GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Nethy Bridge Walk

2 miles (2.8 km)

Nethy Bridge is a pretty riverside village in Strathspey the Scottish Highlands
This short walk in the village takes you east along the River Nethy. There's a public car park in the village where you can start the walk. From near here you can pick up the riverside path and enjoy some fine views down the river, peaceful woodland trails and wildlife including red squirrels.
The long distance Speyside Way passes through the village. You could pick up this waymarked long distance footpath to further explore the area. Also nearby is the lovely waterside paths at Loch Garten and the woodland trails at Abernethy Forest.
Please scroll down for the full list of walks near and around Nethy Bridge. The detailed maps below also show a range of footpaths, bridleways and cycle paths in the area.

Nethy Bridge OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Nethy Bridge Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Walks near Nethy Bridge

  • Loch Garten - This walk takes you around the beautiful Loch Garten RSPB Nature Reserve and also visits the nearby Loch Mallachie in the Cairngorms
  • Abernethy Forest - This splendid forest and nature reserve in the Cairngorms has miles of good walking trails to try
  • Speyside Way - This splendid route is one of the four official Long Distance Routes in Scotland
  • Loch Vaa - This walk visits Loch Vaa nearBoat of Garten and Aviemore in the Cairngorms.
  • Grantown On Spey - This circular walk takes you along the River Spey in the town of Grantown On Spey in the county of Moray.


Nethy Bridge - - 3179196

Nethy Bridge

The River Nethy, from the footbridge in Nethy Bridge - - 4917395

The River Nethy, from the footbridge in Nethy Bridge

River Nethy - - 5218880

River Nethy

Red Squirrel at Nethy Bridge - - 3940067

Red Squirrel at Nethy Bridge

Upstream River Nethy - - 1547796

Upstream River Nethy

Nethy Bridge Hotel, Nethy Bridge - - 2905953

Nethy Bridge Hotel, Nethy Bridge

GPS Files

GPX File

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