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HW- Garmouth- Viaduct

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PATH NAME:

HW- Garmouth- Viaduct

SETTLEMENTS AREA:

Garmouth

INTRODUCTION:

Distance 1 mile (short version) Target time 20 - 30 minutes This walk follows the old railway track from Garmouth over the River Spey viaduct, with great views over the golf course to the sea at Kingston. It is part of the National Cycle Network and also the Speyside Way. The track is good and suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. From April to August, watch out for ospreys fishing the Spey. The walk can be extended by following the Speyside Way signage to the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Visitor Centre at Spey Bay. This return walk is over 3 miles, making it a Level 3 walk along a flat track. Directions Start Whistlestop Wood Car Park , by the bridge to Mosstodloch 1 From the Car Park, follow the signed trail over the viaduct and return. 2 To continue to Spey Bay, from the viaduct, turn left and follow the farm track.

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Directions: Start- Whistlestop Wood Car Park , by the bridge to Mosstodloch 1. From the Car Park, follow the signed trail over the viaduct and return. 2. To continue to Spey Bay, from the viaduct, turn left and follow the farm track.

HEALTH WALK:

YES

MILEAGE:

1 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  00 Hour(s)  20 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Level

BARRIERS:

none

TERRAIN:

Tarmac and all abilities surface over viaduct. The extended level 3 route is compacted earth path and can be muddy in wet weather.

USERS:

Suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. (The extended route Level 3 is unsuitable.)

OTHER INFORMATION:
Useful Contacts

For information on organised Health Walks in your area please contact: Health Walk Co-ordinator - Debbie Barron Tel. 01343 567172 Email: debbie.barron@nhs.net

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