Walks: Dunkeld to Aviemore

Day 3: Braemar to Tomintoul

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Morning walk; The Balmoral Cairns, Balmoral, Crathie (including Balmoral Pyramid)

Scotland's very own pyramid! Moderate walk. Around 10 km and roughly a 3 hour walk. Few steady uphill climbs with views over Balmoral Castle. There are 11 stone structures making up the Balmoral Cairns walk. The large stone pyramid was built by Queen Victoria in 1862 in memory of her husband Prince Albert.

Lunch time!


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Afternoon walk; Ballater 7 Bridges Trail

Easy walk. Around 10km (3 hours). Good tracks and minor roads; Lovely circular walk which crosses 7 bridges including 2 over the River Dee. Spur to ruined Knock Castle built in the 1500's.

All day walk; Lochnagar

As an Alternative day walk for more experienced walkers we recommend Lochnagar. A Munro hill walk, Lochnagar (1155m) is one of Scotland's best known Munros. Difficult walk; Around 19km circular with steep climbs (6 to 7 hours). Mostly following clear tracks and mountain paths but with one section of boulder field. HIDDEN GEM: Option to come down the Glas Allt Glen Path and see the Glas Allt Waterfall.

Great Local Fun Activities

Check out some recommended activites

Choose a new way to see the beautiful Cairngorms and Royal Deeside; Take part in guided ebike tours or hire direct.


eguide Scotland has a fleet of full suspension MTB ebikes ready for rental!

eguide Scotland also provides guided rides for all abilities around Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms.

Tel 07794 695077
email; info@eguidescotland.com
Old Tollhouse Road, Aboyne, AB34 5AF


Great Ideas for touring the area!


Luxury motorhome hire located in the Cairngorm National Park.
Can sleep up to 4 people and is dog friendly.
Tel. 07717 053384
email info@cairngormmountainmotorhomes.co.uk
Old Toll House Road, Aboyne, AB34 5AF.

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