Newburgh (sometimes called
Newburgh on Ythan) is a coastal village at the
mouth of the River Ythan on Aberdeenshire's
east coast midway between Aberdeen and
Peterhead. The area is dominated by fine
sand-dunes including the Sands of Forvie which
have been designated as a Special Area of
It is claimed that the nearby Forvie Nature Reserve has the biggest population of eider ducks in the world.
Beside the beach in Newburgh is an eighteen hole golf course with a spectacular bird shaped clubhouse and restaurant.