Craigendarroch may be a small hill, but it has a big place in the affections of the Ballater folk.
Cambus O'May near Ballater is a lovely area which you can visit again and again to enjoy the different seasons.
Between Ballater & Dinnet on the A93
A circular walk from the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve Visitor Centre takes you to this impressive geological feature known as the Burn O' Vat, a deep water gouged bowl that you can enter.
Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve, Dinnet, Aboyne
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
Hidden in the Angus Glens, Auchentaple Loch can be found on the route of the Cateran Trail and is a haven for wildlife.
At 600 ft wide, 300 ft deep and 6 miles long, the Ailnack Gorge is Scotland's largest glacial melt water channel.
Tomintoul is the highest village in the Cairngorms and the largest community on Glenlivet Estate. It is known for its abundance of sporting pursuits, including a vast network of biking and walking trails. Whisky also plays an important roll with many distilleries just a stone's throw away.