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The SnowRoads offer huge opportunities to access the outdoors with a diverse range of activities for all abilities.  

Loch Callater

You can take a seven mile walk from the Auchallater car park just south of Braemar.  You can also walk around the loch but this is a slightly more demanding route and involves crossing the inflow river.  

The loch is... read more

Loch Callater

Loch Callater is freshwater loch around five miles south of Braemar.

Loch Callater, Braemar

Glas Maol Munros Circuit

The Glas Maol Circuit is a group of four Munros (mountains over 3,000 ft or 914.4 m) to the east of the Cairnwell Pass. These have been developed for skiing but also offer hiking opportunities in the summer months.

Fodderletter Lum

The chimney can be found on the roadside between Tomintoul and Grantown-on-Spey.

It was built by early road menders in the 1920s and 30s and was restored in 1996 as part of a conservation project run by the Crown Estate and... read more

Fodderletter Lum

One of a series of isolated stone chimneys built by early road menders. When the day's work was done portable walls were placed around the chimney to provide a warm resting place at night.

Creag Choinnich

There is a huge variation of wildlife to be enjoyed from the top of the hill, particularly in the summer time.   

It is just a short walk to the top of the hill and there are lots of parking opportunities in Braemar... read more

Creag Choinnich

This charming small hill overlooking the village of Braemar has a lot to offer with outstanding views of the River Dee valley and the southern Cairngorm range.

Craigendarroch Hill

It overlooks the village of Ballater and can be explored from a path which starts at the local tourist information point.  It's a two and a half mile walk to a viewpoint which overlooks the village and lovely views.  The path has... read more

Craigendarroch Hill

Craigendarroch may be a small hill, but it has a big place in the affections of the Ballater folk.

Craigendarroch Hill
Ballater

Cambus O' May

Waymarked routes offer lovely views and winding trails through Scots Pine. 

You can see up Deeside to the mountains beyond as well as lochans, a lovely suspension bridge and towering trees offer wonderful photo... read more

Cambus O' May

Cambus O'May near Ballater is a lovely area which you can visit again and again to enjoy the different seasons.

https://scotland.forestry.gov.uk/visit/cambus-omay

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Between Ballater & Dinnet on the A93

Bluebell (Darroch) Woods

The route mainly follows good level paths with gentle gradients.  From the beginning of April some of the woodlands are covered in bluebells making for a lovely photo. 

If you follow the path at White Loch you may also see... read more

Bluebell (Darroch) Woods

The Bluebell Wood trail is a two-mile circular route taking in Darroch Wood, Ardblair Wood, Fingask Loch and White Loch where, as well as bluebells in the oak woodlands, osprey are regularly seen fishing

http://www.pkc.gov.uk/media/25245/Blairgowrie-path-network-leaflet/pdf/blairgowrie_paths_2014

Darroch Wood
Blairgowrie

Auchintaple Loch

Auchintaple Loch is a secluded stretch of water surrounded by the greenery of larch and pine trees.  The loch is man-made, created by the Victorians so they could go trout fishing.  Hidden in the landscape of Glen Isla, the loch... read more

Auchintaple Loch

Hidden in the Angus Glens, Auchentaple Loch can be found on the route of the Cateran Trail and is a haven for wildlife.

Canyoning and Gorge Walking

Ailnack Gorge

A short distance from Tomintoul is the Ailnack Gorge, Scotland's largest glacial melt water channel at 600 ft wide, 300 ft deep and 6 miles long.

You can walk from the village on a good walking path and the wooded slopes... read more

Ailnack Gorge

At 600 ft wide, 300 ft deep and 6 miles long, the Ailnack Gorge is Scotland's largest glacial melt water channel.

Anagach Woods and Walks

These woods date back to 1766 when Grantown was established as a new Highland industrial town.  Three generations of beautiful Scots pine trees grow here.  There are several waymarked trails throughout the woods with opportunities... read more

Anagach Woods and Walks

Gentle paths take you through the wild pine woods of Anagach to the River Spey with wonderful views and photo opportunities.

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