This walk from the historic village of Lumphanan occupies a pleasant pastoral landscape in mid-Deeside, with wide-open views throughout. The ascent on an old drove and military road to an area of undulating farmland is gradual, but reveals some breathtaking scenery to enjoy.
Duration: 2.75 hours.
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This is a short, easy walk with a modest overall ascent of 99 m. There are pleasing rural views throughout, and a good view over mid-Deeside towards distant mountains in the west from the viewpoint and bench at the mid-point on the route, overlooking the village of Lumphanan.
Duration: 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(118) Lumphanan Rural Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”
After an initial section largely enclosed in mixed woodland, most of the route is characterised by wide open views, near and far. The 200 m+ ascent over Glenshalg Hill is gradual, with no steep slopes to negotiate. All told, a very scenic and enjoyable little hike.
Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(083) Lumphanan-Tullochvenus Circular (Aberdeenshire)”