Morven, from near Logie Coldstone

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On the eastern fringe of the Cairngorms, Morven dominates the Aberdeenshire farmland of Cromar lying to its east. It provides a popular ascent for Aberdonians, with extensive views.


Steep hill path, some short boggy sections.

Public Transport

None to start.


End of public part of minor road towards Groddie, near Logie Coldstone. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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