Long Distance Routes
A mainly off road route under development between Aberdeen and Ballater, much of which follows the route of the former Royal Deeside Railway
Formartine and Buchan Way
54 mile offroad route linking Dyce with Ellon, Maud, Fraserburgh and Peterhead using the level track bed of a former railway line through rolling farmland.
The section of the Formartine and Buchan Way between Dyce and Parkhill (crossing the A947) will be upgraded between late 2014 early 2015. Please contact Aberdeen City Council on 01224 523316 or Aberdeenshire Council on 01467 628380 for further information. If you are intending to use the Formatine and Buchan Way for an event please ensure you notify the relevant Council's to ensure there are no planned works at the time of your event.
19 km / 12 miles waymarked hill and forest footpath from Bennachie Centre to Suie Hill.
Aberdeenshire Coastal Path
A network of coastal and inland paths between Cullen in the North and St Cyrus in the South