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Den of Maidencraig Nature Reserve

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Hazlehead, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Not worth a drive

It's a fine place to walk your dog if you live next door. To praise it as a destination to go for... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Jens B
walking the dog

I remember playing here when I was a kid. I took my dog, Cookie, for a walk and she loved it lots... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
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2 Nov 2017
“Not worth a drive”
1 Mar 2017
“walking the dog”
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Hazlehead, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It's a fine place to walk your dog if you live next door. To praise it as a destination to go for the experience and a "Nature reserve" is really to oversell it. I'm all for having green breathing holes in the surburbs as habitats...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I remember playing here when I was a kid. I took my dog, Cookie, for a walk and she loved it lots of space, a burn or brook some .woods and a nice walk. A good few hours spent on a sunny day

Thank malnine
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I stay not far from here and take the dog through everyday, there are various routes to take and lots of wildlife to look for including a very tranquil pond filled with ducks. Very peaceful in the evening although only problem is the new house...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Den of Maidencraig is a nature reserve on the western edge of Aberdeen just off the B9119 near the Crematorium. It is a mix of grassland, wetland and woodland with defined paths and a free car park. Popular with dog walkers, it has some nice...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Maidencraig is a real hidden gem in Aberdeen. There is a great variety of wildlife to see. In one afternoon I saw foxes with their cubs, deer, buzzards, heron, and tadpoles. If you're lucky you might see badgers and newts. The council need to spend...More

5  Thank Daniel W
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

I love going here as a family. On the outskirts of the city, it provides amazing peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. The kids love looking for frogs whilst here and we've also seen deer.

Thank HyperBunny86
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