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HW- Fochabers- Fochabers Burn

PATH NAME:

HW- Fochabers- Fochabers Burn

LOCAL SETTLEMENT(S):

Fochabers

INTRODUCTION:

Target time 30 - 45 minutes This walk follows the Burn from one end of Fochabers to the other and back again. The track can be muddy in places if there has been a lot of rain. There are benches at the start and also beside the bridge at West Street. The route passes the famous Fochaberian Garden which has picnic benches and a viewing platform accessible for wheelchairs and buggies.

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Directions: Start- Speyside Way Car Park beside Fochabers Cricket Ground, off A96 1. From the car park, follow the track past the Spey on the right. 2. At the burn, turn left, following the yellow arrows until you reach the bridge at West Street. 3. Dogleg over the burn, following the yellow arrows and keeping the burn on your left. 4. At Ordiquish Road, turn right then left into Murrayfield. 5. At the top of the road, follow the path left into the woods, then left again to follow the burn back to Ordiquish Road. 6. Return back the same way to the Car Park.

HEALTH WALK:

Intermediate/2nd Level:
Walks of less than 2 miles (up to 45 minutes). Some have slight inclines and may be a little rougher underfoot. Some are suitable for buggies and wheelchairs, but may require more care.

MILEAGE:

1.5 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  00 Hour(s)  30 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Fairly level.

BARRIERS:

none

TERRAIN:

Gravel and earth paths, so can be muddy when wet. Can also be long grass and overhanging vegetation at the side of the path.

USERS:

Unsuitable for Wheelchairs and buggies, but can go as far as the viewing platform at the Famous Fochaberian Garden.

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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