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Bennachie Hill Walks

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Address: Pitcaple, Aberdeen, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-146-679-4161
Description: A series of hiking trails through the scenic landscape surrounding the...
A series of hiking trails through the scenic landscape surrounding the city.
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Morning hill walk

After a few many drinks the night before and committing to an 8 am start to do four peaks of the bennachie I soon realized it is not just a walk in the park. We went from the Oyne... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

After a few many drinks the night before and committing to an 8 am start to do four peaks of the bennachie I soon realized it is not just a walk in the park. We went from the Oyne side and made the loop to oxen Craig, then Brentwood tap, Craigshannoch and finally Mither Tap. And then back down through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Fantastic to stretch your legs on a Sunday, and work up an appetite before lunch. Very clean, litter free walks and a fantastic visitor centre. Spent an age watching the woodpeckers through 2 way mirror. Well worth a visit. There are different paths for different abilities. Probably an idea to buy a map with the different routes.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Started at the Bennachie centre and headed for Mither Tap next was Oxen Craig and finally Craig shannoch. Great paths and direction markers.Walk was around 9K and on a good day gives great views of the surrounding area.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

As a local, I've spent endless hours up here. Having seen an inspiring variety of both capability and age of many hill walkers up here over the years I can confirm it's a very accessible hill to climb. On a nice day, very little is need in terms of 'specialist' equipment. Just don't try it in your high heals.

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Aberdeenshire
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Wonderful walks. Iconic Aberdeenshire. Views like no other. But then I am fairly local! Look in at Bennachie Centre. The only negative is that they want to charge for the car parking. Object. Not a welcoming Scottish attitude.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had my first walk up Mither Tap today. I found it a struggle, probably because I am so unfit but made it to the top all the same. Views were lovely and so was the walk, it was a bit of a struggle towards Mither Tap but manageable. Had a lovely day for it so had a really good view.... More 

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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A nice walk on a day with decent weather. Visitor centre was closed when I first arrived and due to the confusing signs I think I walked twice the distance. Having to pay for the car parking is a rip off considering people are going there for a walk and not to spend money. I had to take a chance... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I've been up Bennachie more times than I can remember - I used to live at the foot of it and it was my work & playground - running, walking, nighttimes, day times, lazy weekend rambles, bitterly cold winter mountain practice and memorable New Year Eves - each and every time it's different and dazzling in it's beauty. If you... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I grew up walking up this hill most weekends. Although I no longer live in Scotland it's always the first thing I want to do when we visit. There are many paths to suit all fitness levels and an abundance of breath taking scenery. There's also so many stories and a great history to Mither Tap. There's village ruins and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I went up Bennachie with my family this weekend. The views were magnificent and the walk was peaceful, though very challenging near the top where we had to battle with strong winds and snow! All in all a fun hike.

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Address: Pitcaple, Aberdeen, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-146-679-4161
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen

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