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View across the playing fields
|Location||Old Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland|
|Area||27 hectares (27,000 m²)|
|Created||(bought by the city) 1947|
|Operated by||Aberdeen City Council|
|Status||Open all year|
The River Don passes along the edge of the park. There is a beautiful flower bed area that is maintained to a high standard with new flowers planted every year, and also a secluded set of walled gardens next to a small (private) housing mews called Seaton Stables.
The park is often used as a cut through from the University of Aberdeen students to get from campus (via The Chanonry, alongside St Machar's Cathedral) to Hillhead Halls of Residence, in spite of warnings from University authorities to be cautious due to the lack of street lighting.
Aberdeen Football Club often train on the grass pitches in the park. Much of the park is in poor condition due to flooding and seepage.
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