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Glenbeg : Grantown’s Hidden Gem

Sat, 15 June 2024 @ 10:00 - 13:00

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Glenbeg : Grantown’s Hidden Gem - Full Price
Full Price Ticket
£ 12.00

Guided walk of Glenbeg, Grantown-on-Spey’s hidden gem. Accompanied by a local STGA guide, historian and author. History, heritage, nature and great views of Cromdale Hills & Cairngorms.

Glenbeg or the small glen is located near Grantown-on-Spey. A mixture of farmland and grouse moor, the glen has a rich history since the Bronze Age and more recently with clan Grant.
Join John on his guided walk over a circular route following a tarred road and farm tracks, listening to past events, interpreting the landscape and with great views to the Cromdale Hills and Cairngorms.

 

John Halliday is a local Scottish Tourist Guides Association Green Badge guide for the Northern Highlands. Local to Grantown, his family have lived in the area for centuries. He regularly leads walks in and around Grantown and has written three books on Strathspey placenames, myths and legends.

Event Details

Date:
Sat, 15 June 2024
Time:
10:00 - 13:00
Cost:
£8.00 – £12.00
Distance:
4 miles miles / 6.4 km
Grade:
Easy Plus (info)
Leader:
John Halliday
Dogs:
Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome
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Well-behaved dogs welcome. We will be walking through farmland and a pheasant shooting area. There is a burn to cross by stepping stones. Sometimes, these are underwater if there is heavy rain.

Organiser

Organiser:
Strathspey Tours
Phone:
07876235408
Email:
info@strathspeytours.com
Website:
View Organiser Website

Venue / Start

Glenbeg Road
Glenbeg RoadPH26 3EE

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Glenbeg Road PH26 3EE

Park beside A95 on the right-hand side of the old road where a road sign says Glenbeg. About 100m beyond the roundabout leaving Grantown to Aviemore just before Craggan Mill