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Hexagonal logo with letter GGordon Way

18 km / 11 miles

Aberdeenshire
From Bennachie this trail in Eastern Aberdeenshire partly follows the old peat extraction routes on the Bennachie forests. You walk the length of Bennachie and then continue west to Suie Car Park and takes in forests, farmland and moorlands across several hills. Currently the available publication covers the route to Suie car park, with the intention to extend to Rhynie in due course.


Details:

Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Hexagonal logo with letter G Waymark: Hexagonal logo with letter G
Attributes: Forest/Woodland; Moorland
Start:
NJ700217 - Bennachie Centre, near Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
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Finish:
NJ547231 - Suie Car Park, Aberdeenshire
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Web Sites: Forestry Commission - Gordon Way Trail

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet: Bennachie & The Gordon Way (Bennachie Project - 1996)

Maps:

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Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger: 3738
OS Landranger Active: 3738
OS Explorer: 420421
OS Explorer Active: 420421

Downloads:

GPS Exchange Format Route File: Gordon Way GPX Exchange Format Route File Login to Download
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MemoryMap Route file: Gordon Way Memory Map Route File Login to Download
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Tracklogs Route file: Gordon Way Tracklogs Route file Login to Download
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Route Profile:

18.2 Km (11.3 miles)
707 m (2,320 ft) ascent
451 m (1,480 ft)  maximum height