GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Falls of Feugh Banchory

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits the beautiful Falls of Feugh in Banchory, Aberdeenshire. The falls are located just to the south of the town, next to the Bridge of Feugh. The bridge spans the Water of Feugh which is the largesttributaryto theRiver Dee. It rises in theGrampian Mountains, in theForest of Birse, and has a particularly scenic aspect in a series ofcascadesat the Bridge of Feugh slightly above its point of discharge to the Dee.
There is a free car park just to the east of the bridge where you can start the walk. From here it is just a short stroll to bridge where you can watch salmon climb the natural leap as they make their way up the Falls during spawning season. You can continue the walk by heading a short distance north to the Bridge of Dee and picking up a footpath along the River Dee.
After watching the falls there is a lovely tea room nearby where you can enjoy refreshments.
To continue your walking around Banchory head to Drum Castle. The 13th century castle near Drumoakhas some lovely walking trails to follow through the grounds and surrounding woodland. The 16th century Crathes Castle is also nearby. There's 600 acres of formal gardens, woodland and rolling countryside to explore on a number of footpaths here.

Postcode

AB31 6NH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Falls of Feugh OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Falls of Feugh Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Falls of Feugh Tearoom - geograph.org.uk - 886936

Falls of Feugh Tearoom Vernacular cottage, now a popular restaurant and tearoom, located just east of the Brig o'Feugh

Falls o' Feugh - geograph.org.uk - 476290

One good side effect of constant rainfall is that waterfalls and rapids become rather exciting.

Falls o'Feugh - geograph.org.uk - 251440

Rushing falls

Falls Of Feugh - October - geograph.org.uk - 580227

Falls Of Feugh

Feugh Cascades flowing under the Bridge of Feugh - geograph.org.uk - 534581

Feugh Cascades flowing under the Bridge of Feugh

River Feugh from Feugh Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 36209

River Feugh from Feugh Bridge

Bridge of Feugh - geograph.org.uk - 96579

View of the path across the Bridge of Feugh

The Feugh at Banchory, Banchory, Scotland LOC 3450358214

The Feugh at Banchory, Banchory, Scotland LOC 3450358214

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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