Mountains and Nearby Walks
Our location provides a great base for exploring the Cairngorms and the Strathspey area. What follows is just a taste of the delights on offer. We also have lots of OS maps, books on local wildlife, walks, attractions etc which our guests are welcome to borrow and, of course, we are always happy to help and advice.
Useful Links - www.maketracks.net and www.walkhighlands.co.uk
Cairngorm is the sixth highest mountain in the UK and is a relatively easy walk to the top. Apart from the fantastic views from the summit, the plateau is a rock strewn area common to this range. Find out more about Cairngorms National Park.
Anagach Woods - www.anagachwoods.org.uk - in Grantown on Spey are community owned natural woods and are crisscrossed by paths for walkers with some for wheelchair access. Some paths are high above the river and give a beautiful view of the River Spey. Many birds can be found in the woods including the rare capercaille and crossbill.
Loch Garten and Loch an Eilein - www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/find-a-reserve/...a-z/.../lochgarten/ , https://rothiemurchus.net/loch-an-eilein/ are two nearby lochs (among many) which have excellent walks around them.
Glen Livet Estate - www.glenlivetestate.co.uk is fantastic for walking, mountain biking and sightseeing.
Dreggie Hill Walk - Don’t use the car, enjoy a hill walk from Brooklynn back to Brooklynn taking in some of the town, open countryside with great views, a glen, golf course, river walk and return via the woods.
Speyside Way - www.speysideway.org - a long distance walk of 84 miles (135 K) from Buckie on the Mory coast to Aviemore in the Cairngorms National Park taking in Grantown on Spey on the way.
Dava Way - www.davaway.org.uk - a walk or cycle path of 24 miles (38K) along the old railway line from Grantown on Spey to Forres.