Logie – Estate Paths

There are two dramatic river walks located on the Logie Estate within the beautiful Findhorn Valley, near the town of Forres. They start at the Logie Steading Visitor Centre, which houses the River Findhorn Heritage Centre, and has Arts and Crafts, Shopping, Walled Gardens, River Walks, an Adventure Playground and Café.

  • Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
  • Terrain: Varied surfaces

    The paths are narrow and steep sided in places.

  • Fully signed

Logie – Sluie path

The path is a circular route through woodland, and the sections which follow the river Findhorn are very close to the cliff edge. The path is approximately three miles south of Forres.

  • Accessibility: Suitable for a wide range of users

    The route is suitable for a wide range of users but the terrain might prove difficult for the less able

  • Terrain: Forest tracks

    Mostly a woodland earth path with narrow aggregate sections, and rough vehicle tracks.

  • Gradient: Undulating

    Be aware the path is undulating and is close to steep cliffs at parts,

  • Barriers: Some barriers

    Many protruding tree roots crossing the path

  • Partly signed

Lossiemouth – Forest by the Firth Trail 

The town commands the prominent headland at the mouth of the River Lossie. It has dramatic and beautiful beaches, wonderful countryside and plenty to see and do. Part of the route follows the long-distance Moray Coast Trail. 

  • Accessibility: Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies

    Due to the loose sand and shingle, the route is unsuitable for wheelchairs, buggies or road bikes.

  • Terrain: Varied surfaces

    The route follows the sandy beach, with areas of loose shingle, and forest tracks. The trail can also be damp through the salt marsh area. Sturdy footwear is advised.

  • Gradient: Generally level

    Relatively level, except short steep shingle ridge of around 2 metres in height.

  • Barriers: Some barriers

    During high Spring Tides the route may be impassable along the beach. The trail requires a short scramble over a steep section of loose shingle (approx 2 metre height) to the dunes. Access to the beach is over a long narrow timber bridge.

  • Partly signed

Mosstodloch – Webster Way

This is a circular walk along a purpose built trail for wheelchairs and buggies, through forest plantation. The tracks are good all year round and there are picnic tables at the start. This is a good opportunity for red squirrel watching as well as the woodland birdlife. This is a popular dog walking path.

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

Rothes – The Dounie

This walk follows the Rothes Burn upstream to the Giant’s Table and the Fairy Rock – volcanic outcrops worn and shaped by thousands of years of erosion – and returns by the track skirting the golf course.

  • Suitable for a wide range of users
  • Varied surfaces
  • Gradient: Mixed gradient

    Varying gradients, climbing to 250m.

  • Barriers: Some barriers

    Some steps

  • Fully signed