Beinn a' Bhùird

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Beinn a'Bhùird is the eleventh highest mountain in Britain, a vast high plateau in the eastern Cairngorms. The shortest approach is up Glen Quoich and follows a the former line of a bulldozed track - now restored by the NTS - high onto the mountain. Even this route is a long walk.


Good tracks for the approach to the stony plateau. The summit area can be difficult to navigate and is extremely exposed in bad weather. There is one river crossing which would be impossible in spate and requires a wade at most times.

Public Transport

No public transport.


Linn of Quoich car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Land west and south of Beinn a'Bhuird, including Glen Quoich approaches, managed by National Trust for Scotland. No stalking issues.

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