GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch of Aboyne

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits the Loch of AboyneinGrampian. The picturesque loch has some nice footpaths running alongside it with views across the water to the surrounding hills and mountains.
The loch is also good for wildlife watching with winged visitors including wigeon,goosanderandwhooper swans. You may also see Ospreys swooping down to pluck fish out of the loch.
The site includes The Lodge, a Spa and Golf Resort on the edge of the loch.

Postcode

AB34 5BR - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Loch of Aboyne OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Loch of Aboyne Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just a couple of miles to the east there's a bit of a hidden gem at the Dess Waterfall. The peaceful spot includes some nice woodland walks along the Dess Burn with picturesque falls to admire as well.
Head a few miles to the west and you could enjoy the circular trail around Loch Kinord. The worthy site includes a waymarked trail taking you through the woodland and along the loch which is situated in the Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve.
A few miles to the south west there's the beautiful Glen Tanar to explore.
Just half a mile to the east you can pick up the Deeside Way. The shared cycling and walking route runs along a disused railway between Aberdeen and Ballater.
Head west to Ballater and you could pick up the popular 7 Bridges Walk.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cairngorms Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Loch of Aboyne - geograph.org.uk - 364211

Loch of Aboyne

A northerly view across Loch of Aboyne - geograph.org.uk - 619272

A northerly view across Loch of Aboyne

The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne - geograph.org.uk - 545696

The Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne

View NNE across Loch of Aboyne - geograph.org.uk - 619289

View NNE across Loch of Aboyne

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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