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HW- Fochabers- The Belt Path

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PATH NAME:

HW- Fochabers- The Belt Path

SETTLEMENTS AREA:

Fochabers

INTRODUCTION:

Target time: 40 - 60 minutes This walk starts in Fochabers Square and travels to the Winding Walks and back again. The paths are good although they can be muddy in the wet. 3 wheeler buggies should manage the paths without difficulty. There are toilets in Christies Garden Centre and benches at the Winding Walks Car Park. There are a few paths leading off from the Winding Walks Car Park that can be walked to extend the distance. The walk starting at Christies Garden Centre is 1 mile in length.

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Directions: Start- The Square, Fochabers 1. From the Square, head east along the High Street past the Surgery to Christies Garden Centre Car Park. 2. Walk through to the back of the car park to the sign post along the woodland path. 3. Follow the path past Whitegate Lodge, crossing the road to the Forestry Commission Winding Walks. 4. Follow the track up to the car park. 5. Return the same way.

HEALTH WALK:

YES

MILEAGE:

2 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  00 Hour(s)  40 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Fairly level

BARRIERS:

some steps

TERRAIN:

Pavements and compacted earth path- sections can be muddy when wet.

USERS:

Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

OTHER INFORMATION:
Useful Contacts

For information on organised Health Walks in your area please contact: Health Walk Co-ordinator - Debbie Barron Tel. 01343 562707 Email: debbie.barron@nhs.net

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