Basic Function
Boat of Garten, Grantown-on-Spey & Nethy Bridge
 

The villages and towns around the northern section of the Cairngorms National Park support an array of way-marked walks, with the trails in and around Nethy Bridge some of the best looked after in the park.

There are lots of popular family walks to choose from, many following river paths such as the short river trail along the Dulnain to a bridge built by the legendary Gurkhas.

The most notable forest in the area is the Abernethy an ancient Caledonian pine treasure and now an RSPB reserve close to Loch Garten - which of course is the home to the renowned breeding pairs of osprey. The forest is also home to rare crossbill, black grouse and the almost extinct wild cat.


The Speyside Way links Boat of Garten, Nethy Bridge and Grantown-on-Spey and should you wish to walk via all three the distance is 11 miles.

For a collection of walks with a difference, then look no further than the way-marked trails on the Revack Estate. Here you will find not only good walks with lots of wildlife to look out for, but the visitor centre is first class. The family trails in the Landmark Adventure centre are also great for the younger ones.


Featured Walks at a Glance
 
Grade
Distance Time
         
Boat of Garten Area Walks        
5 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
Boat of Garten to Loch Vaa 2.5 miles 1 & 1/2 hour
Boat of Garten Riverside Walk 2.5 miles 1 & 1/2 hours
Boat of Garten Woodland Walks 1.2 miles (L) Various
Loch Garten & Garten Woods 5.5 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
       
Carrbridge Area Walks      
Carrbridge Circuit Trail 3 miles 1 & 1/2 hour
Carrbridge Woodland Trails 2.5 miles (L) Various
Dochan Woods Walk 5 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
Landmark Adventure Trails --- Various
Sluggan Bridge Walk 4 miles 2 hours
The Gurkha Bridge Walk 2 miles 40 minutes
       
Grantown Area Walks      
Anagach Woods 5 miles (L) Various
General Wades Military Road 2.5 miles 1 & 1/2 hours
Grantown-on-Spey River Walk 7 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
Kylintra Meadows Strolls ---
Revach Estate 5 miles (L) Various
The Blue Trail Beachen Woods 2 miles 1 & 1/2 hours
Viewpoints Walk 3 miles 1 & 1/2 hours
Waterfall Walk 1.5 miles 1 & 1/2 hours
         
Nethy Bridge Area Walks      
Broomhill River Walk 3 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
Castle Roy Loop 3.5 miles 1 & 3/4 hours
Lettoch Walk 5 miles 2 & 3/4 hours
Nethy Bridge Circular 6.2 miles 2 & 1/2 hours
Nethy Bridge to Boat of Garten 5 miles 2 hours
Nethy Bridge Woodland Walks 4 miles 1& 1/2 hours
         
 
Easy Moderate Challenging Good Family Walk

 
 

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