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Bennachie Hill Walks

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About Bennachie Hill Walks
A series of hiking trails through the scenic landscape surrounding the city.
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GL291256
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dramsure1946
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Treedesign
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank soularch
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leanne39B
Reviewed November 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael E
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank missush49
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great walk and so many different ones to try, we often take a flask and snack and binoculars to take in the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn F
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gilly119
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mathew W
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