(073) Crawton Bay-RSPB Fowlsheugh Circuit (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This short cliff-top walk is nonetheless a special experience, especially in the late spring and summer seabird breeding season when 130,000 guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes, fulmars and puffins return from a winter spent at sea to congregate on 60 m high cliffs.

Duration: 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(073) Crawton Bay-RSPB Fowlsheugh Circuit (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)”

(001) Stonehaven-Dunnottar Castle Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
An easy but hugely satisfying walk through a variety of environments – harbour, old town, woodland, farmland, and coastal. Points of interest along the way include the old harbour, an architectural folly, a historic cliff-top castle, and unusual and striking war memorial.

Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(001) Stonehaven-Dunnottar Castle Circular (Aberdeenshire)”