(062) Aden Country Park Circuit (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This is a short walk around the attractive landscaped grounds of Aden Country Park. The route passes the striking remains of an old mansion house before diverting to the ruins of a medieval church in Old Deer. We also recommend a trip to nearby Aikey Brae Stone Circle.

Duration: 1.5 hours. Continue reading “(062) Aden Country Park Circuit (Aberdeenshire)”

(019) Deer Abbey-Pitfour Lake Ramble (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
A relatively easy walk with minimal overall ascent on good paths and estate roads. The route breaks into 3 main components – firstly, open outlooks from the old railway line; then the fascinating ruins of Deer Abbey; and finally, the picturesque beauty of Pitfour Lake.

Duration: 2.75 hours Continue reading “(019) Deer Abbey-Pitfour Lake Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”