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Bennachie Hill Walks

Hillcroft Pitcaple, Aberdeen AB51 5HX, Scotland
+44 1467 681470
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A must do hill walk!

I now live overseas but I love to hike up to Mither Tap when I come home on leave. If you start at... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
IainR
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
A wee wander...

Very informative information point with lots of maps of the different routes. Very kind ranger on... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Nichola W
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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A series of hiking trails through the scenic landscape surrounding the city.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great walk” (12 reviews)
“car park” (23 reviews)
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Hillcroft Pitcaple, Aberdeen AB51 5HX, Scotland
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I now live overseas but I love to hike up to Mither Tap when I come home on leave. If you start at Rowantree car park it is a 5.6km round trip. It says allow 2.5hrs but it is perfectly achievable to do it in...More

Thank IainR
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very informative information point with lots of maps of the different routes. Very kind ranger on hand to give more information if required. Easy to follow footpaths which are well signposted. Just take a rain jacket and wear a decent pair of shoes as it...More

Thank Nichola W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We no longer live in this area, but each time we come back to visit family it's become a tradition to walk up Bennachie. We make a day of it, as our party is a mixed age group ... we take the more around about...More

Thank mhairi69
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Bennachie can be difficult or as easy as you want it to be, as trails vary from the gentle to the demanding. Views are fabulous (if there's no mist). Proper footwear and waterproofs are essential and take account that It can be quite windy at...More

Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the shire for many years it was great to get back up Bennachie, or more precisely Mither Tap. The walk up Is serene and pretty, taking in the babbling brooks and swaying trees, the views from the peak are tremendous, a sense...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I came here with three friends to climb Bennachie for the first time. Great sign posts and very easy to follow route. It is pretty steep from the get go but once you get to the top walking from each peak is very enjoyable and...More

Thank gsm64
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Done Bennachie many of times now. Great walk, small challenge with spectacular views. Worth it at the top! Highly recommend, good day out for everyone especially when it's sunny ☺️

Thank Colleen A
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We did this very nice walk on bright sunny day. But luckily we took our jackets with us. Up there on 518 m it is quiet windy! We really enjoy this walk, so nice. The view was astonishing.

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This was the my first hike up Bennachie!! The Bennachie Centre was easy to find and plenty space in the car park £3 for all day parking!! It was a lovelt day and well sign posted!! Completed the mither tap walk in 1 hour mins...More

1  Thank Stewart B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We met at the Bennachie Visitors Centre and had a very enjoyable , informative talk about spring foraging. Some I knew like nettles and birch water but learned I could make tea from pine needles and steam the stems of rose bay willow herb. Relaxing...More

Thank Suzy H
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