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Crovie car park to Gardenstown

Crovie car park to Gardenstown


Postby litljortindan » Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:59 am

Date walked: 03/07/2020

Time taken: 0.5 hours

Distance: 1.6 km

Ascent: 35m

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Had intended just to get up early to get some sunrise photos (if conditions permitted). Was a wee bit late for that but did manage a bonus short walk/jog before the rain started.

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Stopped off at Banff for (just past) the sunrise.

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As a first shower arrives I get back in the car and decide to head for the Crovie car park.

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Just south of Gardenstown.

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The road to Crovie and to the car park on the cliff top.

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View of Crovie Head and Crovie from car park.

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Someone has sensibly cut a gap in the fence so that you can avoid the previously precarious pole dance around the end (though non-lazy people were still able to loop round to the proper start.

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The way ahead.

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More Head to the west.

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St John's Church overlooking Gamrie Bay.

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Gardenstown (striclty speaking Seatown I suppose)..

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Two thirds of the way back to the car I made friend or they were possibly warning me off. I think this is a stonechat but whoever a pleasure to see.

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If this is a stonechat then what surprised me was the tweets in between the chats but YouTube tells me this is the normal stonechat song.

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Off to a new roost.

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Not five feet away from me now.

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Back onto the bushes.

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And back onto the fence.

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