Bridge of Don offers a quiet village type feeling however it continues to expand with new builds and housing schemes. It is a very popular location for young couples looking to buy a new home together and also great for families with children due to the selection of greats schools on offer.
What to expect
Bridge of Don is a suburb of Old Aberdeen, located in Old Machar parish, Aberdeenshire on the River Don, 2 miles North of Aberdeen. It offers excellent transport links to and from the City Centre including a park and ride service. It is within walking distance to the beach and the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, a popular venue for concerts and shows.
What not to expect
This is a popular area of Aberdeen, with a lot of traffic congestion at peak times.
You'll fall in love with
The family community spirit. Bridge of Don is a village fit for you to start a future and grow old in.
Great places to go
Eat: The Black Dog pub - Cosy, comfortable and reasonably priced.
Drink: Mains of Scotstown - Everyone's 'local'. Always has sport on the TV and private parking.
Shop: Tesco and ASDA are right on your doorstep.
Play: Greenbae Park - Very popular for sledging and also has swings for children.
All buses go to Union Street in Aberdeen which is the main street that runs through the City Centre.
There are 7 primary schools: Braehead, Danestone, Forehill, Glashieburn, Greenbrae, Middleton Park and Scotstown.