A wander around Walker Dam in Aberdeen – Day 20 of #30DaysWild

Day 20 of #30DaysWild involved an unplanned visit to Walker Dam in Aberdeen. After what was just going to be a quick look, turned into a much longer explore of an area we didn’t know existed! If you are looking for somewhere new to explore I’d recommend it. Located just off of Springfield Road in…

A Misty Walk By Donmouth, Aberdeen – Day 14 of #30DaysWild

Day 14 of #30DaysWild was a little bit of a soggy and misty walk at Donmouth, Aberdeen. What a contrast in weather we have had in the last few weeks! Today was a very misty day but it didn’t stop us from doing something wild. As soon as you walked into the reserve the air…

Johnston Gardens, Aberdeen – Day 13 of #30DaysWild

Day 13 of #30DaysWild involved a trip to Johnston Gardens in Aberdeen. These gardens are a jewel in the middle of the City and adored by instagrammers, photographers and nature lovers. Johnston Gardens takes you on a journey of mystery and intrigue. The plants, trees and rockeries create a little haven different to any other…

Visiting Hazlehead Park – Day 12 of #30DaysWild

Day 12 of #30DaysWild was a trip to Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen. It’s been a while since we have been (not since lockdown) so it was a nice change in scenery. We even managed to get a coffee from a kiosk there too! Not long after we arrived we saw two girls from Robin’s nursery…

A Trip to Seaton Park, Aberdeen – Day 6 of #30DaysWild

Day 6 of #30DaysWild saw us visit Seaton Park in Aberdeen, a park which offers water, woodland, gardens and parkland! We started up by St Machar Cathedral, a stone’s throw away from University of Aberdeen. Once through the gates we headed to the river. It was a beautiful day and very busy! Trying to keep…

Persley Walled Garden – Day 8 #30dayswild

Day 8 of #30dayswild looks at one of those locations which you drive past frequently and always think “I should go there” and rarely ever do! For me that is Persley Walled Garden in Aberdeen. I’ve been there a few times but not since last year. In fact one outing to Persley Walled Garden was…

Different Seasons at Johnston Gardens, Aberdeen – Day 7 #30dayswild

Day 7 of #30dayswild is about our visits to Johnston Gardens in Aberdeen during the different seasons. It might not be the biggest park in Aberdeen but it sure is unique. The park contains flowers, shrubs, rockeries, trees, as well as a stream, waterfalls, and pond with ducks and moorhens. The Mandarin duck has even made an…

Nature in the Urban Landscape – Day 2 of #30dayswild

Something simple for day 2 of #30dayswild. A wander around the streets of Aberdeen on a sunny summer’s eve. Sometimes all you need to do is look and you will find nature even in the city centre. Some seriously beautiful blooms and some cute little gardens. Just shows what you can do even with a…

Duthie Park in Aberdeen – Day 27 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 27 of #30DaysWild looks at Robin and my walk around Duthie Park in Aberdeen. If you have been following my blog this month you may remember that we have already visited Duthie Park this month. That post concentrated on the Winter Gardens, where as this post looks at what you can see when you…

A Walk Around Den of Maidencraig – Day 24 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 24 of #30DaysWild features a wander around Den of Maidencraig in Aberdeen. Den of Maidencraig is a local nature reserve in the Hazlehead area of Aberdeen. The last time I was here was spring 2016 where I saw loads of frogs breeding in the pond. A first for me! As you arrive at the…