Glenbuchat ridge, near Strathdon

The atmospheric ruins of Glenbuchat Castle provide the starting point for a walk along the ridge above the glen, right on the boundary of the Cairngorms National Park. There are good views across this quiet landscape. NOTE: The Castle is currently closed until Spring 2015


Good hill tracks; optional summit detour is across heather. Livestock in fields so dogs must be kept on leads, please keep to edge of fields where requested.

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Glenbuchat Castle. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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