GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Findhorn to Burghead Walk

12 miles (18.8 km)

This walk follows a section of the Moray Coast Trail from Findhorn to Burghead.
The route runs for just under 12 miles along a flat easy footpath. You'll pass along the beautiful Burghead Bay with fine coastal views throughout. The area includes expansive forest on one side and some of the best wide beaches in the country on the other.
You can start the walk from the public car park next to the beach and dunes in Findhorn. Then pick up the waymarked trail and follow it east along the bay, passing RAF Kinloss, Bennet Hill and the Roseisle Forest before finishing in Burghead.
At the eastern end you can extend the walk on the next leg from Burghead to Hopeman.
In Findhorn there's the walking and cycling trails in the expansive Culbin Forest to explore.

Findhorn to Burghead OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Findhorn to Burghead Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

The route links with the Hopeman to Burghead Walk at the eastern end. This takes you along the coast trail to Hopeman via Cummingston and St Aethans.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Findhorn Harbour - geograph.org.uk - 566326

Findhorn Harbour

Findhorn Beach - geograph.org.uk - 3080684

Findhorn Beach

Moray Coastal Trail - geograph.org.uk - 3136999

Moray Coastal Trail

Pillbox on Roseisle Beach - geograph.org.uk - 2315045

Pillbox on Roseisle Beach

Beach Access - geograph.org.uk - 1893987

Beach Access

Burghead Bay - geograph.org.uk - 579447

Burghead Bay

The mouth of the Mannoch Burn. - geograph.org.uk - 249519

The mouth of the Mannoch Burn. This shot is looking past the dune grasses and wartime tank traps across the Moray Firth.

Burghead Harbour - geograph.org.uk - 3050656

Burghead Harbour

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

Findhorn to Burghead.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)