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Bennachie Hill Walks

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Address: Pitcaple, Aberdeen, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-146-679-4161
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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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Fantastic walks

Went with my dog and had a fantastic walk, lovely views and not necessary to go to top as they have other walks. Plenty of car park spaces but it is pay and display. Thoroughly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went with my dog and had a fantastic walk, lovely views and not necessary to go to top as they have other walks. Plenty of car park spaces but it is pay and display. Thoroughly recommend this.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

You can't live or visit here without a walk up Bennachie. The climb varies depending which point you start from, you don't even have to go all the way. The last time we did it we parked at Rowan Tree car park and walked the 4 peaks, Mither Tap, Oxencraig, Little Oxencraig and Craigshannock.If you go to the Visitor Centre... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Enjoyed the walk up Bennachie. Great views and interesting remains of iron age fort at summit. Nice little visitor centre with friendly staff.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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