The Central area of the East Grampian Coast is diverse: home to both the oil and gas capital of Europe and to the secluded sands of Forvie National Nature Reserve. The area extends from Cruden Bay down to Muchalls.
- Watching for dolphins among the big ships at the entrance to Aberdeen Harbour
- Seeing the seals at Forvie NNR
- Walking along the beautiful beaches at Cruden Bay