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Speyside Way Long Distance Trail

Aviemore to Buckie, Aviemore, Scotland
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Excellent for a long one day ride!

It was a last minute decision to ride the Speyside way, so I haven't really had the chance to... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great for cycling and walking

We hired bikes from Bothy bikes and cycled from Aviemore to Boat of Garten, path was easy to follow... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Scotland, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Aviemore to Buckie, Aviemore, Scotland
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was a last minute decision to ride the Speyside way, so I haven't really had the chance to research it, just went with a friend's tip that it is great and flat because it follows the old railway. The first was true, it is...More

Thank Ledith
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We hired bikes from Bothy bikes and cycled from Aviemore to Boat of Garten, path was easy to follow and well maintained. Mixture of woods, open countryside and even a view of the railway line which if you time it right you can watch the...More

1  Thank DaveZF748
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I only walked a short part of the path from the centre of Aviemore - about 2 hours round trip. The path seems well maintained and was in good condition even after very heavy rain. I would go further the next time.

Thank Polisgirl
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I did a day bike ride loop from Aviemore to Boat of Garten to Carrbridge to Grantown on Spey back up the Nethy Bridge and back to Aviemore. It was great to not have to ride on the narrow roads the whole time. I was...More

Thank BirdBoy22
Reviewed 1 November 2015

People go to New England to see the trees in Fall. They could come to Speyside instead - and see the amazing Autumn colours of beech, birch, copper beech, horse chesnut, bracken and larch against the backdrop of spectacular evergreens, rivers, mountains and valleys in...More

Thank KRHSmith
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Great cycle route between Aviemore and Boat of Garten.Amazing scenery and good drinks stop at Boat of Garden Hotel.

Thank Pam186525
Reviewed 14 June 2015

We walked only a short section - Boat of Garten to Aviemore - starting with a steam train journey in the other direction this made for a great morning out. Very easy walking mostly on cycle-paths. Peaceful and with lovely scenery.

Thank zyxxix
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Speyside Way Long Distance Trail is a fabulous introduction to distance walking, with great views all the way, good hostelries in which to refresh tired bodies and a variety of accommodation to suit most budgets. The walkways are well maintained, directions are accurate, rest and...More

1  Thank JayBird58
Reviewed 6 August 2014

A friend and I hiked the trail from Buckie to Aviemore (65 miles) ... About 10 to 13 miles a day. Our arrangements were made by Contours Walking Holidays, who provided detailed maps and descriptions and arranged for lodging in B&Bs and transportation for our...More

2  Thank QuoVadis70
Reviewed 24 May 2014

We have walked various stretches of the very scenic Speyside Way and intend to return and do more. Walkthehighlands website has excellent information which you can print out. Great variety of scenery on the walks so far.

2  Thank ajkedar
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