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Be sure to take in the dramatic scenery and stop off for moments of reflection within this ancient landscape.

Victor Gaffney Cairn and Viewpoint

Visitors to this viewpoint are rewarded with views of the Cairngorms and the River Avon.  Just a short walk from the Campdalmore car park, a cairn stands in memory of local historian, Dr. Victor Gaffney.

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Victor Gaffney Cairn and Viewpoint

A cairn in memory of local historian, Dr. Victor Gaffney, stands at just a short walk from the Campdalmore car park with views of the Cairngorms and the River Avon.

Tomintoul Bird Hide

This bird hide is located in Tomintoul which is on the Glenlivet Estate.  The area is a stronghold for wading birds and is one of the best breeding areas in North East  of Scotland. 

Curlew, Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Snipe... read more

Tomintoul Bird Hide

Pay a visit to the hide to see how many Curlew, Lapwing (Peesies), Oystercatcher, Snipe and Redshank you can spot in one of the best breeding areas for waders in the North East of Scotland.

Tomintoul/Glenlivet Estate

The Watchers Art Installation and A Moment in Time

Corgarff Castle was originally built in 1550 by the Forbes clan and has been a site of great significance for several tumultuous events throughout its history.

Though small in scale, the white-harled Castle stands in stark isolation... read more

The Watchers Art Installation and A Moment in Time

One of three scenic route installation on the Snow Roads enticing you to discover new perspectives on stunning viewpoints. Four specially commissioned sculptural seats on the infamous A939 Lecht Road which sits at 637m above sea level offers spectacular views towards Corgarff Castle.

Clach Na Coileach (The Cockstane)

Clach Na Coileach lies close to west side of the A93, just a few hundred yards north of the Wee House of Glenshee.  In the 15th century the Lords Superior of the glen were the Earls of Atholl. Their taxmen collected their dues on a... read more

Clach Na Coileach (The Cockstane)

The Cock’s Stone lies close to west side of the A93, just a few hundred yards north of the Wee House of Glenshee. It’s said to symbolise the moment a cockerel confronted the tax men in the 15th Century.

The Cairnwell Pass

Historically, the pass was a drover's route from the Lowlands to the Highlands.  At the summit is the Glenshee Ski Centre, Scotland's largest and oldest ski centre. 

A mile south of the summit, the road used to to include a... read more

The Cairnwell Pass

With a summit altitude of 670m (2199 ft), the Cairnwell Pass is the highest public road in the United Kingdom.

Still Art Installation

Still offers views overlooking Tomintoul reflected in its sides as it towers over the softly textured and colourful landscape.

The installation also uses the left over spoils of the quarry and uses the stone and Gabion baskets to... read more

Still Art Installation

One of three scenic route installation on the Snow Roads enticing you to discover new perspectives on stunning viewpoints.

Ringing Stone (aka Ringing Stane)

The ringing stone near Ballater is a mysterious stone which you can 'play' near Ballater.

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

Just at the edge of the village of Dinnet, The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve offers signposted walks through beautiful Deeside woodland and around waterlily clothed Loch Kinord. 

It is a great place for... read more

Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve offers a blend of signposted woodland walks, wildlife spotting, open water, historic hidden gems, geological features, a visitor centre and picnic areas all in one place.

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The Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve
Dinnet
AB34 5NB

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

Linn of Quoich

This spot offers a  picturesque stopping point and a quieter option to the nearby Linn of Dee.   The area was a favourite of Queen Victoria.

Take the alking route through beautiful forests from the car park which also has... read more

Linn of Quoich

The Linn of Quoich, or the Earl of Mar's Punch Bowl, is a natural hole in a rock midstream that was used as a punchbowl at the end of hunting deer in the neighbouring forest.

Braemar
AB35 5YB (post code approximate)