(153) Spital Cottage-Glen Dye-Charr Circuit (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
The outward route follows the scenic Water of Dye upstream through the glen to its meeting point with the Water of Charr, passing the ruins of human habitation and subsistence farming at various points. The Charr Bothy provides a pleasant resting point before the return loop.

Duration: 3.5 hours.

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(002) Fettercairn-Fasque Estate Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
A short walk with minimal overall ascent in a very pleasing rural environment. Key features include: the pretty village of Fettercairn, its well-known distillery, a beautiful loch, and the baronial mansion of Fasque House. Fettercairn House, too, is glimpsed through the trees.

Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(002) Fettercairn-Fasque Estate Circular (Aberdeenshire)”