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B9005 | Down to the River Ythan - 2 miles west of Methlick, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Highly Recommend!

Absolute stunning mysterious walk! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and all the lovely scenery on the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
Rowan G
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A great walk

It was a great family walk with the dog even after a rainy morning. Not as muddy as expected, has... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
Jmamamartin
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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11 Sep 2016
“Highly Recommend! ”
25 May 2016
“A great walk”
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B9005 | Down to the River Ythan - 2 miles west of Methlick, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Absolute stunning mysterious walk! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and all the lovely scenery on the way. We did think some parts could have been better sign posted but not a major problem as made it more fun and exciting! When you reach a bridge it's misleading...More

1  Thank Rowan G
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

It was a great family walk with the dog even after a rainy morning. Not as muddy as expected, has a good path, the castle was a surprise & the walk to the river was better than expected. would do it again.

2  Thank Jmamamartin
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Nice walk with lovely scenery. Bit muddy after recent rain and steep in places but should be fine in summer.

2  Thank gelaleslie
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We thought we would go for a wee hour long wander late one afternoon. It turned into a two hour long magical mystery tour with not knowing where we were meant to be going, wrong turns, walking through looming cows and losing our way as...More

2  Thank Reja G
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Lovely walk to the castle ruins, about 30 mins with two young toddlers in tow but good paths and gorgeous scenery, well worth a visit

3  Thank gemsterScotland
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Gight Wood lies on the steep, south facing slopes of the Ythan valley, forming the easternmost part of a series of woodlands and river grasslands. Brooding over the woods at the downstream end is the ruin of Gight Castle, once the family home of Lord...More

2  Thank Torkm68
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

Nice walk very pleasant on a nice day work a visit if your in the area. The walk passes castle runes then runs down along the river which is nice.

Thank A G
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Have visited here with family. It's a great place for a good trek. The scenery in parts is stunning. It's quite a long walk but my 3 year old grandson can do it and loves it. Can be tricky walking in parts so strong footwear...More

3  Thank missush49
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