GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Linn of Quoich

3 miles (5 km)

Enjoy riverside walking, beautiful waterfalls and peaceful woodland trails on this walk through Glen Quoich in the Cairngorms.
The walk starts at the Linn of Quoich parking area and follows Quoich Water to the waterfalls which were popular with Queen Victoria. On the walk you will pass an old buildingwhich was Queen Victoria's tearoom. The river is surrounded by attractive Scots pines and there is the wonderful backdrop of the Cairngorm Mountains to enjoy. You will also pass the Punch Bowl, a round carved hole that has formed over the centuries by the pounding water.
You can continue your walking in the area by heading to the Linn of Dee which is only a few miles along the road to the west.

Postcode

AB35 5YB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Linn of Quoich OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Linn of Quoich Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head east and you can enjoy a challenging climb to Ben Avon. There's some impressive granite torsand wonderful far reaching views from here.
Just a mile to the south east is the Morrone Birkwood nature reserve where you can look out for a variety of wildlife.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cairngorms Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Above the Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 598257

Above the Linn of Quoich

The footbridge at the Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 2703097

The footbridge at the Linn of Quoich

The Punchbowl, Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 6957

The punchbowl is a hole worn in the rock by pebbles swirling fast in the stream. It can just be seen as a black circle in the snow on top of the rock on the left hand side of the burn

Lochan a' Chreagain near Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 578239

Lochan a' Chreagain. When there have been major floods in the area, a large lochan has formed to the west of the flood plain of Quoich Water. The area is called Lochan a' Chreagain on the 1:25,000 Ordnance Survey map.

Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 2985499

From above

Road bridge at Linn of Quoich - geograph.org.uk - 578211

Road bridge

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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