(123) Portsoy-Strathmarchin Bay Ramble (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
This is a gentle coastal walk, mostly on clear grassy paths. There are good viewpoints, walking to and from the attractive and isolated beach at Strathmarchin Bay. Returning to Portsoy we take a detour to the pretty park at Loch Soy before exploring the charming old harbour area.

Duration: 3 hours. Continue reading “(123) Portsoy-Strathmarchin Bay Ramble (Aberdeenshire)”

(028) Portsoy-Sandend-Old King’s Road Circular (Aberdeenshire)

Route Summary
At just over our usual limit of 10 km, this is a mostly gentle walking excursion on the cliff-tops, likely to fill the lungs with fresh sea air! Although on a different scale, the harbour areas of both Portsoy and Sandend have a very attractive old-world feel about them.

Duration: 3.5 hours. Continue reading “(028) Portsoy-Sandend-Old King’s Road Circular (Aberdeenshire)”