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Buckie: Gollachy Circular

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PATH NAME:

Buckie: Gollachy Circular

SETTLEMENTS AREA:

Buckie
Portgordon

INTRODUCTION:

This route explores the coast west of Buckie as far as the village of Portgordon, returning at a higher level with extensive views over the Moray Firth

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Starts and finishes in the square in Buckie.
Follow the northern terminus of the Speyside Way to Buckpool Harbour, and then follow this route to Portgordon. Look out for seals along the foreshore.At Portgordon harbour turn left up to the fingerpost and return by the old railway line as far as the Gollachy Burn, then skirt the Buckpool golf course back to Buckie.

Follow the metal and timber signs with the green Buckie Footpaths Network logo.

SIGNAGE:

Fully Signed

WALK GRADE:

Moderate
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MILEAGE:

5 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  02 Hour(s)  00 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Short steep section climbing up to the golf course near the Gollachy Burn

BARRIERS:

None

TERRAIN:

Tarred pavements and gravel paths. A short section of earth path at Gollachy Burn can be muddy.

USERS:

All non motorised users have a right to access the route under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.

Wide range of abilities and users.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Responsible Access

You now have a 'right of access' to all the paths featured. You are required to act responsibly in accordance with the new Scottish Outdoor Access Code (SOAC). Know the code before you go! To acknowledge landowners and farmers co-operation in making these walks possible leave the area as you find it, respect property and take care to stay away from farming and timber operations. Please keep dogs under control at all times and on a lead near livestock. Note: Please do not pick wild flowers, this is a criminal offence.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Views

The path leading to Crannoch Hill Woods provides panoramic views across Cullen Bay to the hills of Caithness and Sutherland over sixty miles away.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Useful Contacts

Moray Council Outdoor Access Manager, Ian Douglas - Tel. 01343 557049
Traveline Public Transport Info 0870 608 2608

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