Dunecht Estate and Barmekin Hill

This circular walk begins by following tarmac lanes and tracks through the Dunecht Estate, giving views of the great country house as well as over the Policy Loch. The walk then continues with a moorland climb up to the remains of the iron-age hillfort on the summit of Barmekin Hill, with good views over the Aberdeenshire countryside.


Tarmac lanes and minor roads through Dunecht Estate; rough moorland paths over Barmekin Hill.

Public Transport

Bus to Dunecht village.


Gates to Dunecht Estate, Dunecht village on the A944. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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