Morrone Birkwood, Braemar

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Morrone birkwood (birk is Scots for birch) clothes the flanks of the hill rising south of Braemar. It is regarded as one of the finest examples of 'downy' birchwoods in the UK and with vast areas of juniper. This fine circuit explores the nature reserve and has some wonderful views into the Cairngorms.

Terrain

Waymarked paths, can be muddy in places

Public Transport

Regular bus service between Braemar and Aberdeen.

Start

Chapel Brae car park, Braemar. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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