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Head off the typical tourist path towards Newburgh because it’s round here you will find the untouched, undiscovered, true side of Scottish coasts.
Great dunes tower at the Sands of Forvie, wide beaches stretch for miles and the shifting sands reveal the half buried remains of a 12th century church.
Nature dominates here too. Alive with the calls of the largest population of eider ducks in the UK, Newburgh Beach is also home to hundreds of grey seals that sunbathe and play here daily by the river mouth – a real spectacle!
If you love the water, this is an ideal spot to try Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) or windsurfing.
Head north from Aberdeen by car via the A90. There is an available bus route operated by Stagecoach.
Nearby places include Foveran, Balmedie and Ellon.