Walking in Aberdeenshire

From magnificent mountains in the Cairngorm National Park to stunning beaches and coastlines, Aberdeen City and Shire is an enormous area just waiting to be explored. Grab your walking boots and discover this fantastic region by foot. From the amazing scenery, wonderful wildlife and fascinating history, there is certainly plenty to keep you occupied.


Old Aberdeen and Beach Circuit
Walk along a fabulous path and into the picturesque riverside and woodland. Discover the cobbled streets and historic buildings on the journey, including the Cathedral of Old Aberdeen.

Haddo House Circuit
Explore the park of Haddo House. Follow the clear marked paths and you’ll come across lakes, wonderful tall trees, beautiful plants, bird houses and the chance to visit the House, shop and cafe.
There is even a children's play area on the way if young ones need a quick break.


Tap O’Noth
Climb the steady ascent up to the top of the peak of the Tap o’Noth. This is the site of the second highest hillfort in Scotland. At the top of the peak the views over Aberdeenshire are absolutely stunning.

St Cyrus
Walk the sands of St Cyrus beach before climbing the cliffs for magnificent views of Aberdeenshire and its coastline. Return below the cliffs, passing the nature reserve well-known for its grasslands, flowers and pretty butterflies.


Mortlich Circuit
Pass the charming Loch of Aboyne, following a lochside route and through the woodland beyond to climb the steep hill of Mortlich for wonderful views over Deeside.

Correen Hills circuit, near Alford
The correen hills are an open area of rolling moorland, growing to 518m at the gentle dome of Lord Arthurs Seat. The views here are not to be missed.

To access a range of wonderful walks around the UK visit iFootpath by clicking below.

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