Hill of Rowan, Tarfside, Glen Esk

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The Hill of Rowan is a low, heathery summit with a fine position, dividing upper Glen Esk from Glen Tarf. It is a prominent landmark due to the huge memorial on the summit, visible for miles around; a visit makes a very fine low moorland walk.

Terrain

Hill tracks and paths across heathery moorland, then minor road

Public Transport

Very limited (school bus times only) bus from Brechin.

Start

Tarfside car park, Glen Esk. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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