Speyside Way

Section 8 - Boat of Garten to Aviemore

Distance:

6 miles

Grade:

Easy

Start:

Boat of Garten

Finish:

Aviemore

Circular options:

No waymarked options, but a route by the riverside via Kinchurdy Farm is possible. Dog owners please ensure your dog is under close control or on a short lead. Return is also possible via the Strathspey Railway, often under steam! See also the Community web site www.boatofgarten.com/waymarkedwalks.htm for other possibilities.

Terrain:

Minor road, farm and estate track, SUSTRANS cycle route, Aviemore orbital footpath

All abilities?

Yes, but there is an awkward section under the railway bridges on the Aviemore orbital footpath.

Barriers

Gates are all of the 'self-closing bridleway' type. There is one step on the Aviemore orbital footpath.

Multi-use?

Possible to use this section by bicycle or on horseback. Part shared by SUSTRANS National Route 7.

Map

Gallery

The SUSTRANS 'yellow brick road' from the air
The perpetual cyclist
Kinchurdy farm road in winter
Cairngorms from Granish Moor
The 'steel magnolias'.
Journey's end
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