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ythan estuary to collieston.

ythan estuary to collieston.


Postby Benjaminnevis » Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:29 pm

Route description: Ythan Estuary and Forvie Sands, near Newburgh

Date walked: 16/01/2012

Time taken: 3.5 hours

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ythan estuary.
A fine we wander round ythan estuary to collieston takes about 3 to 4 hours just depends if you stop and watch the seals splashing around. :roll:
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Looking across hackley bay towards collieston.
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Seals heading up the beach for a sleep.
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby Ian Johnston » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:02 pm

What a cracking walk that looks!

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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby foggieclimber » Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:21 pm

It's been a while since I've been to Ythan/Collieston area.
I've been doing various sections of my local coast from Macduff - Buckie and also recently did Cruden Bay to Peterhead.
You've now bumped a walk from Ythan Estuary to Colliston up by wish-list.
Coastal walks make a nice change from hills.
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby Benjaminnevis » Thu Jan 19, 2012 12:09 am

foggieclimber wrote:It's been a while since I've been to Ythan/Collieston area.
I've been doing various sections of my local coast from Macduff - Buckie and also recently did Cruden Bay to Peterhead.
You've now bumped a walk from Ythan Estuary to Colliston up by wish-list.
Coastal walks make a nice change from hills.
Cheers


Best at low tide foggie for watching the seals. Balmedie too newburgh is a fine wander along the beach as well but ye need a couple bin liners for wading oor the costal burns.

i will have to try some of the other costal tracks mibee cullen so i can pop into the ice cream shop. :D
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby kevsbald » Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:15 pm

I eence burnt ma taes walking fae Newburgh to Balmedie one fine summer...memories.
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby RicKamila » Sat Jan 21, 2012 7:24 pm

Done both the Ythan walks on WH. Enjoyed both of them. We got followed by a seal all the way along the estuary. Kept popping his head up, til an idiot with his dog appeared and he let the dog jump into the water and scared it away.
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby Caberfeidh » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:19 am

The Ythan estuary is a great place for wildfowl of all kinds, I loved a trip up that way when I lived in Aberdeen. It's strange what you can find along those beaches...
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby RicKamila » Sun Jan 22, 2012 9:48 am

Is that the whale that washed up on Balmedie Beach??
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Re: ythan estuary to collieston.

Postby Benjaminnevis » Sun Jan 22, 2012 12:40 pm

RicKamila wrote:Is that the whale that washed up on Balmedie Beach??


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Na it's donald trump gan for a sweem aside hiz new gowf coorse :lol: . oh well mibees nae if they gan an plunk a heep a wind mills oot aff the coast :wtf:
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