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Top park recommendations from locals

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“Aberdeen is a city of beautifully kept parks and Hazlehead is most definitely a must-visit. With over 180 hectares of glorious green grass, there’s plenty of prime picnic spots. After snacking on cheese sandwiches and procuring an ice-cream from the incredibly popular cafe, why not see how long it takes you to find your way through Scotland’s oldest, hedge-lined maze?”
  • 14 locals recommend
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“In summer this park is bursting with colours and lovely smells from all of the vibrant flowers. It's located in the Old Aberdeen area, a nice place for a picnic!”
  • 16 locals recommend
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“Duthie Park was donated to the city by Miss Duthie in 1880 and opened to the public in 1883. It has many architectural features including, a bandstand, fountains, ponds and statues. Within the park is the David Welch Winter Gardens, one of Europe’s largest indoor gardens and Scotland’s third most visited gardens. It houses many exotic plants, including the largest collection of cacti in Britain and the world's only talking cactus. The park has just undergone extensive restoration and the works have restored many of the original Victorian design features. This is a park for all the family, with play areas and activities, including boating on the ponds and cricket on the lawns. There is also a cafe and on sunny days a takeaway ice-cream window.”
  • 14 locals recommend
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“Located opposite Victoria Park, Westburn park offers a tennis club an outdoor skatepark and a great children's play park. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Victoria and Westburn Park are great when you want to escape the hustle of the city centre but can't get out to the country side. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Duthie Park is just along the river side and a great place for walks, a coffee or a wander through their Winter Garden, full of tropical plants.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“One of Europe's biggest indoor gardens, garden and flower lovers will be enthralled with the David Welch Winter Gardens. This is a perfect place to visit with family, friends or your dog :) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“If you love Japanese culture, colours and blooming flowers you can find all this and more in the peaceful Johnston Gardens. The gardens have won the prestigious Britain in Bloom award numerous times and feature a stunning waterfall, glistening streams, and a rustic bridge that make for a perfect outing with friends and family.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Beautiful spot for a walk and at the right time of year seals can be seen sun bathing.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“My favourite gardens within Aberdeen. This beautiful landscaped garden boasts streams, ponds, waterfalls, rockeries and a picturesque bridge that has featured in many wedding photos over the years! There is also a children’s play area and toilet facilities.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“A nice place when the sun is shining, or if you like dogs, it is a popular area for walking dogs. Located in the Rosemount area, a perfect place for a picnic. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Off the beaten track, beautiful gardens, rare plants, part of the University of Aberdeen”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Great Location for a walk without and noise or distractions. Also known as the Gramps (as in Grampians​) 5 minutes walk to the entrance point. Also parking available.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends