Good but testing walk gently through the woods climbing slowly then the very testing push steeply up to the summit. Beautiful panoramic views well worth the effort. A nice centre for a cuppa after the descent
Bennachie Hill Walks
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Bennachie is a most approachable hiil,suitable for all ages and abilities. It is an excellent choice for anyone to begin their climbing adventures. There are good family facilities,toilets,picnic tables and well waymarked trails. Overall a great place for a family day out.
Great walks with various routes. The Forestry Commission planted some specmine experimental trees for new woodland crops, so look out for these take a tree ID book great for the kids to collect leaf and evergreen needle samples for school projects. Varying degrees of difficulty...More
Whenever I get the chance to climb this wee hill on a return to the NE I take it. Even after repeated ascents via various ways, the the final summit Tor, and its outstanding viewpoint never get old. A truly magical little hill. I can...More
Manageable within 2 hours for a round trip without kids. With kids, spare a half day for this! Bring plenty of snacks and water. Very windy at the top even on a sunny day!!!
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
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
Great walk and so many different ones to try, we often take a flask and snack and binoculars to take in the view.
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
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.