Many of Aberdeen’s highlights are located close to Balmedie, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Balmedie Country Park and the iconic Sands of Forvie. Also, well worth the effort are the Forvie National Nature Reserve and the Auchmill Golf Course.
Balmedie has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that make great places to visit. Step inside some of the fascinating museums here such as Marischal Museum and the Cathedral of St. Machar. Book seats for a live show at Belmont Picturehouse and the Aberdeen Arts Centre. Popular galleries, include the Aberdeen Art Gallery and the Carby Art Gallery.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. On a sunny day, visit Victoria Park, Westburn Park and Seaton Park, one of the places where you can spend time outdoors.
Work on your drives and putting while on vacation; hit the fairways such as the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club and King's Links.
If you love food and shopping, visit the boutiques, stores and stalls at the St. Nicholas Centre and Bon-Accord Centre.
Pittodrie Stadium is a great place to catch a game of soccer, and to see local legends, the Aberdeen FC, in all their glory. Be sure to wear red and white, the colors of the Aberdeen FC.
To make sure you get the most out of Balmedie, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Speedbird Inn, the Britannia Hotel Aberdeen and the Hilton Garden Inn Aberdeen City Centre are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.