Walking Routes

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Forestry & Woodland Walks
Scotland is one of the few places where you can walk for miles without seeing anyone else.  Do take advantage and roam beneath the wind-washed cathedral pines. Tread carefully to spot our rare wildlife and do remember to scan the skyline – you may see a golden eagle or red kite. Each walk is special and different depending on the time of year and the time of day.

Wildlife Walking Holidays
We have teamed with Walk Deeside Ltd to provide you with the ultimate wildlife walking holiday. Walk Deeside will take you to unique spots in the Scottish landscape for wildlife, history and of course incredible landscapes. Find out more about Walk Deeside Ltd.

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Hillwalking
There are 24 Munros close to where you will pick up the motorhome. Why not bag a few munros while you are in the area. Some legends to be scaled include the Old Man of Lochnagar, mystical Bennachie as well as Morven, Derry Cairngorm, Beinn a Bhuird and Lairig Ghru. If you’re not a hillwalker but you want to experience those beautiful views then you’re in luck, there’s something for all levels of experience; you have over a hundred footpaths, trails and routes to choose from. Imagine how you will feel out in the crisp and clear fresh air with views for miles across great estates and heathery moors. Here are some local walking routes and maps of the area.

Tours and Safaris
You choose where you want to go, what you want to see and how you get there with Walk Deeside Ltd because the opportunities for adventure are endless. Walking, mountains, wildlife, castles and a 4×4, sound exciting?

Walking Festivals
Come together with walking enthusiasts from around the world at the Ballater Walking Festival in May or the Active Aboyne Festival in September.

Find out about Active Aboyne Festival.