Footdee and Aberdeen harbour

Footdee (pronounced Fittie) is a small fishing village at the mouth of the Dee and Aberdeen harbour, long since swallowed up by the expansion of the city. The village dates back to medieval times but the fascinating present day cluster of cottages was laid out by influential Aberdeen architect John Brown to rehouse the cities fishermen in 1809. The walk to it passes the fringe of the busy modern harbour and returns via the city beach.

Terrain

Roads / pavements.

Public Transport

Bus or train to Aberdeen city centre.

Start

Tourist Information Centre on Union Street (no parking - access by public transport). Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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