ROUTE INFORMATION

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PLEASE SEE THE PHOTOGALLERY FOR THE MAP OF THE ROUTE AND THE ELEVATION CHART.

 

The route will follow the Speyside Way from Cragganmore Distillery, Ballindalloch to the town centre in Buckie. To accomplish the full distance a deviation off approximately 5km commences on the descent from the forest track off Ben Aigen, to the east of Boat O’ Brig. The track from Brigeton Farm is taken to the right, onto the B9103, past the Distillery, and then next left onto a road through the Moss of Cairnty. The Speyside Way is resumed on the Ordiequish road.

 

 

CRAGGANMORE DISTILLERY, BALLINDALLOCH TO CRAIGELLACHIE

12 miles.

Easy grade.

Mostly old railway line, suspension bridges.

There are toilets at Aberlour and Craigellachie.

 

CRAIGELLACHIE TO FOCHABERS

13 miles.

Moderate grade.

Some longer road sections, woodlnd paths, forestry tracks.

 

FOCHABERS TO SPEYBAY

6 miles.

Easy grade.

Riverside and forestry tracks, grassy paths.

 

SPEY BAY TO BUCKIE

5.5 miles

Easy grade.

Shore line path, some pavement, old railway line, woodland paths.

The route continues into Buckie town centre for approximately 0.5 miles.