(036) Forvie Reserve-Hackley Bay Ramble (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This walk offers a variety of environments: heath-land; rocky sea-cliffs; an isolated sandy cove; capped of with a visit to the pretty former fishing village of Collieston. The distance covered, and overall ascent, is moderate, and should suit walkers of all abilities.

Duration: 2.75 hours. Continue reading “(036) Forvie Reserve-Hackley Bay Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”

(009) Collieston-Old Castle of Slains Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This is a good walk along the low grassy cliffs N of Collieston where abundant bird-life and scenic views are guaranteed. The village has a pretty harbour and beach set in a sheltering natural amphitheatre. The ruin of Old Slains Castle is an evocative focal point on the route.

Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(009) Collieston-Old Castle of Slains Circular (Aberdeenshire)”