(046) Newtonhill-Burn of Muchalls Ramble (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
A good, there and back, coastal walk with a couple of diversions to take in fantastic views of the rugged coastline punctuated by rocky headlands, steep cliffs, and outstanding stone sea stacks, standing tall amongst the swirling waves.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(046) Newtonhill-Burn of Muchalls Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”

(045) Stonehaven-Cowie Chapel Ramble (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
The perfect walk to stimulate the senses and blow away the cobwebs, combining a sweeping bay, one of the most picturesque harbours in Scotland, and a breath-taking cliff-top path, with the historical curiosities associated with the Auld Toon of Stonehaven and Cowie Village.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(045) Stonehaven-Cowie Chapel Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”

(044) Kirkton of Bourtie-Hill of Barra Return (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
The focal point of this easy walk in fertile Garioch farming country is the exhilarating view from the summit of Barra Hill, redolent with the memories of historical drama over the ages. There is also an opportunity to visit the old country church-yard at Kirkton of Bourtie.

Duration: 1 hour. Continue reading “(044) Kirkton of Bourtie-Hill of Barra Return (Aberdeenshire)”

(043) Monymusk-River Don-Clyan’s Dam Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
A short and easy walk in pleasant rural surroundings and on established paths from the eye-catching little village of Monymusk. There is negligible overall ascent over the varied circuit taking in mature woods, a riverside track, and a delightful little loch.

Duration: 1.25 hours. Continue reading “(043) Monymusk-River Don-Clyan’s Dam Circular (Aberdeenshire)”