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 read more
Planning a trip to Aberdeenshire and looking for the nearest beaches. Our beach guide will help you locate the closest beach and we show you photos, maps, weather, tide times, water quality, dog restrictions and provide you tools to search the Aberdeenshire coast and seaside towns.
Collieston beach is sheltered by the harbour wall within the former fishing village of Collieston.
The towns of Banff and Macduff lie opposite each other within Banff Bay, separating them is the estuary of the River Deveron. The beach at banff is shingle and rocks 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 read more
Footdee Beach is a sandy beach at the harbour end of the main Aberdeen beach. Footdee is known to the locals as “Fittie” – is a small village at the 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 km sandy beach near Aberdeen where water sports like kite surfing and swimming are popular. The beach area has large sand dunes attracting 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 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, read more