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Loch Muick

Glen Muick, Ballater, Scotland
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Superb Views

We frequently visit Loch Muick for its beauty and tranquility. The views are magnificent and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jim D
A beautiful scenic area populated by many red deer

It is well worth visiting. The car park is accessed on a long single track road with passing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pencaitland, United Kingdom
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“red deer” (31 reviews)
“car park” (82 reviews)
“circular walk” (17 reviews)
Glen Muick, Ballater, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We frequently visit Loch Muick for its beauty and tranquility. The views are magnificent and the walks breathtaking. If you are lucky you will see the herd of wandering from hillside to loch for a drink. For the more energetic, the trip up Lochnagar is...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is well worth visiting. The car park is accessed on a long single track road with passing places. The car park makes a charge of £4 which seems excessive but there is a visitor centre and a modern toilet block adjacent to the car...More

Thank 170hughg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wonderful views round this walk, Lots of people usualy on it. Great walk for a dog. It takes a while though!

Thank Yvonneanddog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I did the hike around the Loch Muick. It was not very strenuous, but was very long. The scenery was absolutely beautiful, so I would definitely recommend. There is a pay-to-park lot and also bathroom facilities at the beginning of the trail.

Thank hrost
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I've been back and forth to Loch Muick over the past 20 years or so. Worth a visit every time for the scenery, deer, grouse and red squirrels Beautiful!

Thank defendertd5
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Even on a dull day, this is a fantastic place to come. The drive along the glen is great, with stunning views round every corner, and the car park at the end is pretty spacious - although I'm not sure how well it copes in...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful walk and a highlight of our trip every time we go to the region. Start on the left hand side and you can either do a quick walk up to the lake and back or do the more traditional 3.5 mile...More

Thank oandn
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went here with my mother-in-law who cannot walk too long distances anymore. The flies were bothersome (it was that time of the year) but the Loch itself and the view was worth it. We went a shorter round and just passed by the Loch...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Easy to see how it was in the 12th century - little signs of civilization - perfect for hiking around the lake

Thank William F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A stunning part of the Highlands and a lovely walk around the Loch with a great variety of wildlife. Loch Muick is also the start of the climb to Lochnagar which is well worth the climb.

Thank Culreoch
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Dawn B
12 August 2017|
Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Not really - but there are at the entrance after the car park....
10 August 2017|
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Response from EmptySea1962 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen anyone fishing, but I don't know. Sorry.