3.7 of 5 (3 votes)

Aberdeen coast

A leisurely walk (coast) in Aberdeen, Scotland, about 7.31km (4.54 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:00. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 65m (213ft)
Loss 8m (26ft)
Max. Elevation 70m (229ft)
Elevation (total) 73m (239ft)
Start & End
Distance 7.31km
Duration ~2:00
Created by Alastair on 29 Sep 2007
A popular route begining from Aberdeen Harbour and heading along the coast South from Aberdeen. The route goes from the industial town to rugged coast and is particularly good for spoting wildlife including dolphins and seals.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map


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Start of the walk
Torry Battery About 2.31 km (~1.44 miles) from
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Dating from 1860. Look out for dolphins and porpoise in the harbour
Girdleness Lighthouse About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from
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Look out for the Foghorn as well locally knowen as the 'Torry Coo'
Doonies Farm About 2.03 km (~1.26 miles) from
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Have a look at the rare breeds
Cove About 2.24 km (~1.39 miles) from
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Either return by reverse route or walk up into cove to catch a bus back into the town. For timetable information contact First buses on 01224 650065

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