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2006 winners

Seaton ParkAberdeen (Scotland)

Winner of the City Category

Aberdeen maintains a well-deserved reputation for horticultural excellence. With a population of 212,000, it is known as the Granite City or The City of Roses.

There are 45 parks in the City, the largest of which is Hazlehead Park at 180 Hectares. The Winter Gardens consist of a Tropical House, Victorian Corridor, Temperate House Arid House and a Japanese Garden and is a well visited attraction by both locals and tourists. There are 30 countryside sites with in the City boundary including four local nature reserves and a coastal footpath.

Aberdeen City Council operates the most northerly urban-based Countryside Management Service with Countryside Rangers covering all of these sites.

Aberdeen achieved a Gold Award

For more information please contact Steven Mitchell on 01224 523529 or stmitchell@aberdeencity.gov.uk