Aberdeen Beach (Beach Esplanade)

United Kingdom, Scotland, Aberdeen

Aberdeen Beach - United Kingdom, Scotland, Aberdeen
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Basic Details


24 / 7


1.22 mi




Entry Fee


Restroom Available


Beach Leisure Centre Sea Beach Aberdeen Beach Front, Aberdeen AB24 5NR, UK


Aberdeen Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand and surf located in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. This expansive beach spans over 2 miles and has golden sand that is perfect for sunbathing and building sandcastles.


The beach is equipped with all necessary amenities including bathroom access, and lifeguards on duty during the summer season. Dogs are allowed on the beach, but there are specific areas where they are not allowed.


Visitors can enjoy a range of activities at the beach, including swimming, surfing, windsurfing, and kite surfing. There are also several volleyball nets set up for those who want to play a game or two.


There is a large parking lot near the beach with both free and paid parking options available. Visitors can also access the beach through public transportation with several buses stopping nearby.

Fun Fact

A fun fact about Aberdeen Beach is that it is home to the oldest amusement park in Scotland, the Codona's Amusement Park. It features a variety of rides and attractions for visitors of all ages.


Apart from the amusement park, there are several other attractions located near Aberdeen Beach. The famous Footdee Village is nearby, which is a small fishing village with picturesque cottages and gardens. Visitors can also enjoy a scenic walk along the nearby Esplanade or visit the historic Brig o'Balgownie bridge.


There are several restaurants located near the beach offering a variety of cuisines, including seafood, Scottish, and international cuisine. Some popular restaurants include The Pier, The Silver Darling, and Moonfish Cafe.


There are several hotels located near the beach, including the Jury's Inn, Mercure Aberdeen Caledonian Hotel, and Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel. Each hotel offers comfortable accommodations and modern amenities for a pleasant stay.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Sandee Rating: 80/100

Aberdeen Beach does not have dedicated parking but has street parking near the entrance.

No, Aberdeen Beach does not have lifeguards monitoring the beach – please be careful when swimming on this beach.

Aberdeen Beach is not family-friendly and does not have restrooms, lifeguards, and nearby food.

Aberdeen Beach boasts excellent swimming conditions, attracting swimmers of all skill levels with its gentle waves and clear waters.

Restrooms are conveniently available on or adjacent to the beach at Aberdeen Beach.

No, Aberdeen Beach maintains a family-friendly atmosphere and does not allow nude bathing.

Aberdeen Beach has multiple restaurant options near or on the beach.

Aberdeen Beach is a good place to Surfing

Aberdeen Beach does not have accommodations for people with disabilities.

Aberdeen Beach is not dog-friendly.

Yes, surfing is an activity that is frequently enjoyed at Aberdeen Beach.