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HW Buckie: Barhill Circular



PATH NAME:

HW Buckie: Barhill Circular

LOCAL SETTLEMENT(S):

Buckie

INTRODUCTION:

Target time 20 - 30 minutes

This is a circular walk along level roads and pavements and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. It includes great views from Seafield Hospital and Seaview Road, where there are benches to enjoy the panorama.

THE ROUTE AND FEATURES OF INTEREST:

Although in a built up setting, the walk provides some excellent views over the Moray Firth and the rising countryside to the south.

Directions:
Start Seafield Hospital, Barhill Road

1. From the Hospital, turn left down Barhhill Road to St Peterís Road, bearing right.

2. Continue along St Peterís Road, taking the first left, Merson Street.

3. At the end of Merson Street, turn right into Seaview Road and continue until the junction with Sutherland Street on the right (no sign, but 6th street on the right).

4. Walk along Sutherland Street, crossing St Peterís Road, until it leads into Netherha Road.

5. From Netherha Road, turn right into Alnath Place and then left into Barfield Road and back to the start.

SIGNAGE:

Partly Signed

WALK GRADE:

Easy
A generally flat level path with good surfaces of less than two miles distance.

HEALTH WALK:

Introductory/1st Level:
Walks of around 0.5 miles (approx 15-30 minutes). Relatively flat with a good walking surface. Most routes suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

MILEAGE:

1 Miles

ESTIMATED WALKING TIME:

00 Day(s)  00 Hour(s)  20 Minute(s)

HEIGHT CLIMBED AND DEGREE OF SLOPE:

Relatively level surface.

BARRIERS:

none

TERRAIN:

Level pavements & roads

USERS:

Suitable for buggies & wheelchairs.

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:
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

OTHER INFORMATION: Useful Links

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