Walking Holiday in Scotland on
Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch,
Tomintoul and Grantown on Spey.
|The Speyside Way runs from the coast at Buckie,
through the Spey Valley and the heart of the malt whisky country, towards the foothills of the Cairngorm Mountains.
This is a conservation area and a haven for wildlife.
On this walking holiday in Scotland you can visit many
of the Scottish Whisky distilleries: Aberlour, Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, and Macallan to name but a few.
We offer this walking holiday in an upstream direction
as this is how the guide book is written.
This route intersects with the Moray Coastal Trail and the
Dava Way. We will be adding these routes soon.
|This 80 mile walk on the Speyside Way starts in the fishing port of Buckie on the Moray Firth following the coast to Tugnet. Then you walk in the Spey Valley via Fochabers, Craigellachie, Ballindalloch, Tomintoul, Grantown on Spey to Aviemore. You could visit Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre and Macallan, Aberlour, Knockando, Tamdhu, Cragganmore and Glenlevit Distilleries.|
Buckie to Aviemore
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Day 1: Arrive Buckie
Day 2: Buckie to Fochabers 10 miles
Day 3: Fochabers to Craigellachie 13 miles
Day 4: Craigdllachie to Ballindalloch 12 miles
Day 5: Ballindalloch to Glenlevit 7 miles
Day 6: Glenlevit to Tomintoul 8 miles
Day 7: Ballindalloch to Grantown 13 miles
Day 8: Grantown to Boat of Garton 11 miles
Day 9: Boat of Garton to Aviemore 6 miles
Day 10: Depart Aviemore
8 days walking, 9 nights
Min/Max daily distance:
Average daily distance:
Speyside Cooperage Visitors Centre
Speyside whiskey distillaries
|Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the path you want to walk. Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK.|
|How to get there|
Plane to Edinburgh, Inverness or Aberdeen
By Car to the Buckie where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Buckie
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