Aberlour – Alice Littler Park

This circular walk round Alice Littler Park is flat and on good paths, making it suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. The path follows the course of the River Spey as it speeds through Aberlour, under the amazing Victoria Bridge. The park itself is full of flower beds and shrubs making this a lovely walk throughout the year. The Speyside Way Visitor Centre is open from March to October and is worth a look in to discover the history and wildlife of the area.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • Unsigned

Buckie – Barhill Circular

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.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • Partly signed

Buckie – Circular Town Walk

Although this circular walk is in town, there are excellent views of countryside and over the Moray Firth, making it an enjoyable walk any time of year. The route is along level paved surfaces and it is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. There are benches and seats along the route.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Gradient: Undulating

    Slight hill at Douglas Crescent.

  • Unsigned

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

Buckie – Portessie Circular

This circular route starts in east Buckie and includes great coastal views over the Moray Firth. Because the route is very near to the shore for part of the way, it is very exposed to cold, strong winds from the sea. There are benches along the way. The surfaces are good and the only hill is on Station Road, which is fairly steep.

  • Accessible for all with care
  • Terrain: Paved footpaths & roads

    No pavement on Station Road.

  • Gradient: Short steep sections

    Steep slope at Station Road.

  • Barriers: Some barriers

    No drop kerbs on Rathburn Street.

  • Partly signed

Buckie – Strathlene all abilities path

Located near Buckie, this is a short section of coastal all abilities path, which runs parallel to the rocky foreshore near the old Strathlene lido. There are views to the nearby Craigen Roan rock where seals can be regularly seen and heard. This path forms part of the Moray Coast Trail – Buckie.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Gravel path
  • Generally level
  • Fully signed

Craigellachie – Dufftown Spur

This is a beautiful, flat, tree – lined sheltered walk along a good path. It is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies with care, although it can be a little muddy in places.

  • Accessibility: Accessible for all with care

    Can be muddy.

  • Terrain: Varied surfaces

    Flat gravel and compacted earth path - can be a little muddy.

  • Generally level
  • Barriers: Some barriers

    Potential Landslides further along path.

  • Unsigned

Cullen – Portknockie Cyclepath Walk

This linear walk follows the National Cyclepath which links Portknockie to Cullen via the Cullen viaduct, on what was the old railway line. It has a good level surface, which is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. The views across Cullen Golf Course to the coast are worth the effort. Take care due to landslip.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • No barriers
  • Partly signed

Cullen – Town Circular

Cullen is built on a hill and this circular town walk has a few steep slopes. The surfaces are good and it is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies, although it will be hard work on the slopes. There are toilets at the start and benches along the route. The views will be worth it! This walk can be extended to follow the path to Nelson’s Seat.

  • Accessibility: Accessible for all users

    The extended walk to Nelson's seat is not suitable for wheelchairs or most buggies.

  • Terrain: Paved footpaths & roads

    Gravel and grass paths on extended route to and from Nelson's Seat.

  • Gradient: Short steep sections

    Long, fairly steep descent from the town square under the viaduct, leading to a short steep section at Campbell Place. There is also a short steep decline from Reidhaven Place back down into the square.

  • No barriers
  • Fully signed

Drummuir – Paths Network

A suite of trails has been created on the Drummuir Estate developed by Drummuir 21, a local community group. Options exist for walks of approximately 40, 70 or 120 minutes duration depending on your inclination. Ideal for families. Part of the trail system is suitable for wheelchair users (about 3 miles return trip).

  • Accessibility: Accessible for all users

    The all abilities section is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

  • Terrain: Gravel path

    Relatively good surfaces throughout; mainly tarmac and gravel paths with a section of quiet public road. The All Abilities Trail section between the Botriphnie Kirk car park and Loch Park follows a level gravel path.

  • Mixed gradient
  • Fully signed

Dufftown – Glenrinnes Way

A circular walk which will take you round some of the sights of Dufftown.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Terrain: Paved footpaths & roads

    A good generally level circular route with a steady climb no matter which way round you decide to walk it

  • Gradient: Generally level

    There is a steady slope to the Tomintoul Road but the ground is good.

  • No barriers
  • Fully signed

Dufftown – Town Walk

Dufftown is built on a hill and surrounded by hills, giving great views of the countryside but challenging to walkers. The Town Walk includes some inclines, but is all on good pavements and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Undulating
  • Fully signed

Elgin – Cathedral Walk

This short circular walk is all on good pavements and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. The route is very picturesque, circling the ruins of Elgin Cathedral and can be extended by taking the path into Cooper Park.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • No barriers
  • Unsigned

Elgin – Cooper Park Walk

This is a flat, circular route along paths taking you round Cooper Park, suitable for wheelchairs and buggies. This is a pleasant walk through the Park, on good paths. There are toilets in the Library and the café is open between 10am and 4pm.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • No barriers
  • Unsigned

Elgin – Lesmurdie Loop

This is a short circular, well – lit walk on flat pavements, suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • No barriers
  • Fully signed

Elgin – Lunchtime Walk

This is a circular walk through Elgin, starting at the bus station. It routes south past the shops on Batchen Street and then into the residential area beyond, with its old stone built terraces and villas. There are plenty of views out to the countryside and hills to the south of Elgin.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Gradient: Undulating

    There are some long slow inclines/ declines, particularly along Batchen Street and Moss Street.

  • No barriers

Elgin – Morriston Playing Fields

This circular walk follows the path round Morriston Playing Field, by the banks of the River Lossie. The path is flat but needs some care. It is suitable for most buggies but not wheelchairs.

  • Accessibility: Suitable for buggies but not wheelchairs

    Suitable for most buggies but may be be difficult during wet periods. Wheelchairs may struggle due to some uneven surfaces.

  • Terrain: Varied surfaces

    Gravel footpaths. Can be muddy/ slippy in wet weather, and liable to flooding. Also watch out for fallen leaves during the winter.

  • Generally level
  • No barriers

Elgin – New Elgin Circular

This is a circular walk, which starts in Edgar Road and loops round south Elgin. It is all on good pavements and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Gradient: Generally level

    Mainly level with some steady inclines and declines.

Elgin – Pinefield Park

This is a circular walk, which includes the path through Pinefield Park. The route is all on good pavements and paths and is suitable for wheelchairs and buggies.

  • Accessible for all users
  • Paved footpaths & roads
  • Generally level
  • No barriers