Walks Blog – Jan 2023

At The Top Of The Suie Road …
The Friday morning commute … 💙
Alison’s Facebook post: , 27th January, 2023

Burns Night …
Celebrating the Bard with veggie haggis and a dram. Earlier, we looked out a book of Rabbie’s poems that John’s dad took with him to, and brought back from, WWII. Happy Burns Night … 🥃🥃🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3HxpD7e , 25th January, 2023

Re-visiting Our Breda Walk …
Keeping it local today, walking at Breda and Kingsford and along the old military road … 💙😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3D4qd9Q , 21st January, 2023

Volunteering At Leith Hall On A Frosty Friday …
A covering of snow at the gardens today, and icy, icy, underfoot … 💙⛸😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3J3YHgH , 20th January, 2023

Stone Circle Sunday …!
Today, Cothiemuir, Keig 💙 Following recent tree-felling #CothiemuirStoneCircle emerges in a new light. #StandingStoneSunday #recumbentstonecircle #cothiemuir #keig #aberdeenshire #walking #localwalks
Alison’s Twitter post: https://bit.ly/3WeVq14 , 15th January, 2023

Re-visiting Old Portlethen …
It’s four years, almost to the day, since we last walked this route. What a beautiful coastline it is … 💙😁
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3XuKXPZ , 14th January, 2023

New Union Terrace Gardens …
Checking out the revamped gardens. They’re quite a delight, and we’re looking forward to a return visit when the many flowers and plants are flourishing … 💙😁
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3jVOAAb , 6th January, 2023

Walk (105) Huntly – Castle and River Deveron Circuit (Aberdeenshire)
We recently enjoyed re-visiting our Huntly Castle – River Deveron route and have updated the guidance. At present, the short diversion onto the old Castle Bridge, at Waypoint 4, to admire the river views, is inaccessible due to bridge repair work … 😀
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3jVyd6H , 6th January, 2023

New Year Stepping Out – At Muir of Dinnet NNR …
It’s wintry over at the reserve – Loch Kinord is mostly iced over and the paths are filled with snow – but what a beautiful day to be out and about … 💙😊
Alison’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3jMuPuN , 2nd January, 2023

Walk (195) Aboyne Stone Circle-Queen’s Hill-Aboyne Loch (Aberdeenshire)
Involving moderate effort, this is an enjoyable walking route, in an attractive mixed environment, which ascends onto the wooded slopes of Queen’s Hill on the northern outskirts of the large Deeside village of Aboyne. At various points there are fine views of the Strathdee countryside, with a particularly eye-catching perspective on Mount Keen from the Tarland Way section … 😊
John’s Facebook post: https://bit.ly/3ChkOMw , 2nd January, 2023

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