Aberdeen is situated between two rivers: the river Dee to the south of the city and the river Don to the north of the city. This creates problems as far as incoming and outgoing road traffic is concerned since the number of bridges is limited, traffic jams tend to form quickly. Here are some photos of the river Dee:
At the opposite end of the beach to Footdee, lies another historic are of Aberdeen, The Brig O' Balgownie. The "Brig", or bridge, after which the area is named spans the river Don and dates from the 13th Century.
Aberdeen is very fortunate to have many good walking trails right on her doorstep. Just out side the city, walkers have access to hilly walks, forest walks, moorland walks and coastal walks. Here are some samples... Brimmond Hill