Walks Blog – Feb 2022

High Above Huntly …
We recently enjoyed a return visit to our Huntly – Clashmach Hill route, and have updated the guidance … 😊
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3HtmtOD , 28th February, 2022

More Of The White Stuff Still To Come …?
Plenty “sna still lyin a’hin the dykes” up at Wellhouse this afternoon … 💙😁
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3t6rAPS , 25th February, 2022

Maritime Climate Contrast …
Leaving the snow and ice at home for some easier walking by the coast today … 😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3GYlzJO , 20th February, 2022

The Calm After The Storm …
Snowy scenes all around … 💙😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3H2to12 , 19th February, 2022

Snowbirds …
Queuing for the bird feeders this cold and snowy day … 💙
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3BAyyjZ , 19th February, 2022

Trees Are Us …
Scenes from a woodland walk … 💙😁
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3Bk72qP , 13th February, 2022

Blustery Balmedie …
We recently enjoyed a return visit to our Balmedie Country Park – Blairton Burn route, and have updated the guidance … 😀
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3HPsUwr , 13th February, 2022

Cool Coull …!
Snow-capped Morven, curious sheep and happy hens added to today’s delights … 💙😁
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3sxN0oA , 11th February, 2022

Walk (174) Nethy Bridge-Castle Roy Ramble (Highland)
This is a very enjoyable walk in the forested landscape around the little Strathspey settlement of Nethy Bridge, known as the “Forest Village”. The Highland environment of mature pine forests, hill farming, and tumbling river water, nestling under the highest Cairngorm peaks, has attracted visitors since Victorian times. Our route combines two of the main trails associated with the village to create a varied figure of eight circuit … 😀
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3B8w24f , 8th February, 2022

Coull, near Tarland, is surrounded by such lovely countryside, and has some great walking routes.

Walk (173) Grantown-Glen Beg Circuit (Highland)
This ramble around and about Grantown-on-Spey provides an excellent introduction to this attractive Highland town, and the upland farming on surrounding low hills. The walk permits some fine views of the upper valley of the River Spey, and to the highest mountains of the Cairngorms where the Lairig Ghru pass cuts through to Deeside … 🙂
John’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3okHapp , 4th February, 2022

Sudden Snowfall …!
Snowy scenes walking at nearby Breda this afternoon … 💙😊
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3GubYu6 , 4th February, 2022

Historic Highlights …
A trio of impressive Highland edifices on recent walks – yesterday and today – Castle Roy, Nethy Bridge – Abernethy Old Kirk – and, the Duke of Gordon Monument, Alvie … 🙂
John’s Facebook post: bit.ly/3odqakT , 1st February, 2022

Torr Alvie Trip …
A nice, gentle, climb up Torr Alvie on the Kinrara (Brewdog) estate today … 💙😊
Alison’s Facebook post: bit.ly/35whDmr , 1st February, 2022

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