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Big burn walk

We recently visited Golspie and went on the big burn walk. We had our two children aged 4 and 7... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
perriw2018
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Moray, United Kingdom
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This can be a gently stroll up to a waterfall or you can keep going all the way up to the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
MartinWatt
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Golspie and went on the big burn walk. We had our two children aged 4 and 7 with us. The walk said 1.25km although it certainly felt a bit longer with two kids in tow. The bridges on the way were so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank perriw2018
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This can be a gently stroll up to a waterfall or you can keep going all the way up to the Sutherland monument

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MartinWatt
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

A great walk next to the stream and close to Dunrobin castle. There are about 7 wooden bridges crossing the stream and you see one major waterfall and a number of smaller falls. Bit muddy at the top end and some of the branches need...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 5cruffy
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lots to see, and the little ones will enjoy pooh sticks and throwing stones in the burn. Nice range of distances on the paths according to age and ability.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Graham N
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

As you leave Golspie heading to Dunrobin Castle on the A9, the Big Burn Walk car park is on the left just after the Golspie Inn. The car park is not big. The walk is about 4 kilometres round trip out to the waterfall and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Long or short walk through wild garlic, woodland paths, ponds, waterfalls, amazing place, good for a picnic too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank _alisonshelley
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Up along the steep sided gorge (well, mini gorge!) crossing back and forth across the river in dappled sunlight and the water falling from the moss and the ferns-you’re going to start looking for fairies! Can be muddy so be wellshod unless the weather has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Takoronga
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Really enjoy walking at the Big Burn. Good sights of nature. Pristene environment. Even picked up a little bit of rubbish left by other visitors

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This beautiful river walk is well worth taking the time to stop and enjoy. We loved criss-crossing the river enjoying every vista that each new turn brought us. The abundance of lichens and liverwort added a magical feel to this very accessible walk. We took...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank P H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

You can park in the car park just off the road (A9 near Dunrobin Castle) it is signposted. It is then a good two miles walk along beside the burn and up through the forest. On the day I visited it was quite muddy underfoot...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank allanmaciver
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