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Aberdeen Loop via Balmedie Cycle Route

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Cycle Route Details
Route NameAberdeen Loop via Balmedie
Distance : miles (km)24.89  (40.06)
Posted Bya cowx
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Cycle Route Location
County/RegionAberdeen City
Start LocationAmbulance Station, Ashgrove Rd West, Aberdeen
End LocationAmbulance Station, Ashgrove Rd West, Aberdeen
Cycle Steps
City roads down to the beach then along Linx Rd to Bridge of Don and onto the sand all the way to Balmedie then cross country roads to the B999 into the back of b o don and through the industrial estate back rd up through Bridge of Don and up over Anderson Drive to the station
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, Murcar Golf Club

Cycling Clubs located in this region
Aberdeen Cycle Explorers
Your comments?
posted by:skippy073Rating : difficult :
We did this in the opposite direction doing the sand part of the journey last. The road section was quite relaxing and quite easy, apart from the odd busy roundabout within Aberdeen. We stopped at a general store in Balmedie for refreshments.

If one wants to cycle the sand, one needs to be aware when the tide is out, to be able to cycle on firm sand. When we were there the tide was in, and the sand was just too soft to cycle. We walked, and this is also great. We took our time, and in all this took us about 6 hours.


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