This is an excellent short walk through very pleasant and quiet natural woodland. There are no steep slopes, making for easy walking. The area is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest due to the underlying quartzite gravels from an ancient river-bed.
Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(059) Woodhead-Windy Hills Circular (Aberdeenshire)”
A very scenic walk through farmland and forest on the banks of the River Ythan in the depths of rural Aberdeenshire. Gight Castle is an interesting highlight of the route, as are the ancient broad-leafed woodlands that surround it. Be aware that you may encounter farm animals.
Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(007) Braes of Gight Circular (Aberdeenshire)”