot to see and do at the beach, a real asset for Aberdeen. Don’t miss it!Next: Pittodrie - Aberdeen Football Club