Buckie – Gollachy Circular

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.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Terrain: Varied surfaces

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

  • Gradient: Short steep sections

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

  • Fully signed

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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.

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


Moray Council Outdoor Access Manager