(023) Pitmedden House-Tolquhon Castle Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
An easy walk through farmland and woodland with little appreciable overall ascent, and on mostly good paths. The route starts and finishes at the National Trust for Scotland owned Pitmedden House & Gardens. However, the focal point of this walk is the splendid ruin of 16th Century Tolquhon Castle maintained by Historic Environment Scotland.

Duration: 3 hours (including castle visit) Continue reading “(023) Pitmedden House-Tolquhon Castle Circular (Aberdeenshire)”

(008) Pitmedden House-Udny Green Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This is a very pleasant walk in a mixed rural landscape. The terrain is generally flat with no steep inclines. The route passes the tower house known as Udny Castle and the picturesque village of Udny Green. The gardens and museum at Pitmedden House are well worth a visit.

Duration: 2 hours Continue reading “(008) Pitmedden House-Udny Green Circular (Aberdeenshire)”