Buckie – Round Rathven

This circular walk has some great coastal views over the Moray Firth and open countryside. The walk can be shortened by cutting along the path opposite Moray View Court.

  • Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Short steep sections
  • Barriers: Some barriers

    Walking on road in places.

  • Partly signed

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It can be a little exposed in places and there are no seats along the way. Care needs to be taken as there are no pavements along some of the route and there are some steep sections, making it a little difficult for wheelchairs and buggies, although the surface is good. There are toilets at the harbour.

Start – Car Park at March Road (beside former Buckie Drifter)

1. Starting at the car park, turn left up the hill following March Road round to the right passing the industrial estate and onto March roundabout.

2. Take the first road left towards Rathven, past Burnside Cemetery and continuing until you reach the village.

3. Turn left at Bede Road opposite the graveyard and continue out into the countryside.

4. Take the first road on the left and continue until you reach the mini roundabout. (The short cut is on the left opposite Moray View Court, it takes you back to March Road, where you turn right and walk back to the car park).

5. At the mini roundabout, take the first left into Samson Avenue and walk to the end.

6. Turn left into Reidhaven Street which leads into Rathburn Street.

7. By the Lifeboat Station, turn left into Freuchny Road and back to the car park.


Health Walk Co-Ordinator