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Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve

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Dinnet, Ballater, Scotland
01339-881-667
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A sea of purple heather

Visited the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve with my wife late last Saturday afternoon. Free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thetravellingmanUk
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lovely walk

nice easy walk after breakfast, something for everyone, easy parking, lovely views and paths that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggi G
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“loch kinord” (8 reviews)
“lovely walk” (10 reviews)
“car park” (9 reviews)
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Dinnet, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve with my wife late last Saturday afternoon. Free parking, an interesting Visitors Centre, toilets, seating and picnic areas, but most of all four different walks to choose from. The Burn O' Vat walk is on the same...More

1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice easy walk after breakfast, something for everyone, easy parking, lovely views and paths that are suitable for most.

Thank Maggi G
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Walked up to the VAT, really enjoyed the the water flaw from the VAT. Beautiful scenes. Took a long walk along the loch kinord, came across narrow path and a dog that attacked my little daughter, then came across a small snake, which ruined the...More

Thank Samina A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A lovely walk iwith several walks to choose from. On the day we visited it it was very wet so took the shorter option. Unfortunately due to slippery stones underfoot we were unable to reach the waterfall. Will go back again in better weather

Thank flemingmuir
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We enjoyed the walk around the loch, seeing wildflowers, an elegant black slug, and ducks (goldeneyes?). At the Pictish cross, be sure to follow the path up the hill. The downhill path towards the loch peters out in a bog. Nicely varied terrain, mostly level....More

Thank Fredericksburger
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Park up and stroll, that's all you need to do. Once you cross the road you can decide which walk to take, we have done them all, but this is one of my favourites. It's a bit up and down, but not too strenuous. We...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Went there at the weekend. What a scorcher of a day. Great walks and great views. As we walked around the loch on the largest of the walk we saw plenty of birds and animals like rabbits, lapwings and frogs. However, the highlight was the...More

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

There are various walks starting from the visitor's centre at Burn O'Vat. The paths are well marked and easy to follow. Some bits are rocky but generally easy to follow. We did the walk around the Loch in about 2 hours. It was lovely with...More

1  Thank yss97
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely walk in beautiful weather. For part of the took in beautiful views of Loch Kinord. Historical bits of information were provided along the route and there is an ancient Celtic cross as well. There was a warning sign about adders for...More

1  Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have visited here on several occasions and its a lovely spot to go walking. There are several paths to follow which are all well marked. The longest route round the loch offers some stunning view and fab spots for a picnic. There are various other...More

Thank Audrey S
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