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Bennachie Hill Walks

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  • Average1%
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“mither tap”(46 reviews)
“car park”(27 reviews)
“great walk”(13 reviews)
A series of hiking trails through the scenic landscape surrounding the city.
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Hillcroft Pitcaple | Inverurie, Aberdeen AB51 5HY, Scotland
+44 1467 681470
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 June 2013

If two Florida beach walkers in their 60s can do it, so can you! Staying near Inverurie, we had decided that the first clear day we had would begin with the climb to the Mither Tap from the Bennachie Visitor Centre. Admittedly, it took a...More

4  Thank dougtaylor50
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We recently claimed Bennachie, the walk was steep but exhilarating and took us around 2 and a half hours to the top and back down. I would advice a walking stick if you have any mobility issues as there are lots of sharp steps made...More

1  Thank MamaK186487
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All reviews mither tap car park great walk different routes excellent walks rowan tree views are amazing excellent visitor centre iron age fort gentle walk walking shoes fly cup marked paths red squirrels points of interest starting point pack a picnic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been up here many times never fails to impress. I always think of those people who in the past roamed this area, Picts, Romans, Celts so much still to learned. The Baillies do an amazing job in maintaining all the pathways around and across the...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for walking for adults and children. There are several walks with something for all levels. The scenery is beautiful and there is plenty wildlife about. Take a flask of coffee and some sandwiches for a great day out. You can...More

Thank missush49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walk and so many different ones to try, we often take a flask and snack and binoculars to take in the view.

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit for a lovely walk, different levels which are signposted. Walk through the forest where the paths are on slight incline, near the top is a bit tougher terrain! Make sure you have good walking shoes to reach the top. The views...More

Thank Gilly119
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beatiful area with highest peak to climb in Aberdeenshire area. Deffo worth visiting during nice warm months. Nice for whole family. Havent try to climb during winter but might be icy, however its not biggest challange.

Thank Mathew W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Lots of different walks for people of all different levels of fitness. A fantastic place to visit, so many walks and hill climbs across the range. Great views of surrounding countryside. Doesn't matter what the weather is up to you will still see something special...More

Thank Regerro
Reviewed 3 October 2018

....to enjoy Bennachie! There are gentle walks (marked with colour coded posts and maps) if you choose and lots to discover. The Bennachie Centre staff will give you all the info you need. They told us how to reach the waterfall we’d failed to find...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Bennachie range can be accessed from various car parks around the hills. The best route that takes in all five peaks is to follow the Garioch Road Runners hill race route. Fantastic views all around & very exhilarating at any time of year.

Thank Lycralad59
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent walk stunning views. Easy with a willing 7 year old. Lots to see and do on the way up, plants Dragon flies ponds etc wtc

1  Thank Scaffyman2016
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Run here in all weathers a beautiful place throughout the year. Just remember to dress appropriately--it is Scotland and it does rain..

Thank rwe1951
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