Ythan Estuary and Forvie Sands, near Newburgh

This fine circular heads out along the bird-rich Ythan Estuary and through the dunes of the Forvie National Nature Reserve. It has a long beach section and also visits the ruins of Forvie Church - all that remains of a village destroyed by the sands. Dogs must be kept on leads and ensure you do not get too close or disturb any seals or ground-nesting birds - obey any signs.

Terrain

Waymarked dune paths and sandy beach.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Parking layby just north of A975 bridge over the Ythan. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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