So what’s Aberdeen like then?
aberdeen is a pretty nice place. heading out along the road through deeside the country gets pretty lovely pretty quickly.
belmont street is an alright area for drinking.
the only place i can recommend for riding is the woods behind cults, gairnhill wood it seems to be called on the map. but thats only because thats where i lived as a kid. im sure there are a ton o better places. worth a quick evening blast.Posted 8 years agoMunqe-chickMember
My brother moved there 1 year ago from Oxford. I haven’t visited a couple of times and think it’s great. The scenery a short drive away is awesome, some great outdoors life to be had (no idea about MTBing). Bro lives in Gallowgate (in the City) and seems really nice, never had any problems. Really like it except it’s so far away from me and folks (Bicester and Cardiff!).Posted 8 years agoGary_MMember
I lived there for a year ’96 to ’97, still got a property up there and spent some time there last summer. I loved it and would live there happily. Used to ride out to Kirkhill forest from the city centre in the evening, bit of a climb out but easy to get home after a ride.Posted 8 years agosinglespeeddanMember
At the moment very windy. loads of good biking on deeside, and also some not too far out of town. Looks lovely when the sun shines, less so when it is all grey, but the clocks go forward soon and evening riding without lights always cheers me up. Drop us an email also if you are heading up.Posted 8 years agothe_lecht_rocksMember
i live in aberdeenshire, just out from aberdeen itself.Posted 8 years ago
so many riding options, it’s brilliant.
pitfichie, scolty, bennachie, swanley, fetteresso, kirkhill all within 20 minutes drive from the city…….
aberdeen is “relatively” dry, covered and protected by the grampian mountains (where i live).fwb2006Member
I like living here, moved up from London about 4 years ago. The biking around here within say 1 hours drive I can think of about 10 really good places to ride, did Pitfichie this afternoon which was awesome. Depends on what you want to do really, plenty of good bars/restaurants etc.. The locals are friendly too. Live in the Ferryhill area which is nice and central, but not too close if you know what I mean..Posted 8 years agosamuriMember
I’ve only flow in and then ridden out but the scenery and remoteness was outstanding. Looked like there was masses of natural trails around too. Worked for me. The only offputting thing was the taxi driver from the airport, that bugger felt if there was a gap between his front bumper and the rear bumper of the car in front, he wasn’t trying hard enough.Posted 8 years ago
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