An interesting coastal walk in a very scenic area with lots of ups and downs on the undulating route taking in views of the Tay Estuary and mixed woodland. The Tay Rail Bridge and the pretty hamlet of Balmerino, with its ancient abbey ruins, are particularly memorable features.
Duration: 3.5 hours.
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The route provides a very enjoyable and scenic mix of walking environments taking in the banks of the River Dee, a mature pine wood, and open pasture for horses, with wide-open and long-distance views.
Duration: 3.75 hours.
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This is a good leg-stretching walk without too much time or effort involved. There are nice views of the Deeside valley and hills beyond. In summer, the Deeside Way path is embroidered with an array of pretty and colourful wildflowers on either side.
Duration: 2.75 hours.
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A fairly short and easy excursion into a birch and conifer woodland, returning on a path along the south bank of the River Dee, near Ballater. The focal point on the walk are the fine lines of the striking white-painted suspension footbridge at Cambus O’May.
Duration: 2.5 hours.
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