Cruden Bay Beach is sandy and has a lot of room as it’s a very long beach with the ruins of Slains Castles at the top giving you a good walk if you’re tired of sunbathing! There is a golf course here as well as harbour facilities like toilets and read more
Collieston beach is within the harbour village of Collieston. The beach is sheltered by the harbour wall.
The towns of Banff and Macduff lie opposite each other with Banff Bay separating them and the estuary of the River Deveron. The beach is shingle and rocks with sand as the tide goes out, located next to Banff harbour on the western bank of the River Deveron. Beach point read more
The beach itself is famous for its golden sand and its long curved length between the harbour (Footdee) and the River Don’s mouth. The beach suffers from erosion of the sand so there are distinctive groyne or walls, to help keep the sand in place. The beach is backed by read more
Footdee Beach is a sandy beach at the harbour end of the main Aberdeen beach. Footdee – known to the locals as “Fittie” – is a small village at the east end of Aberdeen’s harbour. Orginally a fishing village, it comprises of two areas of fishing cottages built in two read more
Lunan Bay beach, a 1 mile stretch of sand with dunes separated in the middle by Lunan waters. The beach is popular with surfers, horseriders and fishing.
St. Cyrus beach, a long and wide beach with nature reserve.
Stonehaven beach, sand/rocks/harbour. The town of Stonehaven with sandy beaches and harbour.
Balmedia Country Park Beach is a 16 kilometer sandy beach near Aberdeen where water sports like kite surfing and swimming are popular. There are large sand dunes attracting wildlife and birds as well as sun lovers and a network of broadwalks take you through the dunes to the beach from read more
Fraserburgh (Philorth) beach is sand. Popular with families and notable for the impressive dunes. Popular with surfers and divers.
Peterhead Lido Beach is the most sheltered of Aberdeenshire’s many sandy beaches as it is inside the inner harbour of Peterhead’s offshore supply base and just a short walk from the centre of town. There is a marina, campsite and ample car parking nearby with full facilities in the town read more
Hackley Bay is one of those hidden beaches well worth a visit, the beach is backed by dunes and sheltered by cliffs. The area is also known as Sands of Forvie, due to the extensive dune system. The bay sits within the Forvie National Nature Reserve which is one of the read more