Members of the public are being given the chance to have their say on the best parks and green spaces across the UK.
A competition run by the Green Flag Awards is appealing for people across the country to vote for their favourite park, out of the spaces which currently hold a Green Flag Award.
The accolade is called the People’s Choice Awards, with each park holding a Green Flag in the running.
Across the north-east, there are seven parks up for the accolade.
In Aberdeen, these include Duthie Park, Johnston Gardens, Hazlehead Park, Seaton Park and Victoria Park.
In Aberdeenshire, Haddo Country Park and Aden Country Park are both up for the award.
Voting takes place throughout this month, with the last day to cast your vote September 30.
From there, the top 10 green spaces in the UK, and the top 10 international winners will be announced on October 16.
Paul Todd, Green Flag Award manager, said: “The People’s Choice Award is a chance to show how much your favourite park means to you.
“If it’s worth shouting about, make your voice heard and vote now.”
This year’s Green Flag Award was announced in July, with the award coming from environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful.
In the city, Victoria Park received the recognition for the first time, whereas Duthie, Hazlehead and Seaton Parks, plus Johnston Gardens, all renewed their previously held status.
A Friends of Duthie Park spokesman said: “We’ve had a Green Flag Award for almost as long as we’ve been going, it’s been pretty constant.
“The parks in the north-east are absolutely beautiful all year round, it’s fantastic for visitors.
“It’s important that people vote, in terms of bringing tourists to the area.
“Everything that Friends of Duthie Park gets, gets reinvested into the park, to keep the park looking as good as possible.”
To vote for your favourite park, visit greenflagaward.org/award-winners.
To cast your vote, use the map provided to zoom on the area and click on one of the highlighted parks to visit its page, where there will be a button to vote.
Derek Robertson, chief executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful, added: “The Green Flag Award scheme sets the standard for the management of our outdoor spaces and recognises the hard work of everyone involved.”
Last year’s winning parks included Arlington Square Gardens, Cassiobury Park, Clifton Park, Margam Park, Millenium Country Park, Saltwell Park, Strathaven Park, The Wilderness Lake Porthcawl, Warley Woods and Whiteknights.
More than 73,300 votes were cast during the competition.
Six of the winning parks retained their winning roles, however four green spaces – Cassiobury Park, Saltwell Park, the Wilderness Lake and Whiteknights at the University of Reading campus – were first-time winners.
On receiving the Green Flag Award, chairwoman of the Seaton Park Friends group Sheila Gordon said: “I think it’s great. It’s valuation of all the work done in the park. To get the Green Flag again, it makes you feel like it’s all been worthwhile.”