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Aberdeen coast

A leisurely walk (coast) in Aberdeen, Scotland, about 7.60km (4.72 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 65m (213ft)
Descent 8m (26ft)
Max. Elevation 70m (229ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 73m (239ft)
Start & End
Distance 7.60km
Duration ~2:15h
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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Start of the walk
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Dating from 1860. Look out for dolphins and porpoise in the harbour
About 2.31 km (~1.44 miles) from
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Look out for the Foghorn as well locally knowen as the 'Torry Coo'
About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from
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Have a look at the rare breeds
About 2.03 km (~1.26 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
About 2.24 km (~1.39 miles) from

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