Meikle Tap, near Banchory

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Not to be confused with the better known Mither Tap of Bennachie, the Meikle Tap is the easternmost summit of the Hill of Fare massif. It provides for a straightforward circuit with excellent views towards Aberdeen.


Forest track, moorland hill track and rougher descent path.

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None to walk start.


Verge parking opposite start of forest track on B977. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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